Head of Operations
Management and monitoring of Blockchain nodes
For our client Concordium, we are looking for a Head of Operations to fill this new position in their highly qualified Tech team in Aarhus, Denmark.
Concordium is a software company developing blockchain-based solutions for enterprises. Concordium is deeply rooted in science and the Tech team works closely with COBRA at Aarhus University and ETH Zurich. It is the first blockchain with identification built into the protocol to meet regulatory requirements while delivering a user-friendly platform that can handle smart contracts.
Concordium will launch their mainnet in Q2 2021 and will, as part of this, be hosting a number of nodes supporting their blockchain. To help manage these nodes we are looking for a “Head of Operations” who can organise the team and the tasks related to this and take part in the daily management and monitoring of these nodes.
Your role and responsibilities
The nodes will be running at different Cloud Service Providers around the world with strict requirements to their availability and security.
We are therefore looking for a person who can help with among other responsibilities:
- Handle the relation with the cloud service providers
- Ensure the required level of monitoring
- Handling incidents in a timely manner
- Organise work processes to ensure that nodes and services are managed according to the required security policy
- Organise and follow up on the tasks
- Handle external distribution of blockchain updates and tools
- Planning deployments with DevOps team.
It is expected that the Head of Operations will also take part in the daily and recurring tasks related to the administration of the nodes.
As a Head of Operations you will also be responsible for taking part in and managing the DevOps activities.
We expect you to have a relevant IT education and experience within the mentioned areas of responsibility.
It is a requirement that you have experience in managing servers at various Cloud Service Providers as well as handling agreements with the Cloud Service Providers.
This is an exceptional and challenging opportunity to work with blockchain and work with state of the art technologies. You will work in a highly professional set up with well known profiles in the management team at Concordium.
Concordium is a science-based proof-of-stake blockchain created with business applications in mind. It is the first blockchain with identification built into the protocol to meet regulatory requirements, while delivering a user-friendly platform that can handle smart contracts. Concordium is developed by professionals with global multi-sector experience and in collaboration with the Concordium Blockchain Research Center Aarhus (COBRA) at Aarhus University and Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH). The network will eventually be fully decentralized, the code open source, and further development orchestrated through an advanced governance mechanism.
Blockchain technology is one of the most important innovations in recent times. The technology will rationalize financial systems and support user-owned platforms, provenance, and rights registration. However, the technology needs to mature in respect to safety, accountability, and usability before mainstream business will start building true infrastructure on blockchains. Concordium will provide this mature blockchain technology to the world.
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