R3 is an enterprise blockchain software firm working with a broad ecosystem of more than 300 members and partners across multiple industries from both the private and public sectors to develop on Corda, our open-source blockchain platform, and Corda Enterprise, a commercial version for enterprise usage.
Our global team of 350 professionals in 13 countries is supported by over 2,000 technology, financial, and legal experts drawn from our global member base.
Our Corda platform is already being used in industries from financial services to healthcare, shipping, insurance, and more. It records, manages, executes institutions’ financial agreements in perfect synchrony with their peers, creating a world of frictionless commerce.
R3’s Professional Services team works to bring Corda specialist expertise to our customers to make their adoption successful. We engage directly with our customers to design, build, deploy and advise them on their Corda journey to ensure long-term capabilities are sustained. Through a mix of business consulting, technical solutions, and implementation, we help customers achieve their goals in the most effective way for their business.
Our customer-centric and innovative approach to providing services and solutions in the industry allows us to strategically assess our customer’s needs and ensure they are set up for success from the beginning of their journey. In addition to working directly with our customers, we strive to ensure that we are collaborating internally with our Sales, Engineering, and Product organisations to provide better tooling, services, and products based on our customer’s evolving needs.
We are looking for a talented Senior Solutions Engineer focussed on Operations to establish best practices around containerisation and Cloud infrastructure and to apply those in challenging customer projects.
As a Solutions Engineer, you will be part of the professional services team. Your mission is to help our customers implement and operate complex deployments of R3’s blockchain/distributed ledger platform Corda Enterprise. You will leverage your extensive expertise in Cloud infrastructure and operations to help our customers operate Corda reliably on-premises and in the Cloud.
As a Senior Solutions Engineer who is focused on Operations, you will be responsible for the architecture, design, and build of infrastructure to run customer solutions. You will be the go-to expert for Cloud technologies, such as Azure, AWS, and Google Cloud, within the team. You will advise R3’s customers directly and act as a point of contact for your colleagues that are facing hard deployment challenges in their customer work.
You will be focussing on creating highly scalable architectures for distributed systems, therefore, you have a strong understanding of infrastructure as code, with commercial experience in building out orchestration and infrastructure using tools such as Terraform and Ansible.
As we expand our containerisation story using Docker and Kubernetes, you will ensure best practices are implemented at scale by providing reference implementations to the wider team. You will take responsibility for these reusable artifacts by documenting them accordingly and advocating for their use.
Due to the client-facing role nature of this role, it’s will be suited to someone who has a previous consultancy or a professional services background, please expect to travel as customers are based in Europe.
How We’re Handling Covid-19
We are extremely grateful to continue to grow as a company during these unprecedented times. Our #1 priority is the health, safety, and wellbeing of our current and future R3’ers. We want to share with you what we’re doing and what you can expect throughout our interview and on-boarding processes.
Since March, most R3’ers have been working remotely, although we have opened some key office locations global, with limited capacity for those that cannot work from home or need to come into the office.
As you go through the virtual interview process with us, please don’t worry if children or pets make a guest appearance. We understand these things happen- it’s real life after all! If we are fortunate enough to welcome you to the team, we’ll get a laptop couriered to you and get you set up virtually on your first day. We also provide you with a “Work From Home” allowance to enable you to purchase some equipment to be more comfortable and productive.
We Have And Will Continue To Take Steps To Ease Some Of The Burden For Our R3’ers
We understand that Work From Home (WFH) life can be challenging in many ways, so some of the additional support measures we have in place include;
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