Platform Engineer

Lightning Labs

Remote Remote

Full Time


Nov 8

Lightning Labs is seeking a pragmatic senior software engineer who embraces the DevOps mindset to improve our developer experience.


  • Manage the underlying cloud and cluster technologies that compose our internal platform
  • Manage stateful backend services such as databases and Bitcoin/LN nodes
  • Utilize, operate, and extend observability tools (logging/monitoring/tracing)
  • Improve robustness & security of our platform using enhancements like operators and overlay networks
  • Advise/assist dev teams with integrations, such as Helm charts, cloud resources, and the k8s lifecycle


  • Strong foundations in Linux, networking, security, cloud, and IaC
  • Managing and troubleshooting Kubernetes clusters in production
  • Operating and extending observability tools (logging/metrics/tracing)
  • Experience in a systems programming language (Go, C, Rust, etc)
  • Preferred:
  • Advanced cloud technologies: GitOps, DevSecOps, service mesh
  • Database administration: postgresql, etcd
  • Knowledge of Bitcoin and Lightning Network
  • Familiarity contributing to open source projects

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Lightning Labs

Building the technology to bring bitcoin to billions.