DeFi Trading DevSecOps Engineer



London, UK
Posted on Wednesday, January 31, 2024
About Wintermute
Wintermute is one of the largest crypto-native algorithmic trading companies in digital assets. We provide liquidity algorithmically across most cryptocurrency exchanges and trading platforms, a broad range of OTC trading products as well as support high profile blockchain projects and traditional financial institutions moving into crypto. We actively participate in the development of the blockchain ecosystem through investments, partnerships, and incubation of projects.
Wintermute was founded in 2017 by industry leaders and has successfully navigated multiple crypto industry cycles. Culturally, we combine the best of the two worlds: the technology standards of high-frequency trading firms in traditional markets and the innovative and entrepreneurial culture of technology startups. Read more here.
Working in the DeFi team
We are looking for a Trading DevSecOps Engineer to join our team to help us manage and monitor the systems that drive our programmatic on-chain searching. This unique role offers a hybrid exposure to both traditional DevSecOps processes and market facing activities.
We pride ourselves on running a tight knit and collaborative team and so you can expect to work alongside both developers and traders to learn about the business and streamline processes.

Examples of activities that you would work on in the day to day would include:

  • Monitoring, upgrading and securing our blockchain node infrastructure
  • Optimising and formalising deployment pipelines
  • Responding to and resolving trading alerts in the production environment
  • Implementing lightweight microservices to support the trading infrastructure


  • Comfortable working on Linux environments and Git version control
  • Knowledge and experience with mainstream cloud infrastructure service providers
  • Worked with tooling such as Grafana and Docker
  • Able to script and implement small features in Python or Go
  • Experience reviewing and implementing best security practices, either on or off chain
  • Understanding of blockchain fundamentals and interest in learning about DeFi trading