Site Reliability Engineer (Backend)

Site Reliability Engineer (Backend)



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About Uphold

The Web3 economy will redefine how financial value is held and transacted - with much activity shifting towards blockchain networks and digital assets.

Founded in 2013, Uphold is a Web3 financial platform that supports almost 300 digital assets and acts as a Regulated Gateway to the Web3 economy.

Featuring integrations with 26 blockchain networks and a robust trading engine connected to 30 underlying venues, the platform allows users to trade ‘Anything-to-Anything’ while enjoying keen pricing and deep liquidity. 

Uphold has completed more than 120 million transactions worth $40 billion from 10 million customers in over 150 countries.

Both people and companies need to access this exciting Web3 world, but it can be technically demanding and time-consuming. 


Uphold strips away the complexity and lack of transparency to open up Web3 finance for everyone.

To learn more about Uphold, please visit

The opportunity

Uphold is looking for a Backend Reliability Engineer to join our Engineering team. This is an incredibly exciting opportunity where you’ll get to evaluate the requirements of businesses and make architectural recommendations to achieve elegant solutions, either by reusing existing tools or proposing new ones. You will build and architect solutions that address business challenges through technology.

What you’ll be doing primarily:

  • Participate in software and system performance analysis, tuning, and demand/capacity planning for business-critical, large-scale, high availability applications.
  • Architect solutions to address our scaling needs.
  • Troubleshoot production issues across various services and layers of the stack.
  • Improve operational processes.
  • Build monitoring that alerts on symptoms rather than on outages.
  • Evolve our technical architecture, infrastructure, code quality, tools, and culture to continually step up the quality and speed of our engineering systems.

Required qualifications:

  • Experience in engineering and software architecture design.
  • Have strong CS fundamentals, including algorithms, data structures, system design, and distributed systems.
  • Productive, resourceful, and an effective problem solver.
  • Fluent written and oral English skills.

Bonus if you have:

  • Experience working with Node.js, Go, PostgreSQL, Terraform, Kubernetes and Message Queues.
  • Understanding of observability and orchestration tools.
  • Enjoy designing, building, scaling, and maintaining production services.
  • A passion for writing simple, maintainable code and taking a balanced approach, embracing pragmatism over perfection in your work.
  • Fluency in cryptocurrencies or other digital assets as they are core to our business.
  • Community talks, certifications, and/or blog posts on your interests and research.
  • Open source project contributions of any kind, such as tools developed to solve specific problems you’ve had or fixing issues on existing projects.


Importantly, if you’re looking for a senior role with us, you will have achieved many of the things above while also providing mentorship to others, and have engaged in public speaking opportunities.

What we have to offer you:

  • Innovation and Impact: Be a part of a company driving innovation and making meaningful impact. Work on cutting-edge projects in a stimulating and challenging work environment.
  • Competitive Compensation: We offer a salary, stock options, performance-based bonuses, and comprehensive benefits.
  • Strong Company Culture: Join a supportive and positive work environment built on shared values of integrity, teamwork, accountability, and excellence.
  • Global All-Hands Calls: Regular sessions to share updates, strategize, and foster connections.
  • Development: Opportunities for training and mentorship programs.
  • Flexibility: Work from home, from other locations or slightly different hours available.
  • Inclusive and Diverse Environment: Foster an environment where different perspectives are valued.


  • Annual bonus program based on individual, team and company performance.
  • Home office stipend to support the setup of a productive home office.
  • Generous PTO, healthcare coverage, and employee assistance programs.
  • Interesting and fun events and celebrations.
  • Foodie culture and well-stocked office kitchen.


Join our team and embark on a fulfilling career where you'll have the opportunity to grow, innovate, and contribute to something meaningful. Come and be a part of our talented team. Apply here!

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We're proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and we celebrate our employees' differences, including race, color, religion, gender identity, national origin, age, military service eligibility, veteran status, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, and any other protected classes. Difference makes us stronger and better - together.