Operations and System Administrator

Web3 Foundation

Zug, Switzerland

Full time

Feb 21

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Do you feel passionate about supporting high-performance, multinational teams? Do you thrive in a fast-paced startup environment with new problems to solve every day? Do you want to be part of a young and growing technology organization with a strong vision?

Then come join the Web3 Foundation team in Zug as an...

Operations and System Administrator

Web3 Foundation accelerates the development and adoption of the decentralized web. We’re providing the framework and setting the standards for an ecosystem so that the most cutting-edge projects can work together, multiplying their benefit to society as a whole. We’re building the future of identity, privacy, financial markets and commerce through blockchain and cryptographic technologies. At the core of this work is Polkadot - a platform that enables blockchains of all kinds to interact and communicate with one another. This is an opportunity to work at the forefront of technological development and join in shaping the future of society for the better. 

We are a lean team with a flat organisation. You will be working closely together with team members in Zug and in remote locations, as well as with diverse service suppliers.


As part of our team you will support the technical operations of Web3 Foundation with...

  • Maintenance of core infrastructure: websites, cloud clusters, Github/Gitlab, monitoring infrastructure and Element. Including access management and administration of Element, Google Workspace (formerly G Suite) and other internal and external services. 
  • On-chain identity management and operations, e.g. chain scanner
  • Maintenance of Zug Office infrastructure e.g. servers, local network, wifi 
  • IT Troubleshooting


  • 1-2 years relevant experience as System Administrator 
  • Practical experience with the following tools:
  • Kubernetes
  • Prometheus
  • Git
  • CICD Pipelines
  • Team orientated and able to work with multiple internal stakeholders
  • Support with on-call duties where necessary
  • Familiarity with or interest in the Web 3.0 movement, blockchain and other decentralized technologies

A Plus

  • Experience with 1 or more of the following tools:
  • Helm
  • Terraform + Ansible
  • Grafana
  • Cloudflare
  • Programming experience in languages such as Javascript/Typescript/Node, Python, Bash 
  • Practical experience of working with the crypto / decentralized technology space, and open source, privacy-minded communities
  • Background in security


  • Competitive compensation and employee benefits
  • Regular company retreats at unique locations located around Europe
  • Opportunity to work in a multinational, high-performance team with diverse backgrounds (i.e. physics, computer science, machine-learning algorithm design, legal, financial products, management consulting, marketing & advertising, etc.)


To apply to this position, we ask you to answer a few questions in the application form, and to submit your CV and a cover letter, telling us a bit about yourself and your motivation to join us.

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