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Release Engineer



Software Engineering
Berlin, Germany · Remote
Posted on Thursday, June 8, 2023
About Us
Chainlink Labs is the primary contributing developer of Chainlink, the decentralized computing platform powering the verifiable web. Chainlink is the industry-standard platform for providing access to real-world data, offchain computation, and secure cross-chain interoperability across any blockchain. Chainlink Labs helps power verifiable applications for banking, DeFi, global trade, and gaming by collaborating with some of the world’s largest financial institutions, notably Swift, DTCC, and ANZ. Chainlink Labs also works with top Web3 teams, including Aave, Compound, GMX, Maker, and Synthetix. Chainlink Labs was ranked in Newsweek’s 100 Most Loved Workplaces 2023 in both the United States and United Kingdom.
The Engineering Team
At Chainlink Labs, our engineering team pushes the scale and capabilities of decentralized applications across the industry. The Chainlink Network holds >70% market share in the oracle space, solving real-world problems by enabling smart contracts to securely interact with off-chain data/computation.
We value talented and driven craftsmen who work collaboratively to tackle complex challenges, deliver product impact, and grow as builders. Join us and shape the future of blockchain technology and decentralized finance.
About the Role
The Release Engineering team is responsible for building, releasing, and deploying software that supports the most widely adopted oracle network in the world. As a Release Engineer, you will stand at the intersection of our Infrastructure, Core, and QA teams, building solutions utilized by the release process for all Chainlink services and tools.


  • Strong automation knowledge. You have experience with writing shell scripts and programming languages such as Python, Node.js, Golang, or similar
  • Systems engineering experience (can operate code - Linux, command line, bash, cloud infra)
  • Previous experience working with software releases. You have been involved in either releasing software or have worked closely with other teams in the process
  • Experience with git for software version control
  • Responsible for code pipelines (CI/CD) which have been used to build and deploy software to production
  • Passionate about documentation and sharing knowledge
  • At least 3+ years of relevant professional experience. You have a software engineering, systems engineering (SRE, DevOps, Platform), cloud infrastructure, or release engineering background

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience working in fully remote teams across time zones. We are spread out across time zones and prefer asynchronous communication and documenting our work instead of calling meetings
  • Experience working in scale-up companies of a similar size or early-stage startups
  • Experience in blockchain or DeFi space
  • Developed strategies for using Software Build of Materials (SBOM), artifact signing and verification
  • Passion for security
  • Contributions to open-source projects or participation in tech communities. Being involved with the greater tech community, working with people outside of the company, mentoring other people, giving conference talks—in other words, the desire to share knowledge
All roles with Chainlink Labs are global and remote-based. Unless otherwise stated, we ask that you try to overlap some working hours with Eastern Standard Time (EST).
Commitment to Equal Opportunity
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