Cloud Architect

  • Full Time
  • Remote
  • Full Time
  • Remote


QuickNode is a cloud-based infrastructure company that powers the blockchain ecosystem.
Our mission is to be the indispensable utility that empowers companies and innovators globally to build next-generation, Web3 enabled businesses & applications using blockchain technology. QuickNode is backed by some of the world’s best investors including Tiger Global, Y Combinator, SoftBank, and the Seven Seven Six Fund. The QuickNode team has over 90 people maintaining high performance global data infrastructure for amazing customers serving billions of requests daily.
We are a global remote first company HQ’d in Miami, Florida.
The Cloud Infrastructure team is responsible for expressing QuickNode’s cloud computing strategy, guiding cloud provider selection, assisting with solutions architecture, workload placement, creating tools to assist in the management of governance, and helping to set cloud policy, with the goal of improving outcomes and managing risk. The team works across all service models, including IaaS, PaaS, and SaaS.

As a Cloud Architect on the Cloud Infrastructure Team, you will be expected to:

  • Guide internal teams on selecting the right cloud provider based on the usage, price, and capacity.
  • Continuously manage vendor relationships to stay ahead of cost management techniques and stay up to date with new features and products.
  • Monitor cost, help forecast future costs and create tools to assist cost governance.
  • Work with cross-functional teams to create policies that allow us to be flexible without exposing us to unacceptable levels of risk.
  • Create knowledge base articles showcasing new features, benchmark statistics of new hardware, and how-to guides.
  • Create PoC projects to address gaps based on business needs and demo them through “lunch and learns”, etc.

We need you to have experience with:

  • Broad infrastructure concepts ranging from computer to networking.
  • Cloud Platforms (OCI, DO, GCP, AWS, etc) and their various core and ancillary services.
  • Developing and deploying micro-based applications in cloud-native environments.
  • Supporting at scale, highly available, mission-critical database environments.
  • DevOps tools like Ansible, Terraform, Kubernetes, Jenkins, etc.
  • Creating DevOps tooling around governance, benchmarking, and cost optimization.
  • Development in at least one modern front-end framework.
  • Scripting in Python or Javascript.
  • Creating knowledge base articles, presenting topics to large groups of people, and promoting an environment of cross-team learning and sharing.
  • The Ethereum JSON RPC spec:
We at Quicknode are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, age, national origin, disability status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


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