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Senior Platform Software Engineer


Gżira, Malta
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About the job



We’re like-minded, curious, excitable people here at Chiliz who work well in teams, spread across the globe. Chiliz is a global blockchain company, which powers Socios.com - the creators of Fan Tokens, and the popular fan rewards platform.

Socios has partnered with some of the world’s best teams, including Paris Saint-Germain, Juventus, FC Barcelona, Atlético de Madrid, UFC, Galatasaray, Manchester City FC, Davis Cup, and many more.

The curious nature of a Chilizen is what drives this company forward, and since we’re looking to grow even more, apply for your dream role today.


Chiliz ($CHZ) is our blockchain and digital currency, which powers Socios.com.

Socios.com is the world's first fan voting and rewards platform. We produce digital assets called Fan Tokens for our partner teams, which fans use to vote in team-specific polls to earn rewards and once-in-a-lifetime experiences.

Chiliz.net is a first-of-its-kind mobile and desktop crypto exchange for sports & entertainment products.


Due to the continued success and growth of Chiliz & Socios.com, we are looking for a Platform Software Engineer, who will join our fantastic team and will help us manage, develop and extend our robust cloud-based infrastructure. We have numerous custom and complex workloads running on top of Kubernetes clusters to provide the best experience for our customers.

We are looking for someone who loves coding for developers, aiming to provide an amazing Developer Experience. Someone who is intimately familiar with cloud infrastructure, and with a strong understanding of Product Developers needs.

The successful candidate will be a team player, capable of collaborating in a fast paced, Platform (diversified, DevOps, SRE, SWE) oriented environment.


  • You love technology but you are interested in the people, the culture, and how the organization runs. You are curious and willing to constantly learn new things. You are a great team-player and welcome new challenges. (We need somebody open-minded with strong soft skills)
  • You have strong communication skills and are willing to share / train / ramp up our team of motivated developers or help relieve bottlenecks by assisting coworkers as necessary.
  • You care about delivering value to your teammates and want to understand and measure how their work is moving the needle. We are looking for people focused on modernizing teams before technologies. Technology is just a way to achieve our goal of being agile as a whole team.
  • As a resource that works on mission-critical systems at the heart of processes, you are used to dealing with frequent requests. You are able to work independently and with little direct supervision
  • Automation is the key. We are looking for candidates who are fans of solving business and technical problems by automating stuff!
  • Finally, you'd like to design tools that Developers love.


Must have:

  • Since this is a critical role, we someone with a strong background
  • 4+ years of experience designing and building distributed services
  • 4+ years of experience with Go (programming language)
  • 4+ years of experience running production workloads
  • Mastering Software Development Lifecycle, Test Driven Development, Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery
  • Experience with container orchestration systems, Kubernetes a plus
  • Understanding Infrastructure as Code tools, Terraform a plus

  Nice to have:

  • Experience on AWS
  • Experience with continuous integration tools, Gitlab CI a plus
  • Experience in testing your code


  • Acts as technical lead to coordinate software delivery and implementations.
  • Contribute into building our internal toolchain to provide the best Developer Experience
  • Write automation tools for system and application maintenance
  • Help solve business needs with technology by evaluating different options and potential vendor products
  • System troubleshooting and problem-solving across platform and application domains - will be expected to participate in troubleshooting developers facing issues


  • AWS
  • Kubernetes
  • Terraform
  • Ansible
  • GitLab / GitLab CI
  • Linux
  • Nginx
  • Microservices
  • SQL (preferred PostgreSQL)
  • Redis
  • Blockchain (preferred Ethereum)
  • PHP (preferred Symfony)
  • NodeJS
  • Elasticsearch / Logstash / Kibana


  • Source control (preferred Git)
  • Container (preferred Docker)
  • Orchestration
  • GitLab CI


We offer you the chance to grow, to learn, to flex your creative muscles and to work for a project that is providing excitement to thousands of users.

Our interview phase is a 3-step process where you’ll be able to ask us anything and get to know your team too. From HR right through to your team lead, we need this process to work both ways: It's not just about you fitting in, but about us being the right fit for you too.

Are you ready to work with the world’s best teams? Are you happy to try, fail and bounce back? Are you excited to keep pushing the boundaries of technology?

We’ve got offices across the world, over 30 nationalities in our ranks and the most important superpower of all - flexibility. Our competitive salaries, wellness allowance, healthcare and pension plan are just the tip of the iceberg. You’ll gain friends, experience and a good challenge, we’ll gain you.

Are you ready?

Skills required
Employee location
Gżira, Malta
Experience level
Not specified
Workplace type
Job type
full time
$150000 - 180000 /yr

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