Chowbus is hiring a

DevOps Engineer- Data Focus

Chicago, United States

Chowbus is a fast growing, well-funded food startup headquartered here in Chicago on a mission to help diners to discover new and exquisite dishes, and to give traditional mom and pop restaurants a fighting chance to succeed without compromising who they truly are. By building a super app, our goal is to be the one stop shop for everything related to food.


What You’ll be Doing

  • Providing the DevOps mindset and function for our Data Organization
  • Building, maintaining, and securing data pipelines on a cloud-based data platform with next generation technologies (Databricks, Confluent, etc.)
  • Setting the gold standard for data infrastructure architecture at Chowbus
  • Working closely with our Data Org as well as DevOps to set best practices in infrastructure, observability, security

What You Must Have

  • 3 to 5+ years maintaining and operating data platforms, data pipelines, data assets
  • Knowledge/experience with Cloud-based Data Lakes (eg Snowflake, Hive, Presto)
  • Experience with ETL scheduling and dependency mgmt (eg Airflow, Azkaban, Luigi)
  • Experience with event messaging and streaming (eg. Kafka, Kinesis)
  • Know-how with Big Data cluster creation and monitoring (eg Spark, EMR, Databricks)
  • Ability to automate source code/configuration management (Git, Jenkins, etc.)
  • Understanding of industry best practices to secure PII sensitive data
  • Production experience and a moderate comfort level with at least one programming language (preferably Python)

What You Should Also Have

  • 2+ years working with Infrastructure as Code or Cloud Orchestration/Configuration tools like Terraform, AWS Cloudformation, AWS CDK, Ansible, Chef, Puppet
  • Experience on a rotating or permanent 24/7 on-call rotation

What We’ll Hook You Up With

  • Competitive market salary and stock options, based on experience

  • Comprehensive health, dental and vision plans

  • Daily free lunch and free food and beverages in the office


Chowbus is an Equal Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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