Chowbus is hiring a

DevOps Engineer- Observability

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

  • Setting the gold standard for observability of applications in our new cloud architecture
  • Working with developers and DevOps to create monitoring, metrics, and logging architecture with security, scale, and reliability/durability in mind
  • Diving into applications to find and define KPIs, then instrumenting and monitoring them
  • Writing software and scripts where necessary to reduce manual work and keep systems running

What You Must Have

  • 2+ years application observability experience (Datadog, New Relic, etc)
    • Application traces and Application Performance Management (APM)
    • Logging
    • Metrics
    • Monitoring
  • 2+ years supporting applications in production (Ruby on Rails, Go, Java, NodeJS, etc.)
  • Production experience and a moderate comfort level with at least one programming language (Python, Go, Bash, Ruby, Perl, etc.)

What You Should Also Have

  • 2+ years Docker and Docker Orchestration experience
  • 2+ years working with Infrastructure as Code or Cloud Orchestration/Configuration tools like Terraform, AWS Cloudformation, AWS CDK, Ansible, Chef, Puppet
  • 2+ years configuring and using Continuous Integration and Deployment (CI/CD) tools like CircleCI, Jenkins, Gitlab, or equivalent
  • 2+ years of 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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