A smart-oven-paired subscription meal service.
We're Tovala, a food-tech company completely reinventing home cooking to save consumers time. Through an innovative combination of hardware, software, and food, we give our customers a way to enjoy really good, good-for-you meals without sacrificing time to do whatever matters to them. We've amassed a loyal, rapidly growing following in just a few years, radically changing the day-to-day lives of people across the country and successfully creating a new model for the food industry. We're looking for great people to join our team of hard-working, food-loving nerds.
Job Description We are looking for a Senior DevOps Engineer to join our software engineering team. The Tovala software engineering team supports all aspects of our business: both our consumer facing applications and our internal tools that help run our food operations. We have a fully cloud-based infrastructure powering our platform services, web and mobile applications. We have a driven and passionate team that makes products people want. Tovala is a fast growing company and our software engineering team will be expanding significantly in the coming year.
The main function of this role will be to build, guide, and support core software development practices and infrastructure aligned to DevOps principles. The Senior DevOps Engineer will be empowered to mentor engineering team members, shape processes and procedures, and build solutions that enhance the Tovala SDLC. The person in this role will have a significant impact across our business.
About the role This role will build automated build and release pipelines aligned to widely accepted CI/CD principles This role will utilize code to manage and provision AWS-based infrastructure This role will implement tools and workflows that enable all levels of software test automation This role will participate in building and maintaining secure solutions aligned to company cybersecurity policy
About you: You understand the principles of DevOps and have experience putting them into practice You are motivated by meeting customer needs and put that into your solutions from the start You look to automate any task so that it can be run repeatedly and reliably You don’t lose sight of the end-to-end needs of your solution and only build what is necessary You build to enable teams and act as a force multiplier; not a gate You understand agility and champion agile practices at the team level You are comfortable working in a remote organization You are able to communicate with both technical and non-technical stakeholders effectively You love food, whether that means cooking it, eating it, frequently pressing your nose against deli windows, or lusting after soft-serve on Instagram – all fair game
Requirements: 3+ years of dedicated DevOps experience 5+ years combined DevOps and software engineering experience Experience implementing and maintaining AWS-based infrastructure and solutions Experience maintaining Jenkins and defining Jenkins build jobs Experience with Docker: Dockerfile creation and Docker image management Experience with Terraform: configuration file creation and management Experience with Linux OS: configuration and management via shell scripting Strong communication skills
Perks of being a Tovala employee A fully stocked kitchen with free breakfast, lunch, and snacks daily when in the office A free Tovala Smart Oven and discounted Tovala Meals Comprehensive healthcare coverage we really invest in Paid maternity/paternity/family leave Transportation/health savings accounts 401k plan with company match
Tovala makes home-cooked meals effortless.We are a Chicago-based food-tech company that sells a smart, countertop steam oven that is paired with a weekly meal delivery service. We manufacture our hardware in south-east Asia and sell direct to consumer. Our food is produced in our own facility here in Chicago under the careful guidance of our Chefs. Meals are shipped to customers everywhere in the lower 48 states every week.
We pride ourselves on being a great place to work that makes hugely positive impact in our customers lives through the food they eat.