DevOps Engineer



Software Engineering
Posted on Friday, March 4, 2022

About Habu

Habu is a startup that is redefining how companies do data-driven marketing in a privacy-first era. We are the platform trusted by product teams at Disney, Kroger / 84.51, and others to allow them to build their clean room platforms in a privacy-by-design environment. Additionally, we’re trusted by some of the world’s smartest marketing organizations at L'Oreal, Asics, and others to help them generate insights using privacy-safe data sharing across their strategic marketing partnerships.

We firmly believe in the value of company culture which holds true to our core principles of grit, empathy, collaboration, authenticity, and innovation. These values ring true in the people, products, and passion on display each and every day. We understand what makes experiences transformative in our company and with our clients, and we know Habu can help.

Role Description

We are looking for a highly skilled DevOps Engineer who can build and operate big data infrastructures, fast-changing web apps, real-time APIs and a lot of traffic. People who are technical experts get things done by using their smarts and whatever tools make sense to get the job done.

What you’ll be doing:

  • Provide expertise in the design, implementation, and operation of scalable distributed systems to assist development teams in making the right decisions early
  • Develop new methods and tools to automate and self-heal production environments
  • Apply software development workflows to operational environments
  • Test and tune newly developed systems to prepare them for production deployment and ensure maximum performance at minimum cost
  • Automate packaging, deployment, and configuration of internally developed applications
  • Be the expert in our internal applications, from the high-level architecture down to the code
  • Implement new application features, especially features supporting operational excellence: stability, scalability, redundancy, etc.
  • Build tools that make your colleagues more effective
  • Lead, coach and grow our GitDevSecOps practice by bridging development, Ops and QA
  • Become and stay an expert in current and emerging technologies and tools
  • Contribute to Open Source solutions and communities we use wherever you can
  • Measure everything, providing critical operational insight into our applications

Requirements and Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in Computer Science
  • Experience in the early-mid stages of a fast-growing company
  • 6+ years of professional experience with the following:

    • Automated unit and integration tests

    • Continuous Integration/Continuous Deployment (CI/CD)

You have a full understanding of GitOps: CI (Github Actions), CD (ArgoCD, Flux), IaC (Terraform) and are experienced with:

  • Container Orchestration (Docker, Kubernetes, Helm)
  • the key pillars of Observability (Logging, Metrics and Tracing)
  • using tools like OpenTelemetry, Prometheus, DataDog etc
  • Monitoring and Alerting using Kubernetes Prometheus stack (Prometheus, Grafana, AlertManager)
  • at least one programming language (preferably Go, Python, Scala, and/or Java, but any language will do)

Our Tech Stack

  • Golang gRPC

  • ReactJS, MaterialUI, Redux, Redux-Saga

  • Spark / Apache Airflow / Scala / Java / Python

  • Postgres / ScyllaDB / Snowflake / Redis / ElasticSearch

  • Google Big Query

  • Docker / Kubernetes / Terraform / AWS / GCP / Azure


  • New category and Greenfield Space
  • Well-Funded - Habu Raised $25M in Series B Funding in Q4 2021.
  • Rich On Target Earnings Potential
    • Equity for All Employees
  • Excellent Medical benefits for you and your family
    • Life & Long-Term disability insurance
    • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Work-Life Balance
    • Adjustable Work Schedule
    • Remote Work Schedule Encouraged
    • Remote Work Perks

Generous Holidays & Paid Time Off:

  • Open PTO
  • Company-wide day off quarterly
  • Five (5) Volunteer Days
  • Standard Annual Holidays
  • End of year company wide close 5 days