Who we are

 

If you are looking to have an impact on the world, then read carefully because at Choco, we are moving mountains to transition the world’s food systems to become more sustainable. The food industry is an industry with essential problems, especially in food-supply-chain. We leverage technology to build the digital platform on which the global food trade will operate. We have the potential to reduce food prices, decrease food waste by 30%.

In 2018 we entered the market with our chat-based ordering app and had drastically changed the way businesses work and order with their suppliers. Our founders have helped build companies such as Zalando (IPO’d), Lazada (sold to Alibaba) and Foodora (sold to DeliveryHero). We recently raised one of the largest Series A funding rounds in European history. 

Technology is at the core of our work. We are product-minded builders, architects, coders, bug-hunters and designers. We deliver the needed change via our mobile and web apps using cutting-edge tools, modern engineering practices and always keeping software quality on our radar. Of course, it’s not only about working with top-notch tools but keep hiring excellent engineers too.

Join us in leading the world’s transition to sustainable food systems.



What you will do

Here at Choco, we like to use the space shuttle as a metaphor for our engineering work. Now, you will join and help us bring the shuttle to the moon. You will take part in building a platform that enables tech teams to autonomously develop, test, deploy and operate their stack in a secure and reliable way. We want you to be the all-seeing-eye of our entire infrastructure, keep our systems healthy, speed up product development and increase the quality of our services. Your contribution will be not only directly impacting Choco but even the users of our products themselves. 

In the first 3 months you will have the space, support and mentoring to understand our product, the infrastructure behind it and obtain any missing information or skill that’s needed for you to effectively contribute later. 

In 3 to 6 months you will be fully operational, independent, take stories on your own and run with them. You will dig deeper to understand the core of complex issues and provide reliable solutions that will stand the test of time.

Over time you will contribute to disaster recovery tooling, set up proper monitoring / alerting and incident management, make our systems more secure and automate wherever possible.


Our teach stack in the Platform Squad

We have a cutting-edge environment and use AWS AppSync, AWS Lambdas, GraphQL, NodeJS, AWS CloudFormation, AWS Cloudwatch, ELK stack, Epsagon, AWS CodePipeline, AWS DynamoDB, AWS SQS, AWS SNS, AWS S3.

What you will need to have an impact with us

  • 3+ years of experience as Sysadmin / DevOps / SRE
  • 2+ years of working with AWS Cloud services (serverless is a big plus)
  • Experience working with Infrastructure as Code and CI/CD. CloudFormation and CodePipeline are ideal but similar alternatives will work too (e.g. Terraform or Jenkins)
  • Experience in deploying complex software and optimizing build processes
  • Scripting / Coding proficiency for tooling and automation (e.g. Python, Golang or similar)
  • Experience in cost analysis and optimization
  • Communication, good learning ability, open-mindedness and good self-organizational skills will be absolutely key to the success of your work and the business overall. 


You will impress us even more if you have

  • Experience in handling information security
  • Experience with incident management
  • Experience with NodeJS, TypeScript
  • Experience with log management tools

 

We invite you to take part in the following selection process:

Introduction call: a Tech Recruiter will tell you more about Choco, our Tech Org and get to know your work, background, interests and you as a person better.

Technical interview: one of our senior or lead engineers will have a technical deep dive with you. No coding, no whiteboard here. We want to map your engineering and DevOps fundamentals.

Tech challenge at home: now is the time to show us your coding skills via a task from the comfort of your home. Our tech challenge models a real life problem and it takes about a few hours to complete. 

Interview with the team: a Team Lead and an Engineer will check your fit to the team and how you collaborate with the product side of the organization.

Cultural interview: we will have a final chat with you about our culture and check what can be your non-technical contribution to Choco.


OFFER: your interviewers will make a decision together regarding your offer.

A stellar onboarding and the smartest team in the foodspace will be waiting for you ! 🚀


It’s your call now, apply and build great software with us!


Choco is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage people from all backgrounds to apply. We are committed to ensuring that our technology is made available and accessible to everyone. All employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, genetic information, religion, disability, medical condition, pregnancy, marital status, family status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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