Senior DevOps Engineer

Location: Chicago, IL

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Job Posted
May 31, 2024
Company: Green Thumb Industries

Company & Role Overview


The Role


  • Lead the automation of cloud environment provisioning through pipeline engineering, utilizing tools like Terraform, Chef, and Puppet
  • Conduct research and develop high-quality automation workflows for our cloud platforms, tailored to Green Thumb's business and ecological technology strategies
  • Collaborate with teams to strategize, consult, and prototype, promoting best practices and innovative solutions for applications within the CI/CD pipeline and the cloud framework
  • Stay abreast of emerging technologies and architectures, and advocate for their integration into current and future projects
  • Develop and execute test plans that align with 24/7 uptime requirements, ensuring systems are robust, scalable, and resilient
  • Craft preventative automation and standards to mitigate production infrastructure incidents
  • Spearhead the implementation of monitoring tools
  • Drive the development of compliance automation and policy-as-code to ensure efficient cloud governance
  • Experience in DevOps and CloudOps environments, demonstrating an understanding of continuous integration and continuous delivery (CI/CD) practices and tools
  • Deliver outstanding customer service to both internal and external customers, aiming for excellence in service
  • Communicate effectively about project status, risks, and issues to stakeholders and management
  • Manage conflicts involving timelines, budgets, and project scope autonomously, escalating complex issues when necessary
  • Guide changes through proper review and approval channels
  • Create, test, and deploy innovative software solutions to enhance service performance, efficiency, and security
  • Thrive in an agile development environment and contribute to enhancing customer experience through improved tools and services


  • Frontend: React, Next.js, Composable / Atomic Design
  • Backend: Node.js, TypeScript, Serverless
  • Architecture: Microservices based, API first, Cloud-native SaaS, Headless


  • 4+ years of cloud technology experience demonstrating progressive professional development
  • AWS associate certification (Cloud Engineer, Cloud DevOps Engineer, Developer, Solution Architect, SysOps Administrator Associate) and/or relevant experience preferred
  • Proficient in IaaS and PaaS services on AWS/GCP
  • Well-versed in Infrastructure-as-Code and associated technologies (e.g., repos, pipelines, Terraform)
  • Skilled in using application monitoring tools like DataDog or Dynatrace
  • A strong inclination towards automation in all operational tasks
  • Background in a Site Reliability Engineering (SRE) role

Additional Requirements

  • Must pass any and all required background checks
  • Must be and remain compliant with all legal or company regulations for working in the industry
  • Must be a minimum of 21 years of age

Company BenefitsBenefits for this job may vary.

Dental, Medical, & Vision Benefits, Paid Time Off, Company Discounts, Flexible Time Off / Unlimited Vacation, Free Snacks / Drinks, Inclusive Environment, Life Insurance, Lunch & Learns, Paid Parental Leave, Relaxed / Casual Dress Code, Short-Term & Long-Term Disability, Work From Home / Remote

Working Environment

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About Green Thumb Industries

Calling all curious, collaborative, compassionate, boundary-pushing, trustworthy stewards: There’s a place for you.

Join us on our mission to promote well-being through the power of cannabis while giving back to the communities in which we serve.

People are everything at Green Thumb. Some of us nurture plants while others pore over legal documents or open new stores. A few things we have in common? We’re stewards of the plant, a happy and humble bunch and genuinely love what we do.