Data Engineer

| Chicago

StratEx is a ground-breaking tech company that offers a variety of HR and Payroll solutions to help empower restaurant/hospitality businesses simplify and streamline their internal processes. The foundation on which we base our wide range of services is our proprietary HRIS software, eStratEx.  

We are looking for a Data Engineer that will work collaboratively within an agile software development team to expand and improve our SaaS product suite. You will work to design and build data pipelines, while maintaining the data stores and sources that are the foundation of our business.  This role will be critical in creating a scalable data architecture, and increasing our reporting and analytics capabilities.


Must Have:

  • 2+ years experience building, maintaining, and supporting production relational databases

  • 2+ years experience implementing, testing, debugging and deploying data pipelines

  • 2+ years experience scripting data processing and parsing, using Python or similar

  • Experience with Big Data/ETL technologies

  • Familiarity with containerization

  • A quality driven approach to development with a desire to keep things simple

  • Enjoy collaborating with and mentoring colleagues

  • Passionate about technology and learning new things

  • Desire to make continuous improvements to teams and technology


Good to Have:

  • Experience with Aurora MySQL RDS

  • Experience with Redshift

  • Experience working within a SaaS company

  • Experience working with CI/CD tools


Other Competencies:

  • Teamwork/Collaboration 

  • Systems Thinking

  • Attention to Detail


StratEx Perks:

  • Competitive benefits package including free employee medical coverage and 401(k) with match

  • Generous PTO policy including time off on your birthday and for honeymoon/commitment ceremony leave

  • Unlimited snacks, drinks, and games of ping pong and pool in the office

  • Casual dress code and laid back office atmosphere

  • Earn extra PTO through volunteer opportunities with our StratEx Serves employee interest group

  • Company-sponsored social events like StratEx Olympics, Summer Soiree, and our annual “Festivus” holiday party

  • Free onsite gym membership with monthly fitness reimbursement

  • Named Crain’s Best Places to Work in Chicago two years in a row

  • Named “Best and Brightest Companies to Work For” three years in a row


Equal Opportunity Statement:

Decisions and criteria governing the employment relationship with all employees at StratEx are made in a non-discriminatory manner, without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, pregnancy, disability, sexual orientation, gender expression, veteran status, age, FMLA status, or any other factor determined to be unlawful by federal, state or local statutes.


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We are located downtown in the trendy area of Streeterville, situated right on Michigan Avenue!

An Insider's view of StratEx

What’s the vibe like in the office?

StratEx cultivates an environment in the office where unique perspectives and talents come together to help elevate our product and services for the restaurant industry. After working for StratEx for the past 6 years, I am still constantly learning and growing each day. The team members I work with bring a level of curiosity and quick-wittedness.


Solutions Engineer

What projects are you most excited about?

I most enjoy the troubleshooting and problem-solving related projects that come with my role. When the unexpected happens, I enjoy being able to take a step back to see how we can provide innovative solutions. The team structure we have at StratEx makes it easy to collaborate and test in our sandbox environments to help resolve issues quickly.

Joe H.

Service Consultant

How has your career grown since starting at the company?

I’ve been with the company for 4 years and have had the opportunity to work in multiple positions throughout my tenure. I started with the company working on the Service Team and now I have more of a leadership role in Client Success. StratEx has allowed me to grow and acquire the skills necessary to succeed while allowing me to pursue my passions.


Client Success Manager

What are StratEx Perks + Benefits

Highly diverse management team
Unconscious bias training
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K) Matching
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Remote Work Program
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Game Room
Our game room includes Ping Pong, Pool Table.
Stocked Kitchen
Happy Hours
Recreational Clubs
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Lunch and learns
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