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Mercatus Technologies Inc

Dev Ops/Data Engineer

Data Science – Toronto, Ontario
Department Data Science
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Experienced

The Opportunity:

Come join us in tackling one of the juiciest and crunchiest data domains available in the retail world - grocery. This is an opportunity to build out and evolve new products that help improve the lives of our consumers and provide a competitive advantage to leading retailers. We are a company with a focus on creating a diverse culture of collaboration, learning and continuous improvement.

As a DevOps/Data Engineer, your role will be far from typical. You will be a crucial part of an agile and dynamic team, where you have the freedom to experiment with new ideas and cutting-edge tools. From using AWS tools to design, enhance and optimize our data implementation infrastructure to creating key data systems and data pipelines to experimenting and working with our data science team to deploy various algorithms to develop a deeper understanding of shopper behaviour.

Scope of Responsibilities:

  • Deploying, managing and securing Kubernetes clusters in multiple environments.
  • Dockerizing applications for deployment on Kubernetes
  • Integrating and managing CI/CD systems
  • Deploying and maintaining HA Hadoop clusters
  • Ensuring infrastructure and data security. Setting up LDAP, 2FA Auth, etc.
  • Deploying and securing serverless APIs
  • Setting up unified log aggregation, storage and monitoring
  • Optimising server hardware for cost and performance
  • Release management and automation
  • Optimize ML models to scale on large clusters
  • Deploy ML models to production
  • Design ETL pipelines for large and diverse datasets
  • Test-driven development where possible


  •  Kubernetes
  • Apache Airflow
  • Apache Spark
  • Apache Hadoop framework plus ecosystem tools (Hive, Hue, etc.)
  • Apache Zeppelin
  • Apache Livy
  • Apache Superset
  • Docker
  • Nginx
  • ApacheDS
  • Terraform
  • AWS Lambda
  • AWS API Gateway
  • AWS Elasticache (Redis)
  • other AWS services as required

Who is Mercatus

The grocery industry is in a state of flux. Consumers are embracing technologies, devices and services that make everyday tasks like shopping, cooking and list-making quicker, easier, more fun and more efficient. Mercatus empowers grocers to adopt this change driven by consumer demand, allowing them to grow with the evolving needs of today’s shoppers.  We create and build web and mobile applications exclusively for grocery retailers, helping them to extend their brand’s online presence, offer personalized experiences to their customers, and sell their products on the web. This is all done through one cohesive, enterprise-grade SaaS platform.

The Team

We’re not just helping grocery retailers grow, we’re helping more than 70 team members grow personally and professionally. The best thing about working at Mercatus is the people. We solve challenging problems every day. We’re scaling a company where people can build their work around their life, and not the other way around.

Flexibility and full autonomy means you’re in the driver’s seat to create a schedule that works for you and your passions. We’re looking for people who will make our culture even better—people who have a desire to collaborate and bring their unique creativity to the table. If that sounds like you, we’d love to hear from you.

What We Offer

  • A competitive salary and employee stock option plans
  • A vibrant, pet-friendly office space in Toronto’s King West neighbourhood
  • Team sports and plenty of wellness and extracurricular group activities
  • Coffee and healthy snacks to get you through the day
  • Three weeks vacation and a 100% company-paid benefits plan
  • And much, much more. 
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