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Analytics Engineer II

Home Chef

Home Chef

Data Science
van buren, ar, usa
Posted on Tuesday, April 23, 2024

Analytics Engineer II

Location 433 W Van Buren Street
Job Locations US-IL-Chicago
Employment Type
Regular - Full Time
Scheduled Days Off
6-Saturday, 7-Sunday

This Is Who We Are

Founded in 2013, Home Chef is the leading meal solutions company with both a retail and online presence. Available online at homechef.com and in retail at more than 2,100 Kroger grocery stores, Home Chef is committed to inspiring and enabling more people to cook simple, delicious meals, no matter how busy they are.
Similar to our recipes, we recognize that variety is the spice of life; therefore, our employees also bring their uniqueness and color to our fantastic team. We’re eager to work with humble team players and pragmatic next-level thinkers to innovate on Home Chef’s offerings.


The Analytics Engineer leads technical work and projects which enable Home Chef to make more and better data-driven decisions. With the broader team, the Engineer is responsible for the creation and maintenance of the end-to-end data “value chain.” This encompasses capturing the correct data, designing a data model that fits the needs of our data consumers, and building analytics on top of that data.

The Analytics Engineer II will align with a certain business department to understand the needs of that department. This role is considered a subject matter expert for that department within the analytics team. The Analytics Engineer II independently leads much of the work for that department and provides guidance to others who pick up that work as well.



  • Convert business requests to code and frameworks
  • Build ingestion, cleaning, and transformation jobs to create a useful integrated data warehouse
  • Regularly monitor and maintain the performance of these jobs
  • Create processes to ensure data quality and cleanliness throughout the pipeline
  • Utilize business intelligence tools (such as Looker) to provide business teams with more self-serve reporting and visualization
  • Support non-technical teams with more advanced analytics as necessary
  • Take manual data processes today and productionalize them as necessary


  • Engage with stakeholders to truly understand the needs of the departments
  • Ensure business teams can effectively utilize data model and are aware of trade-offs, gotchas, etc.
  • Communicate progress and gather feedback on projects with the business

This position requires 0% travel.


  • Completion of a four-year degree program in a related field
  • Multiple years of experience with data modeling and database performance
  • Highly proficient in SQL
  • Competent in Python
  • Ability to build complex data transformations and understanding to discern when that is needed
  • Can effectively problem-solve and get to the root cause when troubleshooting issues
  • Ability to influence business stakeholders to help drive more data-driven decision making throughout the company
  • Highly organized both in terms of work management and written code

More About Us

Perks and benefits:

  • Comprehensive Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance – benefits start the 1st day of the month following your start date
  • Company-paid Life Insurance, Short Term Disability, and Long Term Disability
  • 401(k) Employer match
  • Flexible spending accounts (FSA) for qualified Medical, Dependent Care, Parking, or Transit expenses
  • Flexible paid time off (PTO) policy, holidays and sick time
  • Generous Parental Leave
  • State-of-the-art office in the historic Old Post Office building in downtown Chicago, close to multiple Metra and CTA options, and amenities such as a food court, onsite gym, and communal rooftop space
  • Discounts on Home Chef meal kits and at Kroger stores
  • Casual dress in a fun, friendly, and collaborative work environment

Candidates can experience Home Chef as a customer - enter promo code PEOPLE30 for $30 off your first order!

How We Work Together

We are humble team players.
We are warm and gracious with team members and customers. We seek feedback to improve ourselves - and respectfully listen to and accept input.

We are pragmatic next-level thinkers.
We come up with novel and unique ideas. We explore new strategies to avoid being constrained by conventional thinking.

We take ownership.
We approach ambiguous problems, prepared to dive in, get curious, and learn more. We are results-driven, always challenging ourselves to exceed goals.

Be at Home at Home Chef

We all show up authentically at Home Chef. Our team includes individuals with a variety of identities, backgrounds, and perspectives. You can trust that you’ll be able to bring your whole self to an inclusive and enjoyable workplace.

We welcome people of all races, colors, religions, national origin or ancestry, sex (including sexual identity), age, physical or mental disabilities, pregnancy, veteran or military status, unfavorable discharge from military service, genetic information, sexual orientation, marital status, order of protection status, citizenship status, arrest record or expunged/sealed convictions, or any other legally recognized protected basis under federal, state, or local law.

Home Chef is committed to the full inclusion of all qualified individuals. As part of this commitment, Home Chef will ensure that persons with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations. If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, or to receive other benefits and privileges of employment, please contact our People team at hr@homechef.com.

Home Chef is an equal opportunity employer.

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