revolutionizing the industry

help us bring American hops to BREWERIES across the globe

Hops bring people together. So does technology. At Yakima Chief Hops we want everyone who joins our community to feel a sense of family. That’s why we offer competitive compensation, career development and travel opportunities, rewarding work and benefits you can taste in so many ways. We’re always looking for skilled, energetic individuals who enjoy fast-paced, dynamic work. If that sounds like you, our team invites you to explore and apply for one of the exciting opportunities below!

fueled by purpose

Have you ever experienced the distinct flavors of an artfully brewed craft beer and wondered where it all began? Chances are, it started with us – the growers and collaborators at Yakima Chief Hops, located in the heart of Hop Country. The technological advancements we implement at Yakima Chief Hops play a critical role. Join us, as we embark on a revolution to change the way brewers around the world use hops and breathe new life into the craft beer industry!

Sustainability is Chief

We are Hop Masters™, Beer Geeks™, farmers and families who share a culture of pride and innovation centered on sustainably produced hop products and brewing solutions from the Pacific Northwest. We’ve also donated almost $300K to the community.

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Full Benefits

Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance & LTD Packages

401K Matching

Comprehensive Retirement Planning & Assistance Programs

Annual Bonuses

Based on personal & organizational performance & goals


Paid opportunities to give back to your community


Continued education & professional growth opportunities


Gym, cell phone & home internet service reimbursements

got the chops?

Successful team members own their area of expertise. They proactively and autonomously collaborate on design, planning, development and problem-solving in local, staging and production environments.

team player

Willing to jump in & help other team members when needed

lifelong learner

Proactively maintaining expertise in emerging business & tech trends


Continuously, iteratively improving by responsively assessing & adapting

Current Opportunities

The following IT Department openings are now available at the Yakima Chief Hops Admin HQ in sunny downtown Yakima, WA. Remote positions are possible for the right candidates but don’t be fooled by our small town vibe. With snow-capped mountains and rushing rivers right in our backyard, our scenery is rich with adventure. The Yakima Valley experiences four beautifully distinct seasons and is just a short drive from Seattle and Portland. If none of our current openings fit your expertise, check our company-wide listings or email us your resume and cover letter and we will happily keep them on file for the future.

Database Administrator

Location: Yakima, WA | Posted: December 8, 2019 | Enterprise Systems

Database Administrators at Yakima Chief provide technical support for the enterprise database environment including overseeing the development, organization, and integration of databases, the assessment and implementation of new technologies, supplying a strategic long-term perspective on the relationship of database technology to business opportunities, participating in numerous application development projects with medium to high complexity, performing capacity planning, researching, evaluating and recommending new tools and techniques to keep the business supplied with the right data to make informed decisions. Learn More


Network Engineer

Location: Yakima, WA | Posted: December 8, 2019 | Infrastructure

Network Engineers at Yakima Chief concentrate on the overall health of the network, new network engineering, security, ensuring network connectivity throughout the company’s LAN/WAN infrastructure, and all other technical considerations at the network level of the organization’s technical hierarchy. The Network Engineer also works in conjunction with other SMEs on network design, implementation, and upgrades. The Network Engineer may assist the Help Desk in providing technical and desktop support for all users in times of high volume or escalated issues. Learn More


our interview process is simple

We do our best to respond to qualified applicants as quickly as possible. Due to the large volume of applications received, we cannot respond to every applicant. If you haven’t heard back from us within a business week, chances are we’re keeping your application on file for a better fitting future opportunity.

1. Phone Interview
2. Zoom Interview(s)
3. Team Decision
4. Formal Offer

Meet the Team

After five years at Yakima Chief, I can say they consistently want the best for their employees. Career growth and continuing education are always a top priority. Watching our team grow has been one of the most rewarding experiences of my career.

Jon Cook

Software Engineering

When folks ask me about my job, I’m happy to share why I believe Yakima Chief is one of the best places I’ve ever worked. The team and culture are wonderful and inviting. There’s a lot of growth happening too, and everyone is excited to meet the challenge. It is very satisfying to witness that growth and know I was a meaningful part of it.

Ray Parangan

Systems Administration

Yakima Chief trusts and empowers its employees to do what they think is right, both for themselves and for the organization. Our industry is booming, and we are becoming leaner and more efficient, especially at leveraging technology to support international growth. It is a very exciting time to be here!

John Arney

Enterprise Systems

Yakima Chief’s commitment to work-life harmony is refreshing! Our leaders encourage us to prioritize family while achieving professional success, including education, collaboration, and community involvement opportunities.

Brittney Hill

Business Intelligence

I love YCH because of the passionate, caring people here. We have impressive team dynamics, fantastic learning opportunities, and the company invests in all of us. This is the first time I’ve been able to visualize a career trajectory, beyond just another job. I have never been happier!

Haley Crusch


Thanks for visiting!

“We hop to see you here…cheers!” –YCH IT Team