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Senior DevOps Lead

About the Role:

We are looking for a startup minded technologist to manage our Development Operations. The DevOps Lead will oversee our entire AWS infrastructure and allow us to scale. We are growing fast so we are looking for someone with experience in scaling live Java applications, advanced monitoring, automation, performance tuning and cloud security.

Our stack is:

- Groovy and Grails
- Webserver: Tomcat
- Database: MySQL DB (AWS RDS)
- ElasticSearch

You will design and develop scalable methods of building, deploying, and supporting our enterprise application services across our infrastructure in AWS.  You will be working with our configuration management solution (Ansible), our monitoring/alerting infrastructure (New Relic, Icinga, Cloudwatch), continue improving our Continuous Integration/Delivery pipeline using Atlassian Stack (Bamboo, Bitbucket) and automate our development operations processes. You will work with a highly motivated, diverse, and thoughtful group as we rapidly scale to disrupt an industry.

About ALICE:

By joining all of the departments of your hotel with a single operations platform for internal communication and task management, ALICE helps your staff act as a team to provide consistently excellent service. ALICE’s main product - ALICE Suite - brings together your front office, concierge, housekeeping, and maintenance teams, and connects your guests to your hotel with our app and text messaging tools. The ALICE platform is also available as specialized software and mobile applications for your staff (ALICE Staff), your concierge (ALICE Concierge) and your guests (ALICE Guest). Each module can be integrated with your PMS and third party management systems. ALICE’s partners include 3-5 star independent and managed hotels, hotel groups, residential condominiums, serviced apartments, vacation rental companies, and concierge companies looking to provide exceptional service through mobile staff technology and guest communication channels. Third-party service providers also leverage the ALICE API. ALICE was founded in 2013 by Justin Effron, Alex Shashou, and Dmitry Koltunov, and has raised $39M to date. 



  • 6+ years of DevOps/Infrastructure and Systems Administration experience
  • Significant experience with cloud services (AWS, Google Cloud Engine, Azure, etc.)
  • Configuration Management tools (Ansible, Chef, Puppet, etc)
  • Experience in building and administering  Linux systems (Ubuntu, CentOS, etc.)
  • Experience with continuous integration tools (Atlassian Bamboo, Jenkins, Travis-CI, TeamCity, etc)
  • Experience administering application servers, web servers (Tomcat, Nginx, Jetty, etc)
  • Experience administering and managing MySQL databases
  • Experience working with Monitoring and Alerting tools (New Relic, DataDog, Nagios, etc)
  • Knowledge of Load / Stress Testing is a plus
  • Knowledge of Web Application Security is a plus
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering or related field


  • Competitive salary / Stock options
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