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DevOps Team Lead

Location: New York, NY

Job Category: IT / Software Development

Job Type: Full Time

DevOps Team Lead


About ALICE:


We are a NYC based Startup with a global team that is reinventing how hotels operate. In an industry of fragmented systems and limited consumer technology, ALICE provides an integrated cloud platform that becomes the central system for a hotel's guests, staff, and management. Through ALICE, a hotel can track and dispatch work to the concierge, front desk, housekeeping, valet, maintenance, and more while also giving the guest an entirely new way to engage through a mobile app and SMS.


About the Role:


We are looking for a startup minded technologist to manage our Development Operations. The DevOps Lead will work directly on our Cloud Infrastructure, Auto Provisioning and Configuration Management tools to manage and deeply enhance ALICE's entire infrastructure. You will also work closely with the Engineering team and work on automating development processes, streamlining our SDLC from start to end. Analysing and improving resiliency, performance and update is your mandate.


You will work with a highly motivated, diverse, and thoughtful group as we rapidly scale to disrupt an industry.


Outcomes You Will Produce:


  • Manage our Cloud Infrastructure (AWS/Rackspace/Digital Ocean) with Auto Provisioning and Configuration Management tools
  • Build and improve our Configuration Management scripts in Ansible
  • Manage and improve our containerization infrastructure with Docker
  • Automate all of our deployment processes of our web applications and mobile apps
  • Automate all of our development operations processes
  • Monitor and improve our application performance
  • Monitor and improve our application uptime to more than 99.998%
  • To hire and lead a team of A players DevOps engineers as we grow




  • Cloud Infrastructure +4 years (AWS, Rackspace, Azure, Google App Engine)
  • Configuration Management (Ansible/Puppet/Chef) +3 years
  • Virtualisation / Containerisation (Docker) +2 years
  • Experience with Load / Stress Testing
  • Experience with Web Application Security Testing
  • Distributed Systems Architecture / SOA
  • Real time systems and messaging
  • Object Oriented Development for  5+ Years (Java, C++, C#, Ruby, Python)
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or Systems


What Makes A Great DevOps Team Lead?


  • Team oriented and Self motivated
  • Strong analytical skills both qualitative and quantitative
  • Awareness of latest technologies and discipline to know when to use them vs proved solutions
  • Passionate about architecture, technology, and operations centric problem solving
  • Supportive to the Engineering team
  • Extreme attention to detail
  • Strong process orientation
  • A hands-on leader
  • English speaking and a great written and verbal communication


Why you should join us?


  • You will build a disruptive technology in the largest global industry
  • You will help drive the direction of an evolving product through your insights and execution
  • You will work with a team of passionate product and technology entrepreneurs.
  • Because you want to make an impact, and love what you do every day!




Competitive salary / Stock options


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