Lead/Sr. DevOps Engineer

Role Overview

Aloft (formerly Kittyhawk) makes it easy to manage a drone program that’s safe, compliant, and reliable. Our platform is comprised of easy-to-use mobile apps, desktop tools, and an API that keeps teams flying safe and their data organized. Companies use Aloft to manage their fleet, fly missions, and capture data.

Since our founding in 2015, Aloft has powered more than 800,000 commercial drone flights across all seven continents. We’re an FAA Approved UAS Service Supplier and the provider of the B4UFLY app.

What you’ll bring to the team

  • 4+ years of production experience.
  • Experience hosting and scaling PHP & Python Applications
  • Experience using AWS in a K8s production environment
  • General Unix/Linux administration experience && Ability to debug and resolve system/application issues
  • Experience troubleshooting DB issues in a production environment
  • Strong problem-solving and analytical skills


  • Experience with scalable monitoring solutions (Prometheus, StackDriver, Grafana, etc.)
  • Experience with PHP && understand object-oriented design patterns
  • Able to write clear and concise documentation
  • Thrive in an agile environment.

What you’re responsible for

  • Develop infrastructure solutions that allow our production services to scale with the business
  • Setup Monitoring and alerting for Internal & External systems
  • Maintain and Improve CI/CD process & pipeline
  • Analyze, troubleshoot and resolve system, network, and storage issues
  • Documentation of new and current processes
  • Define DevOps best practices for our application development teams and assist them in engaging these processes

You’ll fit in well if you

  • Thrive in a collaborative engineering environment.
  • Want to build a reliable and safety-first product.
  • Excited to solve new problems.
  • Enjoy working with a growing team of engineers who share your love of well-written code.

What We Offer

Competitive startup salaries, full benefits, flexible vacation, and equity are just starters. We’re offering a chance to help build a massive company in one of the most interesting industries in the world today.