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Dev Ops Engineer

Location: Somerville, Massachusetts

Department: Engineering

Leave your boring job behind and step into the #PaintLife! At Paint Nite, we’re in the business of making people happy—how many companies can say that? Our employees love being part of a growing, profitable company that inspires creative thinking, encourages collaboration, and believes that every employee has the power to make an impact. As a constantly evolving company, your job description is dynamic –offering our employees exponential opportunities for professional growth. Last year, Paint Nite was ranked #2 on Inc. Magazine’s list of the 5000 Fastest Growing Companies in America, and we’re not planning on slowing down any time soon!

Like we said, we’re in the business of happiness, and that starts with our employees. At Paint Nite, you’ll enjoy a brand-new office space complete with an in-house fitness facility, indoor basketball court, and a full bar with two kegs of ice-cold beer. We offer unlimited PTO, flex hours, and great benefits—it’s no wonder Paint Nite is a fixture on Boston “coolest companies” lists!

We're looking for a hands-on Dev Ops Engineer to be an integral part of our transition to a Docker-based architecture running on Kubernetes (and all the challenges and excitement that entails!). Our ideal candidate is interested in providing assistance for the entire product cycle, from feature scoping, to implementation and testing, to deployment and monitoring.

You will:

  • Be responsible for the operational aspects of supporting Paint Nite's cloud-based event sales and reporting infrastructure.
  • Design and implement solutions for deploying, monitoring, and scheduling applications on our AWS-hosted network
  • Develop and maintain tools that assist developers and QA with builds, analysis and testing
  • Respond to outages and coordinate service restoration
  • Perform security audits and remediations
  • Manage and shape infrastructure usage
  • Work closely with the Development, QA and Product Teams on providing context and assistance on the Company’s initiatives

You have:

  • B.S. or M.S. in Computer Science/Engineering or equivalent experience
  • 3-5 years in software engineering experience
  • Experience using Docker
  • Experience with AWS
  • Familiarity with Linux, Git, Apache, Jira
  • Experience with network security
  • A passion for quality

Extra bonus points if:

  • Experience with Kubernetes, Ansible or CoreOS
  • Experience with MySQL
  • Familiarity working in an Agile environment

Physical Demands:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit for long periods of time; talk or hear; perform fine motor, hand and finger skills in the use of a keyboard, telephone, or writing. The employee is frequently required to stand; walk; and reach with arms and/or hands. Specific vision abilities include close vision, distance vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus. The employee will spend their time in an office environment with a quiet to moderate noise level.


Paint Nite® is invading local bars and restaurants across the US and Canada with a new way to go out, have fun, and feel good. It’s everything a great night should be—friends, drinks, and laughter. Plus, you’ll create a one-of-a-kind painting (we make it so easy!) along with the memory of a unique night out.
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