Cloud Systems Engineer Acquia
Does managing and extending massive cloud platforms get your creative mind racing? Do you love building and debugging open-source, LAMP-stack architectures using cutting-edge technologies? Do you want to manage the largest sites on the planet? Do you want to join a global team of DevOps experts and learn from the best?
Acquia is looking for expert, passionate DevOps systems engineers and systems administrators to help us grow our second-to-none Cloud hosting services. We manage over 8,000 AWS EC2 servers powering some of the world's most popular Drupal web sites. Our Site Factory service is running over 35,000 web sites!
This position can be located in our Burlington, MA or Portland, OR offices.
Constantly improve the performance and reliability of our hosting platforms
Ensure customer success by provisioning their hosting environments following Acquia best practices
Debug intriguing LAMP stack problems
Work closely with customer support and engineering to deliver second-to-none SaaS and PaaS services
Maintain and enhance cloud management and monitoring tools
Participate in an on-call, operations support rotation
Participate in on-call rotations, generally once every 2 months for one weekend day
Passion for web site configuration, tuning and troubleshooting
Deep, working knowledge of web, database, and OS server configuration (Linux, Apache, and MySQL preferred platforms)
Holistic understanding of the Internet and hosting from the network layer up through the application layer.
Experience in a 24x7 hosting environment
Experience with monitoring tools, scripting, and internet security
1 to 2 years of related experience
A good sense of humor
US citizenship required
Cloud hosting experience (e.g., Amazon Web Services, Eucalyptus, OpenStack, CloudStack)
Monitoring tools (e.g., Nagios, Cacti, Ganglia, Splunk, Sensu, BMC, OpenView)
Configuration management (e.g., Puppet, Chef, Subversion, Git)
Scripting experience with PHP, Perl, Python, or Ruby
Web security (e.g., IDS systems, DOS prevention)
Scalable hosting cluster experience (e.g., nginx, Varnish, GlusterFS, etc.)
Acquia is an equal opportunity (EEO) employer. We hire without regard to age, color, disability, gender (including gender identity), marital status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable law.
||Portland, OR |
We are a new software company that will provide value-added software products and services for the Drupal social publishing system
Shipping Product Investors: NEA
, North Bridge Venture Partners
, O'Reilly Alphatech Ventures
, Sigma Partners All Jobs: at Acquia
|Headquarters:||150 Presidential Way|
Woburn, MA 01801
|Company Profile:||With over two million downloads since inception, Drupal is used by web developers worldwide to build compelling websites. Diverse organizations use Drupal as their core social publishing system, including media companies, non-profit organizations, publishers, and many others.
Acquia plans to accelerate and extend market adoption of Drupal by advancing the core technology and offering value-added software products and network services that dramatically speed deployment and reduce risk.
Our founders are Dries Buytaert, the original creator and project lead of the Drupal open source web content management system, and Jay Batson, previously founder and CEO of Pingtel.|
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