Acquia is looking for expert, passionate Cloud Systems Engineers/Administrators to help us migrate and support one of largest customers on a new platform and private cloud. There are thousands of sites running a range of technologies and configurations providing a unique opportunity to participate in how the cloud will be setup and supported.

Location: Pune


    • Constantly improve the performance and reliability of our hosting platform
    • Ensure customer success by responding to tickets (both internal and external) to ensure 24x7 platform availability
    • Debug intriguing stack problems for a variety of environments, including LAMP, Windows, etc.
    • Work closely with customer support and engineering to deliver second-to-none PaaS services
    • Maintain and enhance cloud management and monitoring tools
    • Participate in an on-call, operations support rotation
    • Perform initial migration from current environments to our platform and private cloud 


Required skills:

  • 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.
  • Extensive PHP site development


  • Scripting experience with PHP, Perl, Python, or Ruby
  • Experience in a 24x7 hosting environment
  • Experience with monitoring tools, scripting, and internet security
  • 5 to 8 years of related experience
  • A good sense of humor


Extra Credit:

  • 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)
  • Web security (e.g., IDS systems, DOS prevention)
  • Scalable hosting cluster experience (e.g., nginx, Varnish, GlusterFS, etc.)
  • Drupal experience


Must to have –

  • Linux SysAdmin
  • Working knowledge of DNS, Web (Apache) and DB servers
  • Scripting (at least one) – Shell, PHP, Perl, Python
  • LAMP tech stack
  • Exposure to cloud – AWS/Rackspace/OpenStack etc
  • Experience working with Global teams

Nice to have –

  • Config management tools – Puppet/Chef/Ansible
  • Version control management – Git/GitHUB/SVN
  • Exposure to monitoring tools like Nagios/Sumologic/SignalFX

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