Cloud Operations Engineer

 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?

 Summary:

Acquia is looking for expert, passionate Cloud Systems Engineers/Administrators to help us grow our second-to-none Cloud hosting services.We manage over 17,000 AWS EC2 servers powering some of the world's most popular Drupal websites. Our Site Factory service is running over 35,000 websites!

 Location: Pune

 Responsibilities:

  • 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
  • Capacity planning
  • Participate in on-call rotations, generally once every 2 months for one weekend day

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.
  • 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

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