Staff Software Engineer, Remote Administration

Location: Pune, India

Acquia is the open digital experience company. We provide the world's most ambitious brands with products built around Drupal to allow them to embrace innovation and create customer moments that matter. At Acquia, we believe in the power of community and collaboration — giving our customers and partners the freedom to build tomorrow on their terms.

Headquartered in the U.S., we have been named one of North America’s fastest growing software companies by Deloitte and Inc. Magazine, rated a leader by the analyst community, named one of the Best Places to Work in India by Great Place to Work. We are Acquia. We are building for the future and we want you to be a part of it!

Our ambition is to empower developers to innovate the most powerful digital experiences in less time, with less effort, and with more flexibility. The Acquia Remote Administration team is focussed on crafting solutions that elegantly and effectively handle Drupal administration tasks so customers can focus on developing new features or on completing other high-value tasks. As a RA Principal Software Engineer, you will be responsible for leading a team that is building solutions to streamline and automate customer updates and maintenance, thus ensuring customers’ websites are always secure and up-to-date.

As the Staff Software Engineer, you will…

  • lead the team to develop far reaching modules that have scalability and availability at their core
  • contribute to our efforts to redefine the way we build, test, operate and supervise our cloud-based products and services
  • maintain a deep understanding of system functionality and architecture, with a strong focus on the operational aspects of the service (availability, performance, change management, emergency response, capacity planning, etc)
  • mentor team members and review their work
  • collaborate with other teams in deciding, developing integrations with other subsystems
  • participate in Scrum software development lifecycle
  • provide product support to internal and external partners
  • work in a team environment where you own and operate the services you build

You’ll enjoy this role if you…

  • enjoy solutioning for a Cloud native environment
  • have a passion for the web, open source development, and for helping build outstanding digital experiences

What you’ll need to be successful…

  • have 8+ years of software development experience with time spent working on Cloud technologies (AWS preferred)
  • have at least 3 years of experience leading and mentoring teams
  • have hands-on experience building and operating distributed systems and/or service oriented architectures
  • comfortable with design patterns; writing clean, maintainable code
  • are comfortable navigating unix/linux based operating systems
  • have specialized, hands on experience with Drupal 8 implementations and/or solid PHP development experience
  • hands on experience with Symfony, Composer and Drush
  • hands on experience with automated testing and continuous integration
  • excellent oral and written communication skills

Extra credit if you…

  • have OSS/Drupal community contributions
  • hold AWS certifications

Individuals seeking employment at Acquia are considered without regard to race, color, religion, caste, creed, national origin, age, sex, marital status, ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran status, gender identity, or sexual orientation. Whatever you answer will not be considered in the hiring process or thereafter.


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