DevOps (Web Infrastructure Software Engineer) in Acquia Team

DevOps (Web Infrastructure Software Engineer) in Acquia Team


Job Description

Does building massive cloud platforms get your creative mind racing? Do you like creating automation and tooling to manage n-scale environments? ... solving tough architecture problems? ... developing software to control thousands of servers?
Propeople is seeking an exceptional web infrastructure software engineer in Acquia Team who desires to deliver world-class performance and powerful tools for software developers to scale their web applications. Acquia is obsessive about customers’ uptime and scalability and is looking for same. There are over 2500 AWS EC2 instances delivering some of the world’s most popular Drupal sites on Dev Cloud and Managed Cloud platforms. Acquia’s Drupal Gardens service is running over 75,000 web sites!

Job Requirements:
• strong software development and technical leadership skills;
• passion for web site configuration, tuning and troubleshooting;
• deep, working knowledge of OS, web server, and database systems (Linux, Apache, and MySQL preferred);
• holistic understanding of the Internet and hosting from the network layer up through the application layer;
• 2 to 8 years of related experience.

Extra Credit:
• languages: Ruby, PHP, Python;
• cloud hosting experience (e.g., Amazon Web Services, VMWare, Eucalyptus);
• web Development (e.g., Drupal, CSS, JSON, jQuery, Varnish);
• configuration management (e.g., Puppet, Chef, Subversion, Git);
• web security (e.g., IDS systems, DOS prevention);
• networking (e.g., TCP/IP, load balancing, clustering);
• linux packages (e.g., Debian or RPM packages);
• excellent organizational and communication skills, both verbal and written;
• BS in Computer Science or equivalent experience.

Basic Qualifications:
• design and develop tools that automatically deploy, maintain, and monitor LAMP-based hosting environments;
• research, specify, and test hosting architectures leveraging your web, database, and OS knowledge;
• debug the toughest web service production issues;
• share your expertise with customers, partners, and the open-source community via blogs, papers, talks, etc.

• working in Acquia Team providing products, services, and technical support for the open source Drupal social publishing system;
• traveling to USA and Europe, attending international conferences, trainings and other community events.

Skills: linux, apache, amazon, vmware, json, varnish, management, puppet, science, design, research, test