Principal Quality Engineer

Acquia, Boston, MA


Acquia, is transforming the digital strategies of companies all over the world with our open cloud platform. We are passionate and relentlessly committed to helping our clients create digital experiences that are more relevant, personalized, and built for a fast-changing, always-connected, mobile-first world. Headquartered in the US, we have been named as one of North America’s fastest growing software companies as reported by Deloitte and Inc. Magazine, and have been rated a leader by the analyst community and named one of the Best Places to Work by the Boston Business Journal. We are Acquia. We are building for the future of the web, and we want you to be a part of it.


Acquia Journey team is responsible for Acquia’s Data Science strategy. Comprising of talented software engineers and data scientists, this team focuses on the delivery of machine learning based components and services, and other data analytics capabilities for Lift Personalization and other Acquia products.


You’ll be joining a talented team of DevOps focused software engineers and data scientists, and will contribute to backend as well as frontend components running on AWS cloud infrastructure. As a member of this team you will be responsible for delivering best of the breed applications in a fast-paced, agile environment with great career growth potential. Some of the technologies currently being used are Python (Flask, NumPy, Pandas etc), golang, REST, RAML, MySQL, Redis, AWS, Linux, Docker.



  • Strive to consistently achieve excellence in work delivered
  • Focus on quality work
  • Use sound rationale for problem identification and decision-making
  • Give best and maintain a positive outlook
  • Take on additional responsibilities as the job requires
  • Collaborate with other team members and stakeholders
  • Build high volume and highly available backend and frontend components utilizing cloud based services from Amazon Web Services
  • Participate in the entire software development lifecycle including development, automated testing, deployment and operations
  • Work in a DevOps focused team owning and operating the services you build in accordance with service level objectives
  • Provide product support to internal and external stakeholders


Required Skills:

  • Strong software development and problem solving skills
  • Motivated to develop software, and does not shy away from from the challenge of learning new technologies
  • Experience working with Python or golang or other high-level programming languages
  • Ability to multitask, prioritize tasks, communicate with peers, and meet expected milestones
  • Experience working in a fast-paced, agile environment and partnering effectively with other team members
  • Desirable: Linux, github, Docker, AWS, REST


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.

About Acquia

About us Who is Acquia? Acquia provides the leading cloud platform for building, delivering, and optimizing digital experiences. Global organizations use the Acquia Platform to create a single, powerful digital foundation for delivering world-class customer experiences. With the Acquia Platform, organizations can realize the vision of personalized, contextual, and real-time customer engagement for the right person, at the right time, on the right device. These experiences can be easily deployed and managed at scale, for one to thousands of sites, driving transformative business results at breakthrough speed. That’s why organizations who think ahead like Intuit, Warner Music Group and Stanford University trust Acquia. We provide unmatched expertise and a relentless commitment to your success.

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