Senior Cloud Engineer

Acquia, Pune, India



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

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.

Want to learn more about Acquia? Visit Acquia's website.