We are seeking an exceptional web infrastructure software engineer who desires to deliver world-class performance and powerful tools for software developers to scale their web applications. At Acquia, we are obsessive about our customers' uptime and scalability and are looking for the same. We manage thousands of AWS EC2 instances serving billions of requests per month for the world's most popular Drupal sites. Over 100,000 websites have been created on our Drupal Gardens service!
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.
Languages: Ruby, PHP
5 to 10 years of related experience
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.
Large-scale Release Management
Cloud hosting experience (e.g., Amazon Web Services, VMWare, Eucalyptus)
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