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Acquia is the open-source digital experience company. We provide the world's most ambitious brands with technology (built around Drupal) that allows them to embrace innovation & create customer moments that matter. At Acquia, we believe in the power of community & collaboration - giving our customers the freedom to build tomorrow on their terms.

Headquartered in the U.S., we have been named as one of North Americas fastest-growing software companies as reported by Deloitte & Magazine, & have been rated a leader by the analyst community & 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, & we want you to be a part of it. 

Acquia runs one of the world's largest Platform as a Service (PaaS) offerings. Our Drupal optimized cloud runs on over 18,000 AWS instances & delivers billions of page views per month, running some of the largest & most mission-critical websites in the world. We are seeking exceptional professionals who desire to deliver world-class performance & reliability while building powerful tools that enable our customers effortlessly to scale their web applications. At Acquia, we are obsessive about providing our customers with security, availability, & scalability that is second to none & are looking for engineers who are equally passionate.

Acquias products run 100% on Amazon Web Services using EKS, CloudFormation, & various other technologies & best practices. Since each product is built & maintained by its own engineering team, the ideal candidate for this position would need to be proactive in familiarizing themselves with those services & have the ability to coordinate & collaborate with multiple teams. 

Job Responsibilities: 

  • Participate in designing & implementing solutions for modernizing Acquia infrastructure & drive adoption of Kubernetes & Cloud-Native Technologies 
  • Design & implement end-to-end container management solution with Kubernetes, Docker 
  • Set up Kubernetes as a platform with enterprise-level reliability, availability, scalability & performance requirements 
  • Support engineering teams to design & implement application prototypes, using modern application development practices & open source emerging technologies, covering domains like microservices, API management, web-scale architectures 
  • Debug technical issues inside a very deep & complex technical stack involving containers, microservices, AWS services across the different layers of a web stack (Edge, Data, etc.)
  • Contribute as part of a larger team to maintain a deep understanding of system functionality & architecture, with a primary focus on the operational aspects of the service (availability, performance, change management, emergency response, capacity planning, etc) 
  • Evaluate new technologies & provide a recommendation to management including planning & execution of proof of concept activities. 


  • Over 5 years of experience in design & Software Development Background & over 1 years of experience in working with Containers & Cloud-Native Development 
  • Proficient with Kubernetes/Swarm architecture with hands-on production experience with container technologies & the tools & challenges around them 
  • Proficient with object oriented programming & Software design patterns
  • Proficient with service discovery, networking in Kubernetes or equivalent, monitoring, logging, scheduling
  • Experience in container architecture, docker engine, runtime, container orchestration, & microservice patterns 
  • Experience working with AWS services such as - EC2, EBS, ALB, ECS, EKS, VPC, S3 
  • Knowledge of CI/CD tools like Jenkins (preferred), Bamboo, Gitlab 
  • Experience working with configuration management tools such as Ansible, Terraform, Puppet & Cloudformation 
  • Experience operating with TCP/IP, load balancing, security & operating production environments
  • Experience with distributed System Management/tracking & monitoring such as ELK Stack, Prometheus
  • Experience in developing applications using programming languages such as Go, Python, PHP, Ruby & shell scripting
  • Strong oral & written communication skills 
  • Strong team collaboration skills 
  • Familiarity with Agile processes (Kanban, Scrum, etc.) 

Good to have: Experience working with 

  • helm- package manager 
  • cluster-autoscaler 
  • cert-manager 
  • logging-operator 
  • metrics-server 
  • signal-fx agent 
  • spot-termination handler 
  • operator-sdk
  • external-dns 
  • nginx-ingress 
  • openEBS 
  • Prometheus & Grafana 
  • Velero-backup 


  • BS in Computer Science (preferred), or a comparable field of study, or equivalent practical experience 
  • Certification in AWS would be a plus 
  • CKA Professional certification would be plus 

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. 

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