October 21 to 23, 2011

UC Berkeley, California

A culmination of the brightest Drupal minds in the technology hub of the world


Internet Cloud Systems Engineer


Does cloud technology get your creative mind racing? Do you love building and debugging open-source, LAMP-stack architectures? Do you want to manage the largest Drupal-based sites on the planet?

Acquia is looking for expert, passionate systems engineers and systems administrators to help us grow our second-to-none Managed Cloud and Dev Cloud Drupal hosting services. We manage over 2,000 servers delivering some of the world's most popular Drupal web sites. Our easy-to-use Drupal Gardens service is running over 40,000 web sites!


Constantly improve the performance and reliability of our hosting platforms
Debug intriguing LAMP stack problems
Work closely with customer support and engineering to deliver second-to-none SaaS and PaaS services
Maintain and enhance cloud management and monitoring tools
Participate in an on-call, operations support rotation
Capacity planning

What We're Looking For

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.
Experience in a 24x7 hosting environment
Experience with monitoring tools, scripting, and internet security
3 to 10 years of related experience

Extra Credit

Cloud hosting experience (e.g., Amazon Web Services, Eucalyptus)
Monitoring tools (e.g., Nagios, Cacti, Ganglia, Splunk, BMC, OpenView)
Configuration management (e.g., Puppet, Chef, Subversion, Git)
Scripting experience with PHP, Perl, or Ruby
Web security (e.g., IDS systems, DOS prevention)
Scalable hosting cluster experience (e.g., nginx, Varnish, GlusterFS, etc.)
Drupal experience

Apply here: www.acquia.com/careers