Cloud/LAMP Infrastructure Developer

Jun 30

Does cloud technology get your creative mind racing? Do you like creating tools that manage complex hosting environments? ... solving tough architecture problems? ... developing software to control 100s of servers?We are seeking an exceptional web infrastructure software engineer who desires to deliver world-class performance and powerful developer-centric workflows. At Acquia, we are obsessive about our customers' uptime and scalability and are looking for same. We manage over 600 server instances delivering some of the world's most popular Drupal sites on our Dev Cloud and Managed Cloud platforms. Our easy-to-use Drupal Gardens service is running over 40,000 web sites!


  • 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 tough web service production issues (tier 4 support)
  • Share your expertise with customers, partners, and the Drupal community via blogs, papers, talks, etc.

What We're Looking For

  • Strong software development and technical leadership skills
  • Passion for web site configuration, tuning and troubleshooting
  • Deep, working knowledge of Linux, Apache, and MySQL
  • Holistic understanding of the Internet and hosting from the network layer up through the application layer.
  • 3 to 12 years of related experience

Extra Credit

  • Languages: Ruby, PHP
  • Cloud hosting experience (e.g., Amazon Web Services, VMWare, Eucalyptus)
  • Web Development (e.g., Drupal, CSS, JSON, Jquery)
  • 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 a related field or equivalent experience

This position is available at Acquia’s main office in Woburn, MA just north of Boston.

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