Acquia is hiring a

Principal DevOps Engineer

Pune, India

Principal DevOps Engineer(1244)

Acquia empowers the world’s most ambitious brands to create digital customer experiences that matter. With open source Drupal at its core, the Acquia Digital Experience Platform (DXP) enables marketers, developers, and IT operations teams at thousands of global organizations to rapidly compose and deploy digital products and services that engage customers, enhance conversions, and help businesses stand out.

Headquartered in the U.S., Acquia has been named a top software company by The Software Report and rated a leader by the analyst community. Acquia’s India office is a Great Place to Work certified organization. We are Acquia. We are building for the future and we want you to be a part of it!

The Principal DevOps is responsible for designing and delivering secure, automated, and highly available next generation solutions. You will be a critical part of a team focused on ensuring our services are built, tested, and deployed through a standard CI/CD pipeline. You should be comfortable taking on new challenges, defining potential solutions, and implementing designs in a team environment. This position will be expected to both guide and support the team’s growth and learning.

What You Will Accomplish

  • Own and contribute towards end-to-end agile DevOps based SDLC with end-to-end automation in mind
  • Partner closely with Engineering, Support, and Ops. We are responsible for the design, deployment, and continuous operation of the services and platform supporting them.
  • Take our existing platform to the next level with CI/CD, automated diagnostics/scaling/healing, and more.
  • Work on a team responsible for a blend of architecture, automation, development, and application administration.
  • Develop and deploy solutions from the infrastructure, to the network, and application layers, on public cloud platforms.
  • Ensure our SaaS platform is available and performing, and that we can notice problems before our customers.
  • Lead building tools to improve speed, confidence and visibility of our SaaS deployments.
  • Build security into every step of the software & infrastructure life cycle.
  • Maintain redeployable cloud and on-premise infrastructure.
  • Work with distributed data infrastructure, including containerization and virtualization tools, to enable unified engineering and production environments.
  • Develop dashboards and alerts to increase situational awareness of the state of our production issues/SLA/security incidents.
  • Participate in a periodic on-call rotation.


  • Significant experience in
    • DevOps.
    • Implementing and maintaining a SDLC.
    • CI/CD and Infrastructure as Code.
    • Kubernetes and tools used for automated deployment, scaling, and operations of application containers.
    • Deploying, tuning, and maintaining Linux-based, highly available, fault-tolerant platforms in public cloud providers such as AWS, Azure, and GCP
    • Big data technologies: hadoop, hdfs, hive, spark, kafka, yarn, zookeeper, etc
  • Moderate experience in
    • Common configuration management & orchestration tools. Experience with or willingness to learn Ansible, and AWS/GCP services & APIs.
    • SQL queries and how they work.
    • Golang, Python, and Linux shell scripting
  • Strong communication skills in English both written and verbal.
  • Experience in compliance certifications such as SOC2, ISO27001, HIPPA.


  • 5+ years in cloud native hosting (AWS and/or Google).
  • 5+ years hands-on Unix/Linux knowledge.
  • 2+ years building or involved in building a CI/CD Pipeline.
  • A Bachelors in Computer Science, Engineering, MIS, or experience in software engineering or a related field.

Individuals seeking employment at Acquia are considered without regard to race, color, religion, caste, creed, national origin, age, sex, marital status, ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran status, gender identity, or sexual orientation. Whatever you answer will not be considered in the hiring process or thereafter.


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