Associate Operations Engineer

  • Acquia
  • India
  • 10 Jan, 2023

Job Description

Associate Operations Engineer

Job description summary: 

The Ops engineer is responsible for designing and delivering secure and highly available solutions. You will be a critical part of a team focused on ensuring our services are ready and stress tested. You should be comfortable taking on new challenges, defining potential solutions and implementing designs in a team environment. You will be working on a tech stack composed of Linux, Kubernetes, PHP, Java, MySQL, Kafka, Jenkins, Github and AWS/GCP.

What You Will Accomplish


  • The Ops engineer partners closely with Engineering and Support. We are responsible for the deployment, and continuous operation of the Acquia platform. 
  • You will make sure we automate as many tasks as possible to make diagnostics, scaling, healing and deployments a breeze.
  • You will work on a team responsible for a blend of architecture, automation, development, and application administration.
  • You will develop and deploy solutions from the infrastructure, to the network, and application layers, on public cloud platforms.
  • You will ensure our SaaS platform is available and performing, and that we can notice problems before our customers.
  • You will collaborate with Support and Engineering on customer issues, as needed.
  • Working with distributed data infrastructure, including containerization and virtualization tools, to enable unified engineering and production environments;
  • Developing dashboards, monitors, and alerts to increase situational awareness of the state of our production issues/sla/security incidents.
  • Independently conceiving and implementing ways to improve development efficiency, code reliability, and test fidelity.
  • You will participate in a periodic on-call rotation



  • Proficient in Unix/Linux OS administration
  • Proficient with network setup and debugging
  • Proficient with at least one scripting language (Bash, Python, PHP, …)
  • Proficient knowledge with public cloud providers such as AWS, GCP or Azure
  • Understands Kubernetes
  • Understands application containerization
  • Basic understanding of SQL and relational database administration (MySQL)
  • A Bachelors in Computer Science, Engineering, MIS, or experience in software engineering or a related field



  • Best practices in infosec
  • The ability to dig deep into infrastructure and code to solve problems.
  • The drive to solve traditional operations problems through automation.
  • High attention to detail.

Required Experience


  • Hands-on Linux knowledge: +3 years
  • Scripting: +2 years
  • DevOps and/or build & release experience including delivery: 0-1 years
  • Software Configuration Management tools: 0-1 years
  • DB/Data Platforms: Aurora/Mysql: 0-1 years
  • Experience with Kubernetes and containerization 0-1 year