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Acquia Overview

Boston, MA
501 to 1000 employees
Company - Private
Computer Hardware & Software
$50 to $100 million (USD) per year
Acquia is leading the open source revolution by fueling the growth of Drupal, which drives some of the most powerful sites across the globe. Acquia is a venture-backed company offering Cloud based SaaS services to Twitter, Box Software, Time Inc, Harvard, NBC and almost ... Read more

Acquia – Why Work For Us?

Inspire a Little Crazy: Embrace your inner child. We encourage creativity and imagination. We celebrate our individuality. We inspire ideas, even those that are just a little wacky.

Jump In and Own It: Speed matters. We value a sense of urgency blended with determination and perseverance. We embrace calculated risk taking. We never say “that’s not my job”.

Do the Right Thing:Integrity rules. We take pride in always being respectful and honest with our clients, our partners, our communities, and our colleagues. We value listening, teamwork and collaboration.

Committed to Awesome:We are passionate about customer success on a daily basis. We are not afraid to extend boundaries to achieve the extraordinary.

Give Back More: Born from community. We cherish our roots in open source and contribute our time and talent to strengthen our communities. We serve and give to charitable causes globally. We are committed to sustainability efforts in our work and the environment. 


Leading the open source revolution

Acquia is fueling the growth of Drupal which drives some of the most powerful sites across the globe- Twitter, Paypal, MTV, Sony Music, and over a million others.

Map out your career in the cloud

At Acquia you can work on massive cloud platforms, or sell to the biggest companies on the planet. You'll do more in one month at Acquia than in a year anywhere else.

We do well while we're doing good

We're blowing away our business goals and we're bringing the same energy to community work and fundraising for groups like Habitat and Movember.


Out of the box: Acquia Drupal provides an on-ramp to some of the best, most essential software from the Drupal community, assembled in a convenient package for easy installation. The Acquia Network provides an operations portal to deliver technical support and site monitoring services to maintain trouble-free Acquia Drupal websites. Finally, by offering commercial grade support from Acquia's Technical Assistance Center, we help organizations implement Drupal with confidence.

Widely adopted: With over two million downloads since inception, Drupal is used by web developers worldwide to build sophisticated community websites. Diverse organizations use Drupal as their core social publishing system for external facing websites and internal collaboration applications.

Thoroughly supported: As a member of the global Drupal community, Acquia helps accelerate Drupal usage by contributing to the advancement of the core technology and offering products, services and technical support to simplify the deployment and management of Drupal websites.


The brains and the backing: Acquia was founded by Dries Buytaert, the original creator and project lead of the Drupal project, and Jay Batson, previously founder and CEO of Pingtel. Our investors include North Bridge Venture Partners, Sigma Partners, and O’Reilly AlphaTech Ventures.


At Acquia, we know the success of the company depends on the satisfaction of our employees, so we offer fabulous company benefits, and a fast paced, highly motivated, enormously fun work environment... Not to mention a career with tons of potential to grow within the company.
You will also find many additional perks throughout our offices: comfy bean bags to lounge, foosball and ping pong tables to challenge your coworkers, fridges stocked with snacks and let’s not forget the keg on tap!



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Acquia Reviews

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    I worked at Acquia full-time (More than 5 years)


    Over years Acquia has continued to attract and hire great talent, finding people from different backgrounds that are extremely bright and passionate.

    As an employee that means you have the opportunity to learn and meet people that can become mentors and be influential to your career. Acquia has always made sure to listen to employees and collect feedback, in order to improve when times were not perfect.


    Sometimes the products aren't perfect. Some processes implemented that are cumbersome

    Advice to Management

    Keep listening to employees feedback

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Acquia Interviews



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    User Experience Designer Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Boston, MA
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    I applied online. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at Acquia (Boston, MA) in October 2017.


    I submitted an application online and was contacted by the HR lead within a couple of days. In the first week of applying, I had an initial phone screening and a Zoom interview with my prospective manager.

    The following week, I had an on-site interview with various people in the team as well as key stakeholders in other functions and was so impressed by how passionate and genuine everyone was. Each interview was approx. 45 mins for a total of ~4 hours and each interviewer was well prepared and really friendly. The questions focussed mainly on previous experience, technical skills and some behavioral questions (ie. biggest challenge and how you overcame it) to help assess cultural fit.

    The hiring process was really speedy - taking about 2.5 weeks from application to job offer. My HR contact really humanized the whole process by being responsive, sincere and transparent - I was never left in the dark as to where I stood and the next steps.

    In the end, I was offered a role and am so excited to be joining the team!

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    • My advice for interview prep: do lots of research that goes beyond just a top-line understanding the company and its products (ie. read the blog to find out about new products/future trends and read client case studies to understand how Acquia’s products add value) to help you better frame your responses. Above all, make sure you let your passion shine through!   Answer Question
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Acquia Awards & Accolades

  • Best Places to Work(Large), Boston Business Journal, 2015
  • Top 250 Private Companies, AlwaysOn Global, 2014
  • Best Places to Work, Boston Business Journal, 2013
  • 50 on Fire, BostInno, 2013
  • Deloitte Technology Fast 500™, Deloitte, 2013
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