Senior Network Engineer

Cloudflare, Lisbon, Portugal

Help us build a better Internet

About the role

We are looking for a Senior Network Engineer to join our team. Cloudflare is building one of the largest, most resilient networks that spans over 190 points of presence spread across all regions and plan to continue our expansion at a rapid pace. This position will be responsible for the technical operation and engineering of the Cloudflare network, including the planning, installation and management of the hardware and software as well as the day to day operations of the network. This is an opportunity to be part of the team that is building a high­-performance network that is accessible to any web property online.


  • 3 plus years of experience working in large scale network engineering environments
  • Expert knowledge of Junos
  • Expert knowledge of BGP
  • Strong understanding of anycast routing
  • Experience writing network configuration and design documentation
  • Experience working on high traffic networks
  • Experience working with automation frameworks such as SaltStack and/or Ansible
  • Proven network debugging and problem solving skills
  • Experience with optical transport technologies such as CWDM/DWDM
  • Ability to prioritise when faced with high pressure scenarios

Bonus Points but not required:

  • Experience working in multivendor EVPN and VXLAN environments
  • Good working knowledge of NX-OS and EOS
  • Professional level network certification(s) (JNCIP , CCNP , etc) or higher
  • Experience working on service provider or content networks
  • Linux system administration
  • Coding experience
  • Multilingual


About Cloudflare

About us

Cloudflare is the simplest way to make websites faster, safer and smarter. Millions of websites have signed up for our service, including large enterprises, major consumer destinations, and government agencies. With offices in San Francisco and London, Cloudflare operates a highly-available global network that has security measures built into every layer and regularly clocks in lightning-fast speeds.

We're on a mission to build a better web - and we need smart, talented people to join our team. Our team works on the forefront of leading technologies including nginx, Go and Lua programming languages. We're a strong supporter of the open source community and regularly share our technology learnings at https://blog.cloudflare.com.

Want to learn more about Cloudflare? Visit Cloudflare's website.