Engineering Manager,

Cloudflare, London, UK

Help us build a better Internet

At Cloudflare, we have our eyes set on an ambitious goal: to help build a better Internet. Today, Cloudflare runs one of the world’s largest distributed networks that powers more than 10 trillion requests per month, which is nearly 10 percent of all Internet requests worldwide. Cloudflare protects and accelerates any Internet application online without adding hardware, installing software, or changing a line of code.

Our customers range from Fortune 500 companies and nonprofits to small businesses and budding entrepreneurs. We are working to create a faster, more secure, and more reliable experience for anyone online and given the scale at which we operate, our mission is big. Our team is hard at work shaping the future of the Internet by solving some of its toughest challenges.

We realize people do not fit into neat boxes. We are looking for curious and empathetic individuals who are committed to developing themselves and learning new skills, and we are ready to help you do that. We cannot complete our mission without building a diverse and inclusive team. We hire the best people based on an evaluation of their potential and support them throughout their time at Cloudflare.

Come join us!

About the Department
Cloudflare’s Engineering Team builds and runs the software that handles about 10% of HTTP requests on the Internet today. We also build and run the internal tools that builds and runs our software. The Engineering Team is split into two groups: one handles product development and the other handles operations. Product development covers both new features and functionality and scaling our existing software to meet the challenges of a massively growing customer base. The operations team handles one of the world’s largest networks with data centers in 102 cities worldwide.

What you'll do
Working within Cloudflare’s Security Engineering portfolio, you will lead a team of passionate, talented engineers who are building innovative security products that touch billions of web requests each day. In this role, you will introduce tools and processes to make our engineer’s lives better and more productive. Working closely with the Product function, you will play an active part in shaping product strategy based on what’s technically possible. You obsess on best practice, metrics, designing our systems to compartmentalise data, investigating every crash or unexpected piece of behaviour in detail. You will make sure our company hits our ambitious goals from an engineering standpoint.

You bring a passion for meeting business needs with building technically innovative solutions, and excel at shifting between the two—understanding how big-picture goals inform technical details, and vice-versa. You thrive in a fast-paced iterative engineering environment and have experience delivering scalable distributed systems. Most importantly, you will have a track record of having past teams respect you as both a technical leader and manager.

-Previous experience in engineering management
-Solid foundation and proven experience in computer science, with strong competencies in algorithms, data structures, software design, and building large, distributed systems
-Strong track record of planning, creating teams and overseeing execution to meet commitments and deliver with predictability
-Demonstrate a track record of managing a team including hiring, on-boarding, and professional development. You inspire your team to reach higher. You’re as good as explaining “why” as you are “how”
-Previous experience implementing tools, process, internal instrumentation, methodologies and resolving blockages
-Strong track record of managing teams/projects with tight deadlines and short release cycles

Bonus Points
-Familiarity working with DNS, database systems, Internet performance, and/or Internet security

-You will own and drive the technical vision, roadmap and backlog for your security team
-You will work closely with Product to define the roadmap and backlog in a way that meets business objectives
-You will be responsible for the delivery of your engineering team day to day
-You will be responsible for ensuring your security team is prepared and able to respond to security incidents as necessary
-Working collaboratively with Product, you will be responsible for ensuring your security team is delivering products on time and to the necessary standards
-You will ensure your team identifies, has access to and monitors the right KPIs for your unit to ensure its operating safely and efficiently

Competitive salary package
Please apply by 4th December 2019
Location: London

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.

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