Backend Engineer - Billing

Cloudflare, Lisbon, Portugal

Help us build a better Internet

About the department

Cloudflare’s Engineering Team 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 

We are looking for a engineer to join our billing team; an energetic team focused on finding robust, pragmatic and elegant solutions to difficult problems. You will work on a range of transactional microservices written in Go. Our tech stack is a modern container-based microservice architecture. Technologies we use include Docker, Go (golang), PostgreSQL, Redis, K8S, Kafka and the usual Unix/Linux tools and workflows. We strive to build reliable, fault tolerant systems that can operate at Cloudflare’s scale.

Examples of desirable skills, knowledge and experience

● BA/BS in Computer Science or equivalent experience
● 4+ years professional experience as a developer/engineer
● Knowledge of Golang/PHP
● Solid understanding of RESTful APIs and service security
● Working knowledge of SQL and relational databases such as PostgreSQL or MySQL
● Experience with modern Unix/Linux development and runtime environment

● Experience implementing secure and highly-available distributed systems/microservices
● Familiarity with Docker container runtime and orchestration environments
● Experience with API tooling and standards (Swagger/OpenAPI, OAuth/JWT)
● Strong interpersonal and communication skills with a bias towards action


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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