Uncubed
           

Backend Reliability Engineer

Cloudflare, San Francisco, CA

Help us build a better Internet


About Us

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. Come join us!

What you'll do

We are looking for a reliability engineer to join our billing team; an energetic team focused on finding robust, pragmatic and elegant solutions to difficult problems.

You will be responsible for helping to operationalize, automate and scale our transactional backend systems to ensure smooth, efficient and highly reliable operation. Our tech stack: Go (golang), PostgreSQL, Kafka, MySQL, RabbitMQ, Salt, Marathon/Mesos, Kubernetes and Docker.

Examples of desirable skills, knowledge and experience

  • BA/BS in Computer Science or equivalent experience
  • 3+ years professional experience as a Site Reliability Engineer or Operations Engineer
  • Experience building and administering alerting and monitoring systems for API services
  • Strong knowledge of PostgreSQL/MySQL and Linux/Unix systems
  • Knowledge of one or more mainstream programming languages (Go, C/C++, Python, PHP)
  • Experience with continuous/rapid release engineer (CI/CD)
  • Strong skills in network services such as DNS, TLS/SSL, HTTP
  • Experience working in a 24/7/365 service environment

Bonus

  • Experience implementing secure and highly-available distributed systems/microservices
  • Experience with API tooling and standards (Swagger/OpenAPI, OAuth/JWT)
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills with a bias towards action 

What Makes Us Special

We’re not just a highly ambitious, large-scale technology company. We’re a highly ambitious, large-scale technology company with a soul. Fundamental to our mission to help build a better Internet is protecting the free and open Internet.

Project Galileo: We equip politically and artistically important organizations and journalists with powerful tools to defend themselves against attacks that would otherwise censor their work, technology already used by Cloudflare’s enterprise customers--at no cost.

Project Athenian: We created Athenian Project to ensure that state and local governments have the highest level of protection and reliability for free, so that their constituents have access to election information and voter registration.

Path Forward Partnership: Since 2016, we have partnered with Path Forward, a nonprofit organization, to create 16-week positions for mid-career professionals who want to get back to the workplace after taking time off to care for a child, parent, or loved one.

1.1.1.1: We released 1.1.1.1 to help fix the foundation of the Internet by building a faster, more secure and privacy-centric public DNS resolver. This is available publicly for everyone to use - it is the first consumer-focused service Cloudflare has ever released. Here’s the deal - we don’t store client IP addresses never, ever. We will continue to abide by our privacy policy and ensure that no user data is sold to advertisers or used to target consumers.

Sound like something you’d like to be a part of? We’d love to hear from you!

Cloudflare hires the best people based on an evaluation of their abilities and effectiveness. We don't discriminate against employees on the basis of any other personal characteristic or any classification protected by federal, state or local law.

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.