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Distributed Systems Engineer - Data

Cloudflare, San Francisco, CA

Help us build a better Internet


About the department

Cloudflare’s Engineering Team builds and runs the software that handles incredible amounts of 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

You will be responsible for designing, building, and scaling one of the biggest global data pipelines to overcome network delays and partitions. The pipeline uses Go, Kafka, ClickHouse, Flink and PostgreSQL to store and analyze in excess of 10 million events per second (and growing fast!).

Examples of desirable skills, knowledge and experience

  • Experience designing, integrating, and optimizing distributed data processing pipelines
  • Experience writing high-quality data processing code in Go, Java, Python, or other high-performance languages
  • Experience building and administering alerting and monitoring systems around data processing pipelines
  • Strong systems-level debugging

Bonus Points

  • Experience building REST APIs for analytics services
  • Experience with cluster and configuration management systems such as Docker, Mesos, Marathon, Salt
  • Familiarity writing and optimizing advanced SQL queries
  • Good Linux/UNIX systems knowledge
  • Experience productionizing Machine Learning models

 

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.