Network Automation - Software Engineer

Cloudflare, Lisbon, Portugal

Help us build a better Internet

About the department

Cloudflare's Network Engineering Team builds and runs the infrastructure that 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 190 cities worldwide and a couple of large specialized datacenters for internal needs.

What you'll do

Cloudflare operates a large global network spanning hundreds of cities (data centers). You will join a team of talented network automation engineers who are building software solutions to improve network resilience and reduce engineering operational toil.

You will work on a range of tools, infrastructure and services - new and existing - with an aim to elegantly and efficiently solve problems and deliver practical, maintainable and scalable solutions.

Examples of desirable skills, knowledge and experience

  • BA/BS in Computer Science or equivalent experience.
  • Knowledge of programming languages like Python or Golang
  • Experienced in large scale applications
  • Experience with RESTful, gRPC, and event driven architectures
  • Experience with CI/CD, containers and/or virtualization, and databases
  • Passionate about test-driven code and ability to produce simple and elegant solutions

Bonus Points but not required

  • Knowledge of Networking engineering, with competencies in Layer 2 and Layer 3 protocols
  • Experience managing internal and/or external customer requirements and expectations


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.