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CloudFlare // highly-available global networks
 
Engineering, Full Time    Austin, Texas    Posted: Wednesday, June 12, 2019
 
   
 
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About Us

At Cloudflare, we have our eyes set on an ambitious goal: to help build a better Internet. Today the company runs one of the worlds largest networks that powers more than 10 trillion requests per month. Cloudflare protects & accelerates any Internet application online without adding hardware, installing software, or changing a line of code. Internet properties powered by Cloudflare have all web traffic routed through its intelligent global network, which gets smarter with every request. As a result, they see significant improvement in performance & a decrease in spam & other attacks. Cloudflare was recognized by the World Economic Forum as a Technology Pioneer & named to Entrepreneur Magazines Top Company Cultures list.

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

About the department

Cloudflares Engineering Team builds & runs the software that handles about 10% of requests on the Internet today. We also build & run the internal tools that build & run our software. The Engineering Team is split into two groups: one handles product development & the other handles operations. Product development covers both new features & functionality & scaling our existing software to meet the challenges of a massively growing customer base. The operations team handles one of the worlds largest networks with data centers in 160+ cities worldwide.

What you'll do

We are looking for an Engineering Manager to join our Storage team. You will lead a team of passionate, talented engineers that are building the systems that decentralize applications deployed on millions of sites. You will play an active part in shaping the product & team that will build Cloudflares storage roadmap. You will make sure our company hits our ambitious engineering goals. You will change the way people build applications.

You bring a passion for meeting business needs by building technical, innovative solutions. You excel understand how big-picture goals inform technical details. You thrive in a fast-paced iterative engineering environment & have experience in delivering scalable distributed systems. Most importantly, you have a track record of having past teams respect you as both a technical leader & manager.

Examples of desirable skills, knowledge & experience

  • Experience leading a team
  • Comfortable leading & hiring a team that builds the backend bits & frontend widgets
  • Excel at planning, creating teams & overseeing execution to meet commitments & deliver with predictability
  • Comfortable building developer-loved APIs that scale
  • Demonstrate a track record of leading a team including hiring, onboarding, & professional development. You inspire your team to reach higher. Youre as good as explaining why as you are how
  • Experience implementing tools, process, internal instrumentation, methodologies & resolving blockages
  • Comfortable managing teams/projections with tight deadlines & short release cycles
  • Experience with other Cloud based storage services

Bonus Points

  • Experience building massive distributed systems
  • Familiarity working with DNS, relational databases, Internet performance, and/or Internet security
  • Experience developing API services in Go
  • Experience writing web services in Typescript

What Makes Cloudflare Special?

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

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

Project Athenian: We created Athenian Project to ensure that state & local governments have the highest level of protection & reliability for free, so that their constituents have access to election information & 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 released1.1.1.1to help fix the foundation of the Internet by building a faster, more secure & privacy-centric public DNS resolver. This is available publicly for everyone to use - it is the first consumer-focused service Cloudflare has ever released. Heres the deal - we dont store client IP addresses never, ever. We will continue to abide by ourprivacy policyand ensure that no user data is sold to advertisers or used to target consumers.

Sound like something youd like to be a part of? Wed love to hear from you!

Cloudflare hires the best people based on an evaluation of their abilities & 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.

 
 
 
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