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
- 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.
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.