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CloudFlare // highly-available global networks
 
Engineering, Full Time    San Francisco, CA    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!

Aboutthe Department

Cloudflares Engineering Team builds & runs the internal tools that builds & runs 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 102 cities worldwide.

What you'll do

Cloudflare is looking for a talented Security Software Engineer to join our team. We are working on a number of ambitious projects to secure the web & protect our customers from threats of all sorts. At Cloudflare we deal with cryptography at scale, & tackle projects that shape the future of the Web.

The role of Security Software Engineer at Cloudflare is more that of a builder than a breaker. You will have to approach problems with creativity & flexibility & be able to identify & use the best tools for the job or build better ones from scratch. At Cloudflare, we are serious about protecting our customers & advancing the state of the art in computer security.

Examples of desirable skills, knowledge & experience

  • Security background or education
  • 5 years professional experience
  • Experience working with cryptographic libraries & APIs
  • Experience testing & deploying cryptographic tools
  • Expertise in C/C++/Go & performance analysis
  • Familiarity with SSL/TLS & x509
  • Familiarity with compilers or code generation tools
  • Interest in developing primarily in Golang

Bonus Points

  • Contributions to the open source community
  • Experience writing key management software
  • Experience with cryptographic hardware (TPM, HSM, etc.)
  • Experience with distributed systems & microservices-based architectures
  • Healthy sense of paranoia

What Makes Us 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 released 1.1.1.1 to 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 our privacy policy & 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 is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to providing equal employment opportunity for all people & place great value in both diversity & inclusiveness. All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to their, or any other person's, perceived or actual race, color, religion, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, physical or mental disability, medical condition, family care status, or any other basis protected by law. We are an AA/Veterans/Disabled Employer.

Cloudflare provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities. Please tell us if you require a reasonable accommodation to apply for a job. Examples of reasonable accommodations include, but are not limited to, changing the application process, providing documents in an alternate format, using a sign language interpreter, or using specialized equipment. If you require a reasonable accommodation to apply for a job, please contact us via e-mail at hr@cloudflare.com or via mail at 101 Townsend St. San Francisco, CA 94115.

 
 
 
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