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
Account Executives, Business Development Representatives, Solution Engineers, Customer Success, & Sales Operations - all working together help our customers adopt Cloudflare & create great Internet-enabled experiences.
The sales team at Cloudflare helps customers solve real, technical problems while creating the revenue streams that help the company provide free service to millions in our community.
What you'll do
We are looking for a Solutions Engineer to join our team. You will work closely with our Enterprise customers to ensure their success on the Cloudflare platform. Responsibilities will include: onboarding new customers, developing technical documentation on Cloudflares architecture/feature set, developing a deep expertise in Cloudflares technology, & being a subject matter expert on web/mobile security & performance: for example performing log analysis of HTTP/S traffic & then developing web application firewall rules. The onboarding process may include creating or repurposing custom tools for customer use as they provision the service.
As a Solutions Engineer, you will utilize your technical expertise to ensure customer happiness by providing strategic post-sales support. You will work closely with Sales, Technical Support, & the Technical Operations team responsible for running our global, distributed network, as well as provide Product with valuable customer input. You should be passionate about technology & have a knack for explaining complex technical concepts in easy to understand terms.
Additionally, you should be naturally curious & not afraid afraid to get your hands dirty. There are many opportunities & directions to explore within the company, & its up to you to determine what makes you most passionate.
As a Solutions Engineer, you will have the opportunity to create & scale solutions that help our customers realize the full promise of Cloudflare. Up to 25% International travel may be required.
Examples of desirable skills, knowledge & experience
- Experience navigating & working with large Enterprise IT organizations throughout Latin American Region
- Significant experience developing internet applications and/or hosting infrastructure architectures.
- Familiarity with Linux Understanding of DNS, IP, routing protocols, hosting infrastructure (load balancers, firewalls, IDS/P, etc)
- Experience with nginx, apache, and/or IIS
- Strong communication skills that allow you to be a bridge between customers & the engineering team
- Scripting skills or the desire to learn them. Some light dev work is required, & more is encouraged if its something you enjoy doing!
- Trilingual (English/Spanish/Portuguese) or Bilingual (English/Spanish).
- Position based in Miami or New York City.
- Bachelors degree in Computer Science, Math or related field
- Understanding of application, server, & network security
- Experience meeting regulatory requirements such as HIPAA or PCI
- Consulting experience encouraged
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.
Sound like something youd like to be a part of? Wed love to hear from you!
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