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
The Customer Support Team solves complicated problems & answers technical inquiries via phone, email, chat, & social media. Whether it is a Wordpress blogger using our services for free or a global Enterprise business with petabytes of web traffic, our team is always eager to assist. We are the eyes & ears of Cloudflare, acting as the real-time voice of the customer to help communicate their needs & real-world use cases back to the rest of the company - to help build a better service & future product development.
What Youll do
Do you love solving complex problems & interacting with people? Are you passionate about helping customers & are a standout colleague? Cloudflare is seeking a Technical Customer Support Engineer to join our team. You will work with our customers on a variety of technical support issues as well as the Technical Operations team that is responsible for running our global distributed network. This is a position where you will learn the inner workings of Cloudflare's technology & gain a deeper understanding of internet technologies.
Examples of desirable skills, knowledge & experience
- You have previous experience working as part of a team in a customer-facing role
- You have experience solving DNS & other networking-related problems
- You understand how the Internet works
- You have experience working in a support role where you thrived every time you resolved a ticket
- You are comfortable communicating through various support channels & always put the customer first
- You are a motivated self starter & always looking to expand your existing skillset
- You are fluent in Portuguese, German, Polish, French, Spanish or Mandarin Chinese
- You have worked with PostgreSQL, MySQL, MS SQL, & other database servers
- You are familiar with Apache, Nginx, IIS, & other web servers
- You have a solid grasp of problem solving with command line tools (dig/traceroute/curl/tcpdump)
- You are committed to gaining a deeper understanding of the following technologies (DNS/SSL/TCP/Networking)
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!
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