Director, Detection & Response platform at Cloudflare
At Cloudflare, we have our eyes set on an ambitious goal: to help build a better Internet. Today the company runs one of the world’s largest networks that powers approximately 25 million Internet properties, for customers ranging from individual bloggers to SMBs to Fortune 500 companies. Cloudflare protects and accelerates any Internet application online without adding hardware, installing software, or changing a line of code. Internet properties powered by Cloudflare all have web traffic routed through its intelligent global network, which gets smarter with every request. As a result, they see significant improvement in performance and a decrease in spam and other attacks. Cloudflare was named to Entrepreneur Magazine’s Top Company Cultures list and ranked among the World’s Most Innovative Companies by Fast Company.
We realize people do not fit into neat boxes. We are looking for curious and empathetic individuals who are committed to developing themselves and learning new skills, and we are ready to help you do that. We cannot complete our mission without building a diverse and inclusive team. We hire the best people based on an evaluation of their potential and support them throughout their time at Cloudflare. Come join us!
About the Department
Information Security at Cloudflare is a focused team committed to helping secure both Cloudflare and our customers. The Detection and Response team is responsible for engineering the systems and programs needed to protect our company and customer from real world threats.
About the Role
We are looking for an ambitious security engineering leader to take on ownership of our strategy and execution on building a world class security detection platform for our production environment. The most valuable tool for every security team is the infrastructure that ingests large volumes of logs and telemetry, and processes it near real-time to detect anomalies and security threats. At Cloudflare, we operate one of the world’s largest networks and cannot rely on an off-the-shelf product to keep up with our speed and scale. The right candidate for this role will grasp the importance of the effort and embrace the unique opportunity to build something special that will scale as our company grows, and will support our efforts to ensure that our infrastructure remains safe for all our customers.
As the security leader overseeing our Detection & Response platform team, you will be responsible for building, leading, and growing a globally distributed team of Software Engineers, Data Scientists and SREs.
Examples of desirable skills, knowledge and experience
- 5+ years experience in engineering management in software development, SRE and Data science
- Solid foundation in computer science, with strong competencies in building large distributed systems, log ingestion and ETL data pipelines.
- Excel at planning, creating teams and overseeing execution to meet commitments and deliver with predictability
- Demonstrate a track record of managing a team including hiring, onboarding, and professional development. You inspire your team to reach higher. You’re as good at explaining “why” as you are “how.”
- Experience implementing tools, process, internal instrumentation, methodologies and resolving blockages
- Comfortable managing teams/projects in multiple locations and time zones, with tight deadlines and short release cycles
- Experience building data pipelines in public cloud environment like GCP or AWS
- Familiarity with cluster and configuration management systems such as Docker, K8s, Salt
- Experience productionizing Machine Learning models
What Makes Cloudflare Special?
We’re not just a highly ambitious, large-scale technology company. We’re a highly ambitious, large-scale technology company with a soul. Fundamental to our mission to help build a better Internet is protecting the free and open Internet.
Project Galileo: We equip politically and artistically important organizations and journalists with powerful tools to defend themselves against attacks that would otherwise censor their work, technology already used by Cloudflare’s enterprise customers--at no cost.
Athenian Project: We created Athenian Project to ensure that state and local governments have the highest level of protection and reliability for free, so that their constituents have access to election information and 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.
188.8.131.52: We released 184.108.40.206 to help fix the foundation of the Internet by building a faster, more secure and privacy-centric public DNS resolver. This is available publicly for everyone to use - it is the first consumer-focused service Cloudflare has ever released. Here’s the deal - we don’t store client IP addresses never, ever. We will continue to abide by our privacy commitment and ensure that no user data is sold to advertisers or used to target consumers.
Sound like something you’d like to be a part of? We’d love to hear from you!
This position may require access to information protected under U.S. export control laws, including the U.S. Export Administration Regulations. Please note that any offer of employment may be conditioned on your authorization to receive software or technology controlled under these U.S. export laws without sponsorship for an export license.
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