Software Engineer (Support Operations) 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 trillions of requests per month. Cloudflare protects and 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 and a decrease in spam and other attacks. Cloudflare was recognized by the World Economic Forum as a Technology Pioneer and named to Entrepreneur Magazine’s Top Company Cultures list.
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!What does Support Operations do?
The Support Operations Group is a high-impact, self-contained engineering team. We are responsible for building intelligent automation systems that allow our customers to get maximum value out of the Cloudflare product, whilst providing tooling that enhances business efficiency for our internal customer facing teams.
We work in an Extreme Programming environment with a heavy focus on short iterations, a sustainable pace and self-testing code. We are a small team team meaning you will have the opportunity to make a substantial impact from day one.What will you work on?
In this team you'll have the opportunity to work on a wide range of diverse greenfield projects; like building security & performance scanning tools for both internal and external use alongside automatically providing proactive recommendations to our customers. In this role, you'll have opportunities to learn and implement state-of-the-art technologies in fields like Machine Learning, Search Based Software Engineering and Operational Research under guidance of research staff. Given the diverse nature of the Cloudflare product and the wide technical focus of the team, you will have an opportunity to build upon multiple different technologies.Requirements
- This role is open to software developers at all points in their careers; from recent graduates, to experienced engineers
- Exposure to an Object Oriented Programming language (Python or Go is preferable)
- An understanding of the importance of self-testing software
- Curiosity and a passion for learning
- It is advantageous, but not required, to have exposure to CI build systems, Kubernetes or development in UNIX environments
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.
Sound like something you’d like to be a part of? We’d love to hear from you!
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