Technical Support Engineer - Spanish Speaking
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 more than 10 trillion 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!
About the Department
The Cloudflare Customer Support Team solves complicated problems and answers technical inquiries via email, chat, phone, and social media. From Enterprise corporations with petabytes of web traffic to Wordpress bloggers using our platform for free, we are here to help. Being the eyes and ears of Cloudflare, we act as the real-time voice of the customer to help communicate their needs and real-world use cases back to the rest of the company - for better service and future product development.
What you'll do
We are seeking a Technical Support Engineer to join our team. You will work with our users on the most complicated technical support issues as well as the Technical Operations team responsible for running our global, distributed network. You will also build system tools including writing web security firewall rules and build analytics tools. This is a position where you will be working directly with our customers, while learning the inner workings of Cloudflare's technology and the products we offer.
Examples of required skills, knowledge, and experience
- You have experience troubleshooting DNS, SSL/TLS, HTTP, and network related issues
- You have a web development, hosting and/or customer support background
- You understand fundamentally how the Internet works (OSI Model)
- You are familiar with Apache, Nginx, IIS, and other web servers
- Hands-on experience with Windows/Linux/Mac Operating Systems
- You have good communication and written skills enabling you to be a bridge between customers and other teams within Cloudflare
- You are self-driven and capable of teaching yourself new technologies/systems/features sometimes with little guidance
- Fluent in Spanish, written & verbal
- You have 3+ years experience working within a customer support team
- You are fluent in German, French, Portuguese, or Mandarin Chinese
- You have experience with command line tools like curl, dig, traceroute, openssl, git
- You are familiar with popular blogging platforms and/or CRM software
- You have an interest in web security
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.
Project Athenian: 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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