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Help Build a Better Internet. 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!
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.
Sound like something you’d like to be a part of? We’d love to hear from you!
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We are looking for a Software Engineer to join the Traffic team. Our mission is to build software systems that improve the performance and reliability of Cloudflare's network. The scope of our work is significant and has a broad impact across our portfolio of products.
As a member of the Traffic team you will build and extend these systems. One such system is a control plane service that ingests a diverse set of data in order to load-balance customer traffic across our global network.
You will work closely with Network Engineering, Product Engineering, Network Strategy, and other teams to translate their requirements into new capabilities on our platform.
You will participate in all stages of the software development lifecycle, from designing and documenting systems, to writing code and automated tests, to planning, managing, and monitoring production software deployments. You will work with a wide range of technologies and programming languages, including Go, Python, Hashicorp Serf, ClickHouse, Salt, PostgreSQL, Grafana, Kubernetes, NETCONF, and more.
Because you’ll be solving problems of massive scale and significance, and shaping the future of security and performance on the Internet, you are a growth-oriented individual who enjoys being outside of your comfort zone. You are comfortable in a fast-paced but sensible work environment. You value curiosity and empathy and lead with these values.
Examples of Desirable Skills, Knowledge, and Experience
Meeting the Team
We've designed our hiring process so that you have the opportunity to meet a variety of Cloudflare team members that you will work directly with: your prospective manager, peers from the team, and key stakeholders.
These conversations will help us understand how you think, what you’re passionate about, as well as which skills and creative problem-solving abilities you bring to the table. We also want you to get to know us too — our interviewers will be ready to answer all of your questions!
Orange Cloud Interview
During the hiring process you’ll have an Orange Cloud Interview which will focus on the Cloudflare Capabilities and the behaviors that we value. The interviewer will ask you to share examples of how you do your work and make an impact, rather than assessing your role-specific skills, knowledge, or experience.
So, how do you prepare for this interview? Consider how you display these values in your everyday work, reflect on recent situations at work, whether you’ve learnt from these experiences, and if you’d do anything differently if they were to happen again.
Compensation may be adjusted depending on work location.
This role is eligible to participate in Cloudflare’s equity plan.
We want to empower and inspire our team members to do their best work every day - making sure they feel happy, healthy and fulfilled both inside and outside of the workplace.