About Path Forward Return to Work Program

The Path Forward Return to Work program at Cloudflare is a 16- week paid returnship for experienced professionals returning to the workforce after taking time off for caregiving. The program is open to women and men who have at least 5 years of professional experience and have been out of the paid workforce for at least two years to focus on caring for a child or other dependent. If you meet these criteria, we welcome you to apply.

At CloudFlare, we are excited to be part of the Path Forward program because we appreciate the skills you can offer, the perspective you provide, and the contributions you will make. This program offers you a chance to revamp your skills, update your resume with new experience, and make connections with other women and men transitioning back to the workforce. It also offers support through Path Forward, a nonprofit organization on a mission to empower people who’ve been focused on caregiving transition back to the paid workforce.

CloudFlare offers flexibility that we know today’s workers need to be healthy and productive. During the Return to Work program, we offer returnees additional flexibility to make the on-ramp to paid work as smooth as possible.

About the Department
Cloudflare’s Engineering Team builds and runs the software that handles about 10% of HTTP requests on the Internet today. We also build and run the internal tools that builds and runs our software. The Engineering Team is split into two groups: one handles product development and the other handles operations. Product development covers both new features and functionality and scaling our existing software to meet the challenges of a massively growing customer base. The operations team handles one of the world’s largest networks with data centers in 150+ cities worldwide.

Responsibilities
We are looking for an enthusiastic front-end engineer to join our team. The ideal candidate will have in-house experience building Javascript applications. You must care deeply about the quality of your and the team's code, but also the product functionality and user experience. We believe that a great design is at the heart of any successful product and you have the opportunity to work with our design/UX team to complete projects. We work iteratively and deploy often (can be several times a day). We are in the midst of migrating our front-end application from Backbone to React, maintain a suite of common components published on npm, and build/package with Webpack. Other technologies we use include Redux, Fela, Jest, Enzyme, Puppeteer, D3, PHP & Go (API layer), Docker, Salt, Postgres, and more.

What we’re looking for?

  • Proficiency in HTML, CSS, and Javascript
  • Understanding of or experience with writing reusable/modular code
  • Ability to pick up and utilize new concepts quickly
  • Exposure to or experience with unit and integration testing

Bonus

  • Experience with PHP, Go, or Postgres
  • Knowledge of API and/or resource design

You will have the opportunity to work with a smart, motivated team where you will see your contribution daily. Sound like somewhere you’d thrive? We’d love to hear from you. Send us your resume and a short paragraph introducing yourself.

Cloudflare is an internet security and web performance company. All prospective employees will be subject to an extensive background check.

Cloudflare hires the best people based on an evaluation of their abilities and effectiveness. We don't discriminate against employees on the basis of any other personal characteristic or any classification protected by federal, state or local law.

 

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