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At Cloudflare, we are on a mission to help build a better Internet. Today the company runs one of the world’s largest networks that powers millions of websites and other 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 team

Cloudflare is redefining the way networks are run at scale. Our Network Services product suite puts the connectivity, scale, and performance of Cloudflare’s global network in front of customers’ network infrastructure and private networks, providing a single pane of glass for network connectivity, visibility, and operating network functions like DoS mitigation, Next-Gen Firewall, IDS/IPS, WAN optimization, and more. We are a team of engineers and product managers who obsess over quickly building products that solve real customer problems using innovative technologies and techniques which leverage Cloudflare’s unique architecture and global network footprint.

About the role

We are hiring an experienced devops engineer to help support and supplement development processes and operations efforts across multiple engineering teams within the Network Services department. Some of the responsibilities of the role includes: 

  • Implement and maintain CI/CD pipelines for continuous integration and delivery of software applications in a SaaS environment
  • Work with developer teams to build / maintain tooling for developer environments
  • Write applications, tools, and scripts to improve build system performance
  • Build frameworks to improve quality-of-life of writing test automation.
  • Monitor system performance for internal services, troubleshoot issues, and optimize infrastructure to meet performance and reliability targets
  • Drive innovation by staying abreast of the latest DevOps trends and work with each development team to continuously improve our processes

As a devops engineer on our team, you will build and maintain robust infrastructure, streamline deployment processes, and help ensure system reliability and security. You’ll partner with some of the best engineers and managers to solve development and operational issues in one of the largest edge networks in the world.

We’re looking for curious, empathetic engineers who are excited to join us in changing the way networking is done!

Examples of desirable skills, knowledge, and experience

  • 5+ years of experience in a DevOps role, preferably in a distributed cloud-based environment
  • Experience automating deployment and maintaining large-scale, reliable, highly distributed systems
  • Experience with containerization technologies such as Docker and orchestration tools like Kubernetes
  • Knowledge of configuration and management of cloud resources using tools such as Terraform, SaltStack, or similar technologies
  • Strong proficiency in Linux system administration and shell scripting
  • Strong experience building CI/CD pipelines with technologies like Gitlab CI/CD, Github Actions, Teamcity, etc
  • Experience with monitoring tools such as Prometheus, Grafana, otel, etc
  • Able to work across teams and level common, sustainable solutions
  • Creative, open-minded, collaborative problem solver
  • Focus on clarity in written and verbal communication
  • Experience with writing tools in golang is a plus
  • Experience with complex build systems like bazel, buck, pants is a plus
  • Experience working with test automation frameworks like go test, pytest, nose etc is a plus

Compensation

Compensation may be adjusted depending on work location. There are multiple levels open on the team, both mid & senior level.

Senior Level (4)

  • For Bay Area-based hires: Estimated annual salary of $196,000 - $240,000
  • For New York City, Washington, and California (excluding Bay Area) based hires: Estimated annual salary of $187,000 - $229,000.
  • For Colorado-based hires: Estimated annual salary of $168,000 - $206,000.

Mid Level (3)

  • For Bay Area-based hires: Estimated annual salary of $162,000 - $198,000
  • For New York City, Washington, and California (excluding Bay Area) based hires: Estimated annual salary of $154,000 - $188,000
  • For Colorado-based hires: Estimated annual salary of $137,000 - $167,000

Available Locations: Remote US

Equity

This role is eligible to participate in Cloudflare’s equity plan.

Benefits

Cloudflare offers a complete package of benefits and programs to support you and your family.  Our benefits programs can help you pay health care expenses, support caregiving, build capital for the future and make life a little easier and fun!  The below is a description of our benefits for employees in the United States, and benefits may vary for employees based outside the U.S.

Health & Welfare Benefits

  • Medical/Rx Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Commuter Spending Accounts
  • Fertility & Family Forming Benefits
  • On-demand mental health support and Employee Assistance Program
  • Global Travel Medical Insurance

Financial Benefits

  • Short and Long Term Disability Insurance
  • Life & Accident Insurance
  • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan
  • Employee Stock Participation Plan

Time Off

  • Flexible paid time off covering vacation and sick leave
  • Leave programs, including parental, pregnancy health, medical, and bereavement leave

 

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.

1.1.1.1: We released 1.1.1.1 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.

Cloudflare is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.  We are committed to providing equal employment opportunity for all people and place great value in both diversity and inclusiveness.  All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to their, or any other person's, perceived or actual race, color, religion, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, physical or mental disability, medical condition, family care status, or any other basis protected by law. We are an AA/Veterans/Disabled Employer.

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