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Distributed Systems Engineer
Analytical Database Platform
Confirmed live in the last 24 hours
London, UK
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Data Analysis
Data Structures & Algorithms
  • 5+ years of experience working in software development, with at least 1 year of experience specifically working with ClickHouse
  • Strong programming skills (C++ is preferable), as well as a deep understanding of software development best practices and principles
  • Strong knowledge of SQL and database internals, including experience with database design, optimization, and performance tuning
  • A solid foundation in computer science, including algorithms, data structures, distributed systems, and concurrency
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment, as well as communicate effectively with other teams across Cloudflare
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, as well as the ability to work independently and proactively identify and solve issues
  • Develop and implement new platform components for the Cloudflare Analytical Database Platform to improve functionality and performance
  • Add more database clusters to accommodate the growing volume of data generated by Cloudflare products and services
  • Monitor and maintain the performance and reliability of existing database platform clusters, and identify and troubleshoot any issues that may arise
  • Work to identify and remove bottlenecks within the analytics database platform, including optimizing query performance and streamlining data ingestion processes
  • Collaborate with the ClickHouse open-source community to add new features and functionality to the database, as well as contribute to the development of the upstream codebase
  • Collaborate with other teams across Cloudflare to understand their data needs and build solutions that empower them to make data-driven decisions
  • Participate in the development of the next generation of the database platform engine, including researching and evaluating new technologies and approaches that can improve the database's performance and scalability
Desired Qualifications
  • Experience with SALT or Terraform is a plus
  • Experience with Linux container technologies, such as Docker and Kubernetes, is a plus

1,001-5,000 employees

Web performance & security platform
Company Overview
Cloudflare's mission is to help build a better Internet. The company specializes in providing a content delivery network and DDoS mitigation services.
  • Competitive salaries
  • Take-what-you-need paid vacation policy
  • Comprehensive health plans and benefits
  • Paid maternity and paternity leave
  • Commuter and ride share options
  • Returnships
Company Core Values
  • Be curious to learn and grow
  • Communicate clearly, directly, and transparently
  • Do the right thing
  • Embrace diversity to make Cloudflare better
  • Get your work across the finish line
  • Lead with empathy and assume good intentions