Distributed Systems Engineer
Analytical Database Platform
Posted on 7/19/2023
INACTIVE
Cloudflare

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.
Consumer Software
Hardware

Company Stage

Series E

Total Funding

$354.3M

Founded

2009

Headquarters

San Francisco, California

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

9%

1 year growth

20%

2 year growth

46%
Locations
London, UK
Experience Level
Entry
Junior
Mid
Senior
Expert
Desired Skills
Kubernetes
SQL
Terraform
Linux/Unix
Data Analysis
CategoriesNew
IT & Security
System Administration
Requirements
  • 3+ years of experience working in software development covering distributed systems, and databases.
  • 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.
  • Experience with ClickHouse is a plus.
  • Experience with SALT or Terraform is a plus.
  • Experience with Linux container technologies, such as Docker and Kubernetes, is a plus.
Responsibilities
  • 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.