Research Engineer – Intern
US and Canada
Posted on 10/19/2022
Seattle, WA, USA • Urbana, IL, USA • Washington, DC, USA • San Francisco...
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Computer Networking
Data Structures & Algorithms
  • An understanding of the way the Internet works at a protocol level, ideally with the ability to understand standards or specifications on paper and the way they work in practice
  • Evidence of open-source software contributions; alternatively contributions to standards development or peer-reviewed research
  • Evidence of ability to work in multiple languages -- Go, Rust and Javascript are particularly desirable
  • Experience (and love) for debugging to ensure the system works in all cases
  • Experience with a continuous integration workflow, and use of source control (we use git)
  • Strong systems level programming skills
  • Willing and eager to share knowledge, with the skills to do so
  • Have or able to obtain authorization to work in the country where the position will be located (currently USA, Canada, UK, EU, CH)
  • Applied cryptography and cryptographic protocols
  • Computer networking protocols (TCP/IP, DNS, BGP, QUIC, etc.) and related algorithms
  • Operating or distributed systems development
  • Measurement for network and computer systems
Desired Qualifications
  • Proven track record of independently driving projects in a fast-paced environment
  • Contributions to open-source projects, peer-reviewed research, standards organizations, or equivalent public-domain community

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