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Hardware Systems Engineer
Confirmed live in the last 24 hours
London, UK • Remote
Experience Level
Desired Skills
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or Computer Science
  • Desire to learn about the Cloudflare hardware used by almost 20% of all web sites
  • Desire to learn how a diverse server fleet is managed at scale
  • Desire to learn the tools Cloudflare uses to maintain and monitor our hardware
  • Knowledge of PXE booting
  • Knowledge of configuration management, in particular we use salt to manage our fleet
  • Knowledge of Redfish, IPMI and server remote management protocols
  • Knowledge of running production mission critical systems
  • Develop and maintain automation tools to update firmware on servers and components in Cloudflare's fleet
  • Work with software teams to validate bug fixes and performance of new firmware revisions
  • Test and deploy firmware updates to the fleet, monitoring the progress of the rollout for compliance and reliability
  • Work with server and component vendors to obtain, debug, and maintain the latest updates
  • Work with our Site Reliability Engineering teams to triage bug reports
  • Support our Data Centre Engineering teams in resolving hardware issues
  • Communicate your results and updates through blog posts, internal talks, and tickets
Desired Qualifications
  • Familiarity with server hardware architecture
  • Knowledge of debugging server hardware faults and the ability to engage with our sourcing team and vendors to improve quality
  • Experience of managing large fleets comprising of thousands of servers
  • Experience of observability and monitoring tools such as Prometheus and Grafana, and the ability to observe trends over time
  • Experience scripting and programming, in particular python and bash
  • Experience with software development tools and processes such as git, Bitbucket and TeamCity and Jira

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