Senior Software Engineer - Cloud Reliability

Engineering British Columbia, Canada

Position at Confluent Inc

With Confluent, organizations can harness the full power of continuously flowing data to innovate and win in the modern digital world. We have a purpose that drives us to do better every day – we're creating an entirely new category within data infrastructure - data streaming. This technology will allow every organization to create experiences and use the power of data in ways that profoundly impact the way we all live. This impact is our purpose and drives us to do better every day.

One Confluent. One team. One Data Streaming Platform.

Data Connects Us.

About the Role:

Our team focuses on adding reliability to Confluent Cloud by providing tools that help with the scalability of our systems and processes. Our responsibilities cut across the engineering organization where we gain knowledge in both breadth and depth of the inner workings. Our goal is to help teams spend time building features for our customers rather than in manual processes or operational toil. We build and partner in managing the critical infrastructure they need to make their services available, durable, and efficient. We are passionate about reducing downtime, incidents, and manual toil.

What You Will Do:

  • Develop and maintain tools that improve the scalability and reliability of Confluent Cloud
  • Collaborate across the organization to understand and address engineering-wide challenges
  • Drive initiatives to reduce manual intervention, operational toil, and the potential for downtime or incidents
  • Partner with other engineering teams to drive the adoption of tooling that helps manage their services with high availability, durability, and efficiency

What You Will Bring:

  • 2-5 years of relevant software engineering experience
  • BS, MS, or PhD in computer science or a related field, or equivalent work experience
  • Strong fundamentals in distributed systems design and development
  • Experience building and operating large-scale systems
  • Solid understanding of basic systems operations (disk, network, operating systems, etc)
  • A self-starter with the ability to work effectively in teams
  • Proficiency in Go, C/C++, or other statically typed languages
  • Experience/knowledge with public clouds (AWS, Azure or GCP)

What Gives You an Edge:

  • Expertise in creating tools that alleviate manual processes and improve system performance
  • Kubernetes Experience
  • Terraform or similar config management tech Experience

Come As You Are

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