Director Engineering II, Cloud Platform

Engineering United States


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:

The cloud platform enables low-latency, high throughput and critical workflows that power Confluent Cloud. This platform enables end to end management, monitoring, elasticity, security and orchestration of the entire cloud ecosystem. We are looking for a senior leader to build parts of this platform footprint. In this role, we are excited for you to drive the vision, lay the roadmap, and build out a high-performing engineering organization.

What You Will Do:

  • Build a cloud platform with a regional infrastructure footprint to help scale Confluent Cloud into the new era of  streaming data services. 
  • Uplevel and overhaul operational posture and excellence of the cloud infrastructure to support 10x scale. 
  • Build core platform technology pieces that can operate and scale across top three cloud providers - AWS, Azure, GCP. 
  • Design automations, platforms, best practices and tools to enable disaster recovery of data stores, stateful systems and stateless systems. 
  • Partner with senior leadership in R&D to drive cultural, technical, people and process improvements in a growing organization. 

What You Will Bring:

  • 10+ years of engineering management experience leading productive, collaborative, high-functioning teams in a cloud environment.
  • 5+ years developing cloud native infrastructure software at scale.
  • Experience building, managing and running large scale distributed systems in the cloud. 
  • Demonstrated experience in effectively influencing and working with the exec team using effective communication and collaborative techniques. 

Come As You Are

At Confluent, equality is a core tenet of our culture. We are committed to building an inclusive global team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, beliefs, and experiences. The more diverse we are, the richer our community and the broader our impact. Employment decisions are made on the basis of job-related criteria without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other classification protected by applicable law.

At Confluent, we are committed to providing competitive pay and benefits that are in line with industry standards. We analyze and carefully consider several factors when determining compensation, including work history, education, professional experience, and location. This position has an annual estimated salary of 252,720 - 273,780 USD, an annual bonus, and a competitive equity package. The actual pay may vary depending on your skills, qualifications, experience, and work location. In addition, Confluent offers a wide range of employee benefits. To learn more about our benefits click HERE.

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