Senior Software Engineer

Engineering United Kingdom

Position at Confluent Europe Ltd.

With Confluent, organisations 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 organisation 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:

To realize Confluent’s enormous potential, we are looking for software engineers, at various levels, to grow our Traffic team which is responsible for building and managing the networking fabric of Confluent Cloud. Cloud networking is a strategic investment area for Confluent with the potential to impact the company’s top and bottom line. The data plane area in the Traffic team focuses on the performance, security, reliability, and cost optimizations for all traffic that ingresses and egresses a customer's Kafka cluster on Confluent Cloud. 

What You Will Do:

  • Build large-scale distributed systems
  • Focus on building and managing network data planes for containerized workloads in the cloud
  • Monitor and manage network data plane performance, scale and cost optimizations

What You Will Bring:

  • BS, MS, or PhD in computer science or a related field, or equivalent work experience
  • 4+ years of relevant cloud infrastructure/cloud networking experience
  • Strong fundamentals in distributed systems design and development
  • Experience building and operating large-scale systems
  • Solid understanding of basic systems operations (storage, network, operating systems, etc.)
  • Proficiency in Go, Python, C++, or other statically typed languages
  • Experience/knowledge with public clouds (AWS, Azure or GCP)

What Gives You an Edge:

  • Experience with Kubernetes Networking
  • Experience with Terraform or similar config management technologies
  • A strong networking background combined with your software engineering experience

Come As You Are

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