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Technical Operations Engineer

Technical Operations / Network Engineering | London, United Kingdom | Full Time

Job Description

About Us:

At CloudFlare, we have our eyes set on an ambitious goal -- to build a better web. We believe that with our talented team, smart technology and engaged users we can solve some of the biggest problems on the web. We already serve more web traffic than Twitter, Bing, Wikipedia, Amazon, Apple and Instagram combined. Anytime we push a line of code, it affects over 200 million web surfers overnight. We are still a small team, well-funded, growing quickly and focused on building a world-class company.


CloudFlare manages a geographically diverse network of servers and gear in a high-availability environment. We are looking for a talented engineer to join our Technical Operations team. In this position, you will be exposed to everything from bringing new systems online to compiling monitoring and performance software to networking and routing. You will be responsible for our quick product release cycles and implementing the appropriate processes. You will also work closely with top-tier data center partners to ensure our system is optimized and running efficiently 24 hours a day. CloudFlare works at Internet-scale and your contribution will affect more than 700 million web surfers every month.


  •  Experience managing remote datacenters and working with high-volume network infrastructure
  •  Familiarity with DNS and debugging DNS issues
  •  Experience with Debian Linux or familiar with a common Linux distribution
  •  Experience with shell scripting
  •  Experience with KVM or other virtualization technology
  •  Experience working in an environment with rapid prototyping and code releases
  •  Experience with Nagios and trend analysis tools
  •  Available to respond and handle after hour issues

Bonus Points:

  • Experience with rapid release engineering
  • Experience working in a 24/7/365 service environment
  • Networking or routing experience
  • Experience with PXE


We offer competitive salaries, equity, and the opportunity to work with a smart, motivated team where you will see your contribution daily. This position is for our London, UK office which is located at 200 Aldersgate, near St. Paul's, in Central London. 

Sound like somewhere you’d thrive? We’d love to hear from you. Send us your resume and a short paragraph introducing yourself.

CloudFlare is a security company.  All prospective employees will be subject to an extensive background check.

CloudFlare is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any classification protected by federal, state, or local law.