Golang / Go Job: Systems Engineer


Systems Engineer at CloudFlare

London, United Kingdom   (Posted Mar 19 2014)
About the company
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.

Job position

Job description
We are looking for a talented Systems Engineer to join our team. You will be part of a team that builds the core of the CloudFlare system and responsible for optimizing every line of code. You get excited about working on tough problems and love the satisfaction when you find a solution.


We offer competitive salaries, equity, and the opportunity to work with a smart, motivated team where you will see your contribution daily. Our offices are based at 200 Aldersgate near St. Paul's in Central London.

Sound like somewhere you'd thrive? We'd love to hear from you. Submit your resume and two examples of your work.

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.

Skills & requirements

Low level C/C++ coder
Experience working with large scale C/C++ projects
Good unix knowledge
Experience (and love) for debugging to ensure the system works in all cases
Strong systems level programming skills
Bonus Points:

Familiarity working with DNS
Experience with a web server / reverse proxy system (NGINX, Apache, Varnish)
Experience with LUA
Experience with Go (or a strong desire to learn)
Knowledge of attack techniques (ethical hacking)
You believe in making the web a better place

Instructions how to apply
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Company: CloudFlare

Location: London, United Kingdom

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