Sr. CDN Engineer


London, GB
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Engineering Software
  • Post Date: 05/06/2021
  • Website:
  • Company Address: , Santa Clara, CA

About Cloudinary

Cloudinary’s mission is to empower companies to deliver visual experiences that inspire and connect by unleashing the full potential of their media. With more than 40 billion assets under management and 7,000 customers worldwide, Cloudinary is the industry standard for developers, creators and marketers looking to upload, store, transform, manage, and deliver images and videos online. As a result, leading brands like Atlassian, Bleacher Report, Grubhub, Hinge, Lyft, NBC, Mediavine, Peloton, Petco and Under Armour are seeing significant business value in using Cloudinary, including faster time to market, higher user satisfaction and increased engagement and conversions. For more information, visit

Job Description

Cloudinary is the leading provider of media management solutions, powering the trusted, award-winning visual experiences for many of your favorite brands. Cloudinary is the de facto media platform standard for developers and non-technical brand managers looking to upload, store, transform, manage, and deliver images and videos online. With more than 30 billion assets under our management and 6,500 customers worldwide, we’re always looking for exceptional people to help us reach for the cloud.
Cloudinary is at an exciting stage, rapidly expanding its product offering, entering new market segments, and extending the customer base. We offer a fun, supportive environment in which you will constantly learn and evolve; a place where your ideas will be embraced and pursued. We are proud of our collaborative, and growth-minded work culture, being included in Forbes Cloud top 100 three times in a row and being a multi-time winner of the “best place to work” award as evident by our Glassdoor score.
We are looking for an energized, brilliant and creative CDN expert to join our R&D operations efforts and work on unique challenges of scale and complex functionality while keeping the product fast and simple to use. As a member of the Core Delivery team you will help enhance, design, own and maintain Cloudinary’s image & video heavy-duty delivery pipeline.

The role:

    • Build an infrastructure to support fast, reliable and scalable media delivery flows
    • Design and implement solutions on several major industry-leading CDN and Edge computing partners and providers
    • Become a knowledge center for web performance related matters
    • Take part in the ongoing efforts to enhance the scale and resilience of our highly-available system
    • Improve our delivery infrastructure to support the company’s on-going growth


    • Leading end to end solutions from requirements to production
    • Become a focal point for the delivery infrastructure both internally and externally
    • Become an integral part of the team’s knowledge sharing cycle
    • Implementation of in-house solutions and integration with external services
    • Experiment with new tools, 3rd party libraries and frameworks
    • Get deeply involved with all aspects of running a successful SaaS startup. From customer focused product definition, to implementation and scalable deployment

About you:

    • 4+ years of hands-on experience with at least one major CDN provider, such as Akamai, Fastly, Cloudflare. Developing using VCL, JavaScript etc.
    • 3+ years experience of web application design and development
    • Vast experience and strong understanding of web technologies and protocols, performance, infrastructure and architecture
    • Significant experience in leading and owning the delivery of complex features end-to-end
    • Hands-on experience with web development frameworks
    • Fluent in English, both written and verbal
    • A team player who enjoys working with others
    • Developing and delivering organized, tested and maintainable code
    • Like to solve problems, both through writing code and using existing tools and solutions
    • Passionate about new technologies and concepts which enables reaching product and engineering goals
    • Strong knowledge and understanding of web infrastructure & performance, CDN and edge technologies and providers
    • Comfortable learning and writing code in several technologies, mostly backend oriented

Bonus if you have:

    • Experience in working with high scale, distributed cloud-based architectures
    • Hands-on significant experience with development and integration with several major CDN providers
    • Hands-on experience with Amazon Web Services (AWS)
    • Hands-on experience with Ruby on Rails, Golang
    • DevOps and infra-oriented experience
Cloudinary is proud to be an equal opportunity employer dedicated to pursuing a diverse workforce.

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This company does NOT accept candidates from outside recruiting firms. Agency contacts are not welcome.