Software Engineer, Infrastructure

Confluent

Mountain View, CA, US
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Engineering Software
  • Post Date: 04/04/2021
  • Website: confluent.io
  • Company Address: 101 University Avenue Suite 111, Palo Alto, CA, 94301

About Confluent

Confluent, founded by the original creators of Apache Kafka®, pioneered the enterprise-ready event streaming platform. With Confluent, organizations benefit from the first event streaming platform built for the enterprise with the ease-of-use, scalability, security and flexibility required by the most discerning global companies to run their business in real time. Companies leading their respective industries have realized success with this new platform paradigm to transform their architectures to streaming from batch processing, spanning on-premises and multi-cloud environments. Backed by Benchmark, Index Ventures and Sequoia Capital, Confluent is headquartered in Mountain View, Calif. and London with offices globally.

Job Description

Confluent is pioneering a fundamentally new category of data infrastructure focused on data in motion. Have you ever found a new favorite series on Netflix, picked up groceries curbside at Walmart, or paid for something using Square? That’s the power of data in motion in action—giving organizations instant access to the massive amounts of data that is constantly flowing throughout their business. At Confluent, we’re building the foundational platform for this new paradigm of data infrastructure. Our cloud-native offering is designed to be the intelligent connective tissue enabling real-time data, from multiple sources, to constantly stream across the organization. With Confluent, organizations can create a central nervous system to innovate and win in a digital-first world.
 
We’re looking for self-motivated team members who crave a challenge and feel energized to roll up their sleeves and help realize Confluent’s enormous potential. Chart your own path and take healthy risks as we solve big problems together. We value having diverse teams and want you to grow as we grow—whether you’re just starting out in your career or managing a large team, you’ll be amazed at the magnitude of your impact.
 
We are a team of passionate engineers who love solving complex distributed systems and infrastructure problems.

About The Team:

    • Modernizing Kafka to make it infinitely scalable, elastic, and globally replicated
    • Building out best in class stream processing solutions like Kafka Streams and KSQL to perform rich, real time, transformation and querying of data in Kafka
    • Revolutionizing how data pipelines are built through Kafka Connect
    • Running all of the above in our very own elastic, scalable cloud offering

Who You Are:

    • Smart, humble, and empathetic
    • Have a strong sense of teamwork and put team’s and company’s interests first
    • Driven and excited about challenges of a fast-paced, innovative software startup environment

What We're Looking For:

    • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or similar field or equivalent
    • Strong fundamentals in distributed systems design and development
    • Experience building and operating large-scale systems
    • Solid understanding of basic systems operations (disk, network, operating systems, etc)
    • A self starter with the ability to work effectively in teams
    • Proficiency in Java or C/ C++

What Gives You An Edge:

    • Experience in open-source development, experience using Apache Kafka is a big plus
    • Interest in evangelism (giving talks at tech conferences, writing blog posts evangelizing Kafka)
    • Experience working on stream processing technology or query processing systems
 
 
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.
 
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