CloudFlare Systems Reliability Engineer (Mandarin Speaking) - San Francisco in San Francisco, California

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.

About the Role

At CloudFlare, our globally distributed network is core to what we do. Our Systems Reliability Engineering (SRE) team is responsible for making sure that our network is running smoothly today and that we are prepared for our growth tomorrow. We are looking for a talented Systems Reliability Engineer to join the team. We are looking for a talented Systems Reliability Engineer who is fluent in Mandarin to join the team. In this role, you will get exposure to running and building a globally distributed network. You will monitor systems and application performance. You will build tools to constantly improve availability, performance, uptime and response times. You will support our current systems by participating in an on-call rotation. The ideal candidate understands how the web works and has a strong knowledge of DNS, linux, SSL, bash and python. This is a great opportunity to be part of a small team building and running a high growth network.


• 2 years of relevant work experience • Linux systems administration • Scripting experience including Shell, Python, PHP • Familiarity with web environments including HTTP, SSL, DNS, SQL • Network fundamentals DHCP, ARP, subnetting, routing, firewall

Preferred experience

• Experience with Linux Kernel and packaging • Performance analysis and debugging with tools like perf, sar, strace, dtrace • Configuration management systems such as Saltstack • Load balancing and reverse proxy technologies such as Nginx • Three or more years experience in Python or PHP • SQL databases (Postgres) • Time series databases (OpenTSDB, graphite) • Key/Value stores (Redis, KyotoTycoon) • ​​​Internet working and BGP

Bonus Points

• Experience with network programming in C, C++ or Go • Experience with rapid release engineering • Experience working in a 24/7/365 service environment • Networking or routing experience

Sample tools that we use

• nginx • salt • python • php • postgres • redis • docker • nagios


We offer competitive salaries, equity, fantastic health benefits plan, a new laptop, monthly CalTrain pass for commuters and the opportunity to work with a smart, motivated team where you will see your contribution daily. Our sunny offices are based in SOMA in San Francisco, CA.

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.