Confluent is hiring a
Cloud Infrastructure Engineer

United States 🇺🇸

Full-time, Remote

$107.2K - $126K / Year

Benefits:BonusEquity
Tags:Google Cloud Platform ☁️Python 🐍Bash 📜API Development 🛠️CI/CD 🔁
With Confluent, organizations can harness the full power of continuously flowing data to innovate and win in the modern digital world. We have a purpose that drives us to do better every day – we're creating an entirely new category within data infrastructure - data streaming. This technology will allow every organization to create experiences and use the power of data in ways that profoundly impact the way we all live. This impact is our purpose and drives us to do better every day.

One Confluent. One team. One Data Streaming Platform.

Data Connects Us.

About The Role

As a Cloud Infrastructure Engineer, you will be responsible for designing, implementing, and managing our data infrastructure on GCP and other cloud providers. You will ensure the performance, reliability, and security of our cloud-based data systems, utilizing GCP services and tools to build and optimize our data architecture and processes.

What You Will Do

  • Design, implement, and manage data infrastructure on Google Cloud Platform (GCP)
  • Ensure high performance, reliability, and security of our cloud-based data systems
  • Utilize GCP services such as BigQuery, Google Cloud Storage, Dataflow, and data processing and storage
  • Develop and maintain infrastructure as code (IaC) using tools like Terraform
  • Automate data workflows and processes using orchestration tools like Apache Airflow and DBT
  • Troubleshoot and resolve issues related to data infrastructure, including performance tuning and error handling
  • Implement best practices for data security and ensure compliance with security and governance policies
  • Collaborate with data engineers, data scientists, analysts, and other stakeholders to improve the data infrastructure in support of their data needs
  • Monitor and optimize cloud resource usage to ensure cost-efficiency
  • Work closely with other cross functional teams (like Tableau admins) for high availability of end-to-end data services


What You Will Bring

  • Proven experience with Google Cloud Platform (GCP) and its data services
  • Strong understanding of cloud infrastructure and data architecture principles
  • Proficiency in scripting languages such as Python and Bash
  • Experience with infrastructure as code (IaC) tools like Terraform
  • Experience working with APIs
  • Experience working with IAM including SAML, OAUth, and other standards
  • Familiarity with data orchestration tools like Apache Airflow or DBT
  • Familiarity with containerization and orchestration tools such as Docker and Kubernetes
  • Familiarity with CI/CD pipelines,DevOps practices, and software development life cycles
  • Excellent troubleshooting and problem-solving skills
  • Knowledge of data security best practices in the cloud
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Strong communication skills and ability to collaborate with cross-functional teams.
  • 5+ years experience as a Cloud Infrastructure Engineer


What Gives You An Edge

  • Understanding of data warehousing concepts and ETL processes
  • Experience with Apache Airflow and DBT
  • Experience with event-streaming technologies such as Kafka


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. Employment decisions are made on the basis of job-related criteria without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other classification protected by applicable law.

At Confluent, we are committed to providing competitive pay and benefits that are in line with industry standards. We analyze and carefully consider several factors when determining compensation, including work history, education, professional experience, and location. This position has an annual estimated salary of $107,200 - $126,000, an annual bonus, and a competitive equity package. The actual pay may vary depending on your skills, qualifications, experience, and work location. In addition, Confluent offers a wide range of employee benefits. To learn more about our benefits click HERE .

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