Senior Software Engineer II - Private Cloud Foundations

Remote, India /
Engineering – Backend Engineering /
Full-Time - Individual Contributor
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.

About the Team:

    • Confluent is experiencing explosive growth and this is an exciting opportunity to be one of the founding members of a new team being established in India. This new team will partner with our US-based team to bring a Cloud-Native, complete experience for Data in Motion to our customers' self-hosted private cloud use cases everywhere they need them.

    • This new team will own key components of Confluent Control Center (C3) and Confluent for Kubernetes (CFK). Backend engineers on this team will get to work on a set of diverse and complex challenges spanning our Java-based C3 backend components, storage layer, license management, configuration, and testing framework. As the team scales, engineers will make meaningful contributions to our CFK roadmap; and help in building CFK, our declarative cloud-native control plane for deploying and managing Confluent on Kubernetes infrastructure.

Who You Are:

    • Smart, humble, and empathetic
    • Have a strong sense of teamwork and prioritizes team and company interests
    • Driven and excited about the challenges of a fast-paced, hyper-growth environment
    • A hands-on engineer who enjoys working on loosely coupled distributed systems
    • Self-driven and motivated to deliver high-quality solutions
    • Able to work in an agile environment and adapt to changing business requirements
    • Excited about learning, adapting to emerging new technologies, and driving key initiatives
    • Have a high operational bar for deploying and maintaining production systems

What We’re Looking For:

    • 6+ years of industry experience designing, building and supporting backend systems in production with a solid grasp of good software engineering practices
    • Strong programming and algorithmic skills. Proficiency in a major programming language, e.g. Java, Go, C / C++, Python, etc.
    • Experience running production services in Public Clouds, with a drive towards quality, accuracy, and operational excellence
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
    • BS, MS, or Ph.D. in computer science or a related field, or equivalent work experience

What Gives You an Edge:

    • Experience with Java, Python, and automation tooling
    • Experience with Go and Kubernetes
    • Familiarity with using Cloud infrastructure providers such as AWS, GCP, or Azure
    • Solid understanding of systems operations (disk, network, operating systems, etc.)
    • Familiarity with Kafka
Come As You Are

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