ksqlDB Intern


Remote, EMEA

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Confluent is pioneering a fundamentally new category of data infrastructure focused on data in motion. Have you ever found a new favourite 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 organisations 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 organisation. With Confluent, organisations 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 energised to roll up their sleeves and help realise 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.

Who We Are:
The ksqlDB team is primarily responsible for the development of the world's most advanced real-time streaming database. This involves everything ranging from query planning and execution to deployment and operations in a cloud-native environment.  From our cloud control plane to the core runtime and the UI, we work across the stack to ship value to our customers.

We are passionate about helping our graduates kick start their careers through our Development Program. Our graduate training program is underpinned by a development framework that broadens and deepens your knowledge. As a member of the team you will: 
-Hone your technical toolkit and soft skills
-Learn from hands-on coaching and an outstanding variety of work 
-Develop business, personal and technical skills to use throughout your career
-Be part of an organization who enables development teams to improve Confluent Quality

Your Impact & Who You Are: 
As a ksqlDB intern, you will partner alongside our team to:
 -Contribute features to the ksqlDB code base under the guidance of a full time engineer
 -Develop an understanding of stream processing, distributed systems and database internals
 -Work inside a scrum framework alongside other experienced developers
 -See what it’s like to operate a large-scale, high-growth SaaS product
-A major in Computer Science or relating field
-Maintains strong fundamentals in computer science (data structures, algorithms, etc.)
-General understanding of cloud services architecture and API practices
-Someone who has excellent communication skills both written and verbal
-Smart, humble, and empathetic
-Maintains a positive can-do attitude 
-Have a strong sense of teamwork and put team’s and company’s interests first
-You work to a high standard and have a healthy appetite to learn from the team and autonomously 
-Driven and excited about challenges of a fast-paced, team oriented & innovative software startup environment
-You display an excitement and passion for your work
Candidate must be located in UK.

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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Best Teammates on Planet Earth
Adjustable Working Arrangements
Robust Benefits
Rest and Recharge Days
Weekly Lunch Spend
Flexible Paid Time Off (PTO)

Confluent is Remote-First

At Confluent, we care about how you work - not where. We encourage you to apply for positions outside of the listed location or your immediate region.

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