Confluent | 2023 Cloud Manageability Software Engineering Intern


Remote, AMER

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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 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.

Who We Are

This team’s charter includes building and scaling our cloud-scale, data infrastructure which powers customer facing metrics and events, and evangelizing platform architecture best practices. This infrastructure enables critical products like Health+, Metrics API and use cases like billing, deep insights and product visibility. 

We are a team passionate about the observability space of any large-scale distributed infrastructures. In Confluent, we build, operate, and improve systems for logging, notifications & alerts, events detection and routing, and metrics.

This is a remote internship and requires a working, reliable internet connection as well as a quiet, dedicated work space.

You could work on the following teams in Cloud Manageability:

  • Cloud Control Plane
  • Observability
  • Events Platform

Who You Are

  • Pursuing a Bachelor’s, Master’s, or PhD in Computer Science, Math, or a related technical field
  • You are eligible to complete a full-time internship for Spring, Summer, Fall 2023
  • Self-motivated and able to drive projects with mentorship and project requirementsAbility to work effectively in teams and strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Good knowledge of data structures and algorithms and are proficient in at least one of these languages: Go, Java, or C/C++Smart, humble, and empathetic
  • Driven and excited about challenges of a fast-paced, innovative, and quickly growing software development environment
  • Interested in building large scale distributed systems in the cloud and are excited to make an impact
At Confluent, we are committed to providing competitive pay and benefits that are in line with industry standards. This position has an annual fixed salary dependent on your degree - Bachelors  $50/hr, Masters $55, PhD $60/hr - and includes a housing stipend.

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.

Confluent requires all employees (in office and remote) in the U.S. to be vaccinated for COVID-19. Consistent with federal, state, and local requirements, Confluent will consider requests for reasonable accommodation based on medical conditions/contraindications or sincerely-held religious beliefs where it is able to do so without undue hardship to the company.

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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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