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Remote, United Kingdom

Job ID: R00180

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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.


About the Role:

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.

You could work on the following teams in Cloud Manageability:

  • Health+
  • Cloud Notifications
  • Metrics API and Telemetry
  • Fleet Management
  • Capacity and Placement
  • Events DevEx
  • Control plane DevEx
  • Alert Platform
  • Notifications Platform
  • Service Ops Intelligence
  • Orchestrator - Cluster Lifecycle Mgmt
  • Orchestrator - Core Infra
  • Events Infrastructure
  • Logging Platform
  • Druid Data Platform
  • Cloud Resiliency and Tooling
  • FedRAMP


What Remote Work:
We offer the benefit of FlexDesk, a platform that provides on-demand booking capability for space including hot desks, meeting spaces, and team suites. We leverage FlexDesk for events. co-working, and hybrid work enjoyment.

Note: Confluent is a remote-first company. We are looking for professionals passionate about remote and hybrid working.

Who Your Are:

  1. Smart, humble, and empathetic
  2. Have a strong sense of teamwork and put the team’s and company’s interests first
  3. Driven and excited about the challenges of a fast-paced, innovative software startup environment


What You Will Bring:

  • A recent graduate who will be working remotely based in the UK with a UK address at the time of application
  • Graduated from a Bachelor’s or Master's program in Computer Science, or a related technical field 
  • Good knowledge of data structures and algorithms and proficiency in at least one of these languages: Java, C, C++, Python, Go
  • Self-motivated and able to drive projects with mentorship and project requirements
  • Smart, humble, and empathetic and able to work effectively in teams and strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Ready to make an IMPACT -- Driven and excited about the challenges of a fast-paced, innovative, and quickly growing software development environment
  • Interested in building large-scale distributed systems



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.



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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 job location or your immediate region.

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