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Software Engineer


Remote, Quebec, Canada

Job ID: R01769

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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:

Join our Identity & Authentication team at Confluent, where we are dedicated to building engineering platforms and developer abstractions to ensure a secure environment for customers and Confluent engineers. As an early career engineer, you will work closely with a dynamic team to build, scale, operationalize, observe, and secure Confluent products to maximize productivity and minimize downtime or inefficiencies. This is a unique opportunity to be part of a growing team critical to our cloud platform's security and success, impacting millions of users globally.

What You Will Do:

  • Collaborate with team members to design and develop authentication and identity management services.
  • Focus on creating reliable, self-healing, scalable, and cost-effective processes, ensuring profitability without compromising on quality or security.
  • Implement and maintain secure, high-performance backend systems.
  • Provide robust APIs and abstractions to simplify developing and deploying new products and features.
  • Participate in code reviews, debugging, and troubleshooting to ensure high-quality code and efficient problem-solving.
  • Contribute to the operational readiness and monitoring of services to meet performance and availability SLAs.
  • Work on integrating services with cloud providers like AWS, GCP, and Azure.

What You Will Bring:

  • A passion for software engineering and a keen interest in identity and authentication technologies.
  • Strong programming skills in Go, Java, Python, or similar languages.
  • Understanding of distributed systems, microservices architecture, and cloud computing.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and a proactive approach to learning new technologies.
  • Effective communication skills and working collaboratively in a remote team environment.
  • A Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, related field, or equivalent practical experience.

What Gives You an Edge:

  • Experience with identity and access management (IAM) solutions.
  • Familiarity with security protocols and standards (e.g., OAuth, OpenID Connect, SAML, Login, Auth0).
  • Hands-on experience with Kubernetes, Docker, or other container orchestration tools.
  • Previous internship or project experience in a cloud computing or remote environment.
  • A strong commitment to customer satisfaction and a focus on delivering high-quality, reliable software.

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.

Click HERE to review our Candidate Privacy Notice which describes how and when Confluent, Inc., and its group companies, collects, uses, and shares certain personal information of California job applicants and prospective employees.

Global Benefits to Help You Do Your Best Work

Leadership Principles Define How we Act

Our Leadership Principles outline a shared set of expectations for how we think and behave at Confluent. They’re an extension of our company values which we all live each day. You can learn more here.

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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