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Core Delivery Engineer

MaxCDN Los Angeles, CA
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.

Job Description

A Core Delivery Engineer is responsible for designing, implementing and testing portions of the MaxCDN Content Delivery Network stack that handle provisioning and delivery of content through the network. The Core Delivery Engineer will be asked to modify our provisioning system as bugs are identified and new features are requested by clients or internal stakeholders. The Core Delivery Engineer may be asked to add or modify modules that are part our proxy stack (NGINX, Varnish) in order to fix bugs or implement new features. CDE will need to be able to troubleshoot issues which result in incorrect or badly performing customer delivery. This may include diagnosing incorrect configurations generating by the provisioning system or bugs in the proxy stack.

Skills & Requirements

  • Strong experience with caching reverse proxy technologies, especially NGINX and Varnish
  • Strong experience with HTTP protocol
  • Familiarity with HTTP/2.0 a plus
  • Strong ability to diagnose and troubleshoot performance issues
  • Strong experience coding in C
  • Understanding general networking: routing and switching
  • Understanding of TCP/IP internals a plus
  • Understanding Linux internals, including networking stack and file system
  • Experience coding in Lua a plus
  • Experience creating, editing and reviewing NGINX modules a plus
  • Experience with Varnish VMODs a plus
  • Willingness and eagerness to learn new technologies and tools as they become necessary


MaxCDN builds leading content delivery network (CDN) technology. We provide speed and reliability to innovative companies looking to expand their online global reach. From new entrepreneurs to the cutting-edge tech teams in established companies, MaxCDN makes global delivery of online media, digital products, and on-line services significantly faster than web hosting alone. Our global network and exceptional support gives customers that deploy MaxCDN the best delivery experience in the industry. To learn more, visit our website at


3575 Cahuenga Blvd W, Los Angeles, CA, United States
Los Angeles, CA
90068 USA