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C++ / Linux Kernel SDE (Remote, IND)

Apply Job ID R4556 Date posted 08/11/2021

At CrowdStrike we’re on a mission - to stop breaches. Our groundbreaking technology, services delivery, and intelligence gathering together with our innovations in machine learning and behavioral-based detection, allow our customers to not only defend themselves, but do so in a future-proof manner. We’ve earned numerous honors and top rankings for our technology, organization and people – clearly confirming our industry leadership and our special culture driving it. We also offer flexible work arrangements to help our people manage their personal and professional lives in a way that works for them. So if you’re ready to work on unrivaled technology where your desire to be part of a collaborative team is met with a laser-focused mission to stop breaches and protect people globally, let’s talk.

About the Role:

This is a Sr Software Development Engineer (SDE) role in the engineering team that delivers the sensor (lightweight agent) on Linux. SDE’s in the team own design and development of core features on the platform. Features will cross-cut most core OS subsystems such as file system, memory, process, and networking. Many features are also built in a way that they will have shared components across Windows and Mac. The team operates under the Agile development principles and ships frequently.

Responsibilities:

  • Develop Linux software for deployment on server

  • Ensure sensor is supported across latest released Linux distros

  • Collaborate with multi-functional team in various physical locations

  • Troubleshoot issues with the product as reported from customers responsively

  • Other projects as assigned

Minimum Requirements:

  • Can develop high-quality code in C/C++ and can demonstrate that capability, be it through job experience, schoolwork, or contributions to community projects

  • Source code familiarity of Linux kernel and various kernel compilation flags.

  • Experience on Linux or Unix developing product code with the following characteristics:

    • high concurrency requirements needing strong use of multi-threading

    • high reliability requirements

    • detailed requirements on low-level operating characteristics (memory usage, efficient performance, correct conformance to external standards)

    • Experience working on a team to ship major features and releases

  • Able to communicate, collaborate, and work effectively in a distributed team

Preferred Requirements:

  • Familiarity and experience with the Agile process

Benefits of Working at CrowdStrike:

  • Market leader in compensation and equity awards

  • Paid parental leave, including adoption

  • Flexible work environment

  • Wellness programs

  • Stocked fridges, coffee, soda, and lots of treats

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Benefits of Working at CrowdStrike:

  • Market leader in compensation and equity awards
  • Competitive vacation policy
  • Comprehensive health benefits
  • Paid parental leave, including adoption
  • Flexible work environment
  • Wellness programs
  • Stocked fridges, coffee, soda, and lots of treats

We are committed to building an inclusive culture of belonging that not only embraces the diversity of our people but also reflects the diversity of the communities in which we work and the customers we serve. We know that the happiest and highest performing teams include people with diverse perspectives and ways of solving problems so we strive to attract and retain talent from all backgrounds and create workplaces where everyone feels empowered to bring their full, authentic selves to work.

CrowdStrike is an Equal Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex including sexual orientation and gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.
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