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Sr. Windows Sensor C++ Engineer

Apply Job ID R2136 Date posted 06/04/2021

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:

CrowdStrike, a leader in cloud-native next-generation endpoint protection, has recently acquired Preempt and we continue growing! You will work with an experienced team of capable developers and participate establishing the Israeli R&D center of one of the most innovative and exciting software companies in the world today. If you enjoy working with strong engineers and across a versatile technology stack, this job is for you.

In this role you will be responsible for building an efficient lightweight Sensor for Active Directory servers. You will participate in implementing the next generation of Preempt’s patented active Sensor inside CrowdStrike’s advanced Falcon environment.

Tech Stack:

  • C++

  • Java

  • Windows (Win32 API and Kernel)

  • Active Directory

  • WinDivert


  • Play a key role in the implementation a lightweight real-time active Sensor

  • Design and develop secure, efficient and practical solutions to collect information from the customer’s on-premise environment to CrowdStrike’s cloud


  • Programming mastery in C++

  • In-depth knowledge of Windows internals

  • 4+ years of industry experience building real-time solutions on Windows OS

  • Experience debugging memory corruptions, process contentions and system performance

  • Experience with networking technologies and/or cyber-security – advantage

  • Ability to work well with a group of senior engineers in a dynamic, fast paced environment

  • BS or MS in Computer Science or related engineering discipline.


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.