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Senior Engineer (Remote)

Apply Job ID R2401 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:

As a  Lead Front End Engineer at CrowdStrike, you will work with a talented and dedicated team to build and maintain the user interface for the Falcon platform to provide our customers with a high  quality user experience that customers around the world use 24/7 to protect their systems from the most sophisticated adversaries.

Our stack is Ember, but if you've used frameworks like React, Angular, or Vue, you'll feel right and home, and we'll help get you up to speed. Since we only support evergreen browsers, we can push the boundaries of what’s possible on the web platform working with truly massive amounts of data. Our ideal candidates are sensitive to the needs of the users and love to solve problems.

We’re a highly collaborative, friendly, inclusive and diverse group that prizes collaboration over competition, and provides opportunities to learn new skills, mentor less experienced engineers and contribute to the direction of both the team and the products we’re responsible for. We work in a distributed, remote-first, high-trust environment where you manage your own time and have the flexibility to balance your work and personal life.

This role is open to candidates in the UK; Germany, Ireland, France (Remote).

About the Product Group:

You'll join our IT Security Operations product group. This group builds Falcon Spotlight, Falcon Discover and File Integrity Monitoring: products that identify, analyse and prioritise vulnerabilities and misconfigurations in customer environments.

We're looking for a Lead Front End Engineer who's excited to work with large data sets and display them in thoughtful, useful ways. You'll collaborate closely with UX disciplines such as designers, researchers and writers to maintain a consistent user experience across all our products. Our ideal candidate will be responsible for taking full ownership on the delivery of our products, driving the technical aspects, helping the team  to define the architecture and coordinating with stakeholders in terms of scope and priorities.

What you’ll do

  • Lead the product team in creating single page applications in Ember, you’ll remain hands on with coding while leading the team

  • You'll leverage your technical expertise to help the team make informed decisions around engineering, product direction and design.

  • Take initiative and build tools that improve your teams development experience

  • Write automated tests for your code

  • Collaborate with fellow UX Engineers, Cloud Engineers, UX Designers, UX Writers, Technical Writers, User Researchers, QA Analysts, Product Managers, and others

  • Continually learn about the ever-evolving challenges and complexities of the cybersecurity industry

  • Have fun solving hard problems

What you’ll need:

  • A deep understanding of JavaScript and experience building web application front ends with modern frameworks such as Ember, React, Angular, or Vue.

  • Strong HTML & CSS skills, including experience with CSS pre or post processors (like Sass or PostCSS) and CSS frameworks like Tailwind CSS

  • Experience with testing frameworks, tools and methodologies such as QUnit or Mocha

  • Functional knowledge & interest in developing genuinely accessible interfaces.

  • Comfortable with Git or similar version control systems and workflows.

  • A desire to work closely with others to deliver quality software and solve problems.

Bonus points:

  • Familiarity with client-side build processes and tools - Ember CLI, Webpack, etc…

  • Experience creating or contributing to open source projects.

  • Interest and experience with design and data visualisation.

  • Experience with performance measurement and optimization

  • Experience with web accessibility testing and support

  • Experience with graphics and visualisation tools such as D3 or ThreeJS.

  • Familiarity with Amazon Web Services

  • Prior experience in cybersecurity

  • Prior experience building Enterprise Software as a service

  • Prior leadership experience leading an agile product team

Benefits of Working at CrowdStrike:

  • Market leader in compensation and equity awards
  • Competitive vacation policy
  • Comprehensive health benefits
  • 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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