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Sr. Cloud Engineer (Remote)

Apply Job ID R4196 Date posted 06/24/2021

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. Because of that we’ve earned numerous honors and top rankings for our technology, organization and talent. Our culture was purpose-built to be remote first, and we offer flexible work arrangements to help our people manage their personal and professional lives in a way that works for them. If you’re ready to work on unrivaled technology with a team that makes a difference every day, let’s talk.

About the Role:

Cloud Workload Protection Platform (CWPP) is a brand new and a key product area for CrowdStrike. We’re extending CrowdStrike’s mission of “stopping breaches” into the public cloud and cloud-native workloads. CrowdStrike’s CWPP offering will give customers the ability to monitor and track their cloud-native workloads as well as hardening and protecting them against attacks prior to deployment. This offering will help with defending against potential adversary activities involving cloud-native resources. When coupled with Falcon, CrowdStrike’s endpoint security offering, our CWPP offering will provide a more comprehensive perspective on how the adversary is targeting key customer infrastructure. Our ultimate goal is to provide a single platform for securing the entire lifecycle of cloud workloads.

You will…

  • Work on backend engineering efforts from rapid prototypes to large-scale applications across CrowdStrike products

  • Leverage and build cloud-based systems to detect targeted attacks and automate cyber threat intelligence production at a global scale

  • Brainstorm, define, and build collaboratively with members across multiple teams

  • Obsessed to learn

  • Work in a startup-like environment with a small fast-moving team

  • Be mentored and mentor other developers on web, backend and data storage technologies and our system

  • Constantly re-evaluate our product to improve architecture, knowledge models, user experience, performance and stability

  • Be given the autonomy to own your work in a high trust environment

  • Use and give back to the open-source community

The technology stack you’ll use will include:

  • Go (Golang)

  • AWS/GCP/Azure/Kubernetes

  • Kafka

  • GIT

  • Cassandra

  • ElasticSearch

  • Docker

  • Redis

  • ZMQ

Key Qualifications:

  • Degree in Computer Science (or professional experience in data structures/algorithms/distributed systems)

  • Understanding scalability and distributed systems i.e. sharding, partitioning, concurrency, etc

  • Being a team player

  • A thorough understanding of engineering best practices from appropriate testing paradigms to effective peer code reviews and resilient architecture.

  • The ability to thrive in a fast-paced, test-driven, collaborative, and iterative programming environment.

  • The skills to meet your commitments on time and produce high-quality software that is unit tested, code reviewed and checked in regularly for continuous integration.

Bonus points awarded for…

  • Contributions to the open-source community (GitHub, Stack Overflow, blogging)

  • Existing exposure to Go, Scala, AWS, Cassandra, Kafka, Elasticsearch...

  • Prior experience in the cybersecurity or intelligence fields

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Benefits of Working at CrowdStrike:

  • Remote-friendly culture

  • Market leader in compensation and equity awards

  • Competitive vacation and flexible working arrangements 

  • Paid Parental Leave, including adoption 

  • Wellness programs

  • A variety of professional development and mentorship opportunities

  • Open offices have stocked kitchens, coffee, soda and 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 that encourage new ways of solving problems, so we strive to attract and develop talent from all backgrounds and create workplaces where everyone feels seen, heard and 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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