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Sr. Software Engineer (Remote)

Apply Job ID R2436 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:

We are looking for talented engineers to help us create, enhance and operate the core systems that turn teams of analysts into a barrier to the actions of adversaries in the wild.  The systems we build are relied upon 24/7/365 to process more than half a trillion events every day, in real time, to help identify the most malicious of attacks and STOP BREACHES!

You will work hand in hand with security analysts around the globe to improve existing tooling and develop novel solutions to improve the overall efficacy of the products as well as the efficiency of analysts.  As a team member you will share responsibility for everything we build and will be expected to:

  • Design and implement solutions to enable continued scalability as we grow

  • Improve the effectiveness of monitoring and proactively address issues

  • Take part in on-call rotations

  • Identify and resolve performance and reliability issues

  • Write automation to reduce operational load within the team

  • Take part in the design and implementation of new features and product enhancements

About Us:

We are a growing team distributed across the United States and the United Kingdom.  Slack is our primary communication method and much of our work is done in an asynchronous manner.  We try to sync up as a team once daily and everyone on the team is always game to catch up in real-time when needed.

We rely on these tools and languages to do our jobs:

  • Golang and Python

  • K8s, Docker, Terraform & Spinnaker

  • Kafka, Elasticsearch, Cassandra & Redis

  • AWS

  • Git, Jenkins, Slack

We work together under the following set of values:

  • We value quick and proactive support to internal and external customers

  • We value the use of automation to maximize the capabilities and capacity of developers

  • We value the use of software to improve the speed at which analysts can work

  • We value products that are robust, efficient, scalable and maintainable

  • We look for all ways to provide our customers with a superior experience, even if those solutions are not software

  • We value letting the best idea prevail

About You:

You are an empathic engineer who believes that the value of a software product is held in the utility of that product to the customer and its users.    

You have many of the following technical skills and experiences:

  • Professional experience with at least one of the following programming languages, Golang, Python, C++, Java, and/or a willingness to learn and use Golang and Python.

  • Comfort and experience working within the constraints of existing software applications and architectures

  • Practical experience building web services and data pipelines at scale

  • Practical experience building services within a microservices architecture

  • Operational knowledge of relational, NoSQL and graph databases

  • Operational knowledge of messaging systems such as Kafka or Kinesis

  • Linux programming fundamentals

  • Experience with distributed and scalable systems

  • Experience with cloud native technologies

You have some of the following soft skills too:

  • You possess excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • You are able to be successful in a highly asynchronous environment

  • Ability to distill high level feature requests into concrete engineering requirements

  • Enjoy working with a diverse team

  • You are a self starter and able to thrive in a remote environment

You realize that the following skills will get you bonus points during the interview process:

  • You proactively seek to improve team productivity with automation

  • You have a passion for reliability and quality

  • You have a strong desire to continue to learn and grow

  • Experience with AWS, AZURE or GCP

  • Experience building products in the security domain

  • Passion to mentor and help other grow

  • Experience doing high-level design and architecture




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.