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Sr. Engineer (Remote, AUS)

Apply Job ID R4798 Date posted 09/03/2021

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 team

The Data Services team is responsible to build, manage and operate petabyte-scale data platforms across a myriad of clouds. Our stack processes over a Trillion events per day in near real time fashion, protecting our customers and stoping breaches.  We operate a large fleets of Cassandra, Kafka, Elasticsearch and hadoop clusters and develop the underlying tooling to automate and simplify administration and support activities. If that sounds existing to you, read on!

About the role:

  • Monitor large-scale, distributed computing systems across multiple production hybrid cloud environments

  • Work closely with Engineering and Customer Support to troubleshoot time-sensitive production issues.           

  • Provide performance tuning recommendations for data platform services and applications

  • Develop scripts and applications to automate away repetitive tasks (Python, Golang)

  • Create, change and improve infrastructure using Terraform and deploy code via CI/CD capabilities

  • Use Chef to deploy, configure and manage servers and applications

  • Maintain an understanding of the data components - including Cassandra, Elasticsearch and Kafka, and use that understanding to operate and automate properly configured clusters.

  • Work with Engineering to roll out new products and features.

  • Keep petabytes of critical business data safe, secure, and available.

What You’ll Need:

  • Ideally with experience in one or more of the following, the more the better but if you know one we can train you on the other technology:

    • Cassandra

    • Elasticsearch

    • Kafka

    • Relational Databases

    • Hadoop

    • Caching (Redis/Memcached)

  • Experience with DevOps tools such as Git, Artifactory, Jenkins, Chef and Terraform

  • Experience with large-scale, business-critical Linux environments

  • Experience operating within the cloud, preferably Amazon Web Services

  • Proven ability to work effectively with both local and remote teams

  • Track record of making great decisions, particularly when it matters most

  • Rock solid communication skills, verbal and written

  • Experience in the information security industry preferred, but not required



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.