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Sr. Software Engineer (Remote, AUS)

Apply Job ID R3774 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. 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:

The Cybersecurity threat landscape is ever evolving, changing, and adapting. Our threat adversaries continue to find new ways to evade detection and compromise systems around the world. The Strategic Counter-Adversarial Research (SCAR) team’s mission is to research and develop novel technologies, procedures, and processes to counter such threat capabilities.

Team Culture:

Stay humble. Stay positive. Stay hungry.

  • Exhaustively passionate: We can’t emphasize this enough. We love what we do, and feel our work is making a notable impact and difference on a global and geopolitical scale.

  • Strong work ethic: We work extremely hard, not just smart. It’s essential to our success. Be ready to be dedicated and focused.

  • Team player: Our success and failures are shared together. We learn from each other. We help each other to grow and develop. We take constructive criticism gracefully and give credit where credit is due.

  • Learner: Be willing to learn, to seek truth, and understanding. Take the initiative to acquire knowledge and investigate questions you might have.

  • Adaptable/Agile/Flexible: Nothing ever goes according to plan, be prepared to do any task necessary that benefits and contributes to the team success (i.e. low-level data entry to high-level research design and experimentation)

We are looking for a Developer with experience in building and maintaining scalable data infrastructure/platforms and tools for our team. Someone with foundational knowledge in algorithms, software engineering/development and operational research is highly preferred. In short, someone who is technically proficient and communicates well with others.

You will…

  • Collaborate with SCAR members to build, develop, and maintain operational research systems, projects, and tools.

  • Work with SR personnel on directed projects and specific deliverables

  • Convert research projects into production environments and integrate them with our production systems.

  • Be an energetic ‘self-starter’ with the ability to take ownership and be accountable for deliverables.

  • Work as part of a distributed team of remote workers across time zones.

  • Work with distributed and asynchronous data systems.

  • Given the opportunity, use and give back to the open source community when appropriate.

You'll use…

  • Programming Languages: Python | Java | SCALA | C/C++ | Javascript /JS Frameworks

  • Amazon Web Services (AWS)

  • Relational/Graph Database Technologies

  • Web frameworks

  • ElasticSearch

  • Kafka

  • External/Internal APIs

You have...

  • Degree in Computer Science/Computer Engineering (or commensurate experience).

  • Any experience with Python, and a compiled language such as Golang a bonus.

  • Have built web-services with data processing pipelines and any experience with the concepts required.

  • Any experience with relational, graph, and noSQL databases (Redis, Postgres, Cassandra, ElasticSearch a plus).

  • Some understanding of messaging or queueing software, Kafka experience highly desirable.

  • Any Linux skills and experience with large-scale, business-critical Linux environments.

  • Some understanding of distributed systems and scalability challenges, particularly in cloud environments such as AWS.

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

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



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.