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Senior Windows Sensor Engineer (Remote)

Apply Job ID R5007 Date posted 09/25/2021

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:

CrowdStrike Falcon Host is a two-component security product. One component is a “sensor”, which is a driver installed on client machines that observes system activity and recognizes malicious behavior, then provides on-box prevention capability and remote telemetry to the Falcon Host cloud. The cloud component aggregates sensor telemetry for each customer’s network can correlate malicious behavior across multiple machines and presents our customers’ operations teams with a prioritized summary of the threats detected in their environments.

Join CrowdStrike and become a key leader in building the most innovative endpoint security solution in the world.  Our sensor development team is responsible for building the endpoint sensor which deploys on multiple platforms including Windows, Mac, and Linux. As a Software Engineer, you will be expected to have ownership over major components and development projects.  You will be required to assist with architecting solutions and support in implementing our core features. Features will cross-cut most core OS subsystems such as file system, memory and process, and networking. Many features are also built in a way that they will have shared components across multiple platforms. You need to be able to lead projects efficiently while maximizing performance and minimizing costs, making sure high standards are being followed when it comes to design, coding quality, and unit and component testing.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide partnership on the sensor development team involved in architecture, strategy, in building and improving next-generation Anti-Virus and Enhanced

  • Detection and Response Security Software.

  • Develop new product concepts.

  • Support development teams in designing and building software with cross-platform deliverables (Windows, Mac, Linux).

  • Own features from design to delivery including participation in product demo at the end of the sprint

  • Collaborate with multi-functional teams in various locations

What You'll Need:

  • In depth knowledge with C++ and Windows OS Kernel Development

  • Strong low-level OS internals in either Windows, Mac OS, or Linux

  • Experience debugging memory corruptions, process contentions and system performance

  • Experience working with teams to ship major features and releases.

  • Lead, mentor, communicate, collaborate, and work effectively in a distributed team

Preferred Requirements:

  • Strong background in scalable, light-weight and highly performing systems

  • OS system expertise for core concepts and subsystems

  • Familiarity and experience with Agile process

  • Knowledge in Security

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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 

  • Comprehensive health benefits + 401k plan

  • 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.

CrowdStrike, Inc. is committed to fair and equitable compensation practices. For applicants in Colorado the salary range is $136,702 - $205,052 + bonus + equity + benefits. A candidate’s salary is determined by various factors including, but not limited to, relevant work experience, skills, and certifications. The salary range may differ in other states.

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