CrowdStrike

Engineering Program Manager - Supporting Detections Platform (Remote)

3+ months agoRemote

WeAreCrowdStrike and our mission is to stop breaches. As a global leader in cybersecurity, our team changed the game. Since our inception, our market leading cloud-native platform has offered unparalleled protection against the most sophisticated cyberattacks. We're looking for people with limitless passion, a relentless focus on innovation and a fanatical commitment to the customer to join us in shaping the future of cybersecurity. Consistently recognized as a top workplace, CrowdStrike is committed to cultivating an inclusive, remote-first culture that offers people the autonomy and flexibility to balance the needs of work and life while taking their career to the next level. Interested in working for a company that sets the standard and leads with integrity? Join us on a mission that matters - one team, one fight.

About the Role:

We are CrowdStrike, a fast-growing security company that protects our wide range of customers from cybersecurity attacks. We're investing in program managers who are energetic, eager to learn, flexible, and capable of managing large scale/complex engineering projects in a fast-paced environment.

As a Program Manager, you'll be responsible for supporting Detections Platform whose mission is to support the CrowdStrike technology stack with security and detection-related services and components, ensuring the continuous evolution of our world-class Falcon product. Your primary focus will entail driving the scheduling, scoping and execution of projects for the teams, working directly with the Engineering Developers, the Product Managers, Dev Managers and Executive Leadership in order to ensure timely delivery against the roadmap. You'll work closely across functional teams (UX, Cloud, Sensor) to collaborate and ensure dependencies are well known, critical issues are identified and driven to resolution.

Required In lieu of a cover letter:

In order to highlight what would make you a valuable asset to the CrowdStrike Program Management team, we'd like to know what a day in your "project management" life looks like. More specifically, please tell us about ONE project in particular which required your leadership and fortitude to turn the tides of potential disaster. Using an intro paragraph to provide a brief summary of the problem the project was looking to solve and no more than 10 bullet points of "Actions Taken" by you specifically that led to the project's successful outcome.

Responsibilities:
  • Understand and quickly build technical context and fluency in order to extrapolate out the dependencies within a project and broader impacts to other teams/tech stack components.
  • Providing coaching/mentoring to the team in a highly collaborative and empathetic environment.
  • Demonstrates the ability to discuss tasks with employees in a manner which gives guidance and best practices, but does not dictate implementation.
  • Creating and driving the project schedule, and managing schedule progress; from large phases through to detailed tasks, including understanding and managing dependencies.
  • Collaborating with staff and management of multiple worldwide business units (including subject matter experts, design teams, and technology teams) to clearly identify, explain, and communicate their project involvement, project goals, expectations, and tasks.
  • Tracks the status of project activities and ensures that schedules and priorities are being met.
  • Ensures critical issues are identified, tracked through resolution, and escalated if necessary.
  • Manages daily/weekly project communication and status reporting.
  • Leads Scrum meetings and creates and follows up on meeting minutes/action items.
Key Qualifications:
  • 5+ years of experience working in a program/project management capacity for software development.
  • Experience with/exposure to large scale platforms (cloud technologies), complex inter-dependent technologies, detections and indicators of compromise.
  • Effective and crisp communications and facilitation is a must; can effectively read a situation and adjust as needed.
  • Seasoned team coach that manages and alleviates (instead of running from) persistent obstacles
  • Experience with Systems Development Lifecycle and Project Management Methodologies, specifically Agile/Scrum. Experience with Scaled Agile Framework methodology a plus.
  • Experience owning a program/ portfolio of products/features, scoping requirements, planning milestones, and being an active resource for technical teams.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills are required.
  • Must enjoy consensus-driven environments where collaboration, honest and open communications are paramount.
  • Must work effectively and professionally with cross-functional groups across divisions, worldwide, as part of a team.
  • Must exhibit meticulous attention to detail, and have the ability to make logical timely decisions.
  • Excel with proactively and independently driving for results in small team environments
  • Demonstrate self-learning capabilities, taking initiative in a fast pace/quickly changing environment.
  • Ability to extrapolate context from complex technical conversations, provide teams w/ valuable summations around action items and next steps.
  • Must be proficient in the use of Jira (query/ticket creation, board creation and facilitation)
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Benefits of Working at CrowdStrike:
  • Remote-first culture
  • Market leader in compensation and equity awards
  • Competitive vacation and flexible working arrangements
  • Comprehensive and inclusive health benefits
  • Physical and mental wellness programs
  • Paid parental leave, including adoption
  • A variety of professional development and mentorship opportunities
  • Offices with stocked kitchens when you need to fuel innovation and collaboration
We are committed to fostering a culture of belonging where everyone feels seen, heard, valued for who they are and empowered to succeed. Our approach to cultivating a diverse, equitable, and inclusive culture is rooted in listening, learning and collective action. By embracing the diversity of our people, we achieve our best work and fuel innovation - generating the best possible outcomes for our customers and the communities they serve.

CrowdStrike is committed to maintaining an environment of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action. If you need reasonable accommodation to access the information provided on this website, please contact Recruiting@crowdstrike.com , for further assistance.

CrowdStrike, Inc. is committed to fair and equitable compensation practices. For applicants in Ithaca - NY, New Jersey City - NJ, and Colorado, the salary range is $120,000 - $190,000 per year + 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.

Job ID: CrowdStrike-R3460

Perks and Benefits

  • Health and Wellness
    • Wellness Program
    • HSA With Employer Contribution
    • FSA With Employer Contribution
    • Long-Term Disability
    • Short-Term Disability
    • Life Insurance
    • Vision Insurance
    • Dental Insurance
    • Health Reimbursement Account
    • Health Insurance
    • HSA
    • FSA
  • Parental Benefits and Childcare
    • Paid Family Leave
  • Vacation and Time Off
    • Personal/Sick Days
    • Paid Holidays
    • Paid Vacation
  • Financial and Retirement
    • Performance Bonus
    • Stock Purchase Program
    • Company Equity
    • 401(K)
  • Professional Development
    • Lunch and Learns
    • Access to Online Courses
    • Shadowing Opportunities
    • Mentor Program
    • Promote From Within