CrowdStrike

Sr. Software Engineer (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 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
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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 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.

Job ID: CrowdStrike-R2436

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