CrowdStrike

Sr. Windows Sensor 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:

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
Requirements:
  • 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-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 $145,000 - $230,000 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-R3509

Perks and Benefits

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