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SRE Engineering Manager (Remote, AUS)



Software Engineering, Other Engineering
Multiple locations
Posted on Thursday, April 18, 2024

​​#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:

At CrowdStrike, Site Reliability Engineering (SRE) is at the forefront of ensuring the reliability and scalability of our cloud-native security platform. In this role, you'll have the opportunity to manage a team of talented engineers, providing technical leadership on key projects and empowering them to excel in their roles. Our culture of diversity, intellectual curiosity, and problem-solving is central to our success at CrowdStrike. We bring together individuals with diverse backgrounds and perspectives, fostering collaboration and innovation in a blame-free environment.

As an SRE Engineering Manager, you will lead a team responsible for managing the complex challenges of scale unique to CrowdStrike, leveraging your expertise in software engineering, systems design, and automation. You will play a critical role in ensuring that our services maintain the highest levels of reliability, uptime, and performance, meeting the needs of our customers while continuously improving our systems. You'll have the opportunity to work on meaningful projects while providing support and mentorship to your team, enabling them to learn, grow, and make a lasting impact in the cybersecurity landscape. The ideal candidate will have hands-on experience in cloud solutions development, strong leadership skills, and a collaborative approach to working with cross-functional teams. Given our remote-first culture, exceptional verbal and written communication skills are essential for effective collaboration with engineering teams and colleagues worldwide. Prior experience in the security industry is not required for this role.

What You'll Need:

  • Proven track record of building and leading strong engineering teams

  • 10+ years of software engineering experience across all phases of the software development lifecycle

  • 3+ years of hands-on management experience overseeing engineering teams

  • Proficiency in at least one cloud environment (AWS, Azure, GCP)

  • Comprehensive understanding of distributed systems development, including distributed systems concepts and API development

  • Strong design and problem-solving skills with a focus on engineering excellence, quality, security, and performance

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related field, or equivalent work experience

  • Demonstrated ability to build, operationalize, and maintain highly scalable systems

Bonus Points:

  • Exposure to or experience in cybersecurity and intelligence

  • Proficiency in Golang and/or container and container orchestration technologies

  • Familiarity with hybrid cloud environments (cloud and data center)

  • Experience with monitoring and alerting tools (e.g., Prometheus, Grafana, ELK stack) to proactively identify and address performance issues

  • Contributions to open-source projects or involvement in the tech community through conferences, meetups, or online forums.

If you're passionate about cybersecurity and eager to lead a dynamic team in building cutting-edge solutions, we'd love to hear from you. Join us in our mission to stop breaches and make a meaningful impact in the cybersecurity landscape.



Benefits of Working at CrowdStrike:

  • Remote-first culture

  • Market leader in compensation and equity awards with option to participate in ESPP in eligible countries

  • Competitive vacation and flexible working arrangements

  • Physical and mental wellness programs

  • Paid parental leave, including adoption

  • A variety of professional development and mentorship opportunities

  • Access to CrowdStrike University, LinkedIn Learning and Jhanna

  • Offices with stocked kitchens when you need to fuel innovation and collaboration

  • Birthday time-off in your local country

  • Work with people who are passionate in our mission and Great Place to Work certified across the globe

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 [email protected], for further assistance.