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Sr. Network Engineer (Security) (Remote)



United States · Remote
Posted on Thursday, April 25, 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 work on large scale distributed systems, processing over 1 trillion events a day with a petabyte of RAM deployed in our Cassandra clusters - and this traffic is growing daily. We’re looking for people with limitless passion, a relentless focus on innovation and a fanatical commitment to developing and shaping our cybersecurity platform. 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 is looking for a Network Security Engineer who has a solid track record of building and operating hyper-scale hybrid cloud networks. In this role, you will operate and manage the overall network security posture for the network edge, backbone and data centers. In addition, you will improve management, visibility and automation of network security operations and changes. You will work collaboratively with Network Engineering, TechOps and various service partners, to own and drive security related major initiatives and drive strategy from concept, funding, implementation and support.

What You’ll Do:

  • Be the hands-on subject matter expert for Audit/Compliance, DDoS, VPNs, network segmentation spanning network infrastructure, hosts and services, and all things related to network security best practices

  • Provide technical security direction and insight for projects, discovery, and problem management

  • Create network segmentation through various technologies such as routing, virtual networking, Software-Defined Networking(SDN), and host/service level controls

  • Provide operational security support for multi-vendor, multi-region production network at-scale

  • Manage Network Security protocols and concepts, access management (AAA), and network ACLs/Firewalls

  • Identify, test and integrate new network security products, operating systems and feature sets

  • Manage documentation and frameworks relative to network security practices

  • Perform vulnerability scanning and create remediation plans

  • Participate in 24x7 on-call rotation

What You’ll Need:

  • Proven track record in leading security initiatives independently with minimal supervision

  • 5+ years of experience in network security engineering

  • Strong understanding of network protocols such as TCP/IP, BGP, OSPF, IPsec.

  • Deep knowledge of network DDoS and mitigation techniques

  • An in depth understanding of encryption and how it translates to network traffic (HTTPS, IPSec)

  • Understand compliance requirements to perform and manage periodic audits

  • Experience with security management and orchestration tools such as Tufin, Firemon, or AlgoSec

  • Experience with load balancing, anycast and DNS.

  • Experience with developing security automation tools/scripts used to manage, or interact with network infrastructure such as Ansible, NETCONG, or YANG

  • Experience with cloud service providers such as AWS and GCP

Bonus Points:

  • Work experience in data center, telecom, SaaS, or cloud operations companies.

  • Ability to communicate technical detail into succinct and fact-based business terminology, both verbally and in writing.

  • Customer-focused mindset, with demonstrated skill in managing expectations, providing proactive status updates, and producing high-quality work products.

  • Ability to use independent judgment to make sound, justifiable decisions and take action to solve problems.

  • Ability to plan, organize and prioritize work independently and meet deadlines.

  • Ability to work collaboratively with a distributed team in multiple time zones




This role will require the candidate to periodically undergo and pass additional background and fingerprint check(s) consistent with government customer requirements.

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 [email protected] for further assistance.

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Right to Work

CrowdStrike, Inc. is committed to fair and equitable compensation practices. The base salary range for this position in the U.S. is $115,000 - $175,000 per year + variable/incentive compensation + equity + benefits. A candidate’s salary is determined by various factors including, but not limited to, relevant work experience, skills, certifications and location.Expected Close Date of Job Posting is:06-24-2024