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Sr. Software Engineer, Database Engine and Semantic Data Modeling (Remote)



Software Engineering
Multiple locations
Posted on Wednesday, May 1, 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:

We are looking for a colleague to help develop and maintain a specialized semantic data framework which serves as the backbone of several cloud services, libraries, and databases at CrowdStrike.

About the Team:

Information Architecture is responsible for CrowdStrike's core data model, metadata catalog and associated query services. The catalog scope runs the gamut from internal sources and users, to trusted third parties, and open industry standards.

Our mission is to enable data interoperability among all consumers, producers, and inquirers.

What You'll Do:

  • Design and develop performant services and tools for data modeling, replication, and governance

  • Collaborate with colleagues focusing on query compilers and data pipelines

  • Own features from design to delivery, including sustained care after release

  • Serve as the data modeling expert for the team

  • Collaborate with other teams on cross functional design

  • Understand and evolve the larger system architecture and its impact on development and design

What You’ll Need:

  • Experience building data model driven declarative systems

  • Expertise with service-based architectures and distributed databases

  • Experience with developing cloud-based or similar highly concurrent, distributed systems

  • Familiarity with both relational databases and schema-less “NoSQL” or key-value stores

  • Proficient in transforming structured and unstructured data

  • Experience writing production quality code in one of Python, Go, or C++

  • Comfortable with testing as a first-class activity: unit testing, integration / end-to-end testing, and associated automations

  • Deliver and accept feedback with grace and courtesy

  • Comfortable working in a distributed environment across multiple time zones

Bonus Points:

  • Experience developing code within a well-defined information architecture

  • Code optimization and performance assessment/profiling/testing

  • Experience with cloud databases such as Cassandra, Snowflake and Redshift, and data analytics frameworks such as Apache Spark

  • Experience developing design tools, tests, and/or test automation

  • Experience with testing frameworks, Jenkins or Bamboo in a CI/CD environment

  • Experience with Erlang, Haskell, Scala, or OCaml

  • Experience developing software for high-assurance, safety critical, or life critical domains

  • Familiarity with generative or formal software verification methods, such as TLA+ and Agda




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.