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Front-End Engineering Manager - CWP (Remote, East Coast)



Software Engineering, Other Engineering
United States · Remote
Posted on Thursday, May 2, 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:

This is a Front-End Engineering Manager position on our Cloud Workload Protection (CWP) product.

You'll be joining our Cloud Security Product Group supporting the cutting-edge products that protect public cloud (AWS, Azure, GCP etc), Kubernetes and Containers and cloud-native workloads. CrowdStrike’s CWPP offering will give customers the ability to monitor and track their cloud-native workloads as well as hardening and protecting them against attacks prior to deployment. This offering will help with defending against potential adversary activities involving cloud-native resources.

We are looking for a technical lead and engineering manager with experiences of leading and mentoring UI engineering team and front-end engineers. For technical background, our stack is Ember, but if you've led a team using frameworks like React or Angular, you're the kind of person we're looking for and we'll help get you up to speed. As we support only evergreen browsers, we can push the boundaries of what’s possible on the web as a platform, on top of a system that strips any hyperbole from the term “big data”. In close collaboration with analysts & clients you’ll get to see the apps & visualizations you’re building used every day to hunt for hackers and protect systems.

As an Engineering Manager, you’ll be responsible for the recruitment, workload management, wellbeing and professional growth of a team of software engineers, helping build an open & collaborative environment and supporting systems to help them succeed in their roles. You’ll work closely with your peers in UX and across the broader engineering organization to ensure projects are a success.

Note: This role is only open to candidates located in Eastern Time Zone.

What You’ll Do:

  • Manage team workload, project resourcing & coordination in a fast-paced, highly distributed environment.

  • Support wellbeing of team members - providing support & guidance focused primarily on resourcing, progress, and soft skills. Gather feedback from others, provide coaching as needed & in collaboration with senior developers to advance team member skill sets.

  • Lead and coordinate recruitment process from initial contact to offer successful onboarding & general administration.

  • Some travel (project offsites, team get-togethers).

  • Develop general understanding of cybersecurity domain to best support leads and team members

What You’ll Need:

  • 2~5 years of tech lead or engineering manager experiences for front-end development teams.

  • Proficient in agile/scrum framework with experience of leading scrum teams.

  • Clear communication, proactive planning and risk management toward team goals.

  • Experience of developing and mentoring engineering staffs.

  • A desire to collaborate closely with users, designers, & testers to deliver quality software that solves problems.

  • A deep understanding of JavaScript and considerable experience building thick-client applications with modern frameworks such as Ember, AngularJS, Backbone or React/Flux.

  • Experience with testing frameworks, tools and methodologies such as QUnit, Mocha & Selenium.

  • Functional knowledge & interest in developing genuinely accessible interfaces.

  • Strong HTML & CSS skills, with bonus points for experience with animation, knowledge of approaches to scalable/modular CSS, & preprocessors such as SCSS & LESS.

  • Familiarity with client-side build processes & tools - Grunt, Gulp, Ember CLI etc

  • Comfortable with Git/version control workflows.

Bonus Points:

  • Experience in commercial SaaS product development.

  • Experience creating or contributing to open-source projects.

  • Experience with graphics & visualization tools such as D3 or ThreeJS.

  • Interest & experience with design & data visualization.

  • Experience with coaxing that last frame-per-second out of browsers.




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 $135,000 - $210,000 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:07-01-2024