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Sr. Software Engineer, SDET - Cloud (Remote)



Software Engineering
California, USA · Remote
Posted on Friday, May 10, 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 an SDET to join our growing cloud team. The role will be focused on building frameworks, libraries and tooling used for testing our services, essentially building out a testing infrastructure to be used throughout Crowdstrike going forward. We're looking for smart people who want to be challenged and take ownership of what they build. Work in an environment where quality is the company culture. Come use cutting edge tools and technologies as well as tried and true ones. Work on: verifying key features and functionality that spans our processing, data and customer facing application layers to ensure it supports millions of events per second, stores terabytes of data and delivers accurate information to the customer.

Success in This Role Means:

  • A love for breaking software systems in creative and useful ways.

  • Producing rock solid solutions for all manner of product quality concerns.

  • Thriving with responsibility, challenges and aggressive goals.

  • Ability to communicate, collaborate and deliver.

What You'll Do:

  • Verify component, system integration and application level features and functionality to ensure our reliability, accuracy and performance reaches our standards for quality.

  • Review engineering technical design documents and requirements. Provide plan and strategy about how and where to build in testability

  • Increase and improve our automated test coverage.

  • Contribute to existing tools, frameworks and related solutions.

  • Leverage new open source solutions to build new tools that test things in new ways.

  • Improve our delivered product quality across our entire platform and applications.

  • Collaborate on determining root cause of production outages and adding quality improvements to prevent outages in the future.

  • Ability to create and maintain test infrastructure. Built the frameworks and packages required to implement automation.

What You'll Need:

  • 10+ years of experience as an SDET or Backend Developer (combined)

  • 2-3+ years building testing frameworks and tooling for a Cloud SaaS product

  • A computer science background or equivalent experience (programming styles, data structures, algorithms, etc.)

  • Experience with any/all of the following: Go, Python, Scala, Java, C++, JavaScript

Proficient With:

  • Networking: protocols, distributed systems, layered architectures.

  • Web Services: JSON, REST, RPC, XML, AWS EC2 & S3.

  • Data storage: RDMBS, NoSQL, and Caching Technologies such as PostgreSQL, MySQL, Cassandra, SQLServer, Redis, and/or MemCache.

  • Strong debugging skills: ability to spot design flaws, race conditions and performance bottlenecks in complex architectures.

  • Application, OS, Web Browser or hardware compatibility testing.

  • Computer and/or network security experience/understanding.

Bonus Points:

  • Authored and lead successful open source libraries and projects.

  • Contributions to the open source community (GitHub, Stack Overflow, blogging).

  • Existing exposure to Go, AWS, Cassandra, Kafka, Elasticsearch, GRPC, Docker, Kubernetes, Jenkins





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.