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Sr. Software Engineer (Remote, ROU)



Software Engineering
Romania · Remote
Posted on Thursday, May 16, 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:

CrowdStrike is looking for a Sr. Software Engineer to join our growing Generative AI Research Center. As a Senior Software Engineer you will play a pivotal role in designing, developing, and optimizing advanced algorithms and systems that power our Generative AI platforms. You will work closely with data scientists, engineers and product managers to create innovative solutions that address complex challenges and deliver tangible value to our customers. This role offers an exciting opportunity to work on the forefront of AI technology, cybersecurity and shape the future of creative computing.

CrowdStrike is a computer security company, but we do not require candidates for this role to have prior security industry experience. We will mentor and train in security topics as needed. We do expect a strong interest in CrowdStrike's mission and a willingness to engage with the needs of our product teams and customers.

If you are a hands-on engineer who loves technical challenges and wants to operate at scale, apply & let's talk!

What You'll Do:

  • Lead the design and implementation of scalable, high-performance software systems for Generative AI applications.

  • Collaborate with data science team and other engineering teams to translate cutting-edge algorithms and models, including Large Language Models (LLMs), into production-ready software solutions.

  • Optimize algorithms and workflows to improve performance, efficiency, and scalability, leveraging LLMs where applicable.

  • Conduct code reviews, provide technical guidance, and mentor other engineers to ensure code quality and best practices.

  • Construct and maintain data pipelines, engage in data upkeep, and contribute to the training and automation of all aspects of the lifecycle of LLMs.

  • Stay updated on the latest advancements in AI research and technology, including developments in LLMs, and apply them to enhance our Generative AI engineering capabilities.

  • Contribute to architectural decisions and technical strategy to drive innovation and maintain competitive advantage, incorporating LLMs where suitable.

  • Research, develop, and implement cybersecurity measures to safeguard our Generative AI systems against potential threats, including those specific to Generative AI.

  • Collaborate with engineering team to assess risks, implement security best practices, and ensure compliance with industry standards and regulations, particularly in the context of LLM usage.

  • Own your work with autonomy, end to end: develop, test, deploy and monitor your changes.

  • Thrive in an environment that highly values trust.

What You'll Need:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related STEM field;

  • Prior work experience with big data and microservices

  • Strong proficiency in at least one of the three programming languages Go (Golang), Rust or Python.

  • Experience building and deploying scalable, distributed systems (i.e. sharding, partitioning, concurrency, etc.) in cloud environments (e.g. AWS).

  • Excellent problem-solving skills, with the ability to analyze complex issues and propose effective solutions.

  • Strong communication skills and the ability to collaborate effectively with multidisciplinary teams.

  • Proven track record of delivering high-quality software products in a fast-paced, agile environment.

Tech Stack (not mandatory to know everything; a robust learning capacity is essential):

  • Go (Golang)

  • Python

  • Rust

  • Docker

  • Kubernetes

  • AWS

  • Redis / S3 / EC2 / IAM

  • Kafka

  • GIT

  • Cassandra

  • ElasticSearch

Bonus Points:

  • Existing exposure to Go, AWS, Cassandra, Kafka, Elasticsearch

  • Experience with Language Models, Data Science, Data Engineering

  • Prior experience in the cybersecurity or intelligence fields

  • Familiarity with relevant libraries and frameworks (e.g., TensorFlow, PyTorch)

  • UI/UX design experience



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.