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Senior Engineer - Cloud (Remote)



United States · Remote
Posted on Saturday, June 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 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:

Falcon Cloud Security (FCS) is a key product area for CrowdStrike. We’re extending CrowdStrike’s mission of “stopping breaches” into the public cloud and cloud-native workloads. CrowdStrike’s FCS Cloud Security Posture Management (CSPM) offering provides visibility into your entire cloud infrastructure, continuous monitoring for misconfigurations, and proactive threat detection — allowing DevSecOps teams to fix issues faster and be more productive. As a member of the Falcon Horizon control plane group, you will part of a fast-paced team taking on cloud-scale challenges and raising the bar on Cloud Security Posture Management.

What You'll Do:

  • Collaborate with your teammates to design and deliver scalable back-end services that support and expand our industry leading CSPM platform.
  • Development of public-facing command-line shell utilities, some which interact with your web services.
  • Integration support and documentation for complimentary teams (i.e. UX/UI, Sensors, etc.)
  • Participation in configuring and receiving uptime alerts related to the services you control.
  • Reflect thoughtfully to improve architecture, models, user experience, performance, and stability following successful rapid prototyping and fast-paced decision making.
  • Brainstorm and refine how customers use and apply the vast amounts of data we collect to automate cyber threat intelligence at global scale.
  • Ultimately, develop a platform to help secure the entire lifecycle of cloud workloads for CrowdStrike customers.

What You'll Need:

  • Experience programming in at least one object-oriented programming language, featuring strong types. We write code in Golang. Learn it on the job with us!
  • Experience developing and consuming RESTful API web services.
  • Strong leadership experience driving design and architectural decisions for the team, taking into account best practices and tradeoffs.
  • Experience working with cloud provider APIs and CLI tools for AWS, Azure, and GCP.
  • Experience with infrastructure-as-code tools such as CloudFormation, Terraform and Azure Templates.
  • Hands-on experience deploying, configuring, and using Docker containers in Kubernetes environments with Helm.
  • Experience using a message queue. We use Kafka. (e.g., defining messages, estimating message sizes and rates, monitoring lag)
  • Understanding data structures and commands for a key-value distributed caching solution, such as Redis.
  • Experience using RDBMS databases, and accompanying knowledge of SQL, such as Postgres.
  • Experience committing code to a version control system, such as Git, and browsing hosted repositories, like Bitbucket.
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience. Proficiency with common algorithms, data structures, code whiteboarding.

Bonus Points:

  • Prior industry experience or certification related to CNAPP, CSPM or Cloud Security.
  • Experience with application observability incl. Prometheus metrics, Splunk logging, Grafana dashboards, and PagerDuty alerts.
  • Experience handling production challenges related to Postgres, Kubernetes, and Kafka.
  • Understanding data structures and various APIs, for full-text search of application logs and event data in Elasticsearch.
  • Experience with Cassandra, CQL, and its wide-column store database.
  • Experience using graph structures (ie. nodes, edges), graph data, and graph databases.





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:07-31-2024