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Network Engineer III (Remote, GBR)



United Kingdom · Remote
Posted on Wednesday, June 5, 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 Network Engineer III who has a solid track record of
building and operating hyper-scale hybrid cloud networks. In this role, you will be
responsible for the production backbone network. You will develop and support both
the IP and Optical technologies that connect our data centers as well as edge
connectivity. In addition, you will own major improvement initiatives from ideation to
implementation, including funding, planning and operational support.

What You'll Do:

  • Build and maintain a high-performance and fault-tolerant production network

  • at-scale

  • Analyze requirements and develop solutions of technical problems based on

  • complex business needs

  • Hold regular, frequent project meetings to address challenges and drive

  • milestones

  • Improve the reliability and efficiency of network operations and practices

  • Contribute capacity planning, forecasting, and create plans for growth

  • Evaluate technologies for scale, security, and maintainability

  • Support the development, testing and integration of new hardware and

  • software platforms

  • Diagnose and solve complex network and application problems, and

  • recommend improvements

  • Contribute into network automation to enable speed and scale

  • Participate in a 24X7 on-call rotation

What You'll Need:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Management Information Systems,

  • or work-related discipline/field from an accredited college or university.

  • Equivalent field experience considered.

  • 5+ years of experience in building and maintaining large scale, complex

  • backbone and data center network infrastructure

  • Expert level knowledge in large scale IP networking technologies and

  • protocols such as: MP-BGP, OSPF, ISIS, MPLS, RSVP-TE, VxLAN, EVPN, QoS,

  • DNS, MACsec

  • Ability to understand Python/Shell scripts and programs for automation, tools,

  • frameworks, dashboards, alarms.

  • Experience with using software development to operate or deploy a large

  • network, such as Python, Ansible, YAML, or Netconf/YANG.

  • Proficient with various networking vendors such as Juniper, Nokia, Adva,

  • Arista, Palo Alto, Cisco, HP, etc.

  • Experience with building and maintaining network monitoring and graphing

  • tools, as well as streaming telemetry

  • Experience with Cloud Providers such as AWS and GCP

Bonus Points:

  • Experience in the automation of systems to reduce operational toil

  • A strong track record of developing and improving tools, platforms, and infrastructure.

  • Experience with network simulation and testing tools (WAE, Northstar,

  • Spirent, NS-3, NetSim, Batfish, Ixia)

  • Production level experience supporting large scale network infrastructure

  • Ability to communicate technical detail into succinct and fact-based business terminology, both verbally and in writing

  • Ability to plan, organize and prioritize work independently and meet

  • deadlines.

  • Customer-focused mindset, with demonstrated skill in managing expectations, providing proactive status updates, and producing high-quality work products

  • Work experience in data center, telecom, SaaS, or cloud operations companies

  • Ability to use independent judgment to make sound, justifiable decisions and take action to solve problems





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.