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Sr. Software Engineer - Counter Adversary Operations Team (Remote, ROU)



Software Engineering, Operations
Multiple locations
Posted on Wednesday, June 12, 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. Cloud Software Engineer to join our growing CAO Engineering Team. Our new colleague will be responsible for building globally distributed, fault-tolerant, and highly scalable cloud ecosystems using Golang. Prior experience with Golang is not required, but will be helpful.

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.

This role is open in Romania, remote or hybrid.

Interviewing process: online

Meet us virtually:

About the Team:

The Counter Adversary Operations (CAO) Team is a newly formed, first-of-its kind team that brings together CrowdStrike Falcon® Intelligence and the CrowdStrike® Falcon OverWatchTM threat hunting team to disrupt today’s adversaries and ultimately raise their cost of doing business. Both threat hunting and intelligence operations are essential to detect, disrupt and stop today’s adversaries.

CrowdStrike Counter Adversary Operations will have the power of both — along with the trillions of telemetry events from the AI-powered CrowdStrike Falcon® platform — to quickly act and intensify its impact on adversary activity. CrowdStrike’s deep adversary knowledge, expertise in pursuing and stopping threats, and visibility derived from the Falcon platform make us uniquely qualified to deliver the most effective method of stopping breaches and protecting customers

What You'll Do:

  • Work on and enrich backend microservices – From researching areas of concern to implementing the final solution

  • Leverage existing CrowdStrike tool and services to build cloud-based systems to help detect targeted attacks

  • Brainstorm, research, define, communicate, and build collaboratively with members across multiple teams

  • Be committed to learning and improving.

  • Be aware of our customers and the difficulties they face and how we can support

  • Have a strong focus on Quality of Coding through Best Practices, Testing, Logging and Metrics

  • Work in a Collaborating & Agile environment with a small fast-moving team

  • Be prepared to mentor other developers on web, backend and data storage technologies and our system

  • Be aware of our product to improve architecture, knowledge models, user experience, performance, and stability

  • Be given the autonomy to own your work in a high trust environment

Tech Stack:
In-depth knowledge of all is not required, but the ability to ramp-up and learn is.

  • Go (Golang)

  • Docker

  • Kubernetes

  • AWS

  • Redis / S3 / EC2 / IAM

  • Kafka

  • GIT

  • Cassandra

  • ElasticSearch

What You'll Need:

  • Degree in Computer Science (or professional experience in data structures/algorithms/distributed systems)

  • At least 5 years of previous experience as a Software Engineer

  • Deep understanding of scalability and distributed systems core concepts i.e. sharding, partitioning, concurrency, etc

  • Being a team player

  • A thorough understanding of engineering best practices from appropriate testing paradigms to effective peer code reviews and resilient architecture

  • The ability to thrive in a test-driven, collaborative, and iterative programming environment

  • The skills to meet your commitments on time and produce high-quality software that is unit tested, code reviewed and checked in regularly for continuous integration

Bonus Points:

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

  • Prior experience in the cybersecurity or intelligence fields


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.