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Sr. Software Engineer- Distributed Graph Storage Systems (Remote)

CrowdStrike

CrowdStrike

Software Engineering
California, USA · Remote
Posted on Friday, June 14, 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:

We’re building the next-generation cloud-native security platform for CrowdStrike which includes an application and service delivery platform, massively scalable distributed data storage and replication systems, and a cutting-edge search and distributed graph system. You will play a critical role in innovating and building the CrowdStrike Asset Graph system.

Bring your experience in distributed technologies and algorithms, your great API and systems design sensibilities, and your passion for writing code that performs at extreme scale. If you want a job that makes a difference in the world and operates at a high scale, you’ve come to the right place.

This is a hybrid position open to candidates in Irvine, CA and Sunnyvale, CA. We are also open for US Remote roles.

What You'll Do:

  • Lead backend engineering efforts from rapid prototypes to large-scale applications across CrowdStrike products.

  • Design, develop, document, test, deploy, maintain, and enhance large scale services.

  • Take ownership and be accountable for deliverables.

  • Triage system issues and debug by analyzing the sources of issues and the impact on service operations.

  • Mentor other engineers on web, backend and data storage technologies and our system.

  • Constantly re-evaluate our product to improve architecture, knowledge models, user experience, performance and stability.

  • Partner with product teams in building their use-cases and solutions on the Asset Graph platform

What You'll Use:

  • Go(Golang)

  • Java8

  • Python

  • GIT

  • Cassandra

  • Kafka

  • ElasticSearch

  • Kubernetes

  • Postgres

  • Redis

  • AWS Cloud

What You’ll Need:

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

  • The ability to scale backend systems – sharding, partitioning, scaling horizontally are second nature to you.

  • The desire to ship code and the love of seeing your bits run in production.

  • Solid understanding of distributed systems and scalability challenges.

  • Team player skills – we embrace collaborating as a team as much as possible.

  • 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 fast paced, 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:

  • Experience building Graph Storage or other database systems

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

  • Experience working on security products.

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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.