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Backend Engineer, Automation (Remote)



Software Engineering
Multiple locations
Posted on Friday, June 21, 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 talented Backend Engineer to join our growing Production Systems Automation & Development team. As a backend engineer, you will be focused on the creation and refinement of tools to enhance the automations that deploy and manage CrowdStrike’s cloud-based infrastructure. This candidate will play a key role in architecting and implementing a stable, scalable and flexible production environment. One focus of this position will be to ensure that the team delivers code that is tuned for the scalability and survivability necessary in CrowdStrike’s expanding ecosystem.

What You’ll Do:

  • Work as part of a dynamic engineering team to implement new software designs and functionality.

  • Be an energetic self-starter with the ability to take ownership and be accountable for deliverables.

  • Work with peers and internal business partners to analyze requirements and craft elegant, robust, and reliable solutions to solve complex technical problems. From concept to completion, our engineers are involved in every step!

  • Engage with other engineers to review code and to share best practices. You will be asked to raise the technical IQ of the team by being passionate about learning and sharing the newest technologies & tricks with others.

  • Take an active role to own your personal workload and tasks. You are empowered to set your own pace and tell us what can be delivered (and when).

  • Be vigilant about streamlining and simplifying both business processes and development code to ensure minimal friction throughout our solutions.

  • Represent the development team as a technical leader both vertically and horizontally across workgroups.

What You’ll Need:

  • 2-3 years experience working within a large-scale production environment and developing/troubleshooting applications.

  • Proven success analyzing and optimizing backend technical performance throughout all stages of the SDLC.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • A proactive, can-do attitude that excels both working independently and collaborating as part of a team.

  • Demonstrated passion for learning new systems and methodologies combined with advanced troubleshooting skills and eye for quality.

  • Talent at developing and integrating APIs using REST or GraphQL in SOA or microservices architecture.

  • Familiar with CI/CD pipelines and with creating and leveraging automated unit/acceptance tests.

  • Experience using container orchestration systems (such as Docker or Kubernetes).

  • Experience designing schemas and improving SQL queries for a RDBMS such as Postgres or MySQL.

  • Attention to detail and the ability to make good, timely decisions.

  • A passion for documentation and a desire to constantly improve knowledge transfer across teams.

Bonus Points:

  • Have professional experience utilizing Go (Golang).

  • Have built scripts or applications for automation, tooling, dashboards, and/or alarms.

  • Fluency with debugging toolsets and leveraging log/event management tools such as Splunk.

  • Familiar with monitoring tools such as Grafana and Alertmanager

  • Experience working with large-scale bare-metal hardware in a data center environment.

  • Experience implementing tracing and metrics within systems using tools like Prometheus.



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.