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Security Architect (Remote)



United States · Remote
Posted on Thursday, June 27, 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 seeking a Security Architect to join our expanding Security Architecture and Engineering team within the Information Security department.

The Security Architect is responsible for supporting the design and configuration of enterprise information systems in alignment with the organization's security standards and requirements. This role involves reviewing and improving the security posture, reviewing new and existing system security plans, participating in architecture reviews, creating and refining threat models, offering technical guidance to minimize security risks, and overseeing the execution of cybersecurity initiatives.

As a Security Architect, you will function in a cross-functional role, collaborating with other teams and serving as a subject matter expert while adhering to industry-best security practices.

What You'll Do:

  • Leads the planning, implementation, documentation, and testing of security systems.

  • Develops security standards, policies, and procedures.

  • Partners with business units to understand technology needs and to integrate security across various business use cases.

  • Determines security requirements by evaluating business strategies and needs; researching information security standards; plan and collaborate with team members in conducting system security and vulnerability analyses and risk assessments.

  • Prepares security reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing data and trends.

  • Maintains relevant job knowledge by tracking and understanding emerging security practices and standards; participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks; participating in professional organizations.

  • Enhances department and organization reputation by accepting ownership for accomplishing tasks; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments.

  • Assist with ad-hoc operational tasks as required.

What You'll Need:

Successful candidates will have extensive experience in the following areas:

  • Google Cloud Platform (GCP)

  • API security

  • Orchestration and Automation

  • Scripting

  • Threat Modeling

  • Security Architecture Design

  • Identity and Access Management (IAM)

  • Knowledge and application of Cybersecurity Frameworks such as NIST, ISO, CIS

Desired Education and Certifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Cyber Security, Computer Science, or related technology field

  • Specialty Security certifications issued by GIAC, CompTIA, ISACA, or (ISC)



This role will require the candidate to periodically undergo and pass additional background and fingerprint check(s) consistent with government customer requirements.

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 $95,000 - $155,000 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:08-26-2024