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Engineer III - Auth - Cloud Platform (Remote, CAN)

CrowdStrike

CrowdStrike

Multiple locations
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 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:

You’ll be joining the cloud backend team in the Platform product group responsible for authentication and authorization. The Auth team is responsible for both internal (e.g. Service-to-service authorization, etc.) and external (e.g. user login, etc) authN and authZ. The team is a critical part of cloud, frequently working collaboratively with many other product groups. The team builds and extends services that are capable of making millions of decisions per second!

This is a Canada remote role.

What You’ll Do:

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

  • Leverage and build cloud based systems to detect targeted attacks and automate cyber threat intelligence production at a global scale.

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

  • Obsess about learning, and champion the newest technologies & tricks with others, raising the technical IQ of the team.

  • Be mentored and mentor other developers 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.

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

  • Use and give back to the open source community.

What You’ll Use:

  • Go (Golang)

  • OAuth

  • Python

  • AWS

  • Kafka

  • GIT

  • Cassandra

  • ElasticSearch

  • Redis

  • Postgres

  • AWS Cloud

  • GraphQL

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.

  • Deep understanding of distributed systems and scalability challenges.

  • Deep understanding of multi-threading, concurrency, and parallel processing technologies.

  • 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:

  • Authored and led successful open source libraries and projects.

  • Contributions to the open source community (GitHub, Stack Overflow, blogging).

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

  • Prior experience in the cybersecurity or intelligence fields

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. You will help build a platform that scales to millions of events per second and Terabytes of data per day. If you want a job that makes a difference in the world and operates at high scale, you’ve come to the right place!

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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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CrowdStrike Canada ULC is committed to fair and equitable compensation practices. The base salary range for this position in Canada is $105,000 - $180,000 CAD 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.