Sr. Backend Software Engineer, Cloud - Workflow Automation Platform (Remote)

at CrowdStrike, Inc. in Springfield, Illinois, United States

Job Description

CrowdStrike, Inc.

Full time

Posted Yesterday


#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 are looking to hire a cloud engineer, part of our platform team, that will be focused on helping develop core orchestration and workflow capabilities that will be used by our customers and internal product groups to expedite application development. Your passion and meticulous attention to performance, reliability and scalability will be key ingredients to your success here at CrowdStrike.

The team has one of the most critical roles to play in ensuring our products are best-in-class in the industry. You will interact with product managers and other engineers in building both internal and external facing services.

What You'll Do:

  • Help design, build, and maintain key backend services / orchestration layer of platform that will be used by our customers and internal developers

  • Design and build highly scalable and resilient distributed systems

  • Work with industry-leading technologies like Apache Kafka, Cassandra, Elasticsearch, Redis and more

  • Work on cross-team platform-level initiatives and projects

  • Troubleshoot critical production issues and implement solutions

What You'll Need:

  • Experienced building streaming platforms at scale (Note: We process over trillion events per day)

  • 7+ years of relevant work experience building backend software with SaaS delivery model

  • 2+ years of recent experience building a microservices-oriented architecture

  • Expert knowledge of any of the following backend languages: Go, Scala, Java or node.js

  • Expert grasp of building distributed systems, micro services, REST APIs

  • Experience with commercial clouds (AWS, Azure, GCP)

  • BS/MS degree in Computer Science or related field or equivalent work experience

  • Familiarity with CI/CD and reporting tools - source code control (Git), Jenkins, metrics/log monitoring tools like Grafana, Splunk

  • Developing applications using SQL and No-SQL databases

Bonus Points:

  • Contributed to the open source community
    Equal Employment Opportunity/M/F/disability/protected veteran status


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Job Posting: 11470225

Posted On: Nov 20, 2023

Updated On: Dec 16, 2023

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