Principal Software Engineer, Data (Remote)

crowdstrike    Remote, United States    2024-02-20

Job posting number: #89998 (Ref:R16835)

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Job Description

#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:

The Data Platform team is on a mission to drive industry-leading innovation on a hyper scale security data lake, which helps find bad actors and stop breaches. The team builds and operates systems to centralize all of the data from Falcon Sensors and 3rd Party sources, making it easy for internal and external customers to utilize the platform for batch and streaming analytics, machine learning and threat hunting. As an engineer on the team you will contribute to the full spectrum of our systems, from query processing, building scalable pipelines using different frameworks for ingestion, materialized views, transformation, data storage, as well as tools and applications to make data available to thousands of users and hundreds of internal systems.

What You’ll Do:

This role will be responsible for shaping the vision of our Analytics Data Platform for its next phase of growth in the areas of building a Unified Data Catalog, Query Analysis for structured data stored in different forms (columnar vs graph), building and optimizing query performance using different techniques of indexing and data partitioning. Familiarity with various big data frameworks is required for this role.

  • Design, develop, and maintain a data platform that processes petabytes of data

  • Participate in technical reviews of our products and help us develop new features and enhance stability

  • Continually help us improve the efficiency of our services so that we can delight our customers

  • Help us research, evolve and implement new ways for both internal stakeholders as well as customers to query their data efficiently and extract results in the format they desire

What You’ll Need:

  • We are looking for a candidate with a BS and 10+ years or MS and 8+ years in Computer Science or related field. They should also have experience with multiple big data frameworks, especially handling data volume at multi-petabyte scale.

  • A solid understanding of algorithms, distributed systems design and the software development lifecycle

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  • Solid background in Java/Scala, Python

  • Familiarity with Go, Kubernetes is a plus

  • Experience building large scale data pipelines

  • Strong familiarity with the Apache Hadoop ecosystem including : Spark, Kafka, Hive/Apache Iceberg/Delta Lake, Apache Presto/Trino, Apache Pinot, etc.

  • Experience with Apache Flink or other streaming systems is a plus

  • Production experience with relational SQL and NoSQL databases, including Postgres/MySQL, Cassandra/DynamoDB, etc.

  • Good test driven development discipline

  • Reasonable proficiency with Linux administration tools

  • Proven ability to work effectively with remote teams 





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 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 $185,000 - $265,000 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:04-15-2024

Employer Info

Job posting number:#89998 (Ref:R16835)
Application Deadline:2024-03-21
Employer Location:crowdstrike
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