Data Center Technician, Rancho Cordova

    • CrowdStrike
  • Rancho Cordova, CA
  • Posted 32 days ago | Updated 11 hours ago


On Site
USD 85,000.00 - 135,000.00 per year
Full Time


Command-line interface
System integration
Computer hardware
Data link layer
Network administration
Optical fiber
Data centers
Operating systems
Scripting language
Professional development
Apache Cordova
Cyber security
Cloud computing
Apache Cassandra
Computer networking
Cisco Certifications

Job Details

#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:

CrowdStrike is in search of a skilled Data Center Engineer to assist in Integrating, Testing, and Configuring Data Center Hardware. The Data Center Engineering role is a hands-on role performing systems integration activities as well as supporting our warehouse team in preparing hardware for integration and shipping. The candidate must be experienced in data center best practices, Linux, computer hardware components and networking.

We are currently open to candidates that are within a reasonable commuting distance to Sacramento, CA, as this is an on-site role.

What You'll Do:
  • Participate in Server and Network deployments and upgrades within a Production Data Center.
  • Participate in Production infrastructure builds outs.
  • Conduct Server configuration & Layer 2 Network configuration.
  • Participate in Server and Network deployments within a Production Data Center.
  • Troubleshoot equipment, using command line tools, at various stages to identify & remediate issues.
  • Utilize appropriate tools to install, configure, test and troubleshoot infrastructure nodes.
  • Install hardware and integrate into Production infrastructure.
  • Run fiber optic and copper cabling to support growing infrastructure.
  • Remediate hardware issues using manufacturing documentation and engineering specifications.

What You'll Need:
  • 4+ years experience supporting Production Data Centers.
  • Industry certifications a plus (e.g. CCNA, CompTIA+, Linux, etc.)
  • Comfortable using a command line interface.
  • Familiar with copper and optical cabling.
  • Understand power cabling and PDUs ("Power Distribution Units")
  • Comfortable using command line interfaces.
  • Familiarity with Linux and other cli operating systems.
  • Familiar with server, storage, internet technologies.
  • Ability to lift up to 75 lb.
  • Ability to express good judgment to take action & move forward.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with both local and remote teams.
  • Ability to communicate technical information (verbally & in writing) to non-technical teams.

Bonus Points :
  • Experience supporting a large scale Production Data Center.
  • Knowledge with routing systems such as Cisco, Linux, Arista.
  • Industry certifications a plus (e.g. CCNA, CompTIA+, Linux, etc.).
  • Familiarity with a scripting language such as Bash, Python, GoLang.
  • Comfortable using a command line interface





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 $85,000 - $135,000 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.