Systems Engineer III, Object Storage (Remote)

    • CrowdStrike
  • Remote, CA
  • Posted 53 days ago | Updated 6 hours ago


On Site
USD 115,000.00 - 180,000.00 per year
Full Time


Attention to detail
Amazon S3
Systems architecture
Virtual machines
Server hardware
Distributed computing
Configuration Management
Virtual team
Professional development
Cyber security
Cloud computing
Apache Cassandra
Progress Chef
Amazon Web Services

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:

The CrowdStrike TechOps team is seeking a highly skilled Systems Engineer to build, monitor and maintain our complex multi-cloud (on-prem & public) distributed systems infrastructure with a focus on a quickly growing MinIO-based object store. The ideal candidate will have experience with a hybrid cloud 24x7 system in a critical production environment. You'll participate in the design, development and implementation of a custom S3 compatible object store solution that will span thousands of Linux servers. As a member of the team, you will collaborate with cross-functional engineering teams to ensure successful integration of MinIO object storage within our overall system architecture.

What You'll Do:
  • Linux engineering and administration for thousands of bare metal and virtual machines
  • Familiarity with public cloud and cloud administration concepts
  • Engineer clustered object-storage in a large scale cloud environment
  • Monitoring, maintenance, and operation of a production environment
  • Troubleshoot server hardware issues
  • Automate common tasks, deploy with an IaaS model, utilize Chef or similar
  • On-call rotation with other team members, subject matter expertise in private cloud
  • Ability to write simple to moderately complex scripts and programs for automation, tools, frameworks, dashboards, alarms (common languages)

What You'll Need:
  • 3+ years of experience working in a large scale distributed system
  • Experience with on-prem storage (block and object) solutions
  • Hands-on experience with MinIO (Kubernetes-native, AWS S3 compatible object storage solution)
  • Automation experience using Python/Go scripting and Chef config management
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills are required
  • Exposure to/experience with Cybersecurity and Intelligence
  • Must work effectively and professionally with cross-functional groups across divisions, worldwide, as part of a team
  • Must be able to work with a distributed team in multiple time zones
  • Must exhibit meticulous attention to detail, and have the ability to make good, timely decisions
  • Demonstrate self-learning capabilities, taking initiative in a fast pace/quickly changing environment
  • 2-3 business related trips per year for group meetings



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 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 $115,000 - $180,000 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.