Software Engineer (Cloud) - Cloud Security Runtime Protection Team (Remote)

    • CrowdStrike
  • Posted 51 days ago | Updated 10 hours ago


Full Time


Cloud security
Software development
Cloud computing
Data storage
Systems engineering
Software engineering
Programming languages
Virtual team
Professional development
Cyber security
Apache Cassandra
Software deployment
Amazon Web Services
Apache Kafka

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:

We are looking for a Cloud Software Engineer for our Cloud Security Runtime Protection team. The team is extending CrowdStrike's mission of "stopping breaches" into the cloud-native workloads with the ultimate goal of providing a single platform for securing the entire lifecycle of cloud workloads from development through deployment to runtime.

The Software Development Engineer will join the Cloud Security Runtime Protection team that is in charge of building and maintaining detection and prevention features and capabilities for protecting cloud workloads and infrastructure, and containers and Kubernetes in particular. This is a unique opportunity to join a team that works at the intersection of software development and cloud security and is responsible for delivering complex features spanning the entire security stack from agents and sensors to cloud services.

Experience level : 4+ years

What You'll Do:
  • Leverage Crowdstrike's cloud-based platform that processes over a trillion of events every day to build cloud services and workload protection capabilities using the technology stack that includes
    • Golang
    • AWS, Kubernetes, Docker
    • Kafka
    • Cassandra
    • ElasticSearch
    • Redis
    • Git
  • Research and develop new and introduce improvements to the existing cloud runtime security features that are used by our customers to protect their cloud workloads and infrastructure
  • Learn and share with others the newest cloud technologies and security-relevant aspects of the cloud workloads and infrastructure, raising the technical IQ of the team and contributing to the product direction
  • Be mentored and mentor other developers on web, backend, and data storage technologies

What You'll Need:
  • Professional experience with and deep understanding of all aspects of cloud services/distributed systems development and maintenance
  • Deep understanding of software engineering best practices from appropriate testing paradigms to effective peer code reviews and resilient architecture
  • Deep experience with one or more programming languages such as Golang, C/C++, Java
  • Understanding of cloud-native technologies such as Containers and Kubernetes
  • Interest in cybersecurity in general and in Container and Kubernetes security in particular
  • Ability to take ownership and be accountable for deliverables, both individually and when leading a group of engineers
  • Ability to communicate, collaborate, and work effectively in a globally distributed team

Bonus Points:
  • Experience in DevSecOps domain
  • Prior experience building cybersecurity products
  • Deep understanding of Container and Kubernetes internals and Linux OS




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 $0 - $0 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:04-20-2024