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Software Engineer - Sensor

| Austin

The Company

CrowdStrike is a computer security company that was founded on the principle that effective computer security cannot be achieved without understanding the goals, tactics, and techniques used by determined attackers who can be expected to purposefully and repeatedly pursue their objectives to the detriment of our customers.

 

The Product

CrowdStrike Falcon Host is a two-component security product. One component is a “sensor”, which is a driver installed on client machines that observes system activity and recognizes malicious behavior, then provides on-box prevention capability and remote telemetry to the Falcon Host cloud. The cloud component aggregates sensor telemetry for each customer’s network, can correlate malicious behavior across multiple machines, and presents our customers’ operations teams with a prioritized summary of the threats detected in their environments.

 

Job Description

The sensor development team is responsible for building a small kernel level sensor which deploys on multiple platforms including Windows, Mac, and Linux. Developers are expected to own design and development of core features on the platform. Features will cross cut most core OS subsystems such as file system, memory and process, and networking. Many features are also built in a way that they will have shared components across multiple platforms. The team operates under the Agile development principles and ships frequently.
 
Open to remote candidates, as well as candidates in Pune, India 

Responsibilities

  • Design and develop software with cross platform deliverables (Windows, Mac, Linux) including server and desktop.
  • Own features from design to delivery including participation in product demo at the end of the sprint.
  • Collaborate with multi functional team in various physical locations.
  • Troubleshoot issues with the product as reported from Support or Test.
  • Other projects as assigned.

 
Minimum Requirements

  • Can produce high quality software and can demonstrate that capability, be it through job experience, schoolwork, or contributions to community projects.
  • Experience working on a team to ship major features and releases.
  • Able to communicate, collaborate, and work effectively in a distributed team.
  • Low-level OS knowledge in either Windows, Mac OS or Linux
  • Flexible with working in user and kernel space and on multiple platforms, learning new areas as required.

 

Preferred Requirements

  • Solid experience developing in C/C++
  • Low-level (e.g. driver, kernel, firmware) experience
  • Strong background in kernel development on any of the platforms, with an interest in growing skills in other platforms.
  • Familiarity and experience with Agile process
  • OS system expertise for core concepts and subsystems

 

CrowdStrike is an Equal Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex including sexual orientation and gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

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Technology we use

  • Sales & Marketing
    • SalesforceCRM

Location

Fantastic downtown location walking distance to awesome restaurants and happy hour spots.

An Insider's view of CrowdStrike

What's something quirky about your company?

Our mascot is a falcon so the SDR team puts falcon in front of activities - for example when we do team stretches when everyone needs to get up from their chair and take a break we call it Falcon Stretch

Jessica

SDR Manager

How does the company support your career growth?

CrowdStrike does an awesome job at promoting from within. I started as an SDR a little of a year ago and am now an SDR Manager! When departments are looking for new hires the SDR org is the first place they look for internal promotions.

Jessica

SDR Manager

What are CrowdStrike Perks + Benefits

CrowdStrike Benefits Overview

We offer flex schedules, a comprehensive benefits package, health and wellness programs, fully stocked company pantry, company and team events, and commuter benefits. We also offer our people the chance to work on passion projects and innovation during our annual “Think Week” as well as peer recognition and reward programs like Team Bravo award for cross-functional collaboration and Hero award for those who embody our core values and live our culture.

Culture
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Open door policy
Team based strategic planning
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Unconscious bias training
Someone's primary function is managing the company’s diversity and inclusion initiatives
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Company Equity
RSU's are available as part of employee compensation.
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
CrowdStrike provides 12 weeks of parental leave for the primary caregiver and 8 weeks leave for the secondary care giver.
Flexible Work Schedule
Return-to-work program post parental leave
Company sponsored family events
We sponsor company-wide bring your child to work days as well as company events where family is encouraged to attend.
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Our employees receive 8 hours per year of paid volunteer time.
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
We offer pre-tax commuter benefits.
Company Outings
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Happy hours are hosted At team's discretion.
Parking
Relocation Assistance
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Diversity Program
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Time allotted for learning
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