Golang Job: Principal Engineer, Exposure Management (Remote)

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United States of America


Remote Position
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Golang 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:
As our Principal Software Engineer you'll contribute to the Exposure management SaaS solution which encompasses Vulnerability management, Surface, Attack path, and posture management groups. You'll develop new features as well as improve existing functionality. As a key member of Exposure management team, you will focus on a broad area of the product. You will also be working on a diverse set of larger projects, which require you to collaborate cross-team with other backend engineers, frontend engineers, UX designers and product managers.

What You'll Do:
  • Contribute to take our SaaS solution to the next level
  • Develop Exposure management solution in Go and Java
  • Build in best practices of software development; code review, automated tests, agile development, retrospective, incremental improvements and continuous deployment
  • Work on cross-team platform-level initiatives and projects
  • Participate and lead the architecture, design and development of new features
  • Participate in scoping, designing and developing of new features
  • Continuous improvement of internal tools and processes
  • Strong communication skills; working collaboratively and confidently with internal stakeholders.
  • Strong experience in completing tasks for multiple projects simultaneously.

What You'll Need:
  • A Masters in Computer Science or related field, or BS with equivalent work experience
  • 15+ years of overall backend engineering experience, including 2+ years as a Principal Engineer or Architect
  • Fluency in at least one programming language, preferably in Golang, Java or Scala
  • Hands on experience in large-scale (distributed) system architecture, high scalability and availability, and optimization
  • Hands on experience in developing scalable solution using Kafka, Cassandra or ElasticSearch
  • Solid grounding in at least one cloud environment (AWS, Azure, Google Cloud Platform)
  • Solid design, problem-solving and troubleshooting skills with demonstrated passion for engineering excellence, quality, security and performance
  • Can-do attitude, and that you thrive collaborating in a team and are not afraid of taking on responsibilities

Bonus Points:
  • Experience of hybrid cloud environments
  • Experience in golang and building solutions for large planet scale problems
  • Deep experience in building SaaS products in cybersecurity and intelligence domain
  • Experience developing complex software applications



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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CrowdStrike, Inc. is committed to fair and equitable compensation practices. The base salary range for this position in the U.S. is $190,000 - $290,000 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.