Build Engineer

Engineering Remote, United States

About CrowdStrike

CrowdStrike is the leader in cloud-delivered next-generation endpoint protection, threat intelligence, and pre- and post-incident response services.  With the ability to collect and process over 100 billion events a day, CrowdStrike has revolutionized endpoint protection by being the first and only company to unify next-generation antivirus (AV), endpoint detection and response (EDR), and a 24/7 managed hunting service — all delivered via a single lightweight agent.  We are one of the World's Most 50 Innovative Companies according to MIT, and one of Forbes Most Promising Companies. Our growth and innovation are driven by incredible employees who deliver unmatched customer success.   

We have received a number of exciting awards including:

  • October 2018: 100 Best Medium Workplaces Second Year in a Row by Fortune magazine.
  • June 2018:  Closed over $200 million, led by General Atlantic, Accel and IVP, with participation from March Capital and CapitalG (Google), achieving a valuation of more than $3 billion.
  • April 2018:  CrowdStrike Wins SC Award for Best Security Company Second Year in a Row.

Build Engineer 
Like to ship meaningful products and generally get.. stuff.. done? As a Senior Build Engineer on CrowdStrike’s Engineering Systems team, you will be a key member of the team that keeps our software factory humming. Want to shape the technical vision around our continuous integration pipeline? Build tools and automation that take us through the next 10x of growth? Make developers smile by improving inner loop efficiency? If so, this job is for you!

General Responsibilities: 

  • Work primarily in an engineering workflow (building project deliverables with well-defined use cases and scope), rather than an IT workflow (fighting fires and handling IR support tickets).
  • Stay abreast of automation technology and tools and work to apply them in a real environment
  • Stay abreast of containerization technology and tolls and work to apply them in a real environment.
  • Stay abreast of latest desktop/server OS updates and assist with updating lab accordingly.
  • Deploy and test custom virtual or physical machines in line with developer needs.
  • Configure, deploy, and maintain servers for testing and production.

Required Qualifications/Experiences: 
Though none of the following are strictly required, we’ll definitely prefer candidates who have:

  • Expertise with build automation tools (Bamboo, Jenkins, buildbot…)
  • Knowledge and experience with application and/or driver signing on one or more platforms
  • Knowledge and expertise working with Virtualization environments (AWS and VMware)
  • Knowledge of building applications for Linux, Windows and Mac.
  • Knowledge of building and deploying with Container tools: Docker Container Management and Registries, Kubernetes management.
  • Strong CI  pipeline experience.
  • Knowledge and experience working with Virtualization environments (AWS and VMware)
  • Expertise with build automation tools (Bamboo, Jenkins, buildbot…)
  • Solid understanding of source code version control systems (Git experience highly desired)
  • Hardware and OS experience, especially around problem triage and resolution of problems with remote systems and kernel driver crashes.

We use technologies such as:

  • Bamboo, Jenkins
  • Ansible, Chef, Salt
  • Python, Java, Golang
  • AWS, Azure, GCP, VMWare
  • Docker, MESOS, Kubernetes
  • Linux, MacOS, Windows and iOS/Android
  • Source control (Git)

Benefits of Working at CrowdStrike:

  • Market leader in compensation and equity awards
  • Competitive vacation policy
  • Comprehensive health benefits + 401k plan (US only)
  • Paid paternity and maternity leave, including adoption
  • Flexible work hours and remote friendly environment
  • Wellness programs
  • Stocked fridges, coffee, soda, and lots of treats
  • Peer recognition
  • Inclusive culture focused on people, customers and innovation
  • Regular team activities, including happy hours, community service events 

CrowdStrike believes that diversity and inclusion among our organization is essential to our success as a global company, and we seek to attract, retain and empower the industry’s best and brightest from a diverse talent pool. 

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.