DevOps Engineer (Splunk)

Engineering Bucharest, Romania


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

We’re building the next-generation infrastructure and security platform for CrowdStrike which includes an application and service delivery platform, massively scalable distributed data storage and replication systems, and a cutting-edge search and distributed graph system. Help us scale CrowdStrike’s infrastructure and products to handle massive growth in traffic and data as we continue to experience dramatic growth in the usage of our products.

We are looking for a skilled DevOps Engineer who can contribute to our team which is responsible for thousands of Splunk systems that run in AWS as well as in Crowdstrike data centers. We handle infrastructure, the Splunk backend and some application development, but the latter is handled mostly by a dedicated application development team. Splunk knowledge is an advantage, but if not, don’t worry, we will teach you.

You will:

  • Build automation tools for infrastructure using Python and various technologies including containers
  • Participate in, and at times lead, backend engineering efforts from rapid prototypes to large-scale applications using Python
  • Brainstorm, define, and build collaboratively with members across multiple team
  • Obsess about learning, and champion the newest technologies & tricks with others, raising the technical IQ of the team
  • Constantly re-evaluate our product to improve architecture, knowledge models, user experience, performance and stability.
  • Be an energetic "self-starter" with the ability to take ownership and be accountable for deliverables

Key Qualifications:

  • Linux systems administration, bash scripting
  • Configuration management automation using Chef, Puppet or Salt
  • Python scripting, automation through scripts

Nice to have skills:

  • Good knowledge of Splunk search processing language (SPL), reporting, dashboards, and search acceleration techniques
  • Experience administering Splunk, especially clusters and bundle replication, custom search commands, KV Store
  • Javascript
  • AWS Cloud
  • Container technologies such as Docker, Kubernetes
  • Experience programming with the Splunk REST API
  • Regular expressions
  • Good knowledge of Splunk data ingestion, field extraction and post-ingestion processing

Benefits of Working at CrowdStrike:

  • Market leader in compensation
  • Comprehensive health benefits
  • Working with the latest technologies
  • Training budget (certifications, conferences)
  • 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 isessential 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