Sr. Cloud Threat Detection Engineer (Remote)

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Employer Provided Salary: 135,000-210,000 Annually
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#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:
The CrowdStrike Cloud Content team is an integral part of the Content Product Group, tasked with the critical mission of safeguarding cloud environments through innovative detection and response capabilities. This specialized team comprises cloud security experts, researchers, and detection engineers in various time zones working in unison to ensure our customers' cloud workloads are secure against the ever-changing threats in the security landscape.
This role provides a unique opportunity to join a team with strategic importance to protecting our customers from emerging threats and novel attack methodologies in both cloud and Linux based environments. You will stay ahead of the curve with regards to the threat landscape and your research will directly impact the direction of the team and our product.
If you have a strong passion for security and technology, have an interest in supporting engineering projects, and want to gain real-world experience in dealing with advanced threat actors targeting cloud environments, we have a role for you!
Your contributions will enable continuous improvement of CrowdStrike's cloud detection capabilities ensuring that our customers can be secured with the most advanced security measures in place.
What You'll Do:

  • Develop, implement and optimize threat detection rules tailored to cloud runtime environments. Aim to detect and respond to activity as early in the killchain as possible
  • Rapid response to potential malicious campaigns or extensive exploitation cloud runtime resources post vulnerabilities disclosure
  • Conduct proactive threat hunting exercises to identify potential security gaps and emerging threats within cloud environments
  • Track and present threat detection findings, including recommended strategies or possible product improvements
  • Collaborate with cross functional teams: Work closely with various teams, including OverWatch, engineering, product management, detection engineering, and threat intelligence to drive cloud detections in the Crowdstrike Falcon platform
  • Stay abreast of the latest threat landscape and cloud security trends, continuously updating detection strategies to address emerging threats and vulnerabilities
  • As part of your role, you will be required to write and publish blog posts regularly and represent our company by speaking at various industry conferences to enhance our visibility and engagement with the community.

What You'll Need:

  • You have a good understanding of Linux-based systems.
  • You have understanding of cloud-based infrastructure and cloud service models (IaaS, PaaS, Saas),
  • You can demonstrate experience in container/container orchestrator based intrusion analysis, detection development or malware analysis,
  • You are comfortable assessing cyber threat intelligence, open source intelligence or partner reporting,
  • You have a keen interest in the security research field (following subject matter expert blogs, building up static and dynamic analysis environment),
  • You have knowledge of programming and scripting languages, in particular Python or Bash,
  • You have experience with large scale data analysis,
  • You are capable and comfortable communicating information to both technical and nontechnical stakeholders,
  • You have a deep drive to "stop the bad guys",
  • Good problem solving, communication, and teamwork skills.

Bonus Points Awarded For:

  • You have extensive experience in securing services operating on public cloud services (Azure, AWS, Google Cloud),
  • You have a good understanding of managed Kubernetes services (AKS, EKS, GKS),
  • Contributions to the open source community (GitHub, Stack Overflow, blogging)
  • Published research papers at conferences or through other mediums (blogs, articles)

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 [email protected] 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 $135,000 - $210,000 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.
Expected Close Date of Job Posting is:07-10-2024

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Sales & Marketing
    • GolangLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • KafkaFrameworks
    • KubernetesFrameworks
    • CassandraDatabases
    • ElasticsearchDatabases
    • RedisDatabases
    • AWS (Amazon Web Services)Services
    • SalesforceCRM


Kirkland, WA

What are CrowdStrike Perks + Benefits

CrowdStrike Benefits Overview

We offer flexible schedules and the ability to “work from anywhere,” a comprehensive benefits package, health and wellness programs, fully stocked company pantry, company and team events, and commuter benefits. We have an official mentorship program and many other professional development programs available to all employees. We offer free webinars on everything from financial wellness and mental health to sessions with coaching experts and speakers on topics related to diversity, equity & inclusion. 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.

Volunteer in local community
CrowdStrike supports employees in charitable efforts and community service for charities and causes important to the local team.
Open door policy
OKR operational model
Team based strategic planning
Open office floor plan
Employee resource groups
Hybrid work model
Flexible work schedule
Remote work program
Dedicated diversity and inclusion staff
Mandated unconscious bias training
Diversity employee resource groups
Hiring practices that promote diversity
Health Insurance + Wellness
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability insurance
Dental insurance
Vision insurance
Health insurance
Life insurance
Wellness programs
Mental health benefits
Financial & Retirement
Competitive 401(k) plan.
401(K) matching
Company equity
RSU's are available as part of employee compensation.
Employee stock purchase plan
Performance bonus
Charitable contribution matching
Child Care & Parental Leave
Generous parental leave
CrowdStrike provides 12 weeks of parental leave for the primary caregiver and 8 weeks leave for the secondary care giver.
Family medical leave
Adoption Assistance
Return-to-work program post parental leave
Company sponsored family events
Vacation + Time Off
Unlimited vacation policy
Generous PTO
Paid volunteer time
Paid holidays
Paid sick days
Flexible time off
Office Perks
Commuter benefits
We offer pre-tax commuter benefits.
Company-sponsored outings
Free snacks and drinks
Some meals provided
Company-sponsored happy hours
Relocation assistance
Professional Development
Job training & conferences
Lunch and learns
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Continuing education available during work hours
Online course subscriptions available

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