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Senior Software Engineer, Cloud/Backend - Ecommerce (Remote)

New York
Job Type
23 Sep 2022

About the Role:

We're spinning up a brand new team and initiative at CrowdStrike to focus on Ecommerce. We'll be covering areas like the CrowdStrike App Marketplace and monetization (in-app purchasing/micro-transactions/etc), creative new ways to approach Licensing, Billing and Entitlement across the entire product portfolio, and all the Back End analytics work to drive a better user experience and optimize engagement, conversion, cross-sell and up-sell. We'll also be spearheading the creation of new CrowdStrike offerings that are built on the existing world-class Falcon platform but target a completely Ecommerce driven, low-touch, high engagement product experience. If you're passionate about building intuitive applications that customers will rave about, tell their friends about and can't wait to use daily, we want you on our team.

You will…

  • Lead Back End engineering efforts from rapid prototypes to large-scale applications across CrowdStrike products.

  • Leverage and build cloud based systems and integrations to build the next generation of CrowdStrike product offerings.

  • Define, implement and enhance our Ecommerce platform, including our innovative Falcon App Store, Web Marketplace offerings, and direct payment systems.

  • Brainstorm, define, and build collaboratively with members across multiple teams.

  • Obsess about learning, and champion the newest technologies & tricks with others, raising the technical IQ of the team.

  • Be mentored and mentor other developers on web, Back End and data storage technologies and our system.

  • 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.

  • Use and give back to the open source community.


You'll use…

  • Go (Golang)

  • AWS/Azure/GCP

  • Kafka

  • GIT

  • Cassandra

  • Splunk

  • ElasticSearch

  • Redis

  • ZMQ

  • Python


Key Qualifications:
You have…

  • Degree in Computer Science (or commensurate experience in data structures/algorithms/distributed systems).

  • The ability to scale Back End systems †sharding, partitioning, scaling horizontally are second nature to you.

  • Recent hands-on experience with Ecommerce, payment processing, or billing systems or other large volume transaction platforms.

  • The desire to ship code and the love of seeing your bits run in production.

  • Deep understanding of distributed systems and scalability challenges.

  • Deep understand multi-threading, concurrency, and parallel processing technologies.

  • Team player skills †we embrace collaborating as a team as much as possible.

  • A thorough understanding of engineering best practices from appropriate testing paradigms to effective peer code reviews and resilient architecture.

  • The ability to thrive in a fast paced, test-driven, collaborative and iterative programming environment.

  • The skills to  meet your commitments on time and produce high quality software that is unit tested, code reviewed, and checked in regularly for continuous integration.


Bonus points awarded for…

  • Authored and lead successful open source libraries and projects.

  • Contributions to the open source community (GitHub, Stack Overflow, blogging).

  • Existing exposure to Go, Scala, AWS, Cassandra, Kafka, Elasticsearch .

  • Prior experience in the cybersecurity or intelligence fields


Bring your experience in distributed technologies and algorithms, your great API and systems design sensibilities, and your passion for writing code that performs at extreme scale. You will help build a platform that scales to millions of events per second and thousands of transactions per day. If you want a job that makes a difference in the world and operates at high scale, you†ve come to the right place.


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  • Job Reference: 719941878-2
  • Date Posted: 23 September 2022
  • Recruiter: CrowdStrike, Inc.
  • Location: New York
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: I.T. & Communications
  • Job Type: Permanent