Director, Data Engineering United States

Company: CrowdStrike

CrowdStrike’s Data Science team is expanding -- we are at the exciting intersection of Machine Learning, Big Data, and Security and are looking to add a data engineering expert to our growing team. You’ll have the opportunity to lead a team creating end-to-end pipelines to extract insights from large, unique, and challenging datasets and to jointly work with Machine Learning experts on creating predictive models on a diverse and multidisciplinary team. We offer a fast-paced high-growth startup environment along with the safety that comes from being backed by Google Capital.

You will…

  • Lead the Data Engineering team that powers the big data processing for CrowdStrike’s machine learning-based detection technologies
  • Grow and scale the team to enable us to work with more data sources and more data volume
  • Set the vision for a scalable cloud architecture and set the technical direction for the team
  • Work on challenging data engineering projects in a hands-on capacity

You are…

  • An independent self-starter who likes to take ownership and independently seeks out new challenges
  • Always ready to learn and step outside of your comfort zone to blaze the trail for new technology
  • Experienced leading small to medium technical teams
  • Experienced with the design and implementation of distributed systems
  • Ready to dive into a Python codebase and ready to encounter some occasional Scala
  • Comfortable with containerization and Docker
  • Comfortable with Linux and experienced with AWS
  • Familiar with SQL and NoSQL databases; you will come across Redshift, Postgres, and Cassandra
  • Familiar with Spark, Hadoop, Kafka, and related Big Data technologies
  • Interested in Machine Learning

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.

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