Big Data Engineer

About the Role:

We are looking to hire a Big Data Engineer for the Data Engineering team at CrowdStrike. The Data Engineering team operates within the Data Science organization, and provides the necessary infrastructure and automation for users to analyze and act on vast quantities of data effortlessly. The team has one of the most critical roles to play in ensuring our products are best-in-class in the industry. You will interact with product managers and other engineers in building both internal and external facing services.

This position is open to candidates in Bucharest (Office or Romania Remote), Brasov, Cluj, Iasi and Timisoara (Remote)

Key Qualifications

You have:

  • BS degree in Computer Science or related field
  • 7+ years of relevant work experience
  • Experience in building data pipelines at scale (Note: We process over 1 Trillion events per week)
  • Good knowledge of Hadoop / Spark /Apache Kafka, Python, AWS, PySpark and other tools in the Big Data ecosystem
  • Good programming skills – Python
  • Operation experience in the tuning of clusters for optimal data processing
  • Experience in building out ETL jobs at scale
  • Good knowledge of distributed system design and associated tradeoffs
  • Good knowledge of CI / CD and associated best practices
  • Familiarity with Docker-based development and orchestration

Bonus points awarded if you have:

  • Created automated / scalable infrastructure and pipelines for teams in the past
  • Contributed to the open source community (GitHub, Stack Overflow, blogging)
  • Prior experience with Spinnaker, Relational DBs, or KV Stores
  • Prior experience in the cybersecurity or intelligence fields

You will:

  • Write jobs using PySpark to process billions of events per day
  • Fine tune existing Hadoop / Spark clusters
  • Rewrite some existing PIG jobs in PySpark

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


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