Sr. Sales Engineer, Enterprise

CrowdStrike   •  

Phoenix, AZ

Industry: Professional, Scientific & Technical Services


5 - 7 years

Posted 40 days ago

About CrowdStrike

CrowdStrike started with a mission to revolutionize the entire approach companies take to security. CrowdStrike has disrupted the multi-billion dollar endpoint security market with innovative technology, services delivery, and intelligence gathering. Our groundbreaking technology ensures that organizations can not only defend themselves but also do so in an efficient and future-proof manner. As one of Forbes Most Promising Companies, our business doubled in the past year both with regards to revenue and headcount, serving more than 16 percent of the Fortune 1000 companies and 20 percent of the Fortune 500 companies.

Today, the company continues to drive major innovations around AI/machine learning, behavioral-based prevention and detection, etc. to stay ahead of adversaries. We stand so strongly behind our breach protection capabilities that we established an EPP Complete warranty of up to $1 million if a breach occurs within a customer’s protected environment.

We have received a number of exciting awards including:

  • June 2018: Forrester Research, one of the leading industry analyst firms, named CrowdStrike a “leader” in The Forrester Wave for Endpoint Security Suite.
  • 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.
  • January 2018: Awarded #1 in the Visionaries quadrant of the 2018 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Endpoint Protection Platforms.
  • October 2017: 100 Best Medium Workplaces for 2017 by Fortune magazine.

About the Role

CrowdStrike is seeking a SeniorSales Engineer with significantsecurity domain expertise in multiple layers of technical solutions. You should be able to articulate how these solutions were designed, deployed, and finally why they are failing. You will be part of a teamresponsible for changing what thesecuritymarket and customers believe is possible with a next generation endpoint technology.

You should be a self-starter and comfortable working in a fast paced environment on multiple engagements.

Skills and Experience

  • Technical understanding of incident response, computer forensic, network administration and management and endpoint security including anti-virus solutions
  • Experience with Endpoint Detection and Response, Security Information Event Management solutions, packet analysis tools and operating system analysis
  • This role requires the ability to fully understand complex architectures and quickly identify possible gaps or opportunities for bypassing traditional securitytechnologies.
  • Malware analysis experience and Cybersecurity expertise a plus
  • Experience with PowerShell, Python, Perl, and/or bash a plus
  • Strong leadership skills with the ability to work independently while also managing expectations of customers and Senior Management
  • Work collaboratively with Sales, Marketing, and Development; the Sales Engineer should be the technical bridge between CrowdStrike and customers
  • This role requires the ability to fully understand complex architectures and quickly identify possible gaps or opportunities for bypassing traditional securitytechnologies.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills with the ability to present to a variety of external audiences, including being able to interact with senior executives
  • Extensive contacts in the information security field and strong references


  • BachelorDegree or Masters Degree in Computer Science or relevant work experience
  • 5 years+ or equivalent experience in consulting or sales engineering – particularly in the areas of security incident response or securityarchitecture design.
  • Willingness to travel as required.

Benefits of Working at CrowdStrike

  • Competitive compensation + Stock Options
  • 401k Plan
  • Competitive Vacation Policy
  • Competitive Health, dental, and vision benefits for you and your family
  • We embrace distributed work and flexible work hours
  • Wellness programs
  • Regular team activities, including happy hours, community service events

CrowdStrike believes that diversity and inclusion among our organization is essential to our success as a global company, and we seek to attract, retain and empower the industries 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.