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Salesforce Platform Architect

| Austin

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 looking for a Salesforce Platform Architect (SFA) to join our fast growing Customer Applications team. In this role, you will be responsible for the architecture of global enterprise solutions spanning multiple business areas. The SFA is also responsible for ensuring that solution architectures meet the requirements of projects and aligns with the overall Enterprise Architecture roadmap. The SFA works with business and IT groups to ensure business processes are enabled by standard and supported technologies. The SFA works with process and project team leaders to provide a cross-functional architectural view, bridging the gap between various teams and projects to make sure the solution architecture is integrated end-to-end.

What You’ll Do

  • Articulate and document business strategy, goals and objectives
  • Develop, document and periodically review target business architecture
  • Develop processes and business architecture artifacts to improve business architecture, with a focus on innovation and agility
  • Align IT strategy and planning with application development and business roadmaps
  • Develop and periodically review target architecture, with a bias towards SaaS, PaaS solutions
  • Develop processes and artifacts to ensure that new services and changes to existing services are aligned with the target architecture
  • Design, develop, manage, and communicate enterprise data architecture strategies and roadmaps
  • Participate in the development of architectures, strategies, and policies around data governance; including master data management, metadata management, data quality and data profiling
  • Provide ongoing architecture review and design support to ensure all areas of IT are implementing solutions consistent with the target architecture
  • Share in developing the long term strategic direction for the company's IT enterprise architecture
  • Liaise with management and subject matter experts across the industry and within the organization to accomplish objectives
  • Display initiative, self motivation and deliver high quality work while at the same time, meeting all deadlines for internal customers
  • Design and apply design patterns in SaaS and PaaS environments
  • Track success through key business metrics

What You’ll Need 

  • 15+ years progressively responsible experience in information technology, including substantial senior level technical experience in Enterprise Architecture (Business, Data & Application)
  • Strong written and interpersonal communications skills to collaborate, champion, evangelize and negotiate
  • Demonstrated success in participating in the development and implementation of a robust, scalable architecture that encompasses technology solutions and business objectives
  • Experience helping define enterprise architecture, mapping existing systems to it, and defining how to close gaps
  • Experience with large scale project delivery (e.g., CRM, BI/DW, ERP, etc.)
  • Experience helping define business architecture, mapping existing systems to it, and defining how to close gaps
  • Ability to influence business leaders with respect to business architecture direction
  • Expertise with enterprise software integration technologies and strategies
  • Ability to influence technologists with respect to technology direction
  • Application development experience ( force.com , Java or C#, ERP, integration, data management, IGA)

Benefits of Working at CrowdStrike: 

  • Market leader in compensation + stock options
  • Competitive vacation policy
  • Comprehensive health benefits + 401k plan (US only)
  • Paid paternity and maternity leave, including adoption
  • 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 

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. 

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Technology we use

  • Sales & Marketing
    • SalesforceCRM

Location

Fantastic downtown location walking distance to awesome restaurants and happy hour spots.

An Insider's view of CrowdStrike

What's something quirky about your company?

Our mascot is a falcon so the SDR team puts falcon in front of activities - for example when we do team stretches when everyone needs to get up from their chair and take a break we call it Falcon Stretch

Jessica

SDR Manager

How does the company support your career growth?

CrowdStrike does an awesome job at promoting from within. I started as an SDR a little of a year ago and am now an SDR Manager! When departments are looking for new hires the SDR org is the first place they look for internal promotions.

Jessica

SDR Manager

What are CrowdStrike Perks + Benefits

CrowdStrike Benefits Overview

We offer flex schedules, a comprehensive benefits package, health and wellness programs, fully stocked company pantry, company and team events, and commuter benefits. 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.

Culture
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Open door policy
Team based strategic planning
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Unconscious bias training
Someone's primary function is managing the company’s diversity and inclusion initiatives
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Company Equity
RSU's are available as part of employee compensation.
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
CrowdStrike provides 12 weeks of parental leave for the primary caregiver and 8 weeks leave for the secondary care giver.
Flexible Work Schedule
Return-to-work program post parental leave
Company sponsored family events
We sponsor company-wide bring your child to work days as well as company events where family is encouraged to attend.
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Our employees receive 8 hours per year of paid volunteer time.
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
We offer pre-tax commuter benefits.
Company Outings
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Happy hours are hosted At team's discretion.
Parking
Relocation Assistance
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Diversity Program
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Time allotted for learning
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