Windows Platform Software Engineer



Software Engineering
United States · Remote
Posted on Friday, June 21, 2024

Cribl does differently.

What does that mean? It means we are a serious company that doesn’t take itself too seriously; and we’re looking for people who love to get stuff done, and laugh a bit along the way. We’re growing rapidly - looking for collaborative, curious, and motivated team members who are passionate about putting customers first. As a remote-first company we believe in empowering our employees to do their best work, wherever they are.

As the data engine for IT and Security many of the biggest names in the most demanding industries trust Cribl to solve their most pressing data needs. Ready to do the best work of your career? Join the herd and unlock your opportunity.

Why You'll Love This Role

As a Windows Software Engineer at Cribl, you will play a crucial role in defining the technical direction of our Edge product on Windows nodes, working closely with our established team of engineers and product managers. Our Edge platform stands as an intelligent and highly-scalable solution for edge-based data collection, serving thousands of machines with diverse configurations. Your primary responsibility will be to enhance the performance, reliability, and user experience of our Edge product, with a specific emphasis on optimizing for the Windows ecosystem.

What You'll Do

  • Spearhead the technical strategy for Edge deployment on Windows, ensuring optimal performance and functionality.
  • Actively engaging in architecture discussions and design reviews, collaborating closely with fellow team members to refine our solutions.
  • Form dynamic partnerships across various departments, including engineering, design, SRE, support, sales engineering, and product management, to deliver top-notch features.
  • Take charge of the end-to-end development lifecycle, from design and coding to testing and maintenance, to deliver clear, concise, and robust code that aligns with customer expectations.
  • Implement rigorous testing methodologies, including comprehensive automated tests, to validate product functionality and reliability.
  • Offer valuable assistance to our Support and SRE teams in troubleshooting and resolving intricate technical issues, ensuring seamless operations for our customers.
  • Potentially be on-call for rotations to help support our SRE team

If You Got It, We Want It...

  • Proficient expertise in Windows environments, encompassing both Windows 10/11 and Server editions.
  • Hands-on experience working with Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI), PowerShell, Windows SysInternals, Windows Event Log, Active Directory
  • Demonstrated capability in orchestrating large-scale Windows deployments
  • Experience building installers with Windows Installer and WiX
  • Proven track record of crafting innovative solutions using Node.js, Typescript, and React to build robust software products.
  • Strong knowledge of key operating system concepts, including memory management, filesystems, networking, and process management.
  • Extensive familiarity with the Windows API
  • Experience with Agile processes and rapid iterative development
  • A steadfast commitment to ownership, ensuring that deliverables consistently meet high standards of quality and performance.
  • Exceptional troubleshooting and debugging skills for swiftly resolving technical challenges.
  • A relentless drive to transform concepts into tangible, high-quality software solutions.

Salary Range ($155,000 - $210,000)

The salary for this role is dependent on geographic location. The salary offered within the range described will be based on the individual candidate’s job-related knowledge, skills, and experience. In addition to a competitive salary, Cribl also offers a generous benefits package which includes health, dental, vision, short-term disability, and life insurance, paid holidays and paid time off, a fertility treatment benefit, 401(k), equity, and eligibility for a discretionary


Bring Your Whole Self
Diversity drives innovation, enables better decisions to support our customers, and inspires change for the better. We’re building a culture where differences are valued and welcomed, and we work together to bring out the best in each other. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or any other applicable legally protected characteristics in the location in which the candidate is applying.

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