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Sr. Cybersecurity Engineer

Boston, MA US · Full Time · Full-time

About The Position

As part of the Threat Intelligence team at Aqua Security, you will be a leader in our cloud native cybersecurity response operations. The primary goal of the team is to research, analyze, and report on cybersecurity incidents to better enable developers and security professionals to protect their cloud native builds, infrastructure, and workloads.

As a Sr. Cybersecurity Engineer, you will research and report on new cyberattacks against the cloud native stack, uncovering new vulnerabilities, threats, and attacks that target containers, Kubernetes, serverless, and public cloud infrastructure.

Now is the perfect time to join Aqua! We are a hyper-growth startup, but still small enough to make a big impact. We have employees around the globe, and aside from being a leader in a hot industry of container security, we love to laugh and have fun!

What will you do?

  • Seek new data sources relevant to the cloud native threat intelligence, integrate this data into our team’s systems and curate this data into actionable intelligence.
  • Define and deliver written and verbal threat intelligence reports in a timely manner
  • Support all phases of the incident response and detection life cycle, specifically as it pertains to cloud native threat intelligence
  • Continually improve threat detection techniques, visibility, and trend analysis
  • Utilize common frameworks and tools for threat intelligence


  • Extensive understanding of cybersecurity vulnerabilities and the threat landscape
  • At least 3+ years of hands-on experience with security data analysis of large and complex data sets (data cleaning, manipulation, statistical analysis, etc.)
  • At least 3+ years of hands-on experience with SQL
  • Programming and scripting background (in languages such as Python / R / GO other)
  • Knowledge of the inner-workings of Linux/Windows operating system - an advantage
  • Knowledge of networking and internet protocols (e.g. TCP/IP, DNS, SMTP, HTTP, FTP) – an advantage
  • Proven success in rapid, but accurate, assimilation of threat data compiled with suspicious activity used to substantiate or mitigate threats
  • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Ability to work independently

Aqua Security is a UNICORN! Founded in 2015, Aqua Security is a global late-stage start-up widely known for being the largest pure play cloud native vendor, helping enterprises secure their cloud-native applications from development to production, whether they run using containers, serverless, or virtual machines. Aqua bridges the gap between DevOps and security, promoting business agility and accelerating digital transformation.

  • Total of $265M in VC funding – Most Recent Series E funding event March 2021 with a Pre-money valuation ($1B), and TAM of $17B
  • More than 400 enterprise customers across the globe
  • Strategic partnerships with the major cloud native platform providers and public cloud providers (AWS, Microsoft, Google, IBM)
  • At the forefront of open-source cloud native solutions and primary cyber security research

If you’re ready to be your best, now is the perfect time to join Aqua! We are a global late stage start up, but still small enough for you to make a big impact. We have dedicated employees around the globe. And aside from being in a hot cloud security industry, we love to have fun! Aqua also offers great company culture, amazing colleagues, international travel, and lots more!