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Open Source Engineer


About The Position

We are expanding the team and looking for an engineer experienced in open source development and the cloud-native ecosystem.

Aqua Security provides the next generation of Cloud Native security solutions, and open source has been a core part of our DNA and strategy. Our world-class open source engineering group has produced some of the industry’s most successful open source security solutions like Trivy (security scanner), Kube-bench (Kubernetes compliance), Kube-hunter (Kubernetes pen-testing), Starboard (Kubernetes-native security toolkit).

About the team:

  • Globally distributed, and remote-first (work from home, flexible schedule)
  • Work exclusively on open source projects, public on GitHub, using your personal GitHub credentials
  • Contribute to other community projects related to cloud-native security
  • High autonomy, low ceremony. You are in charge of a project including its product and roadmap decisions
  • Impactful and influencing both within the company and across the industry
  • Share your work with the world by public speaking at meetups and conferences, YouTube videos, and blog posts

You can see our work here:







  • Go programming language
  • Linux fundamentals, and “system engineering” orientation
  • The cloud native landscape of projects and technologies
  • Kubernetes development (i.e developing controllers, CRDs, using client-go, understanding Kubernetes’ architecture)
  • Extra points for: Demonstrated participation in industry working groups (e.g CNCF/Kubernetes/OpenSSF SIGs), or some background in information security

Now is the perfect time to join Aqua! We are a late stage start-up widely known for being the largest pure play cloud native security vendor, focusing exclusively on cloud native technologies such as containers, serverless, VMs and Kubernetes. We recently secured $135M in series E funding pushing us over $1B in company valuation.