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Cloud Native Security Advocate

Boston, MA US · Full-time

About The Position

This is an exciting opportunity to participate in shaping the Advocacy function at Aqua in an industry that is still taking form. As a key part of Aqua’s growing Developer/Technology Advocacy team, you will be responsible for growing awareness of Aqua’s commercial and open source offerings through valuable, educational content, workshops and more.

Cloud native security is a new, exciting space, and the Developer and DevOps practitioners attracted to Aqua are pushing the edge of the space. As such, this role requires a self-starter who is motivated to help others benefit from and understand the newest cloud native security technologies. The ideal candidate will not only have strong technical, writing and communication skills, they will also feel a drive to participate in pushing the limits of the industry and even the craft of advocacy, as it applies to DevOps, DevSecOps and Security practitioners. This person should also be motivated by defining event, content and product strategy. First and foremost, this person will be a champion of Commercial and open source practitioners within and outside of Aqua, with high visibility across the industry, ecosystem, and within Aqua.

This is a US remote opportunity.

What You Will Do 

    Stay on top of developments in the Cloud Native Ecosystem and attend key industry forums relating to Cloud Native Security.Write blogs, demos and give presentations in the most relevant channels and venues (which you will help determine) on Cloud native security topics.Evangelize Aqua’s Open Source and Commercial portfolio inside and outside of AquaEducate the Developer and DevSecOps ecosystem on the critical requirements of cloud native security.Educate Aquarians on its Open Source Developer, DevOps and Security users.Come up with new ideas to engage and provide value to Developers and DevOps, for example, with tools like this: https://avd.aquasec.com/

Requirements

Requirements:

  • Must have 3+ prior experience in Sales Engineering, Advocacy or Technical Evangelism
  • Must have experience as a software developer, DevOps or Security practitioner
  • Must have either used, or been a Dev Advocate for, Open Source technologies
  • Strong written and presentation skills
  • Prior experience with Go and the Linux command line.
  • Good knowledge of Kubernetes - ideally you will be a Certified Kubernetes Administrator. Strong knowledge of frontend and backend technologies
  • Strong communicator and collaborator

PREFERRED SKILLS

  • Experience with Security engineers or Application Security
  • Active participation in the CNCF, DevOps and/or Security communities


AND NOW, A LITTLE ABOUT AQUA

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!