Community Manager

Zurich, Mountain View or Remote


We are looking for a Community Manager to help us promote the incredible people and technology in Cilium and eBPF. You'll work within Isovalent's community team to drive the impact of the open source projects we work with and contribute to. This is a great opportunity for someone with a passion for open source community building.

Role overview

  • Manage relationships with end users and developers to showcase Cilium’s role and Isovalent’s work in the open source ecosystem

  • Use social media to promote community activities and content

  • Work with the Development, Sales, and Marketing teams to make sure the Cilium and eBPF brand and content are relatable and resonate with the open source ecosystem around eBPF and our projects

  • Work with the CNCF, eBPF Foundation, and other open source communities to build the Cilium brand through events, content, and other community activities

  • Partner with our advocates to highlight Isovalent’s contributions to the open source community


  • Promote the work of the Cilium community through various social media channels including the eCHO livestream, @ciliumproject, @ebpfsummit, LinkedIn and Cilium Slack

  • Write, edit, format, and post content to the Cilium and blogs from both internal and external sources

  • Reaching out to Cilium end users to engage on conference talks and case studies

  • Help organize events, such as eBPF Summit; for example interacting with speakers to ensure they deliver content on time 

  • Organize Isovalent's existing talk proposals, slide decks, and talks so they are reusable and discoverable both internally and externally

  • Create engaging ways for the open source community to interact and grow with Isovalent - bring your ideas to the table

  • Track effectiveness of outreach programs and use that data to inform strategy going forward

About Isovalent

Isovalent is the company founded by the creators of Cilium and eBPF. Isovalent builds open-source software and enterprise solutions solving networking, security, and observability needs for modern cloud native infrastructure. The flagship technology, Cilium, is the choice of leading global organizations, including Adobe, AWS, Capital One, Datadog, GitLab, Google, and many more. Isovalent is headquartered in Mountain View, CA and is backed by Andreessen Horowitz, Google, and Cisco Investments.


  • Demonstrable track record of engaging social media management, with a credible voice amongst a technical community
  • Familiarity with managing content on media platforms like YouTube; experience editing videos and images is a plus
  • Understanding of open source communities - the ideal candidate will already be participating in some way with the CNCF or one of its projects
  • Great written English, with the ability to proof-edit other people's written content
  • Well-organized and self-disciplined
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