Go Software Engineer/SRE Observability (Mountain View, Zurich, or Remote)


The storage and analytics team is building an awesome new eBPF-based observability and analytics platform. It collects observability data from Cilium using eBPF, stores it in an OLAP database, and runs analytics workflows to provide insights into Kubernetes and other environments to end-users. As part of this team, you will help build and improve our data pipeline, as well as utilize eBPF-collected networking, security and tracing data to provide unique insights into Kubernetes environments for security, operations, and troubleshooting use-cases.


  • Develop high-quality code in Go for the in-house analytics solution
  • Collaborate with peers to discuss and implement new security and networking observability use-cases

  • Collaborate with the UI team to provide amazing visualizations

  • Ensure the proper deployment and continuous delivery of the analytics solution on Kubernetes clusters

  • Contribute to the CI efforts, including implementation of integration tests

  • Participate actively in the open-source community

  • Opportunity to speak at public conferences about achievements

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.


  • M.Sc. in computer science or equivalent experience

  • Experience in working with remote teams, collaborating effectively in cross-functional teams

  • Experience with Kubernetes, Cloud Native workloads and/or distributed systems

  • Strong knowledge of Helm and GitOps workflows

  • Desire to write beautiful and highly efficient code in Go

  • Some programming experience. Knowledge of Go is desired but not required

  • Knowledge about Linux systems design, security and/or networking. Linux kernel knowledge is a plus

  • Experience in public speaking at technical open source conferences is a plus