Performance & Scale Engineer

Raleigh/Durham, Zurich, or Remote


The Isovalent Platform, Test and Support organization is building a new test platform and we are looking for individuals who enjoy challenging performance problems, automating workflows and working in the Open Source community.


  • Contribute to building out the new test platform for development, release and performance testing.
  • Build tools to help triage testing failures and performance bottlenecks
  • 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 in performance testing. Network performance testing is a plus

  • Experience with Kubernetes

  • Programming experience in Go and/or Python

  • 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

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