Security Architect


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.

About Role

As Security Architect for Isovalent you will be responsible for driving the internal security roadmap definition and execution. You will be working with engineering and solution architects to make sure Isovalent follows best-practices with regards to supply-chain security, compliance requirements, securing our IT infrastructure, and advising the roadmap of our security related products. You will work with 3rd party vendors to define and execute pen testing and audit projects.


  • Guide the platform security roadmap and process to make sure the products have best in class security properties and in compliance with requirements coming from growing customer base

  • ​​Anticipate possible security threats, identify and address areas of weakness

  • Orchestrate security audits and coordinate acting on the result. Working with 3rd-parties around software audit and penetration testing, and announcing security vulnerabilities. Making sure that the security report for customers is up to date.

  • Deciding on, extending, documenting, and monitoring the internal practices we have for securely developing & distributing code and protecting our own internal IT infrastructure



  • Experience in information and platform security risk management

  • Solid understanding of security protocols, authentication, authorisation

  • Experience in building CVE scanning pipelines

  • Knowledge of penetration testing and security auditing

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