Senior Technical Marketing Engineer - Security


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, Google, and many more. Isovalent is backed by Andreessen Horowitz, Google, Microsoft, Grafana and Cisco Investments.

The role

We’re looking for someone to complement our strong team: someone who is passionate about security and who wants to empower the cloud native community. In this role, you will support the go-to-market efforts of our enterprise offering, Isovalent Cilium Enterprise. You will drive the creation and delivery of technical content addressed to security practitioners and platform engineers and will work closely with product marketing, pre-sales and engineering teams. You are a good fit for the role if you have a security background, know your way around with firewalls, SIEMs, compliance or forensics, and are familiar with cloud native software. If you enjoy educating and influencing audiences about innovative technologies and like to address our audience’s security use cases, you will feel right at home.


  • Bring your domain knowledge and technical expertise in security, and build a library of engaging, news worthy technical content that helps our sales teams, partners, customers, and the community to learn the value and benefits of Cilium and eBPF for security use cases in the cloud native context.
  • Become proficient in Isovalent Cilium Enterprise security use cases and teach others the corresponding technical capabilities and values.
    Create blog posts, practical guides, product demos, case studies, white papers, presentations, video, etc. advocating and educating SecOps, Kubernetes platform ops and other related personas.
  • Develop new demos, research new use cases and define reference architectures, in collaboration with the engineering and customer success teams.
  • Support product launches and marketing activities alongside the product marketing team.
  • Evaluate competitive products and support our competitive positioning development.


You should...

  •  …have at least a Bachelor's degree of an accredited university in Technical Marketing, Information Technology, Cyber Security or similar field (any additional certificates are highly desired)
  • … have strong knowledge of Linux. Prior knowledge of Kubernetes and/or eBPF is a huge plus.
  • … either have 3+ years of experience in technical writing, technical marketing OR 3+ years of experience in a customer-facing role like sales engineer or solution architect, OR 3+ years of experience as a technical journalist
  •  … be experienced with cloud native security and be proficient in at least one of the following areas: Firewalls, SIEMs, compliance, forensics.
  •  …be experienced in writing highly impactful technical content such as blog posts, presentations, documentation, training materials, case studies, white papers, etc.
  •  … be able to adapt the product storytelling into creating and delivering technology demos.
  • .… have experience with cloud platforms (e.g., AWS, GCP, Microsoft Azure).

Who we are:

Isovalent is driven by a simple goal: Building amazing technology and making our customers successful with it. Beginning with our open-source roots, building outstanding technology with a great team continues to be at the core of everything we do. We work every day to inspire our customers with our products and exceed their expectations. Beyond technology, many Isonauts share a love of the outdoors, running, hiking, skiing, climbing, and biking.

Our Core Values:

Remote First: We strongly believe in a remote-first philosophy. Our work and communication culture allows teams to be successful regardless of their location.

Mutual Respect: It is the cornerstone of our values to foster trust and create a safe space for growth and innovation and is at the heart of everything we do.

Open-Source & Transparency: Our culture is deeply rooted in Open Source principles. We thrive on openness, transparency, and inclusion.

Work & Adventure Balance: The work we do is very exciting and challenging. We encourage hard work but also encourage our team to take the time needed to recharge and balance life. We are here to support each other in that personal balance.

Personal Growth: This means different things to each of us and at Isovalent, we are dedicated to supporting your unique growth objectives, whatever they may be.

Why should you join us:

At Isovalent, our continuous endeavor is to create an environment where our Isonauts can embrace their authentic selves. Central to our daily operations is a deep-rooted commitment to mutual respect. We value and honor diverse perspectives, actively listening to one another. As a globally distributed team spanning nine time zones, we embrace the richness that our diverse locations bring.

At our company, we prioritize the well-being, motivation, focus, and creativity of our employees. With these objectives in mind, we have developed comprehensive wellness programs, tailored to their needs. We have cultivated a work environment that fosters a genuine love for what we do, and we believe you will feel the same.

Our benefits package varies by location and may include pension, 401K, health insurance, and more depending on the country of employment. We prioritize company-wide offsites to foster team connection, cross-department collaboration, and time to strengthen our relationships and culture. We offer a Flexible Time Off philosophy, encouraging a minimum number of days per year for rejuvenation. Our Mental Health and Wellbeing program supports individuals in finding their own strategies for work-life balance through activities like mindfulness and yoga, complemented by employee support channels and a monthly stipend. We offer inclusive parental leave and provide competitive compensation packages tailored to each role.

Isovalent is committed to fostering a culture that celebrates diversity, inclusion, and an authentic workspace. We understand that not everyone who applies from a more diverse background will meet all the requirements on day one. If you’re excited about this role but your past experience doesn’t align perfectly with every qualification, we encourage you to apply anyway. Also, if you have a disability, please let us know if there’s any way we can make the interview process better for you; we’re happy to accommodate!

Please note that benefits vary by country. If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to ask our Talent Acquisition Partner.

As part of the hiring process, Isovalent may conduct a background check through a 3rd party with an applicant’s consent. Result of any background check will be considered as part of the hiring process, but may not necessarily disqualify a candidate from employment.

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