Sr Manager/Director, ISV Ecosystem Development


Sysdig is the secure DevOps company, and we’re at the forefront of container, Kubernetes and cloud security. We are passionate, technical problem-solvers, continually innovating and delivering powerful solutions to secure and operate cloud-native applications in production. Our consistent contributions to open source software projects reflect our commitment to the open cloud movement. 

We value diversity and open dialog to spur ideas, working closely together to achieve goals. We’re an international company that understands how to cultivate a strong culture across a remote team. And we're a great place to work too — we've been named a Bay Area Best Place to Work by the San Francisco Business Times and the Silicon Valley Business Journal for three years now! We were recognized by Deloitte as one of the 500 fastest growing organizations in 2020 and 2021. We are looking for team members who have a passion for container and cloud security and are willing to dig deeper to help our customers. Does this sound like the right place for you?

Your Opportunity:

We are looking for a Senior Manager/Director of ISV Ecosystem Development to help Sysdig extend our market leading position through technology partnerships.

This candidate should have hands-on experience building partnerships and developing ecosystems, ideally within the security and/or devops/devsecops markets. They need to bring a solid balance of business and technical acumen that enables them to research adjacencies, engage with potential partners, and make recommendations back to the business on the best path forward.

The person in this role will work closely with a number of other internal teams including product management, marketing, sales and many others. 

This is an opportunity to join a rapidly expanding team and company at the forefront of cloud security & monitoring and help us take the company to the next level. 

We expect post covid travel to range in the 15% to 20% range annually.

The Role:

  • Become an expert in Sysdig’s technology and the modern cloud security landscape
  • Research market adjacencies for potential technology partnerships and recommend the best path forward for the business
  • Engage with potential partner to discuss our potential joint value proposition and shared opportunity in the market
  • Work with the Sysdig open source team on strategies to drive the commercial adoption of Sysdig open source technologies, including the Falco Project
  • Stand up new partnerships is support of new product capabilities and sales plays
  • Incubate and scale partnerships with the companies deemed to be strategic to Sysdig
  • Respond to inbound partnership requests, an as needed, onboard partners into the Sysdig Technology Partner Program

Your Background

  • Experience in building partnerships and ecosystems within one or more of the following areas: Security, DevOps, CI/CD, Kubernetes
  • Demonstrated track record of owning relationships and identifying new opportunities
  • Self-motivated, proactive, and innovative team player who strives to inspire loyalty
  • Excellent interpersonal/customer relations skills with particular regard to strategic relationships
  • Clear and concise verbal and written communicator
  • Proficiency in leading both executive meetings and technical workshops
  • Self-starter who thrives under ambiguity in a fast-paced, deadline-oriented startup environment
  • Proven ability to manage multiple projects at a time while paying strict attention to detail

Why work at Sysdig?

  • We’re a well-funded startup that already has a large enterprise customer base
  • We have a pragmatic, approachable culture, from the CEO down
  • We have an organizational focus on delivering value to customers
  • Our open-source tools ( are widely used and loved by technologists & developers
  • A strong collaborative team that helps mentor and uplift everyone
  • Be at the forefront of cloud and cloud-native security, troubleshooting & observability 
  • Support to grow professionally and technically

When you join Sysdig, you can expect:

  • Competitive compensation including equity opportunities
  • Flexible hours and unlimited time off 
  • Additional recharge days
  • 401k matching (starting the day you do)
  • Parental leave and fertility support
  • Health Savings, Flexible Spending and Dependent Care Accounts 
  • Mental wellbeing support through Modern Health for you and your family
  • Monthly wellness reimbursement
  • Career growth



Are you ready to join us?

We're excited to receive your application.