Open Source Supply Chain Security Software Engineer

Full Time
Mid Level


Join the Eclipse Foundation, a leading open source software foundation with over 16 years of innovation, hosting over 420 collaborative projects and 20 Working Groups. Based in Belgium with a global reach, we are committed to enabling developer-focused innovation and promoting security in open source software.

The Role

As a Software Engineer in our Security Team, you'll play a pivotal role in securing the software supply chain for Eclipse Projects. Reporting to the Head of Security, you'll collaborate closely with project teams, enhancing CI/CD pipelines, developing tools for vulnerability detection, and maintaining up-to-date dependencies. Proficiency in Java, Python, Go, or Rust is required, with a willingness to learn additional languages.


  • Collaborate with open source projects to enhance their software supply chain security.
  • Develop tools for hardening software supply chains.
  • Automate management and compliance assessment on GitHub and GitLab.
  • Create and maintain a Jenkins plugin for provenance attestation.
  • Track project progress using a public dashboard.
  • Foster relationships within the open source security community.
  • Produce technical content (videos, articles, tutorials) to guide Eclipse Projects in security best practices.
  • Communicate developments and improvements publicly.



  • 5+ years of software engineering experience.
  • Proficiency in one or more of: Java, Python, JavaScript, Go, or Rust.
  • Expertise in CI/CD practices (containers, GitHub Actions, GitLab CI/CD, Jenkins).
  • Strong communication skills and ability to produce high-quality written materials.
  • Fluent in English, with experience in an English-speaking business environment.


  • Open source project involvement.
  • Knowledge of SLSA, SSDF, or similar secure software development practices.
  • Experience in remote-first work environments.


  • Bachelor’s or Master’s in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or equivalent.

Location of Position

  • Remote, open to candidates in Europe, Canada, or the US.

Eclipse Foundation Offers

We offer highly competitive compensation along with a comprehensive benefits package. We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those to be interviewed will be contacted. For more information about Eclipse Foundation, please visit our website at 

Eclipse respects the dignity and independence of people with disabilities, and is committed to providing accommodation and support to persons with disabilities throughout any recruitment process, once made aware of a need for accommodation. If you require any special accommodation or support during the recruitment process, please indicate in your email to us.




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