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Team Leader, Cloud WAF

Product Development

Rehovot, Israel

AppSec, Cloud WAF Team Leader 

We are looking for a team leader to join the Cloud WAF R&D group. The team develops cloud-based solutions to manage and optimize the website protection orchestration. Imperva Cloud WAF (Web Application Firewall) is a key component of Imperva’s offering, providing enterprise-class protection against the most sophisticated security threats.

As a Team Lead, you will manage a highly skilled and enthusiastic team of software engineers (4-5) and automation engineers (2) specializing in Java programming. You will be responsible for the design, implementation, delivery, and quality of our components and services in an Agile environment. You will be collaborating with tech, product, and security research teams, to define, prioritize and finalize new features.

 If you are passionate about building a large scale service with delightful user experiences, excited about security and ready to fight cybercrime, able to learn and then demonstrate a deep understanding of backend and Cloud technologies, come join us - together we can make a worldwide impact!


  • Providing technical leadership and guidance including design and code reviews
  • Tracking team development process and being accountable for product delivery, quality, and timelines
  • Setting high-quality standards, seek and choose technical solutions to meet current and future needs
  • Taking a leading role in design and implementation of new components
  • Be responsible for the growth and evolution of your team members and provide career development and mentorship.
  • Be responsible for the team's wellbeing, performance reviews, satisfaction and retention


  • At least 5 years of hands-on experience as a Backend Engineer in a global organization (Java-Preferred)
  • At least 1 year of experience in directly managing 3 or more engineers
  • Experience building enterprise multi-tenant software
  • Experience with SQL/NoSQL databases, data modeling
  • Familiar with modern, cloud-based infrastructure such as AWS/Azure
  • Experience with front-end technologies React JS, Javascript is a plus
  • Strong leadership skills
  • All-around team player who is self-motivated with a high work ethic