Job Overview

  • Date Posted
    July 9, 2024
  • Location
  • Offered Salary
    $107000 - $157000 / year
  • Expiration date
    July 29, 2024

Job Description

ProjectDiscovery is an open-source powered security company with a mission to democratize security. We specialize in detecting new, exploitable vulnerabilities and misconfigurations so they can be remediated  before hackers exploit them. Leveraging one of the largest open-source security communities in the world, we host contributions from some of the sharpest ethical hackers and bug bounty hunters to our 20+ open-source projects. Our projects have earned us over 80k GitHub stars, with tools like Nuclei and httpx standing out as some of the fastest-growing in the world.

We recently expanded our offerings with the launch of ProjectDiscovery Cloud Platform, combining our most popular tools into a single, hosted service designed for enterprise use cases. This platform seamlessly integrates asset management, vulnerability detection, cloud security tooling, and unique remediation capabilities to continuously safeguard your external perimeter.

Our tightly-knit, passionate team of ~35 is globally distributed, encouraging members to work from anywhere in the world. With total funding of over $25M, we’re poised to revolutionize the application security market and are on the lookout for driven and talented individuals to join our mission.

→ ProjectDiscovery GitHub

Who you are

  • You are a clear and efficient communicator, striving for elegance in conveying information succinctly and meaningfully.
  • A champion of refinement and iteration, you aim for continuous improvement.
  • You seek to learn from what others have done, using that information to build and encourage creative thinking rather than blindly follow an established playbook.
  • You are self-sufficient, capable of executing tasks with minimal oversight and thriving in autonomous environments.

What you will work on

  • Lead and nurture our growing community in discussions about security tooling, best practices, and innovative use cases.
  • Create, manage, and oversee both existing and new community programs, including:
    • Ambassador Program –  Develop and lead the Ambassador Program, empowering passionate community members to represent and promote our tools.
    • Open Source Contributor Recognition Program – Acknowledging and rewarding significant contributions to the project’s codebase.
    • Template Contributors Program – Oversee the Template Contributors Program, guiding community members in creating and sharing templates for wider use.
    • Advocacy Program – Enlisting community members to promote and advocate for the tools in their networks.
    • Content Creation Program – Encouraging users to create blogs, tutorials, and videos about using the tools.
    • Partnership Program – Collaborating with other organizations and projects to expand the community and its resources.
  • Develop and maintain metrics for contributors, merges, backlog, and diversity. Implement a contributor funnel with stage criteria, conversion rates, and time per stage. Define actionable steps in the contribution lifecycle, recognizing first-time contributions and pairing new contributors with mentors.
  • Facilitate contributions by highlighting issues ‘accepting merge requests’ and managing contributions through triaging and monitoring. Organize events like hackathons and summits, and recognize contributors with badges, swag, and awards.
  • Assist community members with writing blog posts by curating topics, introducing influencers, cross-posting, and offering incentives. Track blog posts and views monthly. Support individuals giving talks by connecting them with event organizers, sponsoring events, covering travel, and introducing them to subject leaders. Track talks and audience numbers monthly.
  • Organize meetups by providing starter packages, interesting content, influencer connections, and covering costs. Track meetups and attendees monthly.


  • Experience creating software or contributing to open source software.
  • You take a data-driven and analytical approach to building and nurturing communities.
  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills with the ability to translate complex technology concepts into simple and intuitive communications.
  • Ability to use ProjectDiscovery tools, other Linux command line tools, and social media platforms.
  • Prior experience in a tech startup environment is highly desirable.
  • Background in security engineering or bug bounty hunting is a plus.


  • Location: You can be in any location and any timezone to apply
  • You’ll report to: Head of Community
  • Direct Reports: None
  • Start date: As soon as possible

ProjectDiscovery Compensation

The base salary range for this role’s listed level is currently $107,500 – $157,000 for U.S. located employees DOE. Band level and salary ranges are determined through interviews, a review of education, experience, knowledge, skills of the applicant, equity with other team members, and alignment with market data.  Non-U.S. located employees compensation will be based on Geo and the above parameters.

Working with a Global Team:

Work at ProjectDiscovery is not about working from nine to five; rather, it is about embracing the remote lifestyle that allows for a healthy balance of work and living. We are about getting the work done, not clocking-in and clocking-out, allowing you to incorporate the work into your day instead of squeezing your life around your work. We partner very well across more than 15 time zones on 5 continents, and we are just getting warmed-up in our growth. Overall, there is freedom in being remote, and we embrace that with an equal focus on work and life. 

EEO Disclaimer:

ProjectDiscovery provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

ADA Disclaimer:

The employee must be able to perform the essential functions of the position satisfactorily and, if requested, reasonable accommodations will be made to enable employees with disabilities to perform the essential functions of their job, absent undue hardship.