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Administrative Assistant

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Columbia, Maryland, United States

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We have big plans for continued global growth, and we’re looking for people who are creative, flexible and dedicated to helping us build something great – something that matters.

Administrative Assistant

Columbia | Maryland | United States

Tenable is more than ‘just’ the creator of Nessus. Our security solutions - including the first cyber exposure platform for modern assets, Tenable.io - are transforming global vulnerability management. We’re a global team, powered by creative thinkers who are wired for action, focused on delivering results and collaborating to enable decisive actions to protect what matters most. We’re in this together - colleagues, customers and partner communities working as One Tenable.

Can you join Team Tenable? Yes you can - if you’re excited by the thought of working with over 800 colleagues, 23,000 customers and a range of revolutionary products that are shaping cybersecurity in 150 countries. Being valued for who you are as well as what you do, you can embrace the pace (we’re recognized as one of the fastest growing security product companies by SC Magazine, Red Herring, Info Securities, Deloitte and E&Y) as well as enjoy a superb rewards package (we’re seen as a Best Places to Work by Glassdoor, The Washington Post, The Baltimore Sun, The Baltimore Business Journal and Expert Marketplace). The key question is: Is This You?


Your Role:

Tenable is currently searching for a dynamic Administrative Assistant who will be responsible for providing executive-level support efficiently and effectively with a high degree of confidentiality and professionalism to several Vice Presidents. Duties typically can be complex in nature and may involve access to confidential and/or sensitive information.  This position will be based in our Columbia, MD office.

The Administrative Assistant must have the ability to work independently to prioritize work, meet deadlines, and determine methods and procedures to use to resolve problems and serve as an information resource in certain scenarios.

Your Opportunity:

  • Provides senior management support which includes, but is not limited to, maintaining executive's calendar and schedule, coordinating complex travel arrangements, and maintaining accurate files
  • Screens incoming phone calls on behalf of the executive
  • Provides information or directs inquiries to the executive or other appropriate resource
  • Takes and relays messages; greets visitors
  • Reviews executive’s incoming mail and electronic communications
  • Handles responses on behalf of the executive
  • In executives absence, ensures that all departmental administrative matters are handled appropriately
  • Drafts routine and non-routine correspondence for executive’s signature and reviews all documents prepared which may include assignments of a confidential and/or sensitive nature
  • Assists executive with the preparation of presentation materials including creating, proofreading, editing, and printing
  • Participates in committee meetings by preparing minutes and presentation summaries, planning meeting agendas, and organizing and managing meeting logistics
  • Coordinates projects and ensures all are completed in a timely and efficient manner and follow-up is done on all administrative details
  • Interprets organizations policies and procedures in response to inquiries. Communicates information to management
  • Performs other duties as required
What you'll need:
  • 5 plus years’ experience in an administrative role in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent interpersonal, written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to work well with all levels of management as well as customers 
  • Proven ability to effectively handle and screen phone calls
  • Project project level experience in excel and power point
  • Working knowledge of all Microsoft Office programs (office, excel, power point, etc.)
And ideally:
  • College degree
  • Experience in finance or accounting


It is the commitment of Tenable to promote Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) through adherence to equal employment opportunity laws and regulations at the international, federal, state, and local levels to which Tenable is subject

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