WHAT WE DO MATTERS

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.

Tenable is more than ‘just’ the creator of Nessus. Our security solutions - including our 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?

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.

C Software Engineer

Columbia | Maryland | United States

Your Role:

We are looking for a qualified individual to join our product development team. This position designs storage layouts, aggregation and reporting engines for large data sets and handles internal messaging for Tenable's vulnerability management and log analysis solutions. The right candidate will need to be able to collaborate with the user interface team in a fast paced and dynamic environment in order to push new functionality to the customer.

Your Opportunity:
  • Collaborate with the technical lead and other developers to design, develop and maintain features of our vulnerability management products
  • Work with vulnerability data, log data, and security events
  • Create and update both design and functional documents
  • Perform unit and integration testing to assure the quality of development efforts
  • Benchmark and analyze performance of software implementations
What you'll need:
  • B.S. or M.S. degree in Computer Science or a related field 
  • 3- 5 years of enterprise application type development experience with either PHP or C (candidates will be asked to complete an assessment to demonstrate proficiency)
  • Experience with a Relational Database Management System (RDBMS) like SQL or Oracle required.
  • Application development experience on Unix/Linux
  • Strong understanding of design patterns and data structures
  • Experience with multi-threaded and network programming a plus
  • Experience with debugging and analysis tools (Wireshark, GDB, Valgrind) a plus
  • Exposure to the full software development life cycle (SDLC): requirements analysis, design, estimation, development, QC and unit testing
  • Must have a strong initiative and the ability to work both in a self-directed manner and as part of a team.

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

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