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Customer Success Security Sales Engineer , Columbia

Customer Success Security Sales Engineer

Columbia Gateway Drive | Columbia | Maryland | United States | 21046

Your Role:

Tenable is seeking an office based Sales Engineer to assist and drive renewal business through technical expertise and positive customer experience. You will be partnering with Customer Success Managers and a strong team of peers to: differentiate the Tenable solutions from our competitors, create lasting customers by reinforcing the unique business value they are looking for and most importantly, create raving fans of Tenable throughout your area of influence. 

Your Opportunity:

  • Become a Cyber Exposure, Vulnerability and Risk Management Subject Matter Expert and advisor to some of the world’s largest organizations
  • Liaise with existing clients to review their implementation and discuss their security challenges and highest priority business drivers
  • Map Tenables unique business value and differentiators to customer challenges and business drivers
  • Partner with like-minded peers across Tenable to build exceptionally strong teams and share knowledge
  • Influence product directions, make a difference and be part of Tenable’s growth and leadership in the ever faster moving world of cyber exposure

What You'll Need:

  • Minimum 1 year experience working or studying in a security related technical role
  • Understanding how to craft a custom demo vs delivering a canned demo
  • Skill and confidence in leading discussions with a range of roles at a customer organization
  • A strong self-starter attitude and determination to win
  • Solid teamwork skills, teamwork is everything at Tenable
  • Solid Interpersonal “smarts”
  • Willingness to travel where and when needed within your territory, typically around 10% on average 

And Ideally:

  • Experience with Nessus and/or other network security technologies
  • Solid foundational knowledge of TCP/IP and network security concepts
  • Experience with Enterprise class operating systems at the security admin level
  • Demonstrable experience with modern compute infrastructures such as AWS, Azure, Openstack, etc.
  • Docker and DevOps knowledge, API scripting, Python SDK would be a ++
  • Knowledge of compliance standards (e.g., PCI, FISMA, SOX, NERC)
  • BS in Computer Science or related field or equivalent experience (i.e. 2-5 years of direct SE experience)
  • CISSP

If you’ve reached this point in the job description and feel you’re still not sure if you should apply…Just do it! We know there are no perfect applicants. You may not have 100% of all those bullets listed above - and that’s okay. If you’re feeling like you’re not going to fit in with our teams - that’s not okay. We're One Tenable which means however you identify and whatever background you bring with you, we encourage you to submit an application if it’s a role you can be passionate about doing every day.

We’re committed to promoting Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) at Tenable - through all equal employment opportunity laws and regulations at the international, federal, state and local levels.

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