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Director of Engineering - Application Security

EngineeringCampshires, Sir John Rogerson's Quay, Dublin, Ireland

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Director of Engineering - Application Security

Campshires | Sir John Rogerson's Quay | Dublin | Ireland

The Role:

Tenable is looking for a high-performing, experienced software engineering leader to lead our Application Security engineering teams. These teams are responsible for building the Web Application Scanner and Container Security products, and we look to expand into new areas of application security. Can you join Team Tenable? Yes you can - if you’re excited by the thought of working with over 1200 colleagues, 27,000 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 Opportunity

  • Excellent communicator within Engineering and collaborates cross-functionally with Product Management, Program Management, Marketing, Sales and customers.
  • Direct and manage execution of all phases of engineering through managers.
  • Bring industry experience and contribute towards shaping the product strategy of the products you are responsible for.
  • Take ownership and pride in predictably delivering quality engineering releases. 
  • Recruit top talent, scale, and maintain multiple high-performing engineering teams
  • Defend and shape the culture of the engineering organization.

What you'll need

  • 10+ years of software engineering experience, and 3+ years of prior experience as Director of Engineering with measurable success.
  • Experience from working in the cloud application security space.
  • Superb leadership skills and the ability to lead cross functional initiatives delivering strong results through influential leadership.
  • Ability to attract and hire great senior engineers and managers, build high-performing distributed teams, lead and mentor them, and make them successful.
  • Experience growing people and engineering teams, and possess a can-do attitude.
  • Ensure effective communication and coordination within the organization and across all organizations within the company in delivering projects.
  • Provide technical strategy, direction and standards to ensure they are adhered to, and excellent at influencing without authority.
  • Spawn and execute new ideas on your own to further your and your teams’ brand (writing blogs, contributing to organizational standards, and leading internal cultural initiatives).
  • B.S or M.S. Degree in Computer Science or a related field.

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.

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 ok. 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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