We give the power to every member of the team when we invite all developers, engineers and researchers to our own internal developer off site hackathon, where they compete to create the next great thing – a functional prototype, related to our technology, that makes our operations better.

Your ideas may become a reality – and even change the future of security.

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.

Director of Engineering - Engineering Productivity

Santa Clara | California | United States

Your Role: 

Tenable is looking for a high-performing, experienced software engineering leader to lead Tenable’s Productivity Engineering team. Productivity Engineering helps improve and optimize the engineering processes to deliver a great experience to the Engineering organization for building products. They help improve the quality of our products, create test automation and release infrastructure, and help establish efficient and scalable release processes.

Your Opportunity:

  • Excellent communicator within Engineering and collaborates cross-functionally across the Engineering organization.
  • Direct and manage execution of all phases of productivity engineering through managers.
  • Bring industry experience and contribute towards shaping how engineers build products.
  • Take ownership and pride in supporting product teams with test automation, performance testing, release deployments and improved development processes. 
  • 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 working in productivity engineering teams or initiatives.
  • 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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