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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.

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.

Director of Research, WAS Content

Paris | France

Your Role:

Tenable is seeking a Director of Research for our Paris office. You will lead the WAS Content team, which is based in both Paris & Dublin, and is responsible for development of web application security detection logic, in Ruby, to detect the latest web application security vulnerabilities. You will work as the Research counterpart to the WAS Sensor team, also managed in Paris.


Your Opportunity:

  • Be a great networker to position yourself to help recruit enthusiastic, innovative Research Engineers to join the team in Paris & Dublin
  • Be an active member of the Paris tech community by coordinating, hosting or participating in tech events meetups to grow the Tenable Research brand throughout the region
  • Collaborate closely with other research teams, program management, product management and other parts of the Tenable Product organization
  • Mentoring current Managers, future Managers, Technical Leads, and talented Research Engineers on the team
  • Handle day-to-day management tasks such as performance reviews, time off, HR Coordination, and growing future Managers to perform these tasks in the future
  • Lead the content development team for Tenable’s next-generation Web Application Scanning product to detect the latest web application vulnerabilities today and in the future

What you'll need:

  • 5+ years of experience leading research teams
  • 5+ years of experience in security research as an individual contributor
  • Strong understanding of all of the security challenges associated with web application security vulnerabilities
  • Strong familiarity, at a technical-level with all of the OWASP Top 10 and its evolution throughout these past years
  • Deep understanding of software composition analysis and vulnerabilities in web frameworks, such as Drupal
  • Experience managing 5+ researchers
  • Experience managing teams made up of remote team members
  • Prior International experience of some form
  • Reverse Engineering experience desired
  • Strong communication and organizational skills
  • Ability to collaborate and drive efforts from teams across multiple organizations

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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