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Endpoint Agent Software Engineering Manager

Research & Development 

Columbia, Maryland, United States

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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.

Endpoint Agent Software Engineering Manager

Columbia | Maryland | United States

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

Your Role:

Tenable is looking for a talented and energetic Software Engineering Manager to join the Endpoint Agent product development team. The endpoint agent helps organizations address key challenges of traditional vulnerability scanning, and helps identify vulnerabilities and policy-violating configurations. As a Software Engineering Manager, you will manage a team of engineers working on several projects on the endpoint agent solution.

Your Opportunity

  • Provide leadership and direction to the Endpoint Agent development team
  • Actively participate in and manage all phases of development from design to post-deployment issue resolution
  • Create and maintain accurate project schedules, milestones and drive tasks to completion
  • Take ownership of driving all endpoint agent initiatives.
  • Collaborate across the team and organization to execute on the product roadmap
  • Mentor the engineers and grow a high performing team
  • Help the team and be ultimately responsible for effectively ensuring a high quality of product deliverables for the endpoint agent
What you'll need:
  • 5+ years of professional experience in enterprise network security applications
  • Prior experience as a technical lead or leading engineering projects
  • Experience working in an Agile development environment
  • Experience with endpoint agent solutions
  • Experience growing people and engineering teams, and possess a can-do attitude.
  • 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.

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