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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.

Federal Sales Engineer

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Washington, DC, District Of Columbia, 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.

Federal Sales Engineer

Washington, DC | District Of Columbia | United States

Tenable is more than ‘just’ the creator of Nessus. Our security solutions - including the first cloud-based platform, 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 700 colleagues, 20,000 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 Network Security is seeking a Sales Engineer to support Federal Systems Integrators (FSI). The candidate will provide support for “Sell-to” opportunities within the designated accounts and assist with any potential “sell-through” opportunities as they arise for Tenable’s FSI partner community. The candidate will provide training, integration support, demos and evaluations of enterprise opportunities. Assist in developing business value propositions around Tenable Network Security products and solutions. Drives sales with technical expertise, account management skills, sales ability and a superior customer focus. Participates as part of a sales team to achieve or exceed revenue targets.

Your Opportunity:

  • Deliver technical presentations and demos of Tenable Enterprise products
  • Manage enterprise software trials and "Proof of Concept" evaluations
  • Answer technical questions and provide consultative security & compliance expertise
  • Up to 25% travel

What you'll need:

  • Experience with Nessus or other network scanning technologies
  • Experience supporting a TM in a pre-sales SE type roll
  • Familiarity with NIST 800 Series Special Publications
  • Familiarity with RESTful APIs
  • Ability to get a security clearance, strongly preferred if already have one (TS/SCI).
  • Solid foundational knowledge of TCP/IP and network security concepts
  • Experience with Redhat Enterprise Server at the command-line level
  • Knowledge of compliance standards (e.g., PCI, FISMA, SOX, NERC)
  • Pluses: Bachelor’s Degree, 5-7 years of direct SE experience, CISSP, Systems Engineering


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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