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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.

Information Security Engineer

IT Services 

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.

Information Security Engineer

Columbia | Maryland | United States

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:

In this key role, the Information Security Engineer will evaluate, coordinate, implement and maintain Cybersecurity systems. Candidate will work closely with Information Security analysts and members of the IT Department to ensure the Confidentiality, Integrity and Availability of Tenable’s assets.

Your Opportunity:

  • Recommend, evaluate and deploy solutions to improve Tenable’s security posture on premise and in the cloud
  • Identify opportunities to improve the quality and resiliency of cybersecurity systems and applications
  • Coordinate maintenance of security appliances
  • Investigate incidents and write reports when needed
  • Assist in the identification and remediation of threats across the enterprise and mitigate risks from assessments reported by Security Analysts or 3rd party associates
  • Document projects and write Standard Operating Procedures
  • Establish and maintain a strong working relationship with all team members
  • Manage time and technical responsibilities, set accurate expectations and meet deadlines
  • Provide off-hours support on an infrequent but as needed basis
  • Provides leadership and mentorship to less experienced personnel
  • Other duties as assigned

What you'll need:

  • Experience with securing Windows, Linux, mobile devices and IaaS
  • Technical understanding and experience with network security technology including IDS and IPS, Firewalls and network traffic analysis
  • Understanding of the TCP/IP protocol stack and application protocols such as SNMP, SMTP, DNS, and DHCP
  • Experience with authentication protocols for network resources including 802.1x, SSH, TACACS+, LDAP
  • Experience with security controls for WAN, LAN, WLAN, VPN and Cloud architectures
  • Hands-on experience with 5 of the following: vulnerability scanning, firewall, antivirus & malware analysis, IDS/IPS, log correlation tools, SIEM, VMWare, NAC
  • BA/BS in Computer Science, Information Technology, SANS training or equivalent experience<span<span
  • Ability to perform well, in an agile environment, with minimal supervision
  • Self-motivated while demonstrating a passion for Cybersecurity
  • Minimum 8 years of experience in Information Security
  • 2-5 years experience protecting cloud infrastructures
  • Security+, GIAC GCIH or other IT certifications is a plus

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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