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.

Senior Site Reliability Engineer

Columbia Gateway Drive | Columbia | Maryland | United States | 21046

Your Role:

Have you heard of Tenable.io? Our new cloud-based vulnerability management platform built for today’s dynamic IT assets, like cloud, containers and web apps? Well, in this role we will need to set it up quickly, scale it automatically, and make it more self-managing for our private cloud customers!

Your Opportunity:
  • Responsible for taking the code and functionality of Tenable.io and making it function in private cloud environments
  • Responsible for responding to support escalations which involve troubleshooting complex technical problems and resolving data/configuration issues within defined service level objectives
  • Responsible for developing software, tools, and scripts to automate deployment, management, and monitoring of production systems in all environments
  • Provide strategic and thought leadership among peers on complex projects
  • Collaboration with cloud engineers in understanding new cloud technologies, assessing impact to security services operations, and proposing solutions to existing business problems
  • Collaboration in the software development lifecycle to develop detailed enhancement/bug definitions, write functional requirements, translate the requirements into solution designs, and navigate the functional requirements through to Production deployments
  • Proactively look for ways to create efficiencies within operations as it pertains to the tools and technology used by Tenable to support their customer base
  • Manage, participate in, or directly work on any additional projects, assignments, or initiatives assigned by management
  • Create/maintain documentation for operational procedures
  • Document and perform system upgrades, application updates, and define monitoring requirements based on customer needs
  • Participate in an on-call rotation
What You'll need:
  • 5+ years of related experience,
  • Bachelor's Degree or Master's degree in a technical field such as Computer Science, Information Technology Engineering or equivalent work experience
  • Strong experience with the Agile software development methodology and collaboration with internal teams to deliver software and configuration artifacts
  • Strong background in bash scripting in addition to one year of experience in either Python.
  • Experience with Docker or similar container solution
  • Experience with orchestration tooling such as Kubernetes and Docker Swarm
  • Experience working with AWS APIs
  • 1+ years deploying Amazon Web Services (AWS) public cloud infrastructures preferred
  • 1+ years of operational experience with industry-leading "big data" services technologies
And Ideally:
  • Experience deploying distributed, microservice oriented applications
  • Experience with Java build tools including Gradle
  • Experience with Helm/Tiller
  • Experience with Terraform
  • Experience with Kops


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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