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 Software Engineer in Test

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

Your Role:

Tenable is looking for a Senior Software Engineer in Test (SET) to contribute towards ensuring the quality of Tenable’s products by designing and developing software tools, test frameworks, and/or automated tests in certain focus areas. The goals of these are to verify the functionality of the products, their operational resiliency and/or performance of Tenable’s solutions. A Senior SET at Tenable would also lead manually testing and performing exploratory testing of our solutions, contribute to setting up the test infrastructure and provide reporting of the test results.

Your Opportunity:
  • Proficient in the Tenable product portfolio, and is an expert in testing methodologies to verify functionality, operability and performance of Tenable’s solutions.
  • Expertly leads particular areas in the design and development of test automation frameworks and/or the design and development of automated tests using the frameworks for end to end solution acceptance.
  • Assess the effectiveness of quality initiatives (e.g. automation, manual tests, bug bounties, etc), and lead change improvements.
  • Drives the manual, exploratory and performance testing efforts to help identify areas of risk, that may not be automated yet.
  • Obsessed with quality of products
  • Eager to learn
  • Should lead/drive testing initiatives with minimum guidance
What You'll Need:
  • B.S. degree in Computer Science or a directly related field, or equivalent work experience
  • 5+ years of testing experience in both manual testing practices and test automation development
  • Possess enterprise product testing experience
  • Must have a strong initiative and the ability to work both in a self-directed manner and as part of a team
  • A passion for breaking things
  • Mentor SET and other engineers on the team
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • At least some exposure to a full software development life cycle (SDLC): requirements analysis, design, estimation, development, quality control and unit testing 

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 okay. 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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