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.

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Sr. Software Engineer - Full Stack

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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.

Sr. Software Engineer - Full Stack

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:

Tenable is looking for a Senior Software Engineer to join the Nessus Network Monitor (NNM) Engineering team to develop and deliver a new product. This is an opportunity for high impact and to be one of the early engineers responsible in delivering a high visibility product. The ideal candidate has solid expertise in frontend and backend technologies, experienced in designing quality products with a great customer experience, and passionate about delivering results.

Your Opportunity:

  • Design, develop and test frontend and backend features for an asset and vulnerability visibility management product
  • Work within a high performance scrum team and ensure a high quality of deliverables
  • Enthusiastic about taking responsibility for multiple features
  • Collaborate with other engineers within an Agile development environment
What you'll need:
  • 5+ years of experience in a software engineering role.
  • Strong expertise in C/C++ and knowledge of scripting languages.
  • Expertise in frontend frameworks and working experience in HTML5, JavaScript, jQuery, CSS.
  • Ability to use a well-structured, systematic approach to break down and execute on initiatives and achieve results
  • Excellent at articulating, documenting and presenting ideas and work across the Engineering organization
  • Ability to influence with or without authority
  • 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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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.

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