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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.

Senior Software Engineer - Scala

ResearchDublin, Ireland


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Senior Software Engineer - Scala

Dublin | Ireland

Your Role:

We are looking for a self-motivated, senior-level Scala software engineer to assist in the development of an application security product, ideally with a background in program analysis.

Your Opportunity:

  • Work in a full-stack development environment on a small agile team
  • Contribute to every aspect of a product developed in Scala (backend, frontend, database, program analysis software & engines, etc.)
What you'll need:
  • Excellent understanding and working knowledge of Scala
  • Practical, hands-on, previous experience on a full-time Scala engineering team
  • Familiarity with Scala coding standards and practices
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
And ideally:
  • Previous experience with some or all of the following technologies preferred: Akka, Play framework, Elasticsearch, PostgreSQL, Slick, JavaScript, etc.
  • Previous experience in queue-based architectures (Kafka, RabbitMQ, etc.)
  • Hands-on experience with decompilers, disassemblers, sandboxes, reverse engineering, etc.
  • Practical, hands-on, previous experience developing program analysis software (static analysis systems, dynamic analysis systems, symbolic execution, etc.)
  • Previous experience working in AWS environments
  • Experience using unit testing frameworks
  • Previous experience on a distributed team
  • Ability to work well independently or in small teams
  • Knowledge of JVM internals
  • Strong understanding of data structures
  • Familiarity with grammars (from formal language theory)
  • MS or higher in Computer Science preferred


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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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. The key question is: Is This You?

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