WHAT WE DO MATTERS

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.

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 UX Designer

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

Your Role:

Tenable is looking for an extraordinary Senior UX Designer to join our team. Our group is chartered with creating the next generation of security products while at the same time pioneering unprecedented user experience in the digital security space.

Our goal is to reset the UX bar, redefine expectations and bring world-class usability to cybersecurity in a way that ensures our products are easy to learn, use and manage.

Your Opportunity:

  • Be a team player - Collaborate between multiple cross-functional teams to solve complex interaction problems, humanize product ideas and develop these ideas into elegantly designed solutions
  • Be a strong critical thinker – You will collaboratively distill complex, large-scale and high-volumes of data into unique and stunning, yet highly-usable visualizations/data management paradigms
  • Collaborate on design - You have experience in visual design, interaction design, and information architecture and will use those skills to turn research into wireframes, prototypes and high-fidelity assets
  • Be an advocate for the user/customer – By understanding the way our customers behave, you’ll base design solutions on real user problems and support your designs with logic and confidence
  • Communicate broadly - Present design solutions to the team, defend design decisions and incorporate feedback into the design cycle
  • Be Agile – We operate in an Agile environment and in it, you’ll drive usability initiatives to improve overall user experiences
  • Emphasize organization and transparency – Organize your work so that it can be easily accessed and understood by others on the team
  • Make our products look great! - Design experiences that are beautiful to look at and natural to use

What you'll need:

  • BS/MS in Design, Human-Computer Interaction, Human Factors, or equivalent experience
  • 5+ years of professional experience as a UX designer
  • Experience leading world-class designers
  • Expert knowledge of both user experience and user interface design
  • Experiences in UX research, whether with internal or external stakeholders
  • Successfully developed wireframes/mockups that was used to launch a product/feature.
  • Working with tools like Axure, Invision, Sketch, Principle, Framer is preferred.
  • Ability to work effectively within a cross-functional and multi-cultural team environment
  • Strong communication skills and a positive attitude
  • A strong portfolio that showcases your work, provides detail of your role on projects and shows examples of functional designs that you have developed from requirements through design delivery

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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Tenable is more than ‘just’ the creator of Nessus. Our security solutions - including our 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 1200 colleagues, 27,000 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?

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