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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.

Site Reliability Engineer

Cloud Services 

San Francisco, California, 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.

Site Reliability Engineer

San Francisco | California | United States

Tenable is more than ‘just’ the creator of Nessus. Our security solutions - including the first cloud-based platform, 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 700 colleagues, 20,000 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:

As a Site Reliability Engineer you will work with engineering and platform teams to help analyze and improve both software and infrastructure of the growing tenable.io platform.  

Your Opportunity:

  • Develop effective tooling, alerts, and response to both identify and address reliability risks
  • Participate in on-call rotation with other teams in the Performance and Reliability Teams
  • Engage with product engineering teams to triage production outages and carry forward action items to improve ongoing reliability
  • Define and evangelize cloud-related optimizations and best practices to improve reliability and performance

What you'll need:

  • Ability to root cause sources of instability in a high-traffic, large-scale distributed system 
  • Experience with configuration and troubleshooting of Linux, Java, Tomcat, and other middleware technologies
  • Understands large-scale complex systems from a reliability perspective
  • Scripting abilities in python, or JVM-based languages
  • Passion for resolving reliability issues and identify strategies to mitigate going forward

And ideally:

  • Experience with Cloud Computing platforms like AWS is a plus
  • Strong Linux system-level analysis capabilities
  • Experience with containerization/orchestration technologies including Docker and Kubernetes

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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