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.

Software Engineer - C

Columbia | Maryland | United States

Your Role:

Tenable is looking for a Software Engineer to join the Nessus Network
Monitor (NNM) product development team. The Nessus Network Monitor
is the only vulnerability scanning product that delivers continuous
real-time network monitoring in a non-intrusive manner. As a Software
Engineer, you will design, develop and maintain high-speed packet
processing and other features for the NNM product.

What you'll need:
  • Design, develop and maintain new features in primarily a Linux environment.
  • Passionate about developing and improving high-speed network applications.
  • Collaborate with other engineers within an Agile development environment.
  • Perform code reviews, unit and integration testing to assure a high quality of development efforts.
What you'll need:
  • 5+ years of experience in creating well-written C applications.
  • Application development experience on Unix and Windows platforms.
  • Strong understanding of network application architecture and data structures.
  • Working knowledge of network protocols and understanding of networking concepts.
  • Experience working through the software development life cycle on software development teams.
  • B.S or M.S. Degree in Computer Science or a related field.
And ideally:
  • Working experience with packet sniffing products is a huge plus

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 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?