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 - Platforms (Identity Services)

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

Your Role: 

We are looking for a self-motivated Software Engineer to design, implement, and secure a next-generation, cloud-native platform. 

Your Opportunity: 

  • Work within a collaborative and supportive team to develop awesome features 
  • Share ownership of a family of microservices related to identity and access 
  • Work cross-functionally with other developers, front-end designers, product owners and various Tenable teams to accomplish shared goals 
  • Promote clear and simple software design while actively driving the team toward better practices and solutions 
  • Promote high quality in areas such as security, reliability, testability and maintainability 
  • Drive innovation by contributing new ideas for our processes, tools, and technologies 
  • Continuously grow as an engineer and help your team improve 

What You'll Need: 

  • Proven ability to develop software projects that follow good programming practices 
  • Exposure to high volume, fault-tolerant, highly available and distributed systems 
  • Experience developing in languages such as:
    • Java, Kotlin, Groovy, Node.js, Python, or Go
  • Experience with cloud-native data stores and data processing systems 
  • Experience with relational and non-relational data stores 
  • Experience working with Restful APIs 
  • Accountability for the behavior of your software in production 

And Ideally: 

  • Use of automated environment management using Kubernetes, Docker, and/or Helm 
  • Familiarity with CI/CD process and tools for building, testing and delivering software with quality in a scalable fashion: 
    • Build Pipelines and source control using Jenkins, git, etc
    • Unit, Component, Integration, and other Testing with Spock, JUnit, Postman, or PyTest
    • Logging and Metrics (Splunk, Datadog) 
  • Staying abreast of new technologies and methods to building software to high standards. (books, conferences, meetups, etc) 
  • Comfortable working on a team that experiments with its processes and practices as well as evolving them when necessary. 
  • Experience with authentication, authorization, and access in distributed systems and web applications 

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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