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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.

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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.

Sr. Database Reliability Engineer

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

Your Role:

As a Senior Database Reliability Engineer at Tenable, you will own a suite of data persistence systems, including ElasticSearch, Cassandra, PostgreSQL, and cloud services such as Amazon RDS. You are passionate about resilient systems and are pragmatic about database engineering. You’ll support these system in a 24x7x365 on-call rotation shared with other DREs and site reliability engineers. Over time, you’ll find ways to automate mundane tasks and focus on building the future.

Your Opportunity:
  • Embrace and champion best practices for databases safety and performance
  • Automate every aspect of datastore management that can be automated
  • Define and meet service level objectives for services in your care
  • Plan and execute system upgrades with little to no downtime
  • Collaborate with a wide variety of talented engineers to help them build reliable and scalable services
  • Research and deploy best-in-class database technology as Tenable’s needs change
What You’ll Need:
  • 5+ years experience managing production databases
  • The ability to orchestrate and automate complex administrative tasks
  • Deep expertise in one or more of ElasticSearch, Cassandra, Kafka, or PostgreSQL
  • Strong data modeling and data structure design skills
  • Familiarity and comfort with distributed systems
  • Experience administering databases running in the cloud
  • Superior written communication skills
  • Passion for stable and secure systems management practices
And Ideally:
  • Ability to troubleshoot complex issues whether they’re on the server or the client
  • Can read a wide variety of programming languages and comfort with submitting pull requests
  • Extensive experience with load testing and tuning databases

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 1000 colleagues, 24,000 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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