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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.

Sr. Software Engineer

Research & Development 

Remote, 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.

Sr. Software Engineer

Remote | United States

Tenable is more than ‘just’ the creator of Nessus. Our security solutions - including the 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?

Your Role:

We are looking for a self-motivated, senior-level, Software Engineer to assist in the maintenance and improvement of our Linux based virtual and hardware appliances.

Your Opportunity:

  • Work with other designers and developers to build new features
  • Perform maintenance fixes and improve on existing functionality across multiple hardware and virtual systems
  • Point out issues with the existing architecture and fix it
  • Work with Quality Assurance to identify and troubleshoot issues
  • Unit testing
  • Promote great software design and quality
  • Drive innovation by coming up with new ideas for our products and processes

What you'll need:

  • Strong knowledge of the Linux Operating System
  • Experience building Linux based appliances
  • Linux hardening
  • Creation of VMware, Hyper-V, Xen, and custom Linux .iso images
  • 2+ years of experience with a scripting language such as bash, Perl, or Python
  • Experience with Docker Containers and/or OVF 
  • Development of "web based" user interfaces to provision appliances
  • Experience implementing client side functionality using JavaScript
  • Knowledge of RESTful web services 
  • Experience with cloud platforms such as Amazon EC2
  • Knowledge of TCP/IP networking
  • Ability to work independently and manage multiple task assignments
  • Strong problem solving and troubleshooting skills
  • Strong communication skills
  • BS in Computer Science or related degree program

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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