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 - Java, DevOps, Kubernetes

Research & Development 

Columbia, Maryland, 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 - Java, DevOps, Kubernetes

Columbia | Maryland | United States

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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, Sr.Software Engineer to assist in the design and implementation of a next-generation enterprise web application.

Your Opportunity:

  • Work within a collaborative and supportive team to develop awesome features
  • 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 towards better practices and solutions
  • Promote high quality aimed at areas such as security, reliability, testability and maintainability
  • Drive innovation by contributing new ideas for our processes, tools, and technologies
  • Call out issues and help us fix it up as we continuously improve
  • Coach and mentor mid-level and junior staff

What you'll need:

  • Proven ability deliver software projects that follow good programming practices
  • Commitment to organization improvement
  • Experience architecting and building high volume fault-tolerant, high-availability, and globally distributed systems in a linux environment
  • Experience in making tradeoff decisions regarding the architecture and design of software systems
  • Experience developing in languages such as:
    • Java, Node.js, Groovy, Python, Ruby
  • Experience with different data storage solutions (eg. Elasticsearch, Dynamo, RDS, SQL)
  • Experience with fault tolerant message queueing/brokering systems (Kafka, SQS, Kinesis)
  • Experience with AWS or similar cloud platform (Google Cloud, Azure, OpenStack)
  • Experience with dependency injection concepts is necessary (Guice)
  • Experience coaching and leading mid-level and junior staff in the design, implementation, and execution of highly technical development projects

And ideally:

  • Experienced working on teams with heavy emphasis on DevOps, Automation, and Quality
  • Experienced using DevOps and Automation tools to deploy, test, and support your service in a CI/CD fashion
    • CI/CD  Build Servers (Jenkins, TravisCI, Bamboo, TeamCity, etc)
    • Unit and Component testing tools (Spock, xUnit, PyTest)
    • Monitoring and Alerting tools (Splunk, Logstash, ELK, DataDog, etc)
    • Environment deploy/orchestration (Kubernetes, Docker, Ansible, etc)
  • Stays abreast of new technologies and methods to building high quality software (books, conferences, meetups, etc)
  • Experience/knowledge with other datastore and service discovery solutions like Consul/Zookeeper
  • Comfortable working on a team that experiments with it’s processes and practices and is comfortable with changing things up as data supports it

It is the commitment of Tenable to promote Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) through adherence to equal employment opportunity laws and regulations at the international, federal, state, and local levels to which Tenable is subject to.

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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.

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