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.

Sr. Software Engineer - Platform Services

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

Your Role:

Tenable is looking for a Senior Software Engineer - Platform to join the Agent product development team. The agent product is part of Tenable's cyber-security offering that helps organizations address key challenges of traditional vulnerability scanning, and helps identify vulnerabilities and policy-violating configurations. As a Senior Software Engineer, you will contribute towards designing, developing and maintaining our agent software solution..

Your Opportunity:

  • Work within a collaborative and supportive Agile development team on awesome features
  • Promote innovative and elegant software design while actively driving the team toward better practices and solutions with a focus on security, reliability, testability and maintainability
  • Take responsibility and ownership of multiple features
  • Develop and maintain new features for all layers of the agent product
  • Perform code and design reviews, unit and integration testing to assure a high quality of development efforts
  • Coach and mentor mid-level and junior staff
What you'll need:
  • 8+ years of experience in creating well-written applications
  • Experience developing in languages such as: Groovy, Node.js, Java, Python, or (desired) Go 
  • Experience architecting and building high volume, fault-tolerant, highly available, and globally distributed systems in a cloud-native environment
  • Desired: experience with latest platforms, and technologies such as Cassandra, Elasticsearch, Kafka, AWS 
  • Experience using, designing and developing Restful API’s
  • Experience working through the software development life cycle on software development teams
  • Bachelors or M.S. Degree in Computer Science or a related field

And ideally:

  • Programming experience in C/C++ with at least 2 platforms within Linux, Windows, MacOS or any other embedded environment 
  • Use of virtualization and/or container technology
  • Familiarity with CI/CD process and tools for building, testing and delivering software with quality in a scalable fashion:
  • Current and engaged on new technologies and methods to build software with 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.
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. #stack

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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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