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

San Jose | California | United States

Your Role:

We are looking for a self-motivated Sr. Software Engineer to assist in the design and implementation of a next-generation, cloud-native platform.

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 toward 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 them as we continuously improve
  • Coach and mentor mid-level and junior staff
What you'll need:
  • Proven ability to develop software projects that follow good programming practices
  • Experience architecting and building high volume, fault-tolerant, highly available, and globally distributed systems in a cloud native environment
  • Experience in making tradeoff decisions regarding the architecture and design of software systems
  • Experience developing in languages such as:
    • Groovy, Node.js, Java, Python, Go
  • Experience with latest platforms, and technologies such as Cassandra, Elasticsearch, Kafka, AWS
  • Willingness to be held accountable for the actual behavior of your software in production:
    • PagerDuty on call rotation and alerts
    • DataDog monitor tuning and creation
    • Sentry monitor and alert review.
  • Experience designing and developing Restful API’s.
  • Experience coaching and leading mid-level and junior staff in the design, implementation, and execution of highly technical development projects
  • Commitment to organization improvement

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 using Jenkins,  Bamboo, 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.
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 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?