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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.

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 - Python

Dublin | Ireland

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:

Tenable is looking for a senior software engineer to join our team. This position will involve designing, developing, and maintaining an automated system for collecting vulnerability and threat information and using that data to generate content for Tenable products.

Your Opportunity:

  • Design, develop and maintain an automated system for collection of vulnerability and threat content/data
  • Experience in multi-threaded programming
  • Familiarity with relational database technology
  • Collaborate with other engineers within an Agile development environment
  • Collaborate with research team on content and workflow automation
What you'll need:
  • Strong Python development skills in Python 2.7 or 3.x
  • Experienced with Elasticsearch
  • Experience with distributed web applications
  • Prior experience with web scraping preferred
  • Experience using templating libraries
  • Experience using Linux as a primary development environment
  • Experience with revision control systems
  • Excellent communication and analytical skills
And ideally:
  • Experience working in Agile development environments, on 2 week sprints, on Scrum teams, etc.
  • Prior background in similar programming languages or scripting helpful
  • B.S. or M.S. in Computer Science or a directly related field


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.





















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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