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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 - Web Application Security

ResearchDublin, Ireland


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Sr. Software Engineer - Web Application Security

Dublin | Ireland

Your Role:

We’re building something new around web application security and are looking for self-motivated, senior-level people who will help us define and develop the scanner engine powering this brand new product within a small agile team around the world. 

Your Opportunity:

  • Develop our web application security scanner engine written in Ruby
  • Implement new automated web application vulnerability detection plugins 
  • Discuss and define the product roadmap 
  • Help improving our product by being proactive and propose new ideas around web application security 

What you'll need:

  • Good Expertise in web application security technology and standards, weaknesses affecting a web application, how to detect and remediate them 
  • Experienced with modern web application development 
  • Good Ruby programming level
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

And ideally...

  • Already worked with Nessus and/or web application security / pentesting tools like Burp, OWASP, ZAP, Nmap.
  • Understand fundamental elements and concepts of webservices – REST, SOAP, or other API’s
  • Practical experience with databases and SQL language
  • Work already with commercial web application security products
  • Experience with development in a cloud applications environment

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. The key question is: Is This You?

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