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.

Technical Director - Lumin

Santa Clara | California | United States

Your Role:

The Technical Director, reporting to the Chief Architect, is a highly skilled technical role, which works embedded within the product engineering teams in order to collaborate, advise and facilitate the creation of the best possible design solutions.  The position is focused on design challenges which have an extended impact across multiple product teams as well as complex design challenges within a team.

Your Opportunity:
  • Work collaboratively with Technical Leads, Product Owners and Subject Matter Experts to fully understand complex technical and business problems, in order to design optimal solutions and to define the long-term technical strategy for one’s focus area.
  • Maintain a solid understanding of emerging technology in order to properly assess if, when, and how it can be leveraged in the Tenable product suite in order to drive customer value.
  • Drives and develops proof of concepts as needed to drive architectural goals across the focus area of the technical director.
  • Identifies technical risks and deficiencies in existing systems and works with PM to prioritize them in the backlog
  • Present potential solutions in order to advise business leaders and product owners on the advantages and disadvantages of each solution. Based on the identified trade-offs of each solution, make a recommendation to the business leaders regarding the preferred design choice.
  • Gain solid understanding of overall product architecture in order to identify cross-cutting concerns that require architected integrations between one or more product teams.
  • Maintain a technical roadmap for each architectural component which clearly outlines a design goal for a rolling 6-12 months as well as an end vision/goal as applicable.
  • Provide hands-on technical leadership and knowledge transfer as needed, in order to facilitate the successful adoption of technologies newly introduced into the Tenable architecture stack.
  • Provide technical leadership and guidance in the form of mentoring engineers at all stages of their career growth.
  • Has technical ownership and accountability of decisions made in the technical director’s focus area
  • Be an expert in your focus area and expect to contribute in a hands-on manner to the teams they’re working with to design, develop, deliver and maintain features, platform and applications that will excite and please our user base of security professionals
What You'll Need:
  • 10+ years of experience with scalable cloud architecture, including large scale data ingest, normalization, data management, universal data access across multiple customers - internal and external.
  • Must have expertise in event-sourced architecture, scalable access patterns.
  • Expertise in DB technologies, both SQL/ new SQL and no-SQL, OLAP and OLTP, including tools like Presto/Athena, Hive, Hadoop.
  • Demonstrated ability to create large scale cloud services
  • Hands-on tech director that works well with engineers as well as VPs across the board.
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, or equivalent experience

If you’ve reached this point in the job description and feel you’re still not sure if you should apply…Just do it! We know there are no perfect applicants. You may not have 100% of all those bullets listed above - and that’s okay. If you’re feeling like you’re not going to fit in with our teams - that’s not ok. We're One Tenable which means however you identify and whatever background you bring with you, we encourage you to submit an application if it’s a role you can be passionate about doing every day.

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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