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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 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

E Santa Clara St. | San Jose | California | United States | 95113

Your Role:

Reporting to the Chief Architect, the Technical Director will join the Tenable.io development team to help various Tenable teams succeed by providing architectural guidance and implementation best practices.

Your Opportunity:

  • Provide technical leadership to engineering teams and collaborate with key stakeholders, including Product Owners regarding user stories, acceptance criteria, definition of done, and other program-related decisions.
  • Hands on design, develop, deliver, and maintain features and applications that will excite and please our user base of security professionals
  • Develop solutions that are of high quality, scalable, cloud-based, reliable, and reusable
  • Oversee certain High Profile project’s life cycle from conception to completion, with an emphasis on technical soundness and resource efficiency
  • Research and introduce new technologies

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, 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


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 1200 colleagues, 27,000 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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