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Principal Cloud Security Advocate



Multiple locations · Florida, USA · South Carolina, USA · West Virginia, USA · Virginia, USA · Pennsylvania, USA · Columbia, MD, USA · Georgia, USA
Posted on Tuesday, April 30, 2024

Who is Tenable?

Tenable® is the Exposure Management company. 44,000 organizations around the globe rely on Tenable to understand and reduce cyber risk. Our global employees support 65 percent of the Fortune 500, 45 percent of the Global 2000, and large government agencies. Come be part of our journey!

What makes Tenable such a great place to work?

Ask a member of our team and they’ll answer, “Our people!” We work together to build and innovate best-in-class cybersecurity solutions for our customers; all while creating a culture of belonging, respect, and excellence where we can be our best selves. When you’re part of our #OneTenable team, you can expect to partner with some of the most talented and passionate people in the industry, and have the support and resources you need to do work that truly matters. We deliver results that exceed expectations and we win together!

Your Role:

At Tenable, we’re shaping the way cloud security is done by constantly analyzing the challenges and practices of both defenders and adversaries. We’re looking for security architects to join our technical marketing team to advance our efforts to provide the cloud security industry with high quality thought leadership.

The ideal candidates are self-motivated engineers or cyber security architects with exceptional communications and engagement management skills, who are autodidacts and out-of-the-box thinkers with a proven record of being able to quickly master and manipulate new technologies while also being able to communicate their findings and ideas in an effective way by various media - both verbally and by creating written content. They should be well-versed in cybersecurity concepts and risk management as well as cloud technologies.

If you are highly passionate about designing and maintaining cybersecurity architecture and are looking to put your talent to work in the most exciting domain in computing today - look no further.

Your Opportunity:

  • Relationship management - you will work with partners and customers, as well as colleagues in the cyber security community and industry influencers on a regular basis - leading our engagement in various channels / medias with cyber security professional communities

  • Thought leadership - you will be on the cutting edge of analyzing techniques, technologies and procedures of defenders and attackers as well as communicating what you produce to a large audience of security professionals both online and by speaking at events and conferences

  • Content creation - you will be creating high end cybersecurity content in various media, analyzing cloud technologies, breaches, attack vectors, defensive strategies, etc.

  • Expertise - you will be part of an expert team constantly advancing the company’s knowledge and understanding of the leading cloud and security technologies available today

What You'll Need:

  • B.Sc in computer science or equivalent STEM related degree

  • 3+ years of experience in a Developer Relations, Application Security, Security Architecture, Automation Integration and deployment (DevOps), Technical / Cyber Analyst or Equivalent Technical Roles

  • Hands-on experience and proven working knowledge of at least one IaaS platform - AWS / Azure / GCP

  • High technical, analytical and problem solving skills

  • Ability to work independently, plan, multi-task and manage complicated assignments with little-to-no supervision

  • High proficiency in both verbal and written communication in English

  • Being valuable as a team player collaborating with multiple and various counterparts within the company

And Ideally:

  • Proven experience in customer facing roles, partner and / or community management

  • Red-team and / or penetration testing experience

  • Working familiarity with cyber security compliance standards and best practices

  • Proven ability in working with large audiences in an instructional role

  • Software engineering background

  • Experience as part of a security team in a large scale organization

  • Proven experience performing risk assessments for large scale enterprises

  • Experience working in a consultancy role

This is the base pay range for this position. Compensation for the role will depend on a number of factors, including the candidate's qualifications, skills, competencies, location and experience, and may fall outside of the range shown. Employees are also eligible for variable compensation in addition to base pay (commission for sales roles, bonus for non-sales roles), depending on company and individual performance. Tenable also offers a variety of comprehensive and competitive benefits which include: medical, dental, vision, disability and life insurance; 401(k) retirement savings with company match; an employee stock purchase plan; an employee referral program; flexible spending accounts; an Employee Assistance Program (EAP); education assistance; parental leave; paid time off (PTO); company-paid holidays; health and wellness events; and community programs.

US Pay Ranges
$172,000$229,333.33 USD

If you’ve reached this point, and you’re still not sure if you should apply…..Just do it! We’re human and we don’t fit a perfect mold. Having diverse backgrounds, experiences and perspectives, that’s a good thing! If you’re coming from outside of the cyber industry - great! If you’re looking to try something new - awesome! All we ask is you bring passion to all that you do, crave creativity and innovation, and embrace the hard work of gaining new skills and accepting big challenges.

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. If you need a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or recruiting process, please contact [email protected] for further assistance.

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