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Software Engineer



Software Engineering
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:

As a QA Engineer, you'll collaborate with our team to ensure our product is
built and deployed without bugs or glitches, maintaining high performance.
You'll craft and execute targeted test cases, including automation, with a
user-centric mindset. Additionally, you'll play an active role in planning our
QA roadmap, contributing to feature design and implementation.

Your Opportunity:

  • Lead end-to-end project ownership, encompassing design, development, deployment, and execution of acceptance criteria tests for new product features

  • Create and update test cases and suites for both new and existing features

  • Develop automation frameworks and infrastructure to streamline testing processes

  • Simulate customer scenarios and network environments for product reliability

  • Work with various network protocols like TCP/IP, SNMP, HTTP, and SSH

  • Lead quality improvement projects (automation, manual tests, and bug bounties) to enhance overall product quality

  • Collaborate closely with cross-functional team members to achieve quality objectives

  • Focus on functionality testing and analyze automation test results for continuous improvement

  • Testing backend APIs and front-end UI applications

  • Drive all QA efforts across teams, ensuring consistency and effectiveness

  • Conduct thorough reviews of test plans to ensure comprehensive coverage

  • Learn and implement new technologies to solve unique technical challenges

What You'll Need:

  • 5 + years of hands-on QA experience with testing complex distributed applications, including defining acceptance criteria and test plans

  • Proficiency in Selenium and Python, with at least 3 years of experience in writing test automation

  • 5 + years of networking experience, including knowledge of communication protocols such as ARP, CDP, TCP, UDP, IP, MMS, SNMP, HTTP(s) etc.

  • Hands-on experience with networking tools like Scapy, Tcprewrite, IPtables, NetCat, Proxy, and Wireshark

  • Strong understanding of network application architecture and data structures

  • Experience in automation and log analysis

  • Proficiency in SQL queries

  • Hands-on experience with Bash and Linux

And Ideally:

  • Knowledge of Cyber Security trends and events

  • Experience with Postgres, Docker, GraphQL and REST API

  • Ability to embrace new technologies and deploy new 3rd party products

  • Working knowledge of Vmware and Tenable products

  • Familiarity with software lifecycle platform management tools such as Jira and Xray

  • Experience with CI/CD systems such as Jenkins

  • CCNA Certificate

  • LPI Certificate

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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