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Senior SRE (Kafka, Elasticsearch, DynamoDB, RDS Aurora PostgreSQL)



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:
Have you heard of Tenable? Our cloud-based exposure management platform built for today’s dynamic IT assets, like cloud, identity, containers and web apps? Well, that’s what you’ll be working on in this role. You will need to continue to quickly build out the platform, scale it automatically, and make it more self-managing for our cloud customers!

Your Opportunity:

  • Responsible for taking the code and functionality of Tenable cloud products and ensuring they’re reliable and highly available in private cloud environments

  • Responsible for responding to support escalations which involve troubleshooting complex technical problems and resolving data/configuration issues within defined service level objectives

  • Managing customer segregation across multiple geographical regions and zones to provide high performance, reliability, and availability

  • Responsible for developing software, tools, and scripts to automate deployment, management, and monitoring of production systems in all environments

  • Provide strategic and thought leadership among peers on complex projects

  • As a senior member of the team, you'll have the opportunity to design and lead projects within the SRE organization

  • Provide mentoring and thought leadership in technical designs and solution engineering

  • Collaboration with cloud engineers in understanding new cloud technologies, assessing impact to security services operations, and proposing solutions to existing business problems

  • Collaboration in the software development lifecycle to develop detailed enhancement/bug definitions, write functional requirements, translate the requirements into solution designs, and navigate the functional requirements through to Production deployments

  • Proactively look for ways to create efficiencies within operations as it pertains to the tools and technology used by Tenable to support their customer base

  • Manage, participate in, or directly work on any additional projects, assignments, or initiatives assigned by management

  • Create/maintain documentation for operational procedures

  • Drive standardization efforts across multiple disciplines and services in conjunction with embedded SREs throughout the organization

  • Participate in an on-call rotation and support 24x7 availability of production application systems

  • Remediate infrastructure and container security vulnerabilities

What You'll Need:

  • 4+ years of related SRE or DevOps experience

  • Experience with Terraform or similar IaC technologies

  • 2+ years deploying public cloud infrastructures (AWS, GCP, Azure) preferred including administering managed AWS services (EKS, OpenSearch, MSK, Batch, etc.)

  • Experience with orchestration tooling such as Kubernetes

  • Experience with Docker or similar container solutions

  • Experience with datastore technologies: Kafka, Elasticsearch, DynamoDB, RDS Aurora PostgreSQL etc.

  • Experience with Jenkins or similar CICD tools and processes

  • Bachelor's Degree or Master's degree in a technical field such as Computer Science, Information Technology Engineering or equivalent work experience

  • Strong experience with the Agile software development methodology and collaboration with internal teams to deliver software and configuration artifacts

  • Strong background in bash scripting in addition to experience in higher-level scripting languages like Python or Node.js

  • Experience leading projects through to completion with a team of peers

  • Experience deploying distributed, microservice oriented applications at scale

  • Be an enthusiastic learner, user, and advocate of our technologies

  • Has desire to win as a team – make big things happen by working together and being open and willing to try new ideas

  • Strong interpersonal and communications skills (written, verbal, & virtual) with ability to work in a team-oriented, collaborative environment

  • Must have high degree of personal integrity and ability to maintain strict confidentiality

  • Must have a strong drive, be self-motivated, logical, and have a keen attention to detail

And Ideally:

  • Experience deploying distributed, microservice oriented applications

  • Experience with distributed monitoring tools such as: Datadog, Splunk, OTEL, etc.

  • Experience with Helm

  • Experience with Go, Java/Kotlin, and/or Groovy

  • Experience designing, developing, and operating distributed systems

  • 1+ years of operational experience with industry-leading "big data" services technologies

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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