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Staff AI Engineer



Software Engineering, Data Science
Posted on Tuesday, June 18, 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:

Do you crave the challenge of building AI systems that protect the world's most critical assets? At Tenable, we're not just building cybersecurity solutions – we're revolutionizing the way organizations defend themselves. We're at the forefront of leveraging massive datasets (Petabyte scale!) to develop cutting-edge AI models that empower our customers to stay ahead of the ever-evolving threat landscape.

We're seeking a Staff AI Engineer who’s ready to make an impact. You'll join a team of passionate engineers who are committed to delivering world-class solutions. This isn't just another job – it's an opportunity to work on problems that truly matter and contribute to a safer digital future. We are looking for someone who:

  • Is a proven AI expert: You have a deep understanding of advanced machine learning algorithms, architectures, and methodologies, coupled with extensive experience in deploying and managing production-level AI systems.
  • Thrives in a data-driven environment: You're comfortable working with massive datasets, and you possess a strong ability to analyze and interpret data to drive informed decision-making.
  • Collaborates effectively: You're a strong communicator and team player, able to work seamlessly with colleagues across different disciplines to achieve shared goals.

Your Opportunity:

  • Lead the development, deployment and monitoring of AI algorithms into production: You'll have the autonomy to design, architect, and implement groundbreaking AI solutions that tackle complex security challenges.
  • Drive innovation through continuous improvement: You'll play a critical role in evolving our AI models, ensuring their robustness, performance, and scalability in a rapidly evolving environment.
  • Shape the future of our platform: Your insights and vision will contribute to the evolution of our data platform roadmap, impacting the direction of Tenable's AI strategy.
  • Mentor and inspire: Share your expertise with junior engineers, fostering a culture of excellence and growth within the team.
  • Be a thought leader: Champion the use of AI in cybersecurity, actively contributing to industry best practices and influencing the direction of the field.

What you’ll need:

  • Master's degree in Computer Science, Data Science, or a related field, or equivalent experience.
  • 5+ years of proven experience in building and deploying machine learning models in production environments.
  • Strong understanding of machine learning algorithms, including supervised, unsupervised, and reinforcement learning.
  • Experience with various ML frameworks and libraries such as TensorFlow, PyTorch, scikit-learn, etc.
  • Proficiency in at least one programming language suitable for ML development (Python, Java, R).
  • Experience with cloud platforms like AWS, Azure, or GCP, including ML services and infrastructure.
  • Strong understanding of data engineering principles and experience with data pipelines.
  • Experience working in an Agile development environment and collaborating with cross-functional teams.
  • Excellent problem-solving and analytical skills.
  • Strong communication and collaboration skills.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Passion for learning and staying at the forefront of AI/ML technology.



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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