This is truly a rare opportunity – As a Tenable employee you’ll be part of a profitable high tech startup and have access to the people that many credit with building products that started the multi-billion dollar Internet information security industry: Ron Gula, Marcus Ranum, and Renaud Deraison who built the leading intrusion detection, firewall, and network scanner products respectively.
Tenable’s Professional Services organization performs Tenable product installation, configuration, customizations, and security audits for our clients, and is looking to hire a security consultant with expertise developing scripts, tools, and programs that leverage the Tenable product APIs to meet customer and Tenable’s needs.
Assisting Tenable partners who need assistance with Tenable API integration
Answering API questions on the Tenable Discussions Portal
Developing custom tools, scripts, and programs needed by sales, technical support, the Services department, or as part of scoped professional services engagements for Tenable customers that leverage Tenable’s APIs and other technologies.
Ensuring the Tenable software API documents are accurate and up to date
Assisting customers with configuring Nessus, Security Center, Passive Vulnerability Scanner, Log Correlation Engine, and other Tenable products and services
Research user needs and requirements and identify areas where changes can make maximum impact
Assisting clients with upgrades and migration to new hardware or software versions
Provide technical leadership to Support organization and serve as a point of escalation for API-related technical support issues with customers
Serve as Tenable instructor on an as-needed basis for Tenable product training courses when existing instructor staff cannot meet demand
Performing engagement tasks according to scoped statements of work by:
Leading the requirements gathering process
Developing and implementing Tenable security solutions and work plans aligned with client business objectives
Development of custom API scripts and programs, as well as standard reports and dashboards, within and along side of Tenable products to meet client business objectives
Conducting security assessments and audits using Tenable methodology
Meeting professional practice standards and demonstrating competence in core Tenable product and service areas
Developing and maintaining positive relationships with clients
Executing engagements that exceed expectations based on strong understanding of the client’s business and their unique needs
Creating additional value for clients through continual insights and consultative advice based on experience with the client, their industry, established standards and industry and company best practices
Participating in industry conferences and professional organizations
Required skills and abilities:
4+ years experience in IT, security, risk management or professional services
Recent experience performing vulnerability scans, log analysis, security monitoring with Tenable (e.g., Nessus, SecurityCenter) or other industry solutions
Experience in multiple programming languages to include Phython, shell scripting, XML processing, web application development
In depth knowledge of networks, Linux/Unix and Windows administration, patch deployment and system configuration
Outstanding written and verbal communications skills
Understanding of security principles, policies and industry best practices
Experience with using, customizing and developing open source security tools
Travel: Up to 20%
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Tenable Network Security Inc. - 20 months ago