Research Engineering Manager - Vulnerability Automation

Engineering Dublin, Ireland


Your Role: 

Tenable is looking for a Research Manager to head our Vulnerability Automation research team. You will manage a highly focused team of engineers building and maintaining a framework for automated ingestion of vulnerability intelligence and building content off of that data.  The role will involve active collaboration with peers in the US regions for various research initiatives.

Your Opportunity:

  • Hands-on day-to-day leadership of the team in terms of prioritizing, reviewing and championing initiatives and other research projects
  • Mentors talented research engineers on the team and helps recruit enthusiastic, innovative researchers to grow the team
  • Collaborates closely with other research teams, program management and various parts of the Tenable Product organization on different projects
  • Handles day-to-day management tasks such as performance reviews, employee time off, HR Coordination, IT resource management, etc.
  • Is an active member of the local tech community by means of coordinating, hosting or participating in tech events and meetups to grow the Tenable Research brand throughout the EMEA region
  • Keeps team accountable & is accountable for the team and all its members
  • Enhances the culture 

What you'll need:

  • 3+ years of experience in security research or software development as an individual contributor
  • Management experience or team lead experience preferred
  • Prior experience working with or managing Agile teams
  • Prior experience working with international and remote teams
  • Strong communication and organizational skills
  • Ability to collaborate and drive efforts from teams across multiple organizations
  • Keep abreast with the advancements and developments in the security industry and perform original research to keep our customers secure
  • Adaptable and able to shift priorities among initiatives, as needed
  • Must possess the ability to solve problems logically, research options, and focus on meaningful data to draw the right conclusions under pressure
  • Familiar with Python or other similar scripting languages and able to do code reviews for quality and accuracy
  • S. degree in Computer Science or a related field, or equivalent work experience; M.S. preferred

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