Senior Security Consultant

Professional Services Bengaluru, Karnataka Mumbai, Mumbai Delhi, Delhi


Your Role:

Tenable’s Global 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 and tools that leverage the Tenable product APIs to meet customer needs.

Your Opportunity:

  • Assisting Tenable partners who need assistance with Tenable API integration
  • Answering API questions on the Tenable Discussions Portal
  • Developing custom tools or scripts needed by sales, technical support, or as part of scoped professional services engagements for Tenable customers that leverage Tenable’s APIs
  • Ensuring the Tenable software API documents are accurate and up to date
  • Provide technical leadership to Support organization and serve as a point of escalation for API-related technical support issues with customers
  • 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 alongside of Tenable products to meet client business objectives
    • Perform other services portfolio offerings like Quickstarts and 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

What You'll Need:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Science, Engineering, or Computer field or related work experience equivalent
  • 8+ 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 two or more of the following programming languages: Python, PHP, Ruby, PowerShell, or shell scripting
  • 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
  • Knowledge of ISO 17799, PCI, ASD Essential Eight
  • Experience with using, customizing and developing open source security tools
  • When developing code, have an understanding of cross-site scripting and SQL injection vulnerabilities and attacks so to produce secure code
  • Travel: Up to 40%

If you’ve reached this point in the job description and feel you’re still not sure if you should apply…Just do it! We know there are no perfect applicants. You may not have 100% of all those bullets listed above - and that’s okay. If you’re feeling like you’re not going to fit in with our teams - that’s not okay. We're One Tenable which means however you identify and whatever background you bring with you, we encourage you to submit an application if it’s a role you can be passionate about doing every day.

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