Software Engineering Intern

Tenable - Columbia, MD

Your Role:

Being a part of #OneTenable means we work together and win together. We are all part of one Tenable team-employees, customers, partners, stakeholders...and interns. When you join us as an intern, you are joining the Cyber Exposure movement. Each intern is fully integrated into their respective teams working on real-world projects. No earning your stripes, no coffee-fetching. Just real work.

Tenable Inc., founded in 2002, provides continuous network monitoring to identify vulnerabilities, reduce risk and ensure compliance. Our products are relied upon by more than 20,000 organizations, including the entire U.S. Department of Defense and many of the world’s largest companies and government.

Our global expansion is creating job opportunities for creative thinkers who are wired for action and delivering big results. We’re also stacked with industry rock stars who are just as comfortable keynoting a conference or delivering a podcast as they are mentoring up-and-coming colleagues. But what our employees are most excited about is our products. Our market-defining technology provides continuous network monitoring to identify vulnerabilities, reduce risk and ensure compliance.

Your Opportunity:

As a Software Engineering Intern, you will be working alongside seasoned software engineers. Tenable has many products, some of which are unique in the industry, that are recognized as best in brand. You will

  • Collaborate with other engineers within an Agile development environment.
  • Learn the skills necessary for developing software in a fast paced, quality oriented environment.

What you'll need:

  • Experience in coding in C, C++, Java, or in scripting languages like PHP, JavaScript, or Python
  • Be comfortable with Linux, Windows, and/or Mac and possess scripting skills
  • Strong written communication skills
  • Currently enrolled in a Computer Science (or related) program at an accredited university

Example Projects:

  • Working alongside the development team on new features and functionality for client-facing products
  • Creating diagnostic tools using scripts and/or programs
  • Creating unit tests and functional tests for new features
  • CSS modifications for User Interfaces

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.

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.

Attention - In the recruitment process, legitimate companies never withdraw fees from candidates. If there are companies that attract interview fees, tests, ticket reservations, etc. it is better to avoid it because there are indications of fraud. If you see something suspicious please contact us: [email protected]
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