Channel Security Engineer

Chicago - Illinois - Remote


Tenable helps you find, prioritize & fix cyber risk, in the cloud and on-prem, using robust security, vulnerability management, and compliance tools.

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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:
The Channel Security Engineer will support and will be working with production, engineering, and research and development, as well as external sales firms to determine how Tenable products and services could be designed or modified to best suit customer needs.

Your Opportunity:

  • Use technical skills to demonstrate to potential customers how and why to use Tenable products

  • Execute "Proof of Concept" evaluations of Tenable products against customer requirements

  • Maintain current customer relationship and develop new ones

  • Potentially help identify and develop new product concepts

  • Provide status reports including trends in territory, upcoming events, follow-up and adherence to goals

  • Other related duties as required

What You'll Need:

  • Experience with Nessus or other network scanning technologies

  • Solid foundational knowledge of TCP/IP and network security concepts

  • Experience with Red Hat Enterprise Server at the command-line level

  • Knowledge of compliance standards, both domestic and international

  • Knowledge of specific customer service standards and procedures, both domestic and international

  • Ability to plan, organize and implement a range of sales programs

  • Must be detail oriented and capable of accurate work with minimal supervision

And Ideally:

  • Bachelor's Degree

  • 5-7 years of direct SE experience



This is the base pay range for this position. Compensation for the role will depend on a number of factors, including the candidate's qualifications, skills, competencies, location and experience, and may fall outside of the range shown. Employees are also eligible for variable compensation in addition to base pay (commission for sales roles, bonus for non-sales roles), depending on company and individual performance. Tenable also offers a variety of comprehensive and competitive benefits which include: medical, dental, vision, disability and life insurance; 401(k) retirement savings with company match; an employee stock purchase plan; an employee referral program; flexible spending accounts; an Employee Assistance Program (EAP); education assistance; parental leave; paid time off (PTO); company-paid holidays; health and wellness events; and community programs.

US Pay Ranges$106,000—$145,333.33 USD

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 for further assistance.

Tenable Data Consent Statement

Tenable is committed to protecting the privacy and security of your personal data. This Notice describes how we collect and use your personal data during and after your working relationship with us, in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”). Please click here to review.

For California Residents: The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) requires that Tenable advise you of certain rights related to the collection of your private information. Please click here to review.

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Tags: CCPA CISSP Compliance GDPR Nessus Network security Privacy Red Hat TCP/IP

Perks/benefits: 401(k) matching Career development Competitive pay Equity / stock options Flex hours Flex vacation Health care Insurance Medical leave Parental leave Salary bonus Team events Wellness

Regions: Remote/Anywhere North America
Country: United States
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