Tenable Security Engineer

Tenable, Tenable IO, Nessus, Security Center, NNM, Unix, Linux, Back end, implementation, deployment, operations & maintenance
Full Time
$120,000 - $135,000
Travel not required

Job Description

ShorePoint is a cybersecurity services firm with a focus on high-profile, high-threat private and public-sector customers who demand experience and proven security models to protect their data. We are seeking a Tenable Security Engineer who has experience operating and maintaining Tenable security suite for purposes of managing security configuration settings against defined security hardening guidance and on compliance status in the federal market. This is a unique opportunity to shape the growth, development and culture of an exciting and emerging company in the cybersecurity market. 

Required Skills

  • Experience with maintaining, optimizing, and troubleshooting the Tenable solution currently deployed in a UNIX environment, including Tenable.sc, Tenable.io, NNM, LCE, Nessus Manager, Agents, and Scanner 
  • Experience with deploying, configuring, and maintaining Nessus agents in an enterprise environment, including the application of best practices for schedules and integration with Tenable.sc 
  • Experience with supporting upgrades of Tenable.sc, Nessus Manager, Nessus scanners, LCE, and PVS
  • Experience with performing security compliance and vulnerability assessments specifically developing and applying STIG or CIS baselines for various operating systems, including Windows or RHEL and CentOS
  • Experience with configuring authentication methods, including PIV, SAML and LDAP, and development of role-based access controls (RBAC)
  • Experience with performing enterprise-wide networking scanning, agent scan, container, including credential scan of UNIX, Windows, Network devices, and VMware
  • Ability to provide design and architectural guidance for tool capabilities during technical stakeholder meetings
  • Ability to prepare and maintain solution documentation, including security, configuration, and CONOPS

Desired Skills

  • Experience with using Tenable APIs, integrating tenable products and automating daily activities 
  • Experience with creating dynamic asset, dashboards, and reports 
  • Experience with administering Windows and UNIX in an enterprise environment 
  • Experience with using security tools and technologies, including Domain Naming Service (DNS), Active Directory (AD), Windows PowerShell, Windows credential stores, Microsoft Certificate Authority, Python, REST, JSON, SOAP, Shell Scripting, TCP stack, and Wireshark 
  • SANS GIAC or CISSP Certification

Education Requirement

  • BA or BS Degree


  • Washington, D.C

Security Clearance

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen and have the ability to obtain a security clearance


Dice Id : 91085370
Position Id : 7042126
Originally Posted : 3 months ago
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