Tenable Engineer

Job Locations US-MN-Eagan
Posted Date 3 weeks ago(2/2/2018 10:25 AM)
# of Openings
Information Technology


NikSoft Systems Corporation is a recognized Information Technology solutions provider. Founded in 1998 and based in Reston, Virginia, NikSoft is a CMMI Level 3 Certified company with an established reputation for excellence and on-time delivery with a consistently high customer satisfaction rating from its Federal Government and private consulting contracts.


Seeking a professional and experienced Tenable Engineer to join our on-site client-facing team. The successful candidate will be responsible for implementation/deployment of Nessus scan engines and Tenable Security Center Continuous View systems and peripherals. Serve as a point of contact for engineering efforts working in conjunction with vulnerability management team to build asset repositories and asset scan policies.

  • Maintains local and network credentials for Tenable Security Center and provisions access to vulnerability scanning systems. Responsible for integration of Nessus/TSC with other security and IT systems management tools (i.e. ForeScout, RedSeal, Splunk).
  • Responsible for developing and maintaining standard processes and operating procedures, creating technical architecture diagrams and system build documentation.
  • Responsible for supporting and maintaining penetration testing toolset; including “fly-away kit” (i.e. laptops, VMs, wireless devices) used for internal/external penetration testing.
  • Works independently and with vendors’ professional services to diagnose and troubleshoot any issues with vulnerability assessment tools.


  • Extensive experience (5+ years) in information security operations and/or related IT operational functions.
  • Must possess a minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or Information Security.
  • Certification in one or more of; CompTIA Net+, CompTIA A+, or CompTIA Security +
  • Expert knowledge of Tenable Security Center (TSC), SecurityCenter Continuous View (CV) and Nessus.
  • Demonstrable experience with Security Operation tools inclusive of products from ForeScout, RedSeal, Splunk.
  • US Citizenship status and Active DoD Secret Clearance (preferred), must successfully complete the government's security process (required).




NikSoft’s competitive benefits program includes comprehensive medical and dental care, matching 401K, paid time off, flexible spending accounts, disability coverage, and other benefits that help provide financial protection for you and your family.



NikSoft Systems Corp is fully committed to the concept and practice of equal opportunity and affirmative action in all aspects of employment.  NikSoft is an EOE M/F/Disability/Veteran employer. For more information about our other openings, please visit


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