Senior Interaction Designer



Reston, VA, USA
Posted on Monday, June 24, 2024

This is a hybrid role and must be based in one of the following locations: Addison, TX; Bellevue, WA; Durham, NC; Emeryville, CA; Reston, VA.

The Basics

As a Senior Interaction Designer, you will play a pivotal role in designing and implementing user interfaces and experiences for Tanium solutions across our entire platform. You will be specifically focused on Tanium’s autonomous endpoint management (AEM) efforts. Tanium is the first-mover in bringing AEM into the mainstream. Powered by Tanium AI, AEM will deliver comprehensive, autonomous management of endpoints, including security, incident response, patching, change management, and performance monitoring capabilities.

This pioneering effort will require new ways of engaging with our solutions. You will be charged with working with cross-functional teams to create intuitive, visually appealing, and highly functional interfaces that meet the needs of our customers.

What you’ll do

  • User Interface Design: Design and prototype user interfaces for enterprise software applications, ensuring seamless navigation, usability, and accessibility.
  • Cross-Functional Collaboration: Work closely with product managers, software engineers, and UX/UI designers to understand requirements, refine features, and deliver high-quality solutions.
  • Prototyping and Testing: Develop interactive prototypes to validate design concepts and usability, and conduct usability testing to gather actionable insights for improvement.
  • Performance Optimization: Identify and address performance bottlenecks in frontend code to ensure optimal speed, responsiveness, and scalability of software applications.
  • Documentation: Document design decisions, code implementations, and best practices to facilitate collaboration and knowledge sharing within the team.
  • User Experience Enhancement: Conduct user research, analyze feedback, and iterate on designs to optimize user experience and satisfaction.

We’re looking for someone with

  • Education
    • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Interaction Design, Human-Computer Interaction, or a related field or equivalent work experience.
  • Experience
    • Proven experience (8+ years) in UI/UX design.
    • Strong understanding of user-centered design principles and best practices.
    • Experience with user research methods, prototyping tools, and usability testing.
    • Excellent communication and collaboration skills, with the ability to work effectively in a cross-functional team environment.
    • Experience with data visualization and/or dashboard design.
    • Knowledge of backend technologies and RESTful APIs.

About Tanium

Tanium, the industry’s only provider of converged endpoint management (XEM), leads the paradigm shift in legacy approaches to managing complex security and technology environments. Only Tanium protects every team, endpoint, and workflow from cyber threats by integrating IT, Operations, Security, and Risk into a single platform that delivers comprehensive visibility across devices, a unified set of controls, and a common taxonomy for a single shared purpose: to protect critical information and infrastructure at scale. Tanium has been named to the Forbes Cloud 100 list for six consecutive years and ranks on Fortune’s list of the Best Large Workplaces in Technology. In fact, more than half of the Fortune 100 and the U.S. armed forces trust Tanium to protect people; defend data; secure systems; and see and control every endpoint, team, and workflow everywhere. That’s the power of certainty. Visit and follow us on LinkedIn and Twitter.

On a mission. Together.

At Tanium, we are stewards of a culture that emphasizes the importance of collaboration, respect, and diversity. In our pursuit of revolutionizing the way some of the largest enterprises and governments in the world solve their most difficult IT challenges, we are strengthened by our unique perspectives and by our collective actions.

We are an organization with stakeholders around the world and it’s imperative that the diversity of our customers and communities is reflected internally in our team members. We strive to create a diverse and inclusive environment where everyone feels they have opportunities to succeed and grow because we know that only together can we do great things.

Each of our team members has 5 days set aside as volunteer time off (VTO) to contribute to the communities they live in and give back to the causes they care about most.

What you’ll get

The annual base salary range for this full-time position is $100,000 to $305,000. This range is an estimate for what Tanium will pay a new hire. The actual annual base salary offered may be adjusted based on a variety of factors, including but not limited to, location, education, skills, training, and experience.

In addition to an annual base salary, team members will receive equity awards and a generous benefits package consisting of medical, dental and vision plan, family planning benefits, health savings account, flexible spending account, transportation savings account, 401(k) retirement savings plan with company match, life, accident and disability coverage, business travel accident insurance, employee assistance programs, disability insurance, and other well-being benefits.

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