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Tripwire is not your ordinary technology company — while we are known for developing best-of-breed solutions, we put people before things. To keep up our growth and balance it with a congenial, fun workplace we continually work to develop and empower our employees.

We are always evaluating our benefits package to ensure that employees’ needs are met, so this list may change. Benefits offerings may differ from country to country. If you’re ready for a challenging and rewarding career move, consider Tripwire. We will give you the chance to make a difference.

Benefits at a Glance

We like to help you balance your work life with your personal and/or family life. We're excited to be among the innovative firms who promote personal responsibility, favoring results over input, and getting things done over hours worked!

Medical/Rx, Dental and Vision

Tripwire pays a generous portion of the cost of health insurance for its employees and their dependents. The US PPO Plan includes a complementary plan for Chiropractors, Massage Therapists, Naturopaths and Acupuncturists for a very low copay!

Flexible Spending Accounts

You may elect up to $2,500 per year for your Medical FSA and $5,000 for Dependent Care.

Tripwire Subsidies

Tripwire gives each Portland employee $100 toward transportation costs for Parking, Mass Transit or Bicycle Commuting. Employees may also put pretax dollars in their TSA account if the Parking or Mass Transit cost is more than $100/month. US Employees outside of Portland may choose between a dependent subsidy (to offset dependent health insurance premium deductions) or a gym membership subsidy.

Fitness Center

All Portland employees have access to the building’s fitness center - any time!

401(k) Plan

You may elect to contribute up to 92% of your pay into Tripwire’s 401(k) plan. The plan also includes a company match and immediate vesting in the matching dollars!!


We encourage employees to take time off, consistent with their job responsibilities. FlexTime has no pre-set number of days and it does not accrue. We believe Tripwire employees are capable of balancing their professional obligations with their personal lives and family needs.


Tripwire recognizes nine paid holidays each year.

Basic Life Insurance and Disability

Tripwire provides basic life and long-term disability insurance.

Additional Benefits

Voluntary Life, EAP, Travel Assistance, Critical Illness, Whole Life and discounts and savings at Advantis Credit Union!

Equal Opportunity Employer

Tripwire is an equal opportunity employer in all personnel practices – including recruitment, advertising, hiring, participating in training and development programs, promotion and upgrading, layoff and termination, pay and other forms of compensation, insurance, worker's compensation and other benefits. We are committed to affirmative action and prohibit discrimination based on race, color, sex, age, religion, national origin, disability, Vietnam-era veteran or other eligible veteran status, or any other unlawful forms of discrimination.

Opportunities for Growth

At Tripwire, we are about bringing out the best in individuals, focusing on potential and providing opportunities for growth, with the environment where employees feel inspired to develop their abilities. 

Stepping off the elevator here at Tripwire on your first day, you are greeted warmly at the front desk. You start your day touring the office to learn where everyone is and maybe were your desk will be. In orientation you learn about the Executive team, get an introduction to the product, and hear about our vision and strategy. You also complete the paperwork for our excellent benefit programs. Your confidence is growing that choosing Tripwire as a place to work was a good decision.

You find out that, as a new employee, you will have a 90 day on boarding strategy designed specifically for you to ensure your success. Within the first 3 months you will also attend trainings about Effective Meeting practices, how to give feedback and learn about our Team One philosophy.

Your manager, you learn, has attended company offered Leadership Development classes to ensure she has the skills to help make you successful, while one of your new peers talks about the technical training they recently received and the fact that they have a development plan to help prepare them for that next job they have their eye on. You learn that internal promotions here at Tripwire are a common occurrence, and that excites you because, while you are looking for a job, what you want is a career.