Rarely does an opportunity come to market that will allow a candidate to have such an influential role in the strategic direction of an organisation like Rapid7. There will be many challenges such as designing a system to scale to 500+ integrations for 10k+ users, ingesting quantities of data currently uncharted, while creating an enterprise level data and api ecosystem with resilience and extensibility. This is a very high impact, high growth role and one of the most exciting engineering opportunities at Rapid7.
We are seeking an innovative, self-motivated Principal Engineer who will be responsible for the technical leadership of an industry leading solution to unify our customer’s security data. This solution will provide cutting edge insights into their security posture, and help them protect an ever growing attack surface. This person will challenge convention and open new paths with foresight, consideration, and positivity.
In this role, you will:
Be passionate about the development of others, always be ready to learn, and motivated to teach.
Be hands-on in the design, build, maintenance, and release of an API tier commensurate with the expectations of powering the next generation of Rapid7 platform offerings.
Design, build and manage systems ingesting and querying data volumes in excess of millions of requests per second.
Be an advocate for upcoming features, across the organisation, and with customers, we expect our engineers to be first class stakeholders in all parts of the development process.
Work with balanced teams which have embedded Product Designers and Product Managers.
The skills you’ll bring include:
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Strong, creative problem solving ability.
Demonstrable experience of delivering complex solutions to customers.
Attitude to thrive in a high-growth, evolving environment
Ability to partner with others and drive toward solutions
A drive for continuous delivery.
Expert level experience with one of Java, Go, C#.
A deep understanding of container orchestration platforms including K8s.
Extensive experience with SaaS platforms and public cloud platforms (AWS, GCP and Azure).
Nice to haves:
Experience with any of the following
What’s in it for you?
Generous company share plan (We’ve one of 2021’s top cybersecurity growth stocks)
Extensive benefits package
At Rapid7, we know that the best ideas and solutions come from diverse teams who represent a variety of backgrounds and professional experiences. If you are excited about this role and feel you meet most of the core requirements to do the job, please don’t be shy - apply today.
These cookies are necessary for the website to function and cannot be switched off in our systems. They are usually only set in response to actions made by you which amount to a request for services, such as setting your privacy preferences, logging in or filling in forms. You can set your browser to block or alert you about these cookies, but some parts of the site will not then work.
These cookies allow us to count visits and traffic sources so we can measure and improve the performance of our site. They help us to know which pages are the most and least popular and see how visitors move around the site. If you do not allow these cookie we will not know when you have visited our site, and will not be able to monitor its performance.