Senior Network Security Engineer

  • R5912
  • Belfast, United Kingdom

You notice little obscure things that others may overlook or not even notice, but you notice it, and those little observations turn into major problem-solving events. We are looking for a problem solver, one that noodles on all the details until the picture is in their mind. Someone who loves, I mean loves solving problems, when you do, you kind of do a little happy dance. We are looking for a network security problem-solver extraordinaire to join us on our mission to make the internet a safer place. You will work on things that matter with smart, committed, and passionate people. 

About the Team:

We are a high performing team responsible for the global network and network security infrastructure estate for Rapid7. Our mission is to create scalable, secure and integrated solutions for our internal customers.  This will include on-prem environments and also diverse Cloud environments.

About the Role:
The successful candidate will have the opportunity to make a major impact on the internal infrastructure of Rapid7. You will work as part of a small team and you will have responsibility for designing, maintaining and implementing all infrastructure network systems. 

In this role, you will:

  • Be a great partner who will team up and support our savvy and quirky information security, IT, and other teams to build, deploy, troubleshoot, and maintain network security systems 
  • Enjoy building things. This gets you out of bed in the morning. You like to review, design, and build secure scalable networks, this is fun stuff
  • Dream of evolving our network toward a Zero Trust model, and work to make it real 
  • Always ready to put your consulting hat on and will research and recommend innovative, and where possible, automated approaches for network systems tasks
  • Might not love this work, or maybe you do,  but you are highly capable and dependable when managing logistics with vendors, hardware ordering, project deadlines, and people
  • Like seeing things in the Green, it gives you comfort to know the network is humming along as you perform daily monitoring, verifying the integrity and availability of all network security systems
  • Have an insatiable curiosity & desire to challenge conventional approaches to solving problems

The skills you’ll bring include:

  • Network/security certifications such as CCNA, CWNA, Network+, Security+, CCNP, OSCP, CCIE
  • Experience designing and building virtual/cloud and on-premise corporate networks with complex routing, switching and security
  • 2+ years of coding experience with one or more languages such as Python or Golang. You are going to be coding lots of things for automation so this one is important 
  • Experience configuring and maintaining network devices, such as next-gen firewalls and switches
  • Knowledge of VPN technologies such as IPSEC, SSL and remote access
  • Familiarity with GCP & AWS cloud network architectures and computin
  • Experience with structured data being able to move data from network devices to CMDBs leveraging tools such as nornir and ansible
  • Experience with the standards compliance process (e.g., NIST) and writing network security documentation
  • Excellent time management and prioritisation skills with a proven ability to plan, prioritise, and execute projects autonomously or in coordination with other teams
  • Excellent ability to communicate to technical and non-technical audiences with a positive, collaborative, and enablement-focused attitude

Even better:

  • Experience with pytorch or tensorflow 
  • Experience with Windows, macOS, and Linux system administration
  • Experience with Identity Access Management (e.g., OKTA) implementation and integration best practices
  • Experience implementing, administering, and using Rapid7 products (e.g. InsightVM/Nexpose, InsightIDR, InsightConnect, etc.)
  • Experience with network vulnerability testing tools

We know that the best ideas and solutions come from multi-dimensional teams. Teams reflecting a variety of backgrounds and professional experiences. If you are excited about this role and feel your experience can make an impact, please don’t be shy - apply today.

About Rapid7
Rapid7 (NASDAQ: RPD) helps organisations across the globe protect what matters most so innovation can thrive in an increasingly connected world. Our comprehensive technology, services, and community-focused research simplify the complex for security teams, helping them reduce vulnerabilities, monitor for malicious behavior, be in 10 places at once, and shut down attacks. We’re on a mission to make security solutions easier to use and access so we can bring safety and resilience to more people.

With more than 10,000 customers across 140+ countries, Rapid7 is a leader in cybersecurity that has earned numerous industry accolades and recognition for our technology and culture.


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