About the Program
Our placement interns are our future engineers. From day one, our interns are treated as valued members of their team. As part of our Placement Program, you’ll have the opportunity to have intimate conversations with key business leaders, receive guidance and support from our mentorship program and build a global network with other interns. You’ll also receive support from our emerging talent team as you continuously refine and reflect on your broader career goals through your time in this program.
About the Role
Rapid7 is seeking talented software engineering students to join our R&D team in Galway. The R&D team is responsible for designing and developing the Insight platform network sensor. This software analyses network traffic to give Rapid7 customers a unique level of visibility including user activity, file and database monitoring, security, intrusion detection, bandwidth usage, and Internet access.
From day one you will work closely with engineers to help research, design, develop and test our software systems.
In this role, you will:
Assist with projects from end to end; requirements capture & analysis, design & coding, testing, deployment and support
Help to interpret and analyse requirements
Be a part of product implementation, from software development to written technical specifications and coding standards
Assist with testing software; finding and fixing faults
Participate in reviews during software lifecycle
Successful candidates will be:
Currently enrolled in BS or MS degree in Computer Science, Computer engineering or a related discipline, displaying a strong academic record
Passionate about software development, and able to learn quickly
Have an Interest in Network Security, Intrusion Detection, Network Traffic Analysis, Cloud or AWS
Familiar with UNIX, Linux and associated tools
Familiar with programming languages such as C & Python
Knowledgeable of TCP/IP and network infrastructure is a plus
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.
Rapid7 (NASDAQ: RPD) helps organizations 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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