Software Engineer I - Java

Rapid7

Rapid7

Software Engineering
Belfast, UK
Posted on Thursday, July 27, 2023

As a Software Engineer I, you’ll get the opportunity to be a hands-on engineer, learning best practice engineering processes and approaches whilst receiving ongoing development through coaching, mentoring and pairing with other engineers on your team. From problem-solving to challenging old ways of thinking, you will have the opportunity to unleash your full potential and creativity whilst working with cutting edge technologies in a dynamic and collaborative team.

About the Team
Our Product and Engineering team works with our award-winning products to help us create a single experience to help customers assess risk, detect threats and automate their security programs at over 10,000 organizations. These teams use best-in-class technology, leading-edge research, and broad, strategic expertise to develop new products and features, and enhance existing features, in order to create value for customers across the world.

The stakes for creating a safer digital world are greater than ever. At Rapid7 we believe it’s our responsibility to show up every day and give our best for our customers and the entire security community. Our global engineering teams are at the centre of this mission and are dedicated to building a complete suite of industry-leading products which provide a cohesive platform for our customers. Our range of solutions spans vulnerability management, detection, automation, cloud security, and penetration testing; in order to build these products our teams work with an array of technologies including Java, Python, AWS and Go, just to name a few.

Join our engineering team to help us build and innovate great products on our Insight platform using the latest technologies to make the world a safer digital space.

About the Role
The Software Engineer I is a part of our Product and Engineering team who are at the forefront of keeping our customers safe from attacks and breaches. In this role you will be focussed on helping our customers seamlessly manage their security solutions as effectively and efficiently as possible, and ensuring our products are delivering a secure experience. You will be given the time to learn and develop your skills surrounded by a team of incredibly smart and experienced Engineers.

In this role, you will:

  • Build, maintain, and release our well architected services by writing code and solving problems

  • Participate in the design and planning of upcoming features, our Engineers are first class stakeholders in all parts of the development process

  • When required, partner with internal teams such as UX and Product Management who work deeply with our product to ensure we are understanding our customers needs

  • Work towards developing a deep understanding of our products in order to best support our customers

  • Work with Practice specific technologies

The skills you’ll bring include:

  • 0-2 years experience in software development using Python or Java or other equivalent programming languages

  • Experience with React or UI

  • Excited by technology, curious and eager to learn

  • The attitude and ability to thrive in a high-growth, evolving environment

  • Collaborative team player who has the ability to partner with others and drive toward solutions

  • Strong creative problem solving skills

  • Solid communicator with excellent written and verbal communications skills both within the team and cross functionally

  • Passionate about delighting customers, puts the customer needs at the forefront of all decision making

  • Excellent attention to detail

  • Experience in AWS, GCP or cloud based frameworks is a bonus

We know that the best ideas and solutions come from multi-dimensional teams. That’s because these teams reflect 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 is creating a more secure digital future for all by helping organizations strengthen their security programs in the face of accelerating digital transformation. Our portfolio of best-in-class solutions empowers security professionals to manage risk and eliminate threats across the entire threat landscape from apps to the cloud to traditional infrastructure to the dark web. We foster open source communities and cutting-edge research–using these insights to optimize our products and arm the global security community with the latest in attacker methods. Trusted by more than 10,000 customers worldwide, our industry-leading solutions and services help businesses stay ahead of attackers, ahead of the competition, and future-ready for what’s next.

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