Lead UI Engineer - Vulnerability Management



Belfast, UK
Posted on Wednesday, September 13, 2023

Seeking an engineering leader to build out the UI for Rapid7’s Vulnerability Management Detection Response Management tools.

You will work with a cross-functional team of engineers, UX, and product managers to drive new feature development, coach and mentor junior engineers, as well as drive development standards and best practices.

About the Team

Our Vulnerability Management team is committed to delivering cutting-edge solutions that empower organizations to proactively identify, prioritize, and remediate security vulnerabilities within their IT infrastructure. As an integral part of Rapid7's cybersecurity products and services, this team plays a pivotal role in enhancing the overall security posture of our customers.

This team is responsible for a core application that is deployed both on premise and in the cloud. The primary focus of the application is aimed at helping our customers reduce the risk of potential cyberattacks and data breaches by providing insight of their vulnerability exposure, risk and overall security posture. Tech Stack: Typescript and ReactJS , Webpack, Jest.

About the Role

As a Lead Software Engineer, you will work with a team of engineers to build the UI across Rapid7’s Vulnerability Management tools. You will be heavily involved in the design and planning of upcoming features, as well as architecting and managing shared component libraries for the platform. You will collaborate closely with our embedded UX team that works with engineers and product managers to create our feature-rich platform for customers, with an emphasis on high quality user experience.

In this role, you will:

  • Bring technical design and architecture to the team to help build performant, reliable and scalable applications.

  • Work with a talented and supportive team while helping to deliver new initiatives

  • Have the opportunity to mentor & coach an existing team in a fast-paced environment and industry

  • Contribute to all parts of the product architecture from design to deployment

  • Collaborate closely with UX and Product teams to create elevated and functional experiences for customers

  • Work with cutting-edge technologies

  • Be given the time to learn and influence; we want engineers that are looking to broaden their skill set while looking to mentor others

  • Build brand new features, components, and web services from the ground up with an emphasis on reuse

  • Be part of a growing company where you can have an immense impact on all that you and your team deliver

The skills you’ll bring include:

  • Experience building complex user interfaces using React JS; you’re familiar with the common patterns used in modern web applications, and you’ve got deep understanding of how to build them

  • Desire to do it all; design, build, test, deploy and own.

  • Be creative; a love for working with product and design, iterating and workshopping ideas

  • Be collaborative; work with teams across the globe as well as with your teammates.

  • Be inquisitive; always asking questions, self-driven, learning and trying new technologies.

  • Work on key customer features that will bring the product portfolio to the next level.

  • Be both a Student and Teacher to everyone you work with in a culture that focuses on intellectual curiosity and development.

  • Operationally aware and have the ability to proactively react to issues.

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 (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.