Lead Front End Engineer - CMS experience



Software Engineering
Prague, Czechia
Posted on Tuesday, October 17, 2023

Lead Front End Web Engineer

At Rapid7, the Digital Media Strategy team is at the point of transforming its strategies, channels and approaches to support a customer centric focus globally by elevating existing channels and testing new opportunities. The new strategy is focused on tactics and channels across the buyer journey by delivering a relevant and consistent brand message and experience across every touch point. Elevating our position across adtech, martech, data analytics and customer insights we strive to mature and experiment in collaboration across marketing stakeholders.

About the Team

Within Rapid7's Marketing Department, the Web Development & Operations team is dedicated to the ongoing construction and maintenance of www.rapid7.com, our primary marketing website and docs.rapid7.com, our product documentation website, both of which are critical digital resources for both our customers and prospects alike.

Rapid7 is presently assembling a new development team in our Prague office to rebuild our flagship marketing website on a modernized marketing technology stack to better support the ambitious digital strategy being developed by our digital marketing teams.

About the Role

Rapid7 is looking for a Lead Front End Web Engineer to join the Web Development & Operations team as it continues to grow and advance the organization's digital strategy and technologies. We need a team player with solid web development skills to ensure high quality delivery of experiences to both customers and prospects. The ideal candidate is someone who can contribute to a team tasked with delivering robust technical solutions, solving system and business problems and implementing world class digital experiences.

In this role, you will:

  • Lead projects from a front end perspective from start to finish including technical requirements gathering, data modeling and deployment

  • Develop complex web UIs both independently and with support and review from our team’s Lead Web Engineer (Back end)

  • Participate in code reviews and mentor junior developers

  • Work on multiple projects simultaneously, prioritize effectively to meet our stakeholders’ delivery expectations.

  • Collaborate with stakeholders to understand requirements and business needs; communicate technical solutions with non-technical stakeholders.

  • Collaborate effectively with design, QA and content/brand team members

  • Maintain technical excellence in the execution and the delivery of implementations of varying scope

  • Independently estimate and manage assigned tasks

The skills you’ll bring include:

  • 7-10 years of front end experience with HTML, CSS (SASS/SCSS) and JavaScript

  • Solid understanding of modern web development concepts

  • Capable of translating arbitrary design into responsive styles; familiar with standards and conventions

  • Can confidently implement UI behaviors with JavaScript via various methods, such as with vanilla JavaScript, jQuery or React

  • Excited by technology, curious and eager to learn, with the ability to mentor more junior members of the team

  • Experience working with CMS platforms

  • Experience using common front end tools such as webpack or gulp

  • Comfortable interacting with REST web services

  • Experience working with Git and Jenkins or similar version control and build platforms

  • Attention to detail, and analytical/problem-solving skills

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

At Rapid7, we are on a mission to create a secure digital world for our customers, our industry, and our communities. We do this by embracing tenacity, passion, and collaboration to challenge what’s possible and drive extraordinary impact.

Here, we’re building a dynamic workplace where everyone can have the career experience of a lifetime. We challenge ourselves to grow to our full potential. We learn from our missteps and celebrate our victories. We come to work every day to push boundaries in cybersecurity and keep our 10,000 global customers ahead of whatever’s next.

Join us and bring your unique experiences and perspectives to tackle some of the world’s biggest security challenges.