Frontend Engineer



Software Engineering
Belfast, UK
Posted on Thursday, October 26, 2023

We’re looking for a UI Software Engineer that is passionate about making an impact and helping build the next big thing in cybersecurity.

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.

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

The UI Software Engineer 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 have the opportunity to further broaden your skills surrounded by a team of incredibly smart and experienced Engineers, whilst getting the opportunity to mentor others.

In this role, you will:

  • Build, maintain, and release our well architected services by writing correct and clean code consistently and following best practices and conventions. You will understand and make well-reasoned design decisions and tradeoffs in your areas of expertise

  • Take an active role 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

  • Continue to develop a deep understanding of our products in order to support our customers

  • Work with Practice specific technologies

The skills you’ll bring include:

  • A minimum of 3 years experience in software development in software development using Typescript and ReactJS, Webpack, Jest or other equivalent programming languages

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

  • 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

  • Demonstrable experience of delivering complex solutions to customers

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.