Software Engineering Manager - Cloud Security



Software Engineering
Prague, Czechia
Posted on Friday, November 17, 2023

Software Engineering Manager - Cloud Security

In this role you will lead and manage a software engineering team, from planning to execution. The team’s focus is cloud security, from threat detection, to investigation tools and response capabilities.

About the Team

As part of the Cloud Security team, you will work with great and talented people in a dynamic and diverse environment, including various cloud technologies such as Kubernetes, containers, cloud identity and more. The team focuses on securing cloud workloads across the entire application lifecycle chain, starting from CI/CD to runtime. The team has an end to end responsibility for the technology, capabilities, content, user experience and supporting production customers.

About the Role

In this role you will build your team of solution engineers from various domains, including cloud security research, backend, frontend and QA engineers. Later, lead and manage all engineering aspects for the team. The role requires your deep understanding and involvement in the team’s activities and features, not being afraid from pushing your hands into the mud when needed and taking part in hands-off tasks from time to time.

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.

In this role, you will:

  • Lead and manage an engineering team

  • Lead the planning and execution of security features for cloud

  • Lead the development cycle and development practices

  • Lead cyber security research and building security content for various features

  • Work with product management on core features

  • Collaborate and work with other teams in other locations

  • Monitor system health and support production issues

  • Lead the team to excellence and develop individuals to achieve their professional goals

The skills you’ll bring include:

  • Independent, responsible, curious and creative, with the willing to learn and lead

  • 4+ years of hands-on experience with software development

  • 3+ years of experience with managing an engineering team

  • High proficiency with backend development

  • High proficiency with Python programming

  • Experience working with cloud environments - AWS/Azure/GCP

  • Prior experience working with runtime security products and defensive cloud security - Advantage

  • Hands-on experience with Containers - Advantage

  • B.Sc in Computer Science or Software Engineering from top universities

What is in it for you:

  • Cutting edge cloud security technologies

  • State of the art software development tools and environment

  • Extensive professional development opportunities

  • Amazing team of highly skilled professionals with informal culture

  • Make a difference by having a direct impact on the product and customers

Rapid7 in Prague:

Established in 2023, with Rapid7 opening its new offices in Prague. This branch is an R&D center focusing on creating great cyber security products for Rapid7’s customers.

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.