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Lead Software Engineer, DevOps

Rapid7, Cambridge, MA

Rapid7: Transforming data into answers


At Rapid7, we’re building a security analytics platform to help customers easily find, manage and reduce risk.  We seek a highly motivated technical leader to help ensure our platform is secure, reliable and available for thousands of customers that rely on it every day.

You are a problem solver, passionate about eliminating toil through development and automation.  Processing billions of daily events in the cloud excites you.  You are ready to partner with teams across a global organization to build a modern scalable infrastructure.  You are a developer at heart, but possess a wide range of skills across networking, Linux sysadmin, configuration management, clustered datastores, cloud services and deployment technologies.  You enjoy leading people, but are happiest getting into the weeds to make a difference.

The Platform Delivery team is a high-profile group that supports all Rapid7 products through dev tooling and cloud operations.  We work directly with developers to ensure high uptime of our SaaS products.  We strive to maintain a DevOps culture, empowering development while promoting security and reliability.  We’re a global team with a local focus works alongside our Threat Exposure Management team to bring the next generation of security solutions to our customers. 

Responsibilities

  • Engage with other engineering teams to improve the lifecycle of services on our platform - from design to deployment to operation and maintenance 

  • Optimize our SaaS platform for performance and cost effectiveness 

  • Monitor and scale distributed services in AWS and clustered datastores such as Cassandra 

  • Participate in sustainable on-call incident response followed by blameless postmortems 

  • Automate infrastructure through Terraform or CloudFormation, Chef, and Docker/Kubernetes

  • Manage a small team of engineers

Requirements

  • 5+ years of experience scaling SaaS services and infrastructure 

  • Goal-driven, positive attitude with strong communication skills 

  • Proficient in AWS services, including EC2, RDS, EMR, VPC networking, S3, etc. 

  • Comfortable with one or more of: Python, Ruby, Javascript, Java, Bash 

  • Working knowledge with one or more of: Terraform, CloudFormation, Chef, Ansible, Puppet 

  • Passionate about developer experiences 

About Rapid7

Rapid7 transforms data into insight, empowering IT and security professionals to progress and protect their organizations. How? Our solutions are powered by advanced analytics and an unmatched understanding of the attacker mindset. This makes it easy to collect data, transform it into prioritized and actionable insight, and get it to the people who can act on it—all in an instant. Our products and services enable organizations to innovate securely and reliably, and include offerings in vulnerability management (Nexpose), penetration testing (Metasploit), application security (AppSpider), SIEM/incident detection and response (InsightIDR), and log management (Logentries). Learn more at Rapid7.com.

Want to learn more about Rapid7? Visit Rapid7's website.