Software Engineer - DevOps - Multiple Levels

Rapid7, Belfast, UK

Rapid7: Transforming data into answers

The Opportunity:

We’re looking for a number of creative, highly-motivated people to join our Platform Delivery team.

We strive to maintain a DevOps culture - empowering our development teams, defining Infrastructure As Code and automating everything.

The work will be constantly changing in a company that is constantly growing. You will be part of a community which is fanatical about security and on a mission to make an impact in the global technology ecosystem.


What You’ll Do:

  • Help our development teams get their applications launched in our Cloud Platform
  • Define and implement standards, techniques and tooling for how multiple teams around the world will work together in one ecosystem
  • Automate everything that can be automated
  • Create cloud infrastructure for various teams in various regions around the world
  • Know when our Cloud platform is behaving well, and what to do when it’s not
  • Evolve our software build systems so that code can more easily become a product
  • Secure everything

This team covers a lot of ground; this is a list of most of the things we’re doing every day:

  • Git (for storing code)
  • Jenkins (for building code)
  • Docker (for running code)
  • Kubernetes (for running those Docker containers)
  • Amazon Web Services (AWS - where we mostly run our Cloud platform)
  • Terraform (for building our AWS infrastructure)
  • Chef (for automating lots of things)


What You’ll Bring:

  • Can solve problems
  • Can code (we mainly use Ruby or Python)
  • Can work with other people and teams to figure out what they need
  • Can work on lots of things at the same time
  • 1+ years of relevant experience
  • Goal-driven, positive attitude with strong communication skills
  • Exposure to AWS services, including EC2, RDS, VPC networking, S3, etc.
  • Working knowledge of Terraform or CloudFormation
  • Passionate about developer experiences


Bonus points:


While not essential, we have increasing need for skills in the following areas:

  • Data stores such as Cassandra, Druid
  • Apache Kafka


  • Attractive Salary and Bonus plan
  • Competitive Pension employer contribution
  • Company Shares plan
  • Generous holiday allowance
  • Flexible working and the option to work from home
  • Health insurance for you and your family
  • Life and disability insurance
  • Budget for additional education/development
  • Enhanced Maternity/Paternity pay schemes
  • Healthy (and some unhealthy) snacks and drinks plus regular office breakfast and lunches
  • Monthly outings/Summer party/Christmas party
  • 50% off gym membership


We strive to promote a culture of overall wellness within our offices and offer

  • qualified mental health first aiders on site
  • access to online GP 24/7, 365 days a year
  • free onsite mortgage advice to promote financial wellness
  • sponsorship for sporting/charity events



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.

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