Senior Software Engineer

Rapid7, Austin, TX

Rapid7: Transforming data into answers

We are in Austin, Texas building and maintaining InsightVM, the state of the art vulnerability solution and now we are looking for a Sr. Software Engineer who can help us build the next generation features.

As a core member of the InsightVM engineering team, you will have the following opportunities to excel and grow in your career

  • Participate in quarterly/yearly hackathons winning awesome prizes.
  • Get nominated to represent Rapid7 at various security conferences like BSides, Blackhat, AWS, LASCON.
  • Work on your own yearly projects with a team to earn mighty bonuses!


  • Design and create web apps and its features, including dashboards, data exploration, workflows, admin and management, alerts and integration, and other aspects of the UI experience.
  • Work with design teams and others on making the frontend powerful for the enterprise, but as simple as necessary for consumer facing products.
  • Write automated tests and well documented code.
  • Work collaboratively as part of a team to provide a powerful tool for defending web applications across the enterprise from attacks and vulnerabilities.
  • Implement highly scalable SaaS solutions with high performing APIs and microservices.
  • Participate in a team environment acting as an enabler and driving the team to success.

Job Requirements

  • Passion for implementing frontends for data-centric web applications1
  • Expertise in building single-page apps using React (or similar)
  • Strong engineering/programming skills in Javascript, ES2015+
  • Experience in writing modular CSS and SASS.
  • Experience in designing and maintaining REST/graphQL APIs
  • Specialization in security is not required, but interest in security is vital
  • 5+ years of experience in frontend and/or full-stack development
  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science (or related), Master's preferred

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.