Senior Software Engineer - QA Automation
We are expanding our Global footprint into Prague and as we build out our Product & Engineering teams, we are looking for Software Engineers. As a Senior Software Engineer, you will own a full life cycle of development and be a senior contributor on a team responsible for the end-to-end delivery of increasingly complex features that are correctly implemented and high quality. You will take initiative to identify and own solutions to problems, and you will partner with cross-functional teams owning requirements that take into account all parties’ needs. You will act as a resource by advising and mentoring junior engineers to continue to build the technical capabilities of our teams. This is an exciting opportunity to be one of the first hires for Rapid7 in Prague supporting our growth strategy in a culture that supports trying new approaches and continuous learning.
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.
The stakes for creating a safer digital world are greater than ever. At Rapid7 we believe it’s our responsibility to show up every day and give our best for our customers and the entire security community. Our global engineering teams are at the centre of this mission and are dedicated to building a complete suite of industry-leading products which provide a cohesive platform for our customers. Our range of solutions spans vulnerability management, detection, automation, cloud security, and penetration testing; in order to build these products our teams work with an array of technologies including Java, Python, AWS and Go, just to name a few.
Join our engineering team to help us build and innovate great products on our Insight platform using the latest technologies to make the world a safer digital space.
About the Role
The Senior 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 5 years experience in software development and/or QA Automation (Jenkins, Python, Terraform, Groovy)
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.
At Rapid7, we are on a mission to create a secure digital world for our customers, our industry, and our communities. We do this by embracing tenacity, passion, and collaboration to challenge what’s possible and drive extraordinary impact.
Here, we’re building a dynamic workplace where everyone can have the career experience of a lifetime. We challenge ourselves to grow to our full potential. We learn from our missteps and celebrate our victories. We come to work every day to push boundaries in cybersecurity and keep our 10,000 global customers ahead of whatever’s next.
Join us and bring your unique experiences and perspectives to tackle some of the world’s biggest security challenges.