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DevOps Engineer I



Software Engineering
Belfast, UK
Posted on Thursday, June 22, 2023

As a DevOps Engineer I, you’ll get the opportunity to be a hands-on engineer, learning best practice engineering processes and approaches whilst receiving ongoing development through coaching, mentoring and pairing with other engineers on your team. From problem-solving to challenging old ways of thinking, you will have the opportunity to unleash your full potential and creativity whilst working with cutting edge technologies in a dynamic and collaborative team.

About the Team
The Platform Delivery team is a high-profile group supporting all Rapid7 products from development tooling to cloud infrastructure management and cloud operations. We work directly with developers to maximize and ensure the performance and uptime of our SaaS products. We strive to maintain a DevOps culture, empowering development while promoting security and reliability. We are a global team with a local focus working alongside our product development teams to bring the next generation of security solutions to our customers.

About the Role
This role will focus on defining and building the tools and standards used across our analytics platform. You’ll work closely with our other Platform teams to devise and implement Devops best-practices across our cloud infrastructure.

In this role, you will:

  • Define and implement Cloud Security best practices across the AWS organization using Rapid7 products and automated tooling.

  • Collaborate with engineering teams to level-up security across our platform - from design to deployment to operations, monitoring, upgrade and maintenance

  • Engage with our Information Security teams to continually evolve how we protect our customers’ data and our platform

  • Automate infrastructure through Terraform, Jenkins, Chef, Ansible and Docker/Kubernetes

  • Utilize a wide range of skills across software development, networking, Linux sysadmin, configuration management, clustered datastores, cloud services, and deployment technologies.

The skills you’ll bring include:

  • Passionate about Cloud Security and developer experiences

  • Experience in AWS or equivalent services, including EC2, EKS or ECS, IAM, VPC networking, S3.

  • Working knowledge with one or more of the following - Terraform, CloudFormation, Chef, Ansible, Puppet

  • Proficiency in object oriented programming, ideally one of the following: Python, Ruby, Javascript, Java, Bash.

  • An understanding of engineering best practices from appropriate testing paradigms to effective peer code reviews and resilient architecture.

  • Networking and linux system administration skills

  • Goal-driven, positive attitude with strong communication skills and never done mentality

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.

About Rapid7

Rapid7 is creating a more secure digital future for all by helping organizations strengthen their security programs in the face of accelerating digital transformation. Our portfolio of best-in-class solutions empowers security professionals to manage risk and eliminate threats across the entire threat landscape from apps to the cloud to traditional infrastructure to the dark web. We foster open source communities and cutting-edge research–using these insights to optimize our products and arm the global security community with the latest in attacker methods. Trusted by more than 10,000 customers worldwide, our industry-leading solutions and services help businesses stay ahead of attackers, ahead of the competition, and future-ready for what’s next.