Software Engineer Intern - 2024 Placement Program



Software Engineering
Belfast, UK
Posted on Monday, September 25, 2023

Role Overview

Rapid7 is seeking talented students to join our engineering teams in Belfast for their placement year. As a company, we have made significant investment in our Belfast office in order to attract the best talent as we continue to accelerate our growth as a business. A key to our success has been our placement programme. Our placement interns are our future engineers, so we make you a part of the team from day one. You have the opportunity to grow your career as a professional software engineer by launching it with us here at Rapid7.

As a Software Engineering Intern at Rapid7 you will:

  • Have the opportunity to put your current knowledge into a real life work environment where you will build, maintain, and release well architected services by writing code and solving problems

  • Participate 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 products to ensure we are understanding our customers needs

  • Work towards developing a deep understanding of our products in order to best support our customers

  • Follow team's agile methodology

Successful candidates will be:

  • Currently studying Computer Science, Computer Engineering or a related discipline, displaying a strong academic record and seeking a 12 month placement opportunity

  • Familiar with object oriented software development (e.g Java)

  • Excited by technology, curious and eager to learn new technologies such as Java, Python, Go, C++, Ruby, Javascript, React and AWS etc

  • Excellent problem solvers

  • Able to display strong communication skills both within the team and cross functionally

  • Collaborative team player who has the ability to partner with others and drive toward solutions

What you can expect as an intern with Rapid7:

  • You will have weekly 1:1’s with your manager and have a dedicated team mentor throughout your placement

  • Full access to company internal training resources (LinkedIn Learning, Pluralsight)

  • You will receive a competitive salary, company benefits and a generous holiday allowance

  • We are a hybrid working model at Rapid7 however, we encourage our students to be in the office as much as possible to help their development and building their network. Every team varies on working hours/model but you will be able to discuss this with your manager.

We know that the best ideas and solutions come from multi-dimensional teams. Teams reflecting 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 attackers 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.