Software Engineer in Test II - VRM



Software Engineering
Belfast, UK
Posted on Monday, October 23, 2023

We’re looking for a Software Engineer II in Test that is passionate about making an impact and helping build the next big thing in cybersecurity.

In this position, you will be joining a team of talented engineers who are passionate about establishing quality and test automation infrastructure and standards for Rapid7. We need a team player with a strong QA background in both manual and automated testing to ensure high quality delivery of software solutions. Someone that takes satisfaction in finding the bug that's easily overlooked in development, that could have a major impact on our customers. You will be provided with coaching and support to help you further develop your skills to reach your full potential.

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 organisations. 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 Quality Engineering team to help build and innovate great quality products on our Insight platform using the latest technologies to make the world a safer digital space.

About the Role
The Software Engineer II in Test is a part of our growing Quality Engineering team who are at the forefront of ensuring the quality of our products and a shift left testing philosophy. In this role, you will be responsible for ensuring the quality and reliability of software applications through the development and implementation of testing strategies, frameworks, and automated test scripts.

In this role, you will:

  • Maintain, execute and create automated tests.

  • Manage test environments.

  • Create and maintain test plans.

  • Conduct exploratory testing.

  • Understand each product under test including purpose, normal behaviour/data flow, configuration, operation, and troubleshooting.

  • Design and implement automation for manual tests, across a range of products, and analyse results.

  • Use ticketing systems to raise and track product issues, and adequately document them including steps taken, issues, conclusions reached, etc.

  • Work with other teams within Rapid7 to ensure the quality of the product is maintained.

The skills you’ll bring include:

  • A minimum of 2-3 years experience in QA role:

    • Developed using e.g. Python, JAVA, JavaScript

    • Experience with automation frameworks e.g. RobotFramework, Cucumber, NUnit, Playwright or Selenium

    • Knowledge of dependency mocking frameworks e.g. WireMock

    • CI/CD e.g. Jenkins

    • Source control tooling e.g Github

    • Work with Unix/Linux/OSX and Windows command line/tools

    • Working knowledge of JIRA or equivalent defect tracking tools

    • Knowledge of Amazon Web Services, Google Cloud Platform, Azure, OpenStack and VMware.

    • Understanding of SQL and other RDB languages.

    • Ability to self-direct, highly motivated, collaborative, high-energy and diligent work ethic.

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 organisations 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 optimise 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.