Lead Cloud Data Engineer (Massachusetts) at Rapid7

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Lead Data Engineer

Rapid7 (Nasdaq: RPD) is advancing security with visibility, analytics, and automation delivered through our Insight cloud. Our solutions simplify the complex, allowing security teams to work more effectively with IT and development to reduce vulnerabilities, monitor for malicious behavior, investigate and shut down attacks, and automate routine tasks. Over 9,300 customers rely on Rapid7 technology, services, and research to improve security outcomes and securely advance their organization. For more information, visit our website, check out our blog, or follow us on LinkedIn

The Opportunity 

Rapid7 seeks a Lead Cloud Data Engineer to build and maintain data infrastructure within the Data Engineering team's data platform. You will be responsible for deploying data pipelines and machine learning models in the cloud, implementing DevOps practices and developing data models within Snowflake. You will work closely with AWS, Snowflake and DevOps applications such as Github Actions, Terraform, AWS CodePipeline & CodeDeploy, dbt and more. In this role you will bridge the gap between a data engineer and a DevOps engineer by building monitoring systems, cloud applications and CI/CD pipelines that support the data engineering team's efforts. 

The ideal candidate has hands-on experience performing DevOps work in a cloud environment, and has worked closely with databases and data pipelines. It's critical that you are able to translate business objectives into data required to support key analyses. You will collaborate with a creative, analytical and data-driven team to bring a single source of truth and self-service analytics to the entire company.

In this role you will: 

  • Transform Rapid7's data platform by applying DevOps best practices of automation, monitoring, CI/CD and configuration management
  • Build and maintain the applications that ingest, analyze and store Rapid7's enterprise data 
  • Mentor and provide guidance to peer data engineers based on your experiences and technical expertise
  • Productionize data and machine learning pipelines with containerization
  • Develop effective monitoring and alerting systems to provide real-time visibility into the health of data infrastructure, cloud applications and data/machine learning pipelines 
  • Build an environment that enables data scientists to easily develop and productionize Python, R and Spark code on top of a Snowflake data warehouse
  • Automate existing code and processes using scripting, CI/CD, infrastructure-as-code and configuration management tools 
  • Perform data engineering projects within Snowflake such as developing data pipelines, data models and metadata management solutions
  • Collaborate with stakeholders in product, business and IT to deliver data products
  • Work closely with leadership to drive adoption of the latest DevOps and DataOps trends and technologies. 
  • Partner with the IT, Infrastructure and engineering teams on integration efforts between systems that impact data & Analytics

In return you will bring: 

  • 4+ years of experience with a major cloud provider (preferably AWS); Experience building/maintaining VPC’s and deploying code using Terraform (IaC) is a must!
  • 6+ years in a hands-on data engineering role performing data pipelining, infrastructure, integration and/or technical development of data architecture
  • 6+ years of experience in at least one programming such as Python, Java, Scala etc. as well as advanced hands-on SQL work 
  • 3+ years of experience working with a modern cloud data warehouse (preferably Snowflake) and orchestration tools (preferably Airflow)
  • Hands on experience working with the “modern data stack” (dbt, Fivetran, Stitch, etc)
  • Experience as a leader within a data engineering team and ability to mentor teammates 
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills 
  • Expertise in data architecture, data warehousing, and metadata management 
  • Extensive experience with a CI/CD tool such as Github Actions and AWS Code Pipeline
  • BS or MS in Computer Science, Analytics, Statistics, Informatics, Information Systems or another quantitative field. or equivalent experience and certifications will be considered
  • Data Governance tools, data profiling and process improvement experience, a plus
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Location

Rapid7 is conveniently located in downtown Austin, with plenty of restaurants, bars, and public transport close by.

An Insider's view of Rapid7

What’s the vibe like in the office?

The vibe of the Rapid7 Austin office is a perfect mix of energizing and inviting. Our vibrant office design, diverse team makeup & monthly events keep the space buzzing! There is definitely a more laidback attitude here in Austin and I feel our office perfectly embodies that while still being a space where we can come to get amazing work done.

Cass

Customer Success Representative

What projects are you most excited about?

I am most excited about our recent investments to elevate engagement with the Partner ecosystem. We’ve doubled down on our commitment to the channel and are working on several initiatives to ensure our partners are able to deliver maximum value to their customers with Rapid7 technology.

Billy

Sr. Manager, Domain Engineers

What are some things you learned at the company?

It’s not just the customer who benefits from the culture of compassion. Internally, Rapid7 employees look out for each other and work together to solve problems. Oftentimes, this ends up helping all parties.

Becky

Senior Manager, Customer Success Management

What are Rapid7 Perks + Benefits

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Highly diverse management team
Rapid7 is led by a diverse management team that represent the security community we serve. We believe that we all have a responsibility to continuously improve our DE&I efforts.
Unconscious bias training
We believe in continuous learning, our in-house trainers conduct consistent diversity trainings. We advocate for diverse thinking and strive to cultivate a workforce that mirrors the best minds.
Diversity Employee Resource Groups
We have so many amazing and organically created employee resource groups! These internal Rapid7 communities allow for an authentic experience where diverse employees and allies can come together.
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
We've taken the Parity Pledge, we reinforce strategic recruitment, we are committed to diversity partnerships, and we understand the importance in training around unconscious bias.
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Mental Health Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Our remote work program includes full-time remote for specific positions, Work remotely on occasion as needed.
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Volunteer Time
Our employees receive unlimited hours per year of paid volunteer time.
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Employees receive unlimited hours per year of paid sick leave.
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Employees get free lunch during quarterly in-office Town Halls and some team meetings.
Happy Hours
Parking
Fitness Subsidies
Home Office Stipend for Remote Employees
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Promote from within
Continuing Education stipend
Variable.
Time allotted for learning
Online course subscriptions available
Paid industry certifications

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