Lead Data Engineer (Massachusetts)

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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 

The Data Engineer Lead will be responsible for leading a team of Data Engineers with responsibility for successful data pipeline and data product delivery. You will lead the design and deployment of data architecture, data pipelines, machine learning models, DevOps/DataOps in the Snowflake Data Ecosystem. You must be comfortable managing other Data Engineers, adept with agile tools and methodology, demonstrate advanced analytical skills, technical and business knowledge and have a strong understanding of how to leverage the best industry standard tools and methodology to solve problems. The Data Engineer Lead will work closely with Data Analysts, Data Scientists, Enterprise Architects, and Product Analytics Team by providing data mapping and wrangling expertise. 

In this role you will: 
  • Lead and manage Rapid7 core data infrastructure with teammates using Fivetran, Snowflake, Airflow, GitHub, Docker, AWS 

  • Work in a hybrid capacity managing a small team of data engineers while also working on development projects

  • Lead & evaluate data tooling as needed and research opportunities for data acquisition and processing of batch and streaming data 

  • Architect and develop data practices for data integration, data modeling, unit testing, and data productionization 

  • Optimize data lifecycle management and process to improve delivery efficiency, data quality and data integrity 

  • Refine and manage Data Security Policies and RBAC (Role-based Access Control) 

  • Lead & collaborate with enterprise architect to engineer a reverse ETL process providing systems data integration between Snowflake and operational data platforms such as Salesforce, Gainsight, and Marketo

In return you will bring: 
  • 5+ years in a hands-on data engineering role performing data pipelining, infrastructure, integration and/or technical development of data architecture, with 1+ years of experience directly managing a team of data engineers

  • More than 3 years of recent experience working with a modern cloud data warehouse (preferably Snowflake) with excellent SQL skills 

  • More than 3 years of experience with a major cloud provider (preferably AWS) including experience with code deployment in cloud environments using tools such as Docker, Kubernetes, EC2, Terraform

  • More than 1 years experience with orchestration tooling (preferably Airflow) 

  • High proficiency in one programming such as Python, Java, Scala etc. 

  • 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, a plus 

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

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What are Rapid7 Perks + Benefits

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
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.
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Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Dental Benefits
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Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Mental Health Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
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
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Unlimited Vacation Policy
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Our employees receive unlimited hours per year of paid volunteer time.
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Employees receive unlimited hours per year of paid sick leave.
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Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
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Some Meals Provided
Employees get free lunch during quarterly in-office Town Halls and some team meetings.
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Home Office Stipend for Remote Employees
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Promote from within
Continuing Education stipend
Time allotted for learning
Online course subscriptions available
Paid industry certifications
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