Senior Data Engineer (Massachusetts) at Rapid7

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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 

Rapid7 seeks a Sr. Data Engineer to build and maintain data infrastructure within the Business Intelligence 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, Jenkins 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 the role you will: 
  • Transform Rapid7's Business Intelligence and Analytics 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 docker containerization and clustering tools (ECS/Kubernetes) 

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

  • More than 3 years of experience working with a modern cloud data warehouse (preferably Snowflake) and SQL, plus 1+ years of experience with orchestration tools (preferably Airflow)

  • 3+ years of experience in at least one programming such as Python, Java, Scala etc. 

  • Experience as a leader within a data engineering team and ability to mentor teammates 

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills 

  • Highly collaborative in working teammates and stakeholders 

  • Experience with a CI/CD tool such as Github Actions and AWS Code Pipeline

  • Working knowledge of data architecture, data warehousing, and metadata management

  • BS or MS in Computer Science, Analytics, Statistics, Informatics, Information Systems or another quantitative field. or equivalent experience and certifications will be considered


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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?

It has all the perks of a startup but well structured, goal driven, and supported growth as an employee from start to finish. Several places to relax or wind down after a call, and working in one of the most iconic buildings downtown. Welcome to the Austin office!


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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.


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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.
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) 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
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
Time allotted for learning
Online course subscriptions available
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