Lead Software Engineer

| Austin

Lead Software Engineer

Company Description

Rapid7 is trusted by over 7200 organizations in over 120 countries helping them keep safe. It delivers the visibility, analytics, and automation needed to monitor, investigate, and resolve the vulnerabilities, threats, and performance issues that put organizations at risk. We combine our extensive experience in security data and analytics and deep insight into attacker behaviors and techniques to make sense of the wealth of data available to organizations about their IT environments and users. To learn more about Rapid7 or get involved in our threat research, visit www.rapid7.com.

Job Overview

We are in Austin, Texas building and maintaining InsightVM, the state of the art vulnerability solution and now we are looking for a lead software engineer who can help us build the next generation features.

As a core member of the InsightVM engineering team, you will have the following opportunities to excel and grow in your career

  • Participate in quarterly/yearly hackathons winning awesome prizes.
  • Get nominated to represent Rapid7 at various security conferences like BSides, Blackhat, AWS, LASCON.
  • Work on your own moosetank style yearly projects with a team to earn mighty bonuses!


  • Design and create web apps and its features, including dashboards, data exploration, workflows, admin and management, alerts and integration, and other aspects of the UI experience.
  • Work with design teams and others on making the frontend powerful for the enterprise, but as simple as necessary for consumer facing products.
  • Write automated tests and well documented code.
  • Work collaboratively as part of a team to provide a powerful tool for defending web applications across the enterprise from attacks and vulnerabilities.
  • Implement highly scalable SaaS solutions with high performing APIs and microservices.
  • Participate in a team environment acting as an enabler and driving the team to success.

Job Requirements

  • Passion for implementing frontends for data-centric web applications
  • Expertise in building single-page apps using React (or similar)
  • Strong engineering/programming skills in Javascript
  • Experience in writing modular CSS and SASS
  • Experience in designing and maintaining REST/graphQL APIs
  • Experience in AWS micro service architecture and deployment process
  • Specialization in security is not required, but interest in security is vital
  • 7+ years of experience in frontend and/or full-stack development
  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science (or related)
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401 Congress Avenue, Austin, TX 78701

What are Rapid7 Perks + Benefits

Volunteer in local community
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K) Matching
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Promote from within
Time allotted for learning
Online course subscriptions available
Paid industry certifications
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