Senior Front End Engineer

US - TX - Austin

Location(s)

US - TX - Austin

Team(s)

Product & Engineering


Defending the digital world

As cybercriminals become more sophisticated, we need to provide simple, yet powerful solutions to help our customers defend their digital environments. Are you up for the challenge?

Who We Are

Rapid7 helps organisations around the globe advance securely. Our technology, services, and community-focused research simplify complexity for security teams, helping them reduce vulnerabilities, monitor for malicious behaviour, investigate and shut down attacks, and automate routine tasks. With more than 9,000 customers across 120 countries, Rapid7 is a recognised leader in cybersecurity that has proudly earned numerous industry accolades and strong recognition for our technology and culture.

Job Overview:

Join the SecOps software revolution at Rapid7, building amazing user experiences with the latest technologies. As a member of the InsightVM team in Austin, Texas you will help us build the best vulnerability management solution in the industry. We are looking for the brightest and most passionate software engineers to lead the charge as we continue to revolutionize and innovate the information security industry. 

The ideal candidate is a creative problem solver with passion and hunger to make an impact. You will be expected to bring all your creativity and engineering skills to help us simply security for our users. You will collaborate with backend developers, UX experts, product managers and the rest of our diverse and passionate organization to build the best experience possible for our customers in an agile and flexible environment.

This is an exciting opportunity to work on a cloud-based, SAAS product and is open to enthusiastic and talented front end developers. Join the security software revolution at Rapid7, building amazing user experiences with cutting edge technologies.

Required Skills / Background

  • 3+ years of experience (post-graduate) with ReactJS, including experience with React Hooks

  • Ability to work with Javascript data types and structures (arrays, maps, sets, etc)

  • General knowledge of data algorithms

  • Understanding of RESTful APIs

  • Knowledge of CSS frameworks such as Sass or LESS

  • BS/MS in Computer Science (or equivalent experience)

Desired Skills / Background

  • Experience with TypeScript, GraphQL/Apollo, Redux, Storybook, Webpack, styled-components

  • Experience writing data driven tests, mocking, and unit tests in each layer

  • Familiar with agile methodologies

  • Experience with cloud providers and microservices development are strong plusses

  • Experience cloning, branching, committing, and submitting pull requests with Git

  • Dedication, passion, and an eagerness to learn and improve

  • Strong communication skills

The Perks:

  • Cold Brew coffee on the tap in the office

  • Beer, spirits and the good company to share it with

  • Unlimited Paid Time Off policy

  • Brand new modern office space with stand up desks

  • Budget for additional education/development

  • Lunch and learns and a culture of continual learning

  • Ping pong, card games and people that will play and probably beat you

  • Snacks and weekly happy hour (we are still running it virtually!)