Lead Engineer - D and R

Northern Ireland - Belfast


Northern Ireland - Belfast


Product & Engineering

Lead Software Engineer (D&R Alert Triage)


Do you love solving complex problems with technology? Rapid7 is looking for a Lead Software Engineer with a proven track record of delivery to help build our cloud based product portfolio out of our Belfast office.  

Working within our Detection and Response practice you will be working on building out the backend services of a brand new Case Management system based around Incident Alerts. 


What you'll do:

  • Lead a team of 4-5 Engineers

  • Design and implement event driven cloud based services in AWS using technologies such as SQS/SNS, Serverless, ElasticSearch, REST API's 

  • On top of a core Java based platform you will find yourself involved with new and emerging technologies, constantly solving complex problems

  • Show ability to self-start in a fast-paced environment 

  • Contribute as a leader in a cross-functional scrum team in charge of delivering new features on a continuous basis using Agile methodologies

  • Ensure commitments are met throughout each iteration of work.  

  • Take personal responsibility for the success of the team.

  • Help develop more junior staff


What you'll bring:

  • Minimum of 5 years experience in agile software development using Java ideally with Spring 

  • Experience with AWS or other cloud hosting services

  • Experience building software with relational databases (such as Postgres).

  • Have been in a previous role providing mentorship and oversight to other engineers with your team

  • Comfortable driving new concepts/technologies to peers and management

  • Passionate about technology and solving complex business problems

  • Wants to continuously evolve their technical knowledge

  • Configuration/deployment tools such as Maven and Docker

  • Has worked in Agile with CI/CD development pipelines

  • Experience with source control preferably GIT



  • Attractive Salary

  • Competitive Pension employer contribution

  • Company Shares plan

  • Generous holiday allowance

  • Flexible working and the option to work from home

  • Health insurance for you and your family

  • Life and disability insurance

  • Budget for additional education/development

  • Enhanced Maternity/Paternity pay schemes

  • Healthy (and some unhealthy) snacks and drinks plus regular office breakfast and lunches

  • Monthly outings, Summer party, Christmas/holiday party

  • 50% off gym membership