Engineering Manager - Platform

Northern Ireland - Belfast


Northern Ireland - Belfast


Engineering Manager - Platform Endpoint Services

What You'll Be Building

Rapid7's Platform Endpoint Services team is responsible for delivering the foundations for all of Rapid7's endpoint products on the cloud-basedInsight Platform. Our microservice architecture is designed to deliver a secure, reliable and resilient platform for both our Customers to use and for our endpoint products to build on. We are focussed on helping our customers seamlessly manage their endpoint solutions as effectively and efficiently as possible, and helping products secure and deliver experiences.

We are looking for an Engineering Manager to build and lead successful engineering teams dedicated to enhancing the capabilities of the Insight platform through the delivery of new functionality using whatever technologies are most appropriate; Solve high impact problems through leadership ability by working cross-functionally with product management and design teams across Rapid7's portfolio.

Our Platform is built on top of a breadth of AWS services, EC2 and Kubernetes based deployments of our Java/Spring backend and a React frontend. We use a variety of Graph, REST and Messaging integration technologies across the infrastructure, with an emphasis on reusability, scalability and adoption across the company and products. This role will provide the opportunity to work across teams and technologies, needing an individual that is highly motivated and looking to move at a fast pace!

Our Team

  • We focus on cross-functional team collaboration where engineers, product managers, and designers all work together to solve customer problems and build exciting features.

  • We love new ideas and are eager to see what your experiences can bring to help influence our technical and product vision.

  • Team members are located in Belfast as well as the wider team being located throughout the US and Canada. Frequent communication through daily stand-ups, weekly planning, and design sessions is key!

  • Our stack includes Java, Spring, React and AWS services maintained via Terraform. While past experience in our stack helps, the team enjoys new engineers looking to learn outside their comfort zone as well as those eager to mentor future team members.

What You Should Bring

  • The desire to create and grow office culture that will enable us to attract and keep talent; Coordinate and plan expansion of teams in Belfast to achieve our mission

  • Past experience in managing teams in building and maintaining products and services

  • Collaborate with others; this team will need open and consistent communication with other product teams and functional areas across the wider organisation.

  • Be excited to mentor; look to make those on the team better and always spread your knowledge and expertise

  • Help drive visibility through metrics to ensure we are investing in the right places

  • Customer focused and committed to the mission

  • Strong leadership to drive both technical direction and motivate and align teams towards business requirements and customer objectives

  • Energetic, and grit; long-term focus on projects, and adaptability to uncertainty - Isn't easily deterred and can see the forest for the trees.


What's in it for You?

  • Work with a talented and supportive team while helping to lead new initiatives

  • Opportunity to lead and mentor new engineering teams in a fast-paced environment and industry

  • Have the ability to partner and integrate with product teams across the entire company 

  • Contribute to all parts of the platform architecture from design to deployment

  • Be given the time to learn and influence; we want leaders that are looking to broaden their skill set while looking to mentor others

  • Build brand new features, components, and web services from the ground up with an emphasis on reuse and embeddability 

  • Be part of a growing company where you can have immense impact in all that you and your team delivers


  • Attractive Salary and Bonus plan

  • 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 party

  • 50% off gym membership


We strive to promote a culture of overall wellness within our offices and offer

  • Qualified mental health first aiders on site

  • Access to online GP 24/7, 365 days a year

  • Free onsite mortgage advice to promote financial wellness

  • Sponsorship for sporting/charity events