Software Engineer II - InsightCloud

US - VA - Arlington


US - VA - Arlington


Rapid7 (NASDAQ: RPD) is helping organizations around the globe advance securely. Our technology, services, and community-focused research simplify complexity for security teams, helping them reduce vulnerabilities, monitor for malicious behavior, investigate and shut down attacks, and automate routine tasks. With more than 9000 customers across 120+ countries, Rapid7 is a recognized leader in cybersecurity that has proudly earned numerous industry accolades and strong recognition for our technology and culture. Learn more at

The CloudSecurity Practice is responsible for the InsightCloudSec product. Learn more at

We are looking for a passionate Software Engineer to join our growing engineering team. This person should bring deep curiosity about all areas of technology, as well as specific expertise in Python, cloud technologies, automation, and efficient beautifully designed code. This individual will play a foundational role in developing new innovative features of our cloud automation platform.


  • Drive all phases of the software development life cycle utilizing Agile Scrum methodology in the creation of innovative software products
  • Expand the InsightCloudSec platform to support additional services/frameworks
  • Help lead research and development efforts to ensure continual innovation 
  • Code, code, and more code!
  • Qualifications
  • Foundation to 2 years of experience as a software developer
  • Knowledge of public/private cloud computing technologies such as Amazon Web Services, Google Cloud Platform, Azure, OpenStack and VMware
  • Understanding of one or more languages. Bonus if that language is Python
  • Experience with scaling and debugging large scale databases
  • Bonus if that experience is with MySQL
  • Knowledge of Docker / Container based technologies
  • Self-motivated, collaborative, high-energy and diligent work ethic

What's in it for you?

  • Join a fast-growing company in the exploding market space of cloud computing
  • Competitive salary, 401k program, stock option program
  • Great health, dental and vision insurance
  • Casual, fun and dynamic office located in Arlington right off Courthouse Metro
  • Opportunities for career advancement as we grow

Here are just a few of the perks of working with at Rapid7: Company-paid health, dental and vision insurance; Unlimited PTO (paid time off); Flexible work schedule; Fully stocked kitchen (snacks, beverages, etc.); Company and team events; Training opportunities; Relaxation room and free gym [in HQ office]