Software Engineer II

Canada - Toronto


Canada - Toronto


Product & Engineering

Are WE the right fit for YOU?:

When you join the herd, you become part of something much bigger than just your title and role. We are not only committed to supporting and trusting one another, but we advocate for diverse thinking and strive to cultivate a workforce that mirrors the best minds around the world as well as the security community we serve. With a strong diversity of mindset, we can push the boundaries of our thinking and pursue our goals of continuous innovation and secure advancement for all. Even when the going gets tough, we band together as #OneMoose.

You're probably wondering why we call ourselves Moose. Well think about it… What's the singular form of Moose? Moose. What's the plural form of Moose? It's also Moose! This theme epitomizes our amazing culture - regardless of your role, whether you're an individual contributor or work in a group, we're all one team and we're all One Moose. Interested in learning more about our awesome culture? Check out our #Rapid7Life!  

Learn more about your next opportunity:

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 architecture, scaling systems, data integrity/lineage, distributed systems, and cloud technologies. This individual will play a foundational role in architecting and developing new innovative features of our endpoint and data collection solutions, that are deployed to millions machines, collecting data and information to work with our cloud-based services to detect and prevent evil. As well as guiding and mentoring more junior developers.

How you'll contribute:

  • Design, develop and scale our data collection capabilities to meet the growing demands of our customers' security needs

  • Work with a multidisciplinary team of engineers, product managers and other stakeholders to solve business problems

  • Follow software development best practices to ensure a high standard of all teams' deliverables

We want you to be as successful as possible! Here's what you should have:

  • A bachelor's degree in computer science, computer forensics/information assurance, or the equivalent work experience as determined through a technical interview.

  • 3+ years of professional software engineering experience

  • Knowledge and experience using Java, Python, Go or C/C++ in a professional software engineering environment

  • Proven ability to take on complex problems independently and to generate creative solutions.

  • Experience designing and debugging multithreaded/multi-process applications

  • Familiarity with AWS, Google Cloud or other cloud service providers

  • Knowledge and experience in Operating systems

  • Knowledge and experience using OOP and Design Patterns

  • Experience with shell scripts like BASH and/or windows batch files

  • Familiarity with versioning control systems (e.g. Git)

  • Familiarity with TCP/IP networking

  • Demonstrates an eagerness to obtain domain knowledge in order to effectively demonstrate technical qualifications

  • Teamwork skills and ability to get work done through others

Good To Have

  • Experience with Terraform or other tools for managing cloud Infrastructure-as-Code

  • Experience with POSIX and Windows APIs

  • Knowledge of Windows, OS X and/or Linux internals

  • Experience performing/analyzing live memory

  • Continuous Integration / Continuous Deployment tools and methodologies

Added benefits you can expect from us:

  • Employee stock purchase plan (ESPP).

  • Keep your life in balance with unlimited paid vacation days, company holidays, maternity/paternity leave and a flexible work schedule as needed.

  • We love to give back with company-wide community giving days, plus ample opportunity to spend time on the causes you care about.

  • Enjoy a modern workplace featuring the latest collaboration tech, healthy snacks and beverages, quiet spaces, and many ways to let off some steam.

Rapid7 (Nasdaq: RPD) is advancing security with visibility, analytics, and automation delivered through our Insight cloud. Our solutions simplify the complex, allowing security teams to work more effectively with IT and development to reduce vulnerabilities, monitor for malicious behavior, investigate and shut down attacks, and automate routine tasks. Over 9,300 customers rely on Rapid7 technology, services, and research to improve security outcomes and securely advance their organization. For more information, visit our website, check out our blog, or follow us on LinkedIn