Senior Quality Assurance Engineer - Divvy

Northern Ireland - Belfast


Northern Ireland - Belfast


The Opportunity

Rapid7's Cloud Security practice is seeking a Senior Cloud Software Engineer in Test (Sr SDET)  to grow a software team dedicated to expanding the depth and breadth of coverage of our InsightCloudSec product. We take a customer centric approach to cloud security with clear and contextual insights into compliance, risk and exposure by bringing together data from all security dimensions -- configuration, runtime/behavior, vulnerabilities, IAM, etc. -- to help customers close the security achievement gap. We're at an exciting point in our growth where there's ample opportunities to make a big impact in scaling the people, process and technology in service of that mission. We welcome passion and expertise around data quality, systems thinking and cutting through the noise to deliver great experiences to customers.

The Role

In this role, you'll work with a team of software engineers to automate and test a variety of projects and capabilities across our data ingestion and analysis pipeline.

In this role, you will:

  • ​​Author, maintain, and execute automated tests for UI and APIs using open source tools and technologies

  • Improve automation process, tools, and infrastructure, to streamline the QA automation process and reduce manual testing cycle time.

  • Influence code quality by engaging and mentoring software engineers with software testing best practices throughout the development lifecycle

  • Support and maintain production CI workflows.

  • Continuously improve tooling to uphold a high standard of automated test coverage.

  • Collaborate with QA test engineers to drive efficiency through automated solutions to test scenarios.

  • Lead the testing efforts by designing, developing and executing tests 

  • Contribute to test planning earlier in the development lifecycle (having the shift-left testing mindset)

  • Develop subject matter expertise on the insightCloudSec platform which is built in Python, Go, and Typescript/JS.

Qualifications & Traits

  • Experience in Software Development / Testing / Automation.

  • Experience with  Docker, Automation Test Framework, Github Actions, and CI/CD Pipeline.

  • Strong knowledge of software QA methodologies, patterns and tools

  • Experience with UI / API automated testing -  authoring and executing automated tests using Cypress and Postman is a plus

  • Experience in a fast-growing, technology startup work environment

  • Self-motivated, collaborative, high-energy and diligent work ethic

  • Experience in a fast-growing, technology startup work environment