Software Engineering Intern

Northern Ireland - Belfast


Northern Ireland - Belfast


Campus & Internships, Product & Engineering

Rapid7 is a leading provider of security data and analytics solutions that enable organisations to implement an active, analytics-driven approach to cyber security. Our solutions empower organisations to prevent attacks by providing visibility into vulnerabilities and to rapidly detect compromises, respond to breaches, and correct the underlying causes of attacks. 

Role Overview

Rapid7 is seeking talented students to join our engineering teams in Belfast for their placement year. As a company, we have made significant investment in our Belfast office in order to attract the best talent as we continue to accelerate our growth as a business. A key to our success has been our internship programme. Our interns are our future engineers, so we make you a part of the team from day one. You have the opportunity to grow your career as a professional software engineer by launching it with us here at Rapid7. 

As an intern at Rapid7 you will:

  • Have the opportunity to work with highly skilled engineers on challenging problems

  • Deliver new product features to the Rapid7 production system 

  • Enhance your coding skills by learning how to write high quality code for customer-facing projects

  • Analyse and develop solutions for complex customer issues

  • Follow team's agile methodology

Successful candidates will be:

  • Currently studying Computer Science, Computer Engineering or a related discipline

  • Problem solvers

  • Eager to learn new technologies

  • Good team players who contribute in meaningful ways

  • Exposed to object oriented software development (e.g. Java)


  • Attractive Salary

  • Competitive Pension employer contribution

  • Access to company shares plan

  • Generous holiday allowance

  • Flexible working

  • Health insurance for you and your partner/children

  • Life and disability insurance

  • Travel Insurance

  • When in the office you have access to healthy (and some unhealthy) snacks and drinks plus regular office breakfast and lunches