UX 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. We combine our extensive experience in security data and analytics and deep insight into attacker behaviours and techniques to make sense of the wealth of data available to organisations about their IT environments and users. 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. Rapid7 is trusted by more than 9000 organizations across the globe, including 48% of the Fortune 100. To learn more about Rapid7 or get involved in our threat research, visit www.rapid7.com

Role Overview

Rapid7 is seeking talented students to join our UX Engineering team for a twelve month internship. The UX Engineering team helps everyday-users easily understand complex problems, enabling and supporting them to solve these issues efficiently and enjoyably.

As an intern at Rapid7 you will:

  • Deliver innovative, engaging prototypes and proof-of-concepts using the latest in front-end technologies

  • Work with user experience designers, visual designers, design researchers and other engineers to define and deliver new features, test new concepts and assist with final implementation

  • Work alongside front-end engineers to set and maintain UI coding standards, maintain our shared component repository and be the keeper of UI components used across our product portfolio

  • Communicate clearly about the code you write as well be an advocate for your own opinions

  • Advocate for UX Engineering in your interactions with other designers, engineers and product professionals

  • Make an impact as you work with a diverse and cohesive team

Successful candidates will be:

  • Currently enrolled in a BS or MS degree related to UX engineering

  • Able to show 1-2 years of experience developing clean, elegant and valid markup to drive websites and web-based applications

  • Experienced in using the latest HTML, CSS (SASS especially), Object Oriented JavaScript and modern JavaScript libraries (e.g., React, Node.js, Angular.js)

  • Proficient in Git, Jenkins, JIRA and Confluence

  • Able to thrive in a fast-paced work environment

  • Passionate about user-centered design, coding standards, componentization and code reuse

  • Driven to explore new technologies and to be instrumental in bringing them to life here at Rapid7


  • 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