VP, Security Services

Boston, MA


Boston, MA


Security Services

Company Description 

Rapid7 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 7,400 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 www.rapid7.com.

The Opportunity 

The Vice President of Security Services is a highly visible and critical role reporting to our SVP of Customer Success & Services. It will provide a leadership opportunity for developing and leading Rapid7's SecOps Services strategies and consulting teams including Penetration Testing, Security Advisory, and Managed Services.

This person will build collaborative internal and external relationships to align Rapid7's Security Services solutions with market and customer requirements and to create innovative approaches to advance companies' security with our expertise and guidance. 

This is a unique opportunity for someone who wants to both grow services revenue as well as integrate security services into the core strategy for Rapid7 to advance companies' security.  If you are excited about the chance to be innovative, to build and lead next-generation security services, to participate in strategic business conversations with CIOs and CISOs, and to have an impact on advancing companies' security programs, this may be the opportunity for you!

Essential Responsibilities

  • Develop and continuously evolve the Rapid7 SecOps Services strategy and supporting offerings to deliver improved security results for companies creating or optimizing their cybersecurity programs

  • Evolve and develop new services based on market needs particularly in cloud security and in support of Rapid7's SecOps strategy

  • Maintain an expert understanding of the Security market for both technology and services and track and respond to emerging security practices and needs

  • Build and foster excellent relationships with key stakeholders, maintaining alignment across teams including Sales, Marketing, Product and other Customer Success teams

  • Present to and engage with prospects, customers, and the security community at large, including C-level executives, both to continue to inform and evolve our security consulting practice and to drive awareness and services business

  • Lead and continue to develop a world-class team of security experts and consultants, supported by tooling, training, and processes to be successful in delivering high-quality results for customers

  • Provide leadership to delivery teams to achieve customer and business results including engagement quality,  revenue growth, and margin

Job Requirements

  • 10+ years of experience in cyber or information security consulting and/or managed services, with at least 5 years in a leadership position.

  • Boston, MA; Austin, TX; or Arlington, VA location highly preferred, as well as the ability to travel 30-50%.

  • Desire to become an expert in all of Rapid7's services and strong knowledge in Rapid7 products. CISSP/ CISM certifications a plus.

  • Strong verbal, written, and visual communication and presentation skills with proven executive-level engagement and coaching.

  • Commitment to speaking and/or contributing content at conferences, trade shows, and industry events.

  • Education: Engineering / CS / MIS Degree (Bachelor's minimum; graduate work preferred) or 15+ years of relevant industry experience.