At Rapid7, we're building a security analytics platform to help customers easily find, manage and reduce risk. We seek a highly motivated technical leader to help ensure our platform is secure, reliable and available for thousands of customers that rely on it every day.
You are a problem solver, passionate about eliminating toil through development and automation. Processing billions of daily events in the cloud excites you. You are ready to partner with teams across a global organization to build a modern scalable infrastructure. You are a developer at heart, but possess a wide range of skills across networking, Linux sysadmin, configuration management, clustered datastores, cloud services and deployment technologies. You enjoy leading people, but are happiest getting into the weeds to make a difference.
The Platform Delivery team is a high-profile group that supports all Rapid7 products through dev tooling and cloud operations. We work directly with developers to ensure high uptime of our SaaS products. We strive to maintain a DevOps culture, empowering development while promoting security and reliability.
Engage with engineering teams to improve the lifecycle of services on our platform - from design to deployment to operations, monitoring, security, upgrade and maintenance
Optimize our SaaS platform for performance and cost effectiveness
Monitor and scale distributed services in AWS and clustered datastores such as Cassandra and event streaming platforms like Kafka
Participate in sustainable on-call incident response followed by blameless postmortems
Automate infrastructure through Terraform, Jenkins, Chef, Ansible and Docker/Kubernetes
Participate in the development of platform services to support the development community
Proactively identify gaps, propose and evaluate solutions, and execute on recommendations
Support strategic planning with designated practice team
Mentor, support, and grow junior members of the team
5+ years of experience scaling SaaS services and infrastructure
Experience leading development teams, driving projects forward, and prioritizing incoming work
Advanced networking and linux system administration skills
Goal-driven, positive attitude with strong communication skills
Proficient in AWS services, including EC2, RDS, EMR, VPC networking, S3, MSK, etc.
Working knowledge with one or more of: Terraform, CloudFormation, Jenkins, Artifactory, Chef, Ansible, Puppet
Passionate about developer experiences