Lead Software Engineer - InsightConnect

Northern Ireland - Belfast


Northern Ireland - Belfast


Lead Engineer (Management Track) - InsightConnect

The modern world faces many security challenges. As cyberattacks become more sophisticated, it has never been more important for our security professionals to be freed from rudimentary and recurring manual tasks and allowed to focus on complex threats. This is where InsightConnect steps in.

InsightConnect is Rapid7's Orchestration, Automation and Response product. It represents a significant investment in the Insight platform and will automate the response to high volume alerts and threats across every Insight product.

What you'll do

  • Be accountable for delivering high value features on a continuous and predictable basis.

  • Be accountable for developing engineers (up to a maximum of 6) with direct line management responsibility.

  • Work with a Tech Lead, Product Manager, Product Designer and Software Engineers to solve customer problems.

  • Train to become an engineering manager in the future.

  • Contribute code to new and existing well architected services.

  • Help shape and define our standards and best practices.

  • Work with technologies such as Go, Postgres, Redis, Docker, Kubernetes, Terraform and AWS. Experience in all of these is not immediately required. We look to invest in people!

  • Be excited to learn, and motivated to teach. 

  • Communicate regularly to stakeholders.

What you'll bring

  • You! you'll bring your perspective, knowledge, outlook and experiences to the table and be supported to realise your ambition

  • Experience mentoring developers, not necessarily through direct line management

  • High proficiency working on high volume backend systems in one of Go, Python, Java or C#

  • Experience working with Docker, K8s and AWS, ideally in a production environment

  • Experience with source control preferably GIT

  • A positive attitude and flexibility to thrive in a high-growth, evolving environment

  • A track record of successfully delivering complex software engineering projects. You've built software “from scratch”, all the way from inception to use by an active customer

What we Offer

  • Attractive salary

  • Attractive pension employer contribution

  • Company share plan

  • Generous holiday allowance

  • Flexible working

  • Health insurance for the whole family

  • Life and disability insurance

  • Budget for additional education/development/conferences

  • Enhanced parental pay schemes

  • Healthy snacks and drinks plus regular office breakfast and lunches

  • Monthly outings, Summer party, Christmas party

  • Cycle to work scheme