Lead Software Engineer - VRM

US - CA - Los Angeles


US - CA - Los Angeles


Product & Engineering

Lead Software Engineer

The Mission

As cybercriminals become more sophisticated, we need to provide simple, yet powerful solutions to help our customers defend their digital environments. Are you up for the challenge?

Job Overview

Join the SecOps software revolution at Rapid7, building amazing user experiences with the latest technologies. As a member of the InsightVM team you will help build the best vulnerability management solution in the industry. We are looking for the brightest and most passionate software engineers to lead the charge as we continue to innovate and revolutionise the information security industry. The ideal candidate is a creative problem solver with passion and hunger to make an impact.

Who We Are

Rapid7 helps 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 behaviour, investigate and shut down attacks, and automate routine tasks. With more than 9,000 customers across 120 countries, Rapid7 is a recognised leader in cybersecurity that has proudly earned numerous industry accolades and strong recognition for our technology and culture.

Job Requirements

  • Build scalable services to ingest security and network data

  • Bring all your creativity and engineering skills to have our customers not just use our products, but also to love them and redefine the way they think about security

  • Collaborate with UX experts, product management and the rest of a very energetic, diverse and passionate organisation to build the best experience possible for our customers in an agile environment utilising cutting-edge technologies

The Tools

  • BS/MS in Computer Science (or equivalent experience)

  • Experience in Object-Oriented programming with Java or similar language

  • Experience developing in cloud based microservices architecture for large scale data processing

  • Participate in all facets of the SDLC (from the initial concept to the final release)

  • Review code and technical documents

  • Contribute to our quality focused environment with new unit & functional tests

  • Strong communication skills

  • Experience with Relational and/or NoSql databases a plus

  • Experience with the following a plus but not required: Amazon EMR or similar, Apache Parquet, Java 8+ experience


  • Yearly budget for additional education/development

  • Book club, lunch and learns and a culture of continual learning

  • Unlimited Paid Time Off (that you can actually use)

  • Yearly company sponsored community service opportunities

  • Flexible work arrangements with brand new modern office space and stand up desks

  • Snacks, drinks, and occasional lunches and happy hours