Software Engineer II - InsightCloudSec

Northern Ireland - Belfast


Northern Ireland - Belfast


Software Engineer II - InsightCloudSec

Are WE the right fit for YOU?:

Rapid7's Cloud Security practice is seeking an experienced Software Engineer to work on our InsightCloudSec product. Come help us build and scale the next iteration of our cloud security platform. Our team develops the frameworks and technologies that are at the core of the InsightCloudSec product: providing real time visibility and security posture management across all of the major cloud providers.  Learn more at

We take a customer centric approach to cloud security with clear and contextual insights into compliance, risk and exposure by bringing together data from all security dimensions -- configuration, runtime/behaviour, vulnerabilities, IAM, etc. -- to help customers close the security achievement gap. We're at an exciting point in our growth where there's ample opportunities to make a big impact in scaling the people, process and technology in service of that mission. We welcome passion and expertise around data quality, systems thinking and cutting through the noise to deliver great experiences to customers.   

We are looking for a dedicated Software Engineer to join our growing engineering team. This person should be an experienced software engineer who brings deep curiosity about all areas of technology, cloud technologies, automation, and finding simple solutions to complex problems. This individual will be responsible for contributing to the development of new innovative features of our cloud automation platform.  As a rapidly growing organisation we pride ourselves on providing opportunities for advancement to match your career aspirations.



  • Contributing to all phases of the software development life cycle utilizing Agile Scrum methodology.

  • Work with a cross-functional group to design and implement innovative features.

  • Assist with debugging, profiling, and testing code.

  • Collaborate internationally to make the world more secure.

  • Code, code, and more code!



  • 2-3 years of experience as a software developer with a demonstrable passion for the craft of software development, 

  • Working experience of one or more languages, preferably with Python, but any object-oriented language is welcomed

  • Hands-on experience with databases. 

  • Knowledge of public/private cloud computing technologies, e.g. one or more of Amazon Web Services, Google Cloud Platform, Microsoft Azure.

  • Self-motivated, collaborative, personable, and diligent work ethic.

  • BEng, BSc or related technical field or equivalent practical experience


Added Benefits You Can Expect From Us

  • Attractive Salary

  • Competitive Pension employer contribution

  • Company Shares plan

  • Brand new Modern Office in the heart of the City Centre

  • Generous holiday allowance

  • Flexible working

  • Health insurance for you and your family

  • Life and disability insurance

  • Budget for additional education/development/conferences

  • Enhanced Maternity/Paternity pay schemes

  • Healthy (and some unhealthy) snacks and drinks plus regular office breakfast and lunches

  • Monthly outings/Summer party/Christmas party

We strive to promote a culture of overall wellness within our offices and offer:

  • Qualified mental health first aiders on site

  • Access to online GP 24/7, 365 days a year

  • Free onsite mortgage advice to promote financial wellness

  • Sponsorship for sporting/charity events


Rapid7 (Nasdaq: RPD) is advancing security with visibility, analytics, and automation delivered through our Insight cloud. Our solutions simplify the complex, allowing security teams to work more effectively with IT and development to reduce vulnerabilities, monitor for malicious behaviour, investigate and shut down attacks, and automate routine tasks. Over 9,300 customers rely on Rapid7 technology, services, and research to improve security outcomes and securely advance their organisation. For more information, visit our website, check out our blog, or follow us on LinkedIn.