Senior Software Engineer

Northern Ireland - Belfast


Northern Ireland - Belfast


Product & Engineering

Senior Software Engineer - VRM


Are WE the right fit for YOU?:

When you join the herd, you become part of something much bigger than just your title and role. We are not only committed to supporting and trusting one another, but we advocate for diverse thinking and strive to cultivate a workforce that mirrors the best minds around the world as well as the security community we serve. With a strong diversity of mindset, we can push the boundaries of our thinking and pursue our goals of continuous innovation and secure advancement for all. Even when the going gets tough, we band together as #OneMoose.

You're probably wondering why we call ourselves Moose. Well think about it… What's the singular form of Moose? Moose. What's the plural form of Moose? It's also Moose! This theme epitomises our amazing culture - regardless of your role, whether you're an individual contributor or work in a group, we're all one team and we're all One Moose. Interested in learning more about our awesome culture? Check out our #Rapid7Life!   


Learn more about your next opportunity:


As a member of the InsightVM Coverage team in Belfast, Northern Ireland you will help contribute in building the best vulnerability management solution in the industry. We employ a mix of red team and blue team mindsets and marry them with scalable automation to expand our coverage portfolio.  With creative and innovative measures, we produce the fuel to help organisations get an understanding of their overall security posture. We are looking for the brightest and most passionate software engineers/security researchers to lead the charge as we continue to revolutionise and innovate the information security industry. 


How you'll contribute:

  • Give our customers peace of mind by expanding and adapting our ability to provide security expertise through InsightVM/Nexpose that aligns with the realities of a constantly-changing security landscape

  • Evolve software and services detection frameworks

  • Improve code quality of in-house systems to reduce end-to-end time for the creation and testing of artefacts of the coverage portfolio

  • Collaborate with teams across the globe as well as with your team-mates.

  • Work with open source projects


We want you to be as successful as possible! Here's what you should have:

  • 4+ years object-oriented design & programming, preferably Java

  • Git

  • Build tools, maven/ gradle

  • CI/CD tools such as Jenkins

  • Test Driven Development and  Behavior driven Development

  • Experience with Unix based operating systems

  • Proficient with XML, JSON, and Regular Expressions

  • Experience with one or more of: Python, Ruby, Bash


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.