Learning Implementation Specialist

US - MA - Boston


US - MA - Boston


People Strategy

Rapid7 (NASDAQ: RPD) is helping 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 behavior, investigate and shut down attacks, and automate routine tasks. With more than 9000 customers across 120+ countries, Rapid7 is a recognized leader in cybersecurity that has proudly earned numerous industry accolades and strong recognition for our technology and culture. Learn more at www.rapid7.com.

Rapid7 is a company that prides itself on developing a culture of continuous learning and readying talent with the skills and knowledge needed now … and also the future.  Are you someone who wants to be part of driving this culture and seeing a direct impact that effective learning can have on our business?  Are you someone who comes from or seeks growth as a People Development professional?  Are you someone who is both operationally-minded but focused on an outstanding learner experience?

If you are interested in making  a difference in the development and engagement of our people (our “Moose”), join Rapid7's People Development (PD) team as a Learning Implementation Specialist.

In this role you will:

  • Partner with PD program leads/strategists to manage/ maintain Rapid7's learning portfolio & calendar

  • Support PD's needs analysis process and planning

  • Implement the set-up and follow-up on PD programs to ensure a seamless and frictionless experience for learners and support learning application/ accountability

  • Roll-up, analyze, and visualize learning program data

  • Manage / maintain R7's digital learning portfolio and vendors

  • Partner on effective engagement and marketing strategies to bridge our learners with our rich development resources and programs

  • Liaise with various People Strategy leads and HRIS to support data and technology platforms

  • Design & create digital learning (micro-learning) to embed into L&D programs and marketing materials

  • Leverage our learning platform (WorkDay learning) to set-up programs and learning tracks to optimize the learning experience

  • Uncover and recommend approaches to better engage and, in some cases, automate our L&D processes

  • Partner with the PD team to create visually appealing and easily digestible content that reflects Rapid7's world-class branding.

  • Explore a variety of potential learning technologies that we can leverage to drive learning impact 

  • Manage L&D vendors and internal stakeholders/ subject matter experts for content creation and program implementation

  • When needed, help facilitate our best-in-class continuous learning, onboarding and emerging talent programs

The skills you will bring::

  • Learning and/or event management experience (with a focus on hybrid learning)

  • Implementation of learning/ education programs

  • Research skills to support curriculum design and development

  • Project/ program management

  • Excellent data skills including compilation, analysis and synthesis to tell a story and make informed decisions through data

  • Customer service to provide outstanding service to our internal learners

  • Collaboration to effectively work with and influence team members and stakeholders

  • Guru of organization and time Management

  • An eye for detail

  • Ability to operationalize and streamline processes

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

The “YOU” you will bring:

  • Energy to work in a fast-paced environment, independently when necessary

  • Comfortable pivoting/shifting when needed

  • A growth mindset and passion for continuous learning - receptive to feedback and coaching conversations.

  • Strong self-awareness and ability to advocate to support one's growth and development.

  • Ability to handle confidential or sensitive information appropriately (as necessary).

  • An interest in helping people have the career experience of a lifetime!

Nice to haves:

  • Working knowledge of graphic design and media development tools

  • Working knowledge of digital learning tools (e.g., Articulate Rise)

  • Working knowledge of LMS administration (WorkDay is a plus)

  • Budget tracking & administration

  • Learning needs analysis experience

  • Facilitation/ trainer experience

What's in it for you?

  • Generous company share plan (We've one of 2021's top cybersecurity growth stocks)

  • Extensive benefits package


At Rapid7, we know that the best ideas and solutions come from diverse teams who represent a variety of backgrounds and professional experiences. If you are excited about this role and feel you meet most of the core requirements to do the job, please don't be shy - apply today.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.