Sr Software Engineer, DevOps

Toronto, Canada

Location(s)

Toronto, Canada

Team(s)

Product & Engineering


Job Description
Job Description

At Rapid7, we're building a security analytics platform to help customers easily find, manage and reduce risk.  We seek a highly motivated technical leader to help ensure our platform is secure, reliable and available for thousands of customers that rely on it every day.

You are a problem solver, passionate about eliminating toil through development and automation.  Processing billions of daily events in the cloud excites you.  You are ready to partner with teams across a global organization to build a modern scalable infrastructure.  You are a developer at heart, but possess a wide range of skills across networking, Linux sysadmin, configuration management, clustered datastores, cloud services and deployment technologies.  You enjoy leading people, but are happiest getting into the weeds to make a difference.

The Platform Delivery team is a high-profile group that supports all Rapid7 products through dev tooling and cloud operations.  We work directly with developers to ensure high uptime of our SaaS products.  We strive to maintain a DevOps culture, empowering development while promoting security and reliability.  We're a global team with a local focus works alongside our Threat Exposure Management team to bring the next generation of security solutions to our customers. 

Responsibilities

  • Engage with other engineering teams to improve the lifecycle of services on our platform - from design to deployment to operation and maintenance 

  • Optimize our SaaS platform for performance and cost effectiveness 

  • Monitor and scale distributed services in AWS and clustered datastores such as Cassandra 

  • Participate in sustainable on-call incident response followed by blameless postmortems 

  • Automate infrastructure through Terraform or CloudFormation, Chef, and Docker/Kubernetes

  • Manage a small team of engineers

Requirements

  • 5+ years of experience scaling SaaS services and infrastructure 

  • Goal-driven, positive attitude with strong communication skills 

  • Proficient in AWS services, including EC2, RDS, EMR, VPC networking, S3, etc. 

  • Comfortable with one or more of: Python, Ruby, Javascript, Java, Bash 

  • Working knowledge with one or more of: Terraform, CloudFormation, Chef, Ansible, Puppet 

  • Passionate about developer experiences