Software Engineer I

Belfast, United Kingdom


Belfast, United Kingdom


Information Technology

Job Overview:

Do you love solving complex problems with technology? Rapid7 are looking for accomplished engineers to join our Belfast office to help build our cloud based product portfolio with a proven track record of delivery. An interest in security problems is helpful, but a great attitude and an open mind is even more essential.

Working on our SIEM product you will be building backend services capable of handling security events from a huge range of devices to help our customers identify suspicious activity within their network.

What you'll do:

  • Design and implement services to handle security event sources using Java, Spring, OSGI, AWS
  • A self starter, comfortable in a fast-paced environment
  • On top of core Java platform you will find yourself involved with new and emerging technologies, solving problems that haven't been solved before
  • Contribute in a cross-functional scrum team to deliver new features on a continuous basis using Agile methodologies
  • Actively engage in overall quality engineering through TDD, integration testing and code reviews.

What you'll bring:

  • Recent relevant experience in agile software development using Java  
  • Strong development practices in a rapidly-shipping, Agile team (writing and maintaining clean, readable and testable code and supporting documentation)
  • A willingness to learn and grow your coding skill set and career!
  • Comfortable driving new concepts/technologies to peers
  • Enthusiastic about technology and desire to solve complex business problems
  • Experience within an Agile environment with CI/CD development pipelines

What's in it for you:

  • Experience being in a team pushing the boundaries of software security, network security and cloud technologies
  • Be at the forefront of keeping our customers environments safe from attacks and breaches
  • Be part of a great technical environment integrating with an ever evolving array of systems analysing their security events


  • Attractive Salary
  • Competitive Pension employer contribution
  • Company Shares plan
  • Generous holiday allowance
  • Flexible working and the option to work from home
  • Health insurance for you and your family
  • Life and disability insurance
  • Budget for additional education/development
  • Enhanced Maternity/Paternity pay schemes
  • Healthy (and some unhealthy) snacks and drinks plus regular office breakfast and lunches
  • Monthly outings, Summer party, Christmas/holiday party
  • 50% off gym membership

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