Senior Software Engineer

| Austin

Job Overview

We are in Austin, Texas building and maintaining Metasploit, the world’s best penetration testing project and now we are looking for a rock star senior software engineer who can help us build the next generation offensive security products

As a core member of the offensive security engineering team, you will have the following opportunities to excel and grow in your career

  • Participate in quarterly/yearly hackathons winning awesome prizes
  • Get nominated to represent Rapid7 at various security conferences like BSides, Blackhat, and DerbyCon
  • Work on your own interesting moose tank projects to earn mighty bonuses!


  • Implement highly scalable SaaS solutions with high performing APIs and microservices
  • Build services that can support both internal and external integrations ingesting security scan events and threat alerts from various products
  • Build modern web applications using the latest UI frameworks like ReactJS
  • Works closely with devs, and product owners to refine software requirements and provide feedback on user scenarios
  • Deliver quality code following best practices of Test driven development
  • Participate in a team environment acting as an enabler and driving the team to success

Job Requirements

  • 5+ years of software development experience
  • Proficient in OO programming with Java, Ruby, or similar language
  • Hands on experience with unix/linux/osx command line tools
  • Passionate to learn about vulnerability detection, enumeration, threat intelligence, and incident detection
  • Familiarity with JSON, NoSQL and traditional RDBMS systems
  • Posses a positive attitude and works well in a team
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9606 N. Mopac Expy. Suite 220, Austin, TX 78759
9606 N. Mopac Expy. Suite 220, Austin, TX 78759

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