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Software Development & Design
Junior Software Engineer
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Rapid7 | El Segundo, CA
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Job Description

Company Overview:

Rapid7 is the leading provider of unified vulnerability management and penetration testing solutions and one of the fastest growing software companies in the U.S., growing by over 2,000% in the past five years.

Our Nexpose and Metasploit products help organizations to improve their security posture by providing actionable insights into the real threats from vulnerabilities across their IT infrastructure

Rapid7 has been recognized with numerous industry accolades including being voted the Best Place to Work by the Boston Business Journal (Mid Sized Category), Boston Globe's Best Places to Work, Inc. 500, Deloitte's Fast 500, Info Security Products Guide Tomorrow's Technology Today Award, Network Products Guide Best Products and Services Award, and an SC Magazine Award.

Job Overview:

We are looking for an ambitious Software Engineer to join our engineering team and help wow our customers. If you are a passionate problem solver with the ability to adapt and deliver within a team environment then this is the place for you. We encourage experimentation and thinking outside of the box, valuing those who have a healthy disregard for the status quo.

As a software engineer, you will design and implement cutting edge features on a quickly growing, revenue producing, top notch security product. You will work closely with a cross-functional team to determine what we do and how we do it. The bottom line…you will be key to simplifying security and creating raving fans for our products.

Job Responsibilities:

Be a contributing member of a cross-functional team in charge of delivering new features on our flagship product Nexpose
Interact with product owners and customers to understand the requirements before building a new feature Participate with scrum team to plan and execute on a team built on agile values Drive towards delivery of those commitments throughout the iteration and raise risks early Develop, unit-test, and debug code in line with Rapid7's standards and processes Participate in code reviews, test plan reviews, and doc reviews Be open to learning new technologies and new problem domains

Job Qualifications:

Demonstrated mastery of OOP and design patterns Demonstrated English language communication skills, both written and spoken Experience testing your own code with automated test frameworks Demonstrated experience collaborating with product owners, customers and stakeholders to build software that meets customer needs Proven experience in problem-solving with little supervision Strong and broad Java core technical knowledge Knowledge of relational (PostgreSQL, MySQL, etc.) databases Bachelor's degree in Computer Science/Engineering or comparable experience/knowledge of fundamentals

Job Plusses:

Security Domain expertise Ruby experience


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About Rapid7

Rapid7 is the leading provider of security risk intelligence solutions. Rapid7's integrated vulnerability management and penetration testing products, Nexpose and Metasploit, empower organizations to obtain accurate, actionable and contextual intelligence into their threat and risk posture. Rapid7's solutions are being used by more than 1,700 enterprises and government agencies in more than 65 countries worldwide, while the Company's free products are downloaded more than one million times per year and enhanced further by over 125,000 security community users and contributors. Rapid7 has been recognized as one of the fastest growing security companies by Inc. Magazine and as a "Top Place to Work" by the Boston Globe.