Rapid7: Technical Product Manager
120 Causeway Street
Boston, MA 02114

Employee Testimonials

Helen Ackers Rapid7
Aniket Menon Rapid7



Rapid7 is a leader in the security market. Its a portfolio of solutions designed to enable teams to identify and respond to security risks and fight off attacks. Most importantly, Rapid7 is a platform. The platform is what differentiates Rapid7 from all the other security vendors out there. The platform allows customers to collect all the data, be smarter than the bad guys and drive coordinated response across teams - IT, Security and Devops. The platform only delivers on its promise if it integrates with our customers environments. Those integrations must be well-designed, easy to deploy and supportable by Rapid.

You will work with internal Rapid7 teams and the companys growing Rapid7 partner network to ensure we prioritize integrations that drive the maximum market impact and service the broadest addressable market. This role is also critical is liaising with Technology Partners in determining their integrations use-cases and support needs as we build the biggest technology ecosystem! The scope of your responsibilities will grow as needed to make sure that you can succeed in your job and drive the maximum impact!

Job Responsibilities:

  • Participate in functional and technical requirements gathering and review

  • Lead architectural/design discussions with integration architects, product, and development teams to maximize overall opportunity

  • Work with the development team on an ongoing basis to deliver the planned stories with each release

  • Create and maintain the product backlog for specific integration related initiatives

  • Conduct planning sessions with the teams to prioritize work in upcoming sprints

  • Engage directly and daily with delivery teams to execute the project

  • Ensure product acceptance and readiness at key phases of the delivery cycle

  • Attend and lead design sessions with potential customers and technology partners

  • Own the certification process for partner integrations

  • Act as the main technical liaison between Rapid7 product/platform teams and partners when troubleshooting integration issues in the field

  • Build and maintain relationships with technical leaders in our partner organization to align roadmaps and changes that impact integrations.

  • Consult the alliances organization on integration best practices, and act as the key technical expert for the team

  • Document and communicate release artifacts and implications

Job Requirements:

  • You dont have to be a code-committing developer, but you do need demonstrated technical understanding of APIs, integration best practices, and a conversational understanding of development technologies. Concepts like JSON, CRUD, REST are right in your wheelhouse

  • If you read our API documentation, you would understand it and be able to explain it to others

  • You have held a technical role in a software company before or youve worked as a technical product manager

  • You genuinely like working cross-functionally, and can handle working with the respective teams various business motivations

  • You like learning about the technical environments of lots of different solutions

  • Youre cool and fun to hang out with

  • Your get shit done orientation is very high

Extra Credit:

  • You have worked in the security industry

  • You know Rapid7 products

  • You have actually built integrations. Any coding experience is definitely a plus

Why this is a good job...

  • You can impact one of Rapid7s most important challenges

  • You get to work with product teams and see real things get built

  • Its not boring. We move fast, break things (and then we fix them)

  • You will be at the forefront of innovation in the security industry

  • You get exposure to business and strategy at Rapid7

  • If you succeed here, you can pick from a lot of different jobs in the future


Employee Testimonials

James Green
Director of Engineering, Engineering, Software Development

"My favorite memory of being a 'Moose' is our first ever company-wide hackathon in Cambridge. After a fun–filled week for the company kick-off, we still managed to deliver, through the night, on some amazing ideas."

Brett Garofalo
Manager, Mid-Market Sales

"I am not a natural–born salesperson or leader. Rapid7 gave me the mentorship opportunities and leeway to develop those skillsets. Having the support of my management allowed me to take risks and learn from mistakes instead of being tentative and afraid to put myself out there."

Helen Ackers Rapid7
Helen Ackers
Marketing Specialist

"Every time you feel a little more comfortable with your job and what is expected from you, there is always something new to learn and something to add to the repertoire! I love this, it means every week I can see myself developing in my career."

Aniket Menon Rapid7
Aniket Menon
Manager, Enterprise Deployments

"I love the infectious energy and fast–paced nature of the job. Unrelenting progress towards becoming the #1 company in Cyber Security. The sheer number of Products and Services we have launched in the last two years is a staggering achievement."

Dennis Nahas Rapid7
Dennis Nahas
Systems Administrator

"The most fulfilling moments are seeing our products name dropped in the security press, knowing we all contributed to that."

Ashley Seamans Rapid7
Ashley Seamans
Director of Business Intelligence

"There's never a dull moment and always a new challenge to tackle. I have had the opportunity to work with people across the company on product launches, acquisitions, our global sales expansion and lots of new programs, each with its own hurdles but all equally rewarding."

Chris Wallace Rapid7
Chris Wallace
People Strategy Manager

"It's pretty cool to look around the room and know that I played a part in making all of that happen, and that I hopefully helped those people move into a role that they find really rewarding and exciting. Especially in a company where they in turn can have a big impact and take their careers to the next level. The fact that they are all good people, and that we all manage to have a bit of fun in the process, helps too."

Stephanie Philips Rapid7
Stephanie Philips
Counsel and Director, Contracts, Legal

"I love the truly collaborative team effort from everyone across the board – people are always willing to join an effort or a conversation to make a difference and find a solution, and they don't feel bound by their job descriptions or departmental functions if they have expertise that will help out a fellow Moose."

Roy Hodgman Rapid7
Roy Hodgman
Data Scientist

"I feel that [our core value for] continuous learning best represents me because it's been essential to my career here. There are no shortage of tools and techniques that can be applied to the projects I work on, and despite what I think I might know about the problem at hand, more often than not there are new and novel ways to approach it."