Rapid7: VP, Security Services
120 Causeway Street
Boston, MA 02114


Employee Testimonials

Helen Ackers Rapid7
Aniket Menon Rapid7

Company Description

Rapid7 is helping organizations around the globe advance securely. Our technology, services, and community-focused research simplify complexity for security teams, helping them reduce vulnerabilities, monitor for malicious behavior, investigate and shut down attacks, and automate routine tasks. With more than 7,400 customers across 120 countries, Rapid7 is a recognized leader in cybersecurity that has proudly earned numerous industry accolades and strong recognition for our technology and culture. Learn more at www.rapid7.com.

The Opportunity

The Vice President of Security Services is a highly visible and critical role reporting to our SVP of Customer Success & Services. It will provide a leadership opportunity for developing and leading Rapid7s SecOps Services strategies and consulting teams including Penetration Testing, Security Advisory, and Managed Services.

This person will build collaborative internal and external relationships to align Rapid7s Security Services solutions with market and customer requirements and to create innovative approaches to advance companies security with our expertise and guidance.

This is a unique opportunity for someone who wants to both grow services revenue as well as integrate security services into the core strategy for Rapid7 to advance companies security. If you are excited about the chance to be innovative, to build and lead next-generation security services, to participate in strategic business conversations with CIOs and CISOs, and to have an impact on advancing companies security programs, this may be the opportunity for you!

Essential Responsibilities

  • Develop and continuously evolve the Rapid7 SecOps Services strategy and supporting offerings to deliver improved security results for companies creating or optimizing their cybersecurity programs

  • Evolve and develop new services based on market needs particularly in cloud security and in support of Rapid7s SecOps strategy

  • Maintain an expert understanding of the Security market for both technology and services and track and respond to emerging security practices and needs

  • Build and foster excellent relationships with key stakeholders, maintaining alignment across teams including Sales, Marketing, Product and other Customer Success teams

  • Present to and engage with prospects, customers, and the security community at large, including C-level executives, both to continue to inform and evolve our security consulting practice and to drive awareness and services business

  • Lead and continue to develop a world-class team of security experts and consultants, supported by tooling, training, and processes to be successful in delivering high-quality results for customers

  • Provide leadership to delivery teams to achieve customer and business results including engagement quality, revenue growth, and margin

Job Requirements

  • 10+ years of experience in cyber or information security consulting and/or managed services, with at least 5 years in a leadership position.

  • Boston, MA; Austin, TX; or Arlington, VA location highly preferred, as well as the ability to travel 30-50%.

  • Desire to become an expert in all of Rapid7s services and strong knowledge in Rapid7 products. CISSP/ CISM certifications a plus.

  • Strong verbal, written, and visual communication and presentation skills with proven executive-level engagement and coaching.

  • Commitment to speaking and/or contributing content at conferences, trade shows, and industry events.

  • Education: Engineering / CS / MIS Degree (Bachelors minimum; graduate work preferred) or 15+ years of relevant industry experience.


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."