Many Rapid7 customers rely on Metasploit Pro to keep their businesses and clients safe by revealing viable attack surfaces and current security posturing. Were looking for a Metasploit senior software engineer to join our ranks! As a Metasploit engineer, youll be a part of a team dedicated to moving Metasploit Pro forward, and youll also have the opportunity to work on the worlds most popular (and open-source) exploitation framework: Metasploit Framework!
Opportunities working with Metasploit
As a member of our cross-functional team working on Metasploit Pro, your contributions will be instrumental to the teams (and our customers) success. You will participate in planning discussions, guide more junior developers, and offer your thoughts on ways we might improve both product and process.
Youll also have some involvement with Metasploit Framework and the Rapid7 teams and worldwide community who contribute to it. This includes unique opportunities to connect with the Metasploit (and security, at-large) community, including annual events like the Metasploit Community CTF, contributor hackathon, and Open Source Security Meetup.
Desirable Soft Skills
Willingness to learn and dig into code. Not everything is spelled out, but everything is discoverable.
Ability to learn and evaluate new technologies quickly. Youre comfortable with experimentation and uncertainty.
Ability to work asynchronously and directly with co-workers from around the world.
Capacity to keep yourself accountable and assume positive intent in the actions of others.
Desire to focus on outcomes (not just checking the boxes) and ability to see things from the users point-of-view.
Interest in hacking and hacker culture is a plus. You are curious about how things work and willing to figure it out.
Desirable Technical Skills
Conversant in distributed project development. You can review, merge, and rebase with aplomb.
Well versed in dependency management and its best practices.
Understanding of how the Internet works, routing, and infrastructure. Interest in modern networking and deployment tooling, such as Kubernetes, AWS, Vagrant, and Docker are a plus.
Experience with Metasploit Framework is a plus. You understand what its for, how to use it, and have opinions on how to make it better.
Have you contributed to open source projects? Written purpose-built tools that made your life easier? Show us what youre passionate about, where your curiosity lies, and how youve tried to pull things together to solve problems for yourself and others!