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VP, Security Risk Services

Rapid7

Rapid7

United States · Boston, MA, USA
Posted on Saturday, January 27, 2024

VP, Security Risk Services

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!

About the Team
The Vice President of Security Risk Services is a highly visible and critical role reporting to our SVP of Service Delivery. It will provide a leadership opportunity for developing and leading Rapid7’s services strategies and consulting teams including Penetration Testing, Security Advisory, and Managed Application Security and Vulnerability Management Services.

About the Role
The VP of Security Risk Services will build collaborative internal and external relationships to align Rapid7’s Security Risk Services solutions with market and customer requirements and to create innovative approaches to advance companies’ security with our expertise and guidance.

In this role, you will:

  • Develop and continuously evolve the Rapid7 Security Risk 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 Rapid7’s extended Security Operations Center (SOC) 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, Customer Success, Marketing, Product and other Rapid7 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

The skills you’ll bring include:

  • 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; Tampa, FL; 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 Rapid7’s 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 (Bachelor’s minimum; graduate work preferred) or 15+ years of relevant industry experience.


We know that the best ideas and solutions come from multi-dimensional teams. That’s because these teams reflect a variety of backgrounds and professional experiences. If you are excited about this role and feel your experience can make an impact, please don’t be shy - apply today.

About Rapid7

At Rapid7, we are on a mission to create a secure digital world for our customers, our industry, and our communities. We do this by embracing tenacity, passion, and collaboration to challenge what’s possible and drive extraordinary impact.

Here, we’re building a dynamic workplace where everyone can have the career experience of a lifetime. We challenge ourselves to grow to our full potential. We learn from our missteps and celebrate our victories. We come to work every day to push boundaries in cybersecurity and keep our 11,000 global customers ahead of whatever’s next.

Join us and bring your unique experiences and perspectives to tackle some of the world’s biggest security challenges.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status or any other status protected by applicable national, federal, state or local law.