Senior People Development Specialist at Rapid7
Rapid7 (NASDAQ: RPD) 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 9000 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.Our Mission
By continuously improving our technology, stemming the creation of risk in the community, and making security more usable and accessible, Rapid7 enables technology professionals to gain the clarity, command, and confidence they need to safely drive innovation and protect against risk. Our product suite helps organizations to quickly predict, deter, detect, and remediate attacks and obstacles to productivity.The Opportunity
Join a momentum-building team as we drive personal and professional growth, insatiable curiosity, and innovative learning at Rapid7! You want in? People Development wants you!
Are you looking for…
Significant business impact, with visibility to employees at all levels of the organization? Check.
An invitation to create “next practice” solutions to meet learning and development needs. Check.
The chance to work with a hyper-growth company in the white-hot IT security sector where employees are empowered to take their career to the next level? Check.
As the People Development team, our passion is supporting the growth and development of our people so that they can bring out the best in themselves. We believe in providing the right learning at the right time for each individual employee to propel our company mission forward. We’re an ATD Best Award-winning team--because we take disciplined risks, raise the bar, and are laser-focused on creating innovative learning experiences! Following the "Best Practice" is not good enough. We aim to be the Best Practice and create career experiences of a lifetime. As we continue to evolve and grow as a company, Rapid7 is looking for an innovative leader to bring our commitment to the next level.
The Senior Learning & Development Specialist will collaborate with People Development and the broader People Strategy team to create and scale learning and training programs for employees at Rapid7, with a specific focus on our new hires. In short, you will be the driving force behind new hire onboarding, across the company, and partner with key stakeholders to iterate, evolve, and measure the impact of a world-class onboarding experience. As a Sr. Learning & Development Specialist, you will play an integral role in shepherding our core values, culture, and shared mission.
WHAT THE ROLE WILL LOOK AND FEEL LIKE:
Create and manage learning experiences from end to end, including all stages of program/curriculum design and delivery. Specifically, during a new hire’s first 90 days.
Partner with People Strategy and other business leaders to help design functional enablement.
Partner with People Development team members to ensure alignment across all employee learning programs.
Author new curriculum, as well as iterate and enhance existing content to support new hires to drive both business and customer impact and embody our core values.
Lead both live instructor-led and virtual trainings for new hires.
Co-train in conjunction with key stakeholders across the Rapid7 ecosystem.
Collect and analyze data/feedback to help iterate, scale, and propel learning momentum.
Evaluate the current state of learning programs and identify opportunities for change.
Demonstrate an amazing attitude -personable, approachable, and always eager to help.
Utilize Rapid7’s learning management system to manage program logistics when necessary (experience with Workday Learning is preferred).
Research, initiate, and manage third-party vendor relationships so that you may integrate new and innovative technologies.
a whiz at engaging learners
a critical thinker and problem solver
a guru at time management
a super organized, detail-oriented, rockstar project manager (particularly as curriculums and program objectives evolve)
possess a strong growth mindset (if we fail, we are resilient)
possess empathy, a sense of humor, and a desire to be part of a team
proactive and self-motivated
pretty awesome at both curriculum design and ILT delivery
passionate for continuous learning and “next” practices in the field
hungry for a fast-paced, change-oriented environment (the ability to pivot is essential)
so awesome at relationships that stakeholders line up to partner with you
not afraid to tackle tasks independently; however, “collaboration” is your middle name, and
super talented at both oral and written communication skills- you are always able to bring people along with you
Bottom line- you love to look at learning program design with a new lens, and you have a desire to scale our new hire onboarding experience. You embrace the opportunity to try new learning technologies, and last, but not least, you understand why employee learning modalities and differentiated instruction are significant in this role. You are ready to drive impact towards Rapid7’s shared mission. The role will require occasional travel within the US (less than 10%).
Additional qualifications include:
4+ years of program management experience, including 2+ years of curriculum development and ILT facilitation/teaching.
Previous LMS experience helpful, but not required.
Proficient with MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and the GSuite.
Master’s degree preferred; Bachelor’s degree required.