Software developer, private cloud engineering

United States - Remote

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DescriptionThe Platform Experience group in the Rackspace Solutions and Strategy (RSS) organization is looking for talented engineers to help build our next generation private cloud platform. As a developer in our team, you will be responsible for building cutting-edge applications & services that deliver innovative outcomes to our customers. You will leverage the best of modern cloud native components, building solutions that are operationally robust and impressively scalable.  How We Work Our customer and internal-facing platforms are powered by microservices, including event-driven and HTTP APIs. Our services are fronted with a suite of modern JavaScript applications. We own the full stack of each service from application logic to infrastructure and we are operationally responsible for the services we run. We practice continuous integration and delivery, deploying our services to production hundreds of times a day.  We continuously evaluate new technologies to assess their fit within our solutions, so a strong desire to learn is a must. Experience with the technologies we work with today is a plus but not essential. We are committed to delivering excellence and every team member has to be comfortable taking ownership of the quality of their applications through testing to production. ResponsibilitiesContribute to the development of application featuresDocument feature requests and bug reportsReview, test, debug, and comment on task deliverablesProvide operational application supportRequirementsTwo years or more of applied experience coding in an object-oriented language (Python preferred).Two years or more of applied experience working in a *NIX (OSX/Linux/BSD) environmentWorking understanding of HTTP REST based web application architecture.Strong skills in debugging, performance optimization, and unit / integration testing.Ability to execute with limited assistance from senior engineers.Ability to work effectively in a globally distributed team of engineers.Ability to write maintainable, well tested software.Strong communication skills (both written and verbal).Highly desirable skillsAWS expertise (Lambda, Dynamo, EC2, ECS, S3, etc)Experience with container technologies (Docker, LXC)Experience with Github Actions or CircleCIExperience with vSphere or vCloud DirectorUnderstanding of continuous delivery workflow.Competence with multiple languages and technologies (Python, Javascript, Go, Java, etc).Creative approach to problem solving and good analytical skills.Ability to quickly adapt to projects that require taking initiative and developing new expertise.
About Rackspace TechnologyWe are the multicloud solutions experts. We combine our expertise with the world’s leading technologies — across applications, data and security — to deliver end-to-end solutions. We have a proven record of advising customers based on their business challenges, designing solutions that scale, building and managing those solutions, and optimizing returns into the future. Named a best place to work, year after year according to Fortune, Forbes and Glassdoor, we attract and develop world-class talent. Join us on our mission to embrace technology, empower customers and deliver the future.  More on Rackspace TechnologyThough we’re all different, Rackers thrive through our connection to a central goal: to be a valued member of a winning team on an inspiring mission. We bring our whole selves to work every day. And we embrace the notion that unique perspectives fuel innovation and enable us to best serve our customers and communities around the globe. We welcome you to apply today and want you to know that we are committed to offering equal employment opportunity without regard to age, color, disability, gender reassignment or identity or expression, genetic information, marital or civil partner status, pregnancy or maternity status, military or veteran status, nationality, ethnic or national origin, race, religion or belief, sexual orientation, or any legally protected characteristic. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know.  Position is available for remote work in the following states unless otherwise specified. Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming.
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