• Software Developer in Test - IT Billing

    Location(s) US-TX-San Antonio | US-TX-Austin
    Req #
    Quality Engineering, Software Development
  • Overview & Responsibilities

    Rackspace is looking for Software Developers in Test (SDT) to join our Quality Engineering Organization.  As a SDT II you will be given the responsibility of writing test automation for Billing Services Team in our Cloud IT-Billing product line.  In this role you will write test code using Python, Java, Ruby or C++.


    Our Quality Engineering Organization brings engineering talent to the forefront and works closely with development to continuously deliver code to our customers that is reliable, scalable, and functional.  We are looking for technical development engineers that have experience in testing and who will help us continue our mission of providing a high quality experience for our customers, while working in a collaborative, dynamic and fun environment. 


    If you like being challenged and want to continue to learn and grow while bringing your best every single day – then being an SDT at Rackspace is for you.  Join us at a company that has an award-winning culture and a set of core values that you can stand behind.  Come to Rackspace and be a Quality Engineering Racker!



    Job Complexity:

    • Writes and executes automated test scripts using a pre-defined framework
    • Writes positive and negative smoke and regression test scripts to test product functionality and integration with dependencies
    • Tests APIs, user interfaces, web services and/or web applications
    • Writes performance, load, and stress tests utilizing a pre-defined framework
    • Participates in code reviews
    • Participates in code reviews
    • Collaborates with other quality and development engineers to build, evolve, and maintain a scalable continuous build and deployment pipeline



    Required Experience/Skills:

    • 3-5 years of development test automation experience
    • BS in Computer Science or technical related degree or equivalent experience
    • Must possess the ability to understand new concepts quickly, and apply them accurately through an evolving, dynamic environment
    • Strong knowledge of web protocols, networking, and systems
    • Demonstrated intermediate knowledge of one of the following languages: Python, Ruby, Java, or C++
    • Experience with Linux, such as Red Hat or Ubuntu and/or Windows
    • Demonstrated intermediate knowledge of Unix shell scripting
    • Strong understanding of XML, XSD, JSON, WSDL, and SOAP
    • Demonstrated intermediate knowledge of a UI automation tool such as Selenium, QTP, or Silk
    • Ability to refactor code and participate in iterative development
    • Ability to create technical documentation
    • Strong knowledge of performance, load, and stress testing
    • Experience working within an agile development process (Scrum, XP, Kanban, etc.) from the test design, test automation, and execution perspective
    • Ability to analyze and translate requirements and development stories into test scripts
    • Strong working knowledge of QA processes and methodologies
    • Strong working knowledge of Oracle BRM product
    • Working knowledge of object oriented programming
    • Strong attention to detail
    • Strong written and verbal communication skills
    • Strong interpersonal skills
    • Strong problem solving and analytical skills


    Desired Experience/Skills:

    • Strong understanding of software/testing methodologies such as TDD