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Software Developer in Test - Global Sales Enablement

Software Developer in Test - Global Sales Enablement

Req # 
35149
Location(s) 
US-TX-San Antonio
US-TX-Austin
Category 
Quality Engineering, Software Development

Job Overview

Overview & Responsibilities

Rackspace is looking for Software Developers in Test (SDT) to join our Quality Engineering Organization.  As a SDT you will be given the responsibility of writing test automation for Salesforce in our Cloud Global Sales Enablement product line.  In this role you will write test code using Python.

 

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!

 

This position is based in San Antonio or Austin, although, consideration will be given for exceptional remote candidates.

 

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
  • Participates in code reviews
  • Collaborates with other quality and development engineers to build, evolve, and maintain a scalable continuous build and deployment pipeline
 

Qualifications

Required Experience/Skills:

  • Demonstrated intermediate or above knowledge with Python
  • 3-5 years of development test automation experience
  • Bachelors degree required.  Preferred in Computer Science or technical related degree
  • 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
  • Experience with Linux, such as Red Hat or Ubuntu and/or Windows
  • Demonstrated intermediate knowledge of Unix shell scripting
  • Strong knowledge of Salesforce a must have
  • 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
  • Basic knowledge of open source tools such as curl, JMeter
  • Medium to Strong knowledge of continuous integration and delivery concepts
  • Ability to create technical documentation
  • Knowledge of performance, load, and stress testing desirable
  • 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 knowledge of Cloud computing concepts
  • Working knowledge of object oriented programming
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Strong time management skills
  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills

 

Desired Experience/Skills:

  • Strong understanding of software/testing methodologies such as TDD
  • Experience working in Cloud computing

 

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