• Senior Software Developer - ObjectRocket

    Location(s) US-TX-Austin
    Req #
    35568
    Category
    Software Development
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    Overview & Responsibilities

    ObjectRocket by Rackspace is looking for a Software Engineer to help build the next generation of Database-as-a-Service. Our web application for managing, monitoring, and backing up data on the ObjectRocket platform currently operates thousands of nodes with petabytes of data daily. We’re looking for developers at this level to be part of a talented, mission driven team, that is building powerful tools which greatly increase customer success.

    Our mission is to disrupt the market with a completely new product class. One where developers can finally forget about the back end data source and focus on building compelling products. By focusing on open source solutions, unparalleled specialist expertise, and the industry’s best cloud database platform we enable customers to experience levels of data management ease and understanding never before seen.

    Ultimately, we improve by an order of magnitude the way developers store, retrieve, and manage data.

     

    Qualifications

    Responsibilities and Opportunities:

    • Architect, build, and maintain scalable systems, services, and products
    • Maintain and grow current products with a vision toward how the product and architecture should evolve to adapt to new customer needs
    • Participate in regular code reviews of peers and be open to pairing when necessary
    • Stay up-to-date with modern product development including libraries, tools, browser support and frameworks
    • Collaborate with the team on new conventions, libraries and tools to adopt

    Required Qualifications:

    • A strong sense of product ownership and thrives in a fast-paced, iterative environment
    • Strong Python skills
    • Messaging systems – SNS/SQS, RabbitMQ, ApacheMQ, Apache Kafka
    • Experience building elastic, scalable APIs / microservices
    • Experience building solutions with AWS, GCE, Heroku, Azure, etc.
    • Exceptional problem-solving skills
    • Know how to write, deploy, and test for your code
    • Working knowledge of MongoDB
    • Working knowledge of Elasticsearch
    • Deploying containerized Docker systems
    • Familiar with using GitHub, Jenkins, Circle-CI, and ci/cd tools – we use GitHub extensively
    • You’re a polyglot, love using the right tool for the job, and can explain why

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • ETL, data warehouse
    • Experience working with websockets and asynchronous data flow
    • Experience working with MongoDB, Redis, Elasticsearch or other NoSQL databases
    • Go, Java, Ruby, Javascript
    • An entrepreneurial spirit / business sense

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