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Software Developer - Rackspace Private Cloud, United States

Software Developer - Rackspace Private Cloud, United States

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Software Development

Job Overview

Overview & Responsibilities

As a Rackspace Private Cloud (RPC) integration developer, you will incorporate open source solutions to support our organizational vision: To become the preferred brand for consuming complex open source infrastructure, as-a-Service, delivering industry-leading simplicity, efficiency, and reliability.


Our team directly supports the mission by integrating and improving upstream open source projects for deployment to our private cloud products.



  • Integrate new and existing open source projects into RPC code base
  • Develop automation and testing to improve efficiency and reliability of RPC software deployments
  • Investigate reported bugs and provide upstream project fixes
  • Provide feedback and reviews of contributions from upstream and downstream teams
  • Engage with distributed team members via Slack, github, Jira, email and video calls



We're looking for candidates with:

  • BS degree in a technology related field required and 5+ years of experience in software development, engineering, testing, or a related field
  • Upstream OpenStack development experience
  • Solid Python development experience
  • Solid Ansible development experience
  • CI/CD experience (e.g. gate testing, Jenkins)
  • Application deployment experience within cloud environments
  • Excellent written and verbal skills


With bonus qualifications like:

  • Knowledge of messaging technologies (e.g. RabbitMQ, Kafka)
  • Document and relational databases (e.g. Mongo, MySQL)
  • Linux operating system internals
  • Virtualized network experience

If you are:

  • Excited about using open source technologies to create world class products consumed by fortune 500 companies
  • Are a strong software developer with solid Linux engineering skills and a passion for cloud technologies
  • Interested in working remotely while contributing to team goals


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