The Cloud Office R&D department is looking for a senior software developer be help build the engines that run Fanatical Support at Rackspace that will be used by hundreds of Rackspace Support Rackers servicing millions of customers. You will be responsible for design and building solutions that solve complex support issues across multiple product offerings at Rackspace.
At Rackspace, you will have the opportunity to work with a variety of open source solutions and programming languages. You will also work as part of an Agile team of software developers, systems engineers and testers, designing and developing solutions using the best engineering practices in the industry.
This position is located in Blacksburg, VA, a town in southwest Virginia nestled on a plateau between the Blue Ridge and Allegheny mountains, and is the home of Virginia Tech. You’ll be doing world-class development for a cloud computing leader in a beautiful location with a temperate climate and very little commute time. Relocation is available for this position.
As we constantly improve our services, our product developers need to test code in clean environments. Right now we're spinning up 100,000 systems a year for testing alone. You'll help us right-size our environments to maximize value from our Infrastructure.
As a Software Developer, your job is:
Knowledge needed to perform Software Developer job:
Proficient in Python software development on Linux platforms
Experience on Cloud platforms such as Rackspace, OpenStack, or Amazon AWS
NoSQL database experience on a platform such as Cassandra or MongoDB
Relational database experience with databases such as MySQL or Postgres
Familiarity with open, scalable frameworks and tools such as HAProxy and Redis
Experience with multi-threaded applications
Knowledge of secure programming concepts
Experience in open source development
Experience with Github or similar code repository systems
Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science
5 years of professional software development experience
Solid interpersonal skills with a demonstrated ability to work as a productive member of a fast-paced, tight-knit team