Rackspace is seeking a talented Software Developer to design and develop large-scale enterprise services. As a software developer at Rackspace, you will be working in a high-energy team, writing great software by using the best software development practices in the industry today. Passion for all aspects of software development is a must.
This position is located in Blacksburg, VA, a town in southwest Virginia. Blacksburg, home of Virginia Tech, is nestled on a plateau between the Blue Ridge and Allegheny mountains. You’ll be doing world-class development for a cloud computing leader in a beautiful location with a temperate climate and very short commute time.
Translating functional requirements into conceptual and detailed designs; providing estimates for development effort; implementing proof of concept, prototypes and production-grade software; creating unit and acceptance tests; coordinating sign-off from QA/Test; automating deployment; and assisting Operations and Support staff in trouble-shooting software issues, as well as, implementing bug fixes. Depending on the assignment and level of responsibility, expertise, or working knowledge in multiple programming languages, technologies, and software platforms. Adheres to established coding and process best practices. Makes regular contribution to engineering standards and best practices. Develops own technical leadership skill by providing mentorship to others. Initiates ideas and acts upon ideas that result in indirect benefits. Ability to develop, adopt, and share quality improvement strategy. Initiates opportunity for collaborating outside of his/her team. Maintains a collaborative working relationship with others by seeking, using and giving feedback.
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