Sr. Cloud Software Developer
Req #: 20323
Category: Software Development
Rackspace® (NYSE: RAX) is the global leader in hybrid cloud and founder of OpenStack®, the open-source operating system for the cloud. Hundreds of thousands of customers look to Rackspace to deliver the best-fit infrastructure for their IT needs, leveraging a product portfolio that allows workloads to run where they perform best—whether on the public cloud, private cloud, dedicated servers, or a combination of platforms. The company's award-winning Fanatical Support® helps customers successfully architect, deploy, and run their most critical applications. Headquartered in San Antonio, TX, Rackspace operates data centers on four continents. Rackspace is featured on Fortune's list of 100 Best Companies to Work For.
Overview & Responsibilities
We are looking for a Software Developer to work on large scale distributed systems.
- Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science
- At least five years of professional software development experience
- Successful prior implementations of performant, large scale web applications utilizing REST APIs
- REST API Design experience
- Solid interpersonal skills with a demonstrated ability to work as a productive member of a fast-paced, tight-knit team
- Proficiency in Python or Ruby software development on Linux platforms
- System administration skills on Linux
- Experience on Cloud platforms such as Rackspace, OpenStack, or Amazon AWS
- NoSQL database experience on a platform such as Cassandra or MongoDB
- Familiarity with open, scalable frameworks and tools such as HAProxy and Redis
- Experience with multi-threaded applications
- Knowledge of secure programming concepts (e.g., cryptography and threat modeling)
- Relational database experience
- Experience in open source development
Equal Employment Opportunity Policy: Rackspace is committed to offering equal employment opportunity without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, military status, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any other legally protected characteristic.
The above information has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this classification. It is not designed to contain or to be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of the employee assigned to this job.
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