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Software Developer III( Python + React)

RackspaceRemote; IndiaFull-time$110k - $250k*Jul 12, 2023
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Software Developer III
Storage and Backup Development
Job Profile Summary
The Software Developer III uses initiative and standard programming practices to design, develop and maintain applications and services. Provides a high level of technical support through the ownership of complex solutions that enable Rackspace to better serve our internal and external customers. Applies creative problem-solving techniques to identify the source of problems and propose solutions while communicating with stakeholders.

Career Level
•    Requires working knowledge and experience in own job discipline and broadens capabilities
•    Continues to build knowledge of the company, processes and customers
•    Performs a range of assignments related to job discipline
•    Uses learned and prescribed guidelines or processes in analyzing situations
•    Receives a moderate level of guidance and direction

Critical Competencies
•    Systems Thinking: Coordinates bringing together different stakeholders with varied perspectives to develop solutions to issues, and contributes own suggestions
•    Idea Creation: Points out problems with old technologies, applications, and processes to create effective solutions

Key Responsibilities
•    Develop and implement system enhancements that will improve the capabilities, performance, and reliability of automations
•    Define, design, and implement automated solutions
•    Build and support automations for deployment, diagnostics, and remediations run on customer devices including bulk and on demand solutions for end-user use
•    Create testing plans and test against and document automation scripts and programs
•    Design and develop automation scripts and programs in support of Rackspace and its customers
•    Create a series of automated actions that will allow for faster deployments and service restoration for internal facing systems and tools
•    Develop against current versions of the platforms supported by Rackspace
•    Contribute new and alternate ideas, approaches, and designs to evolve own feature area or to solve problems encountered in own feature area
•    Focus on a specific feature area or componen
t•    Influences functionalities that make broad contribution to our product and service offerings
•    Work within team to ensure projects and goals are being communicated and to reduce duplication of efforts

Person Specification Knowledge
•    Proficient development competency in Python programming language
•    Proficient knowledge of python libraries including Flask, Celery
•    Proficient knowledge of datastores including MySQL, MongoDB, Redis
•    Proficient knowledge of Front End development using React
•    Proficient knowledge of developer supporting tools such as various VCS (GitHub, Git, etc.)
•    Proficient knowledge working with CI/CD pipelines (Jenkins, Travis, etc.) and version control systems such as Git.
•    Proficient knowledge of Project Management/Agile methodologies
•    Proficient knowledge of Kubernetes and its use in a production environment

•    Passionate about technology and has a desire to constantly expand technical knowledge
•    Ability to resolve a wide range of issues in imaginative as well as practical ways
•    Detail-oriented in documenting information and practice good follow through techniques
•    Able to handle multiple tasks and prioritize work under pressure
•    Demonstrate sound problem-solving skills coupled with a desire to take on responsibility
•    Strong written and verbal communication skills, both highly technical and non-technical
•    Ability to make appropriate decisions considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actionsEducation Required
•    Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Management Information Systems, or a related technical field
•    At the Manager's discretion, 4 years of additional related experience may substitute for the degree requirement; if substitution allowed, regional equivalent to High School Diploma is required.

•    Preferred:
•    Specialist Certifications that apply to role


•    Required:
•    5+ years of technical engineering and automation/development experience•   
Preferred:•    Technical experience in a cloud hosting/technology environment

Physical Demands
•    General office environment: no special physical demands required
•    May require long periods sitting and viewing a computer monitor
•    May require work on non-traditional shifts
•    Schedule flexibility to include working weekends and/or evenings and holidays as required by the business for 24/7 operations
•    A willingness to work weekends and/or holidays when required as the business dictates

Travel•    No anticipated travel

About Rackspace Technology
We are the multicloud solutions experts. We combine our expertise with the world’s leading technologies — across applications, data and security — to deliver end-to-end solutions. We have a proven record of advising customers based on their business challenges, designing solutions that scale, building and managing those solutions, and optimizing returns into the future. Named a best place to work, year after year according to Fortune, Forbes and Glassdoor, we attract and develop world-class talent. Join us on our mission to embrace technology, empower customers and deliver the future.
More on Rackspace Technology
Though we’re all different, Rackers thrive through our connection to a central goal: to be a valued member of a winning team on an inspiring mission. We bring our whole selves to work every day. And we embrace the notion that unique perspectives fuel innovation and enable us to best serve our customers and communities around the globe. We welcome you to apply today and want you to know that we are committed to offering equal employment opportunity without regard to age, color, disability, gender reassignment or identity or expression, genetic information, marital or civil partner status, pregnancy or maternity status, military or veteran status, nationality, ethnic or national origin, race, religion or belief, sexual orientation, or any legally protected characteristic. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know.

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