Backend Software Developer - US

Posted on Indeed on May 22, 2021
Rackspace Technology is seeking a talented senior level backend software developer to join in our mission to deliver fanatical customer experience and outcomes. Be a part of a team building systems that enable customers of all sizes adopt cloud hosted business solutions while leveraging Rackspace Technology’s expertise. You will join a team working to continuously deliver value to our customers at scale, so we are looking for developers who ship early and often while maintaining healthy engineering discipline.
In this role you will be expected to lead project design efforts; understand third-party systems for integration opportunities and deliver well architected solutions at scale. You will write automated tests for everything you build. Rackspace practices a DevOps model, so you will have an active hand in operational health of production systems, while leveraging the latest cloud-based technologies (e.g. serverless) with a natural bias towards Microsoft Azure.
Designs and develops software for enterprise services. Responsibilities may include: 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. Working knowledge in one or more programming languages, technologies, and software platforms. Adheres to established coding and process best practices. Demonstrates progressive strive toward working autonomously.
Influence the technical direction for our systems and solutions
Leverage peers to deliver technical advancements allowing efficient development
Mentor and help grow junior level software developers
Collaborate with other developers and product managers daily, to identify the right technical solutions that achieve product goals
Continuously broaden and deepen your skill set to solve new technical challenges
Provide Fanatical Support for our production system by fixing bugs and triaging alerts
Write clean, maintainable code using engineering best practices

To be successful in this role you should have much of the following experience:
8+ years practical experience as a software developer
Built and consumed HTTP/RESTful APIs in a microservice-oriented architecture
Designed software for integration with third party systems and APIs
Leveraged latest Azure services to create cloud-native solutions
Familiarity with Office 365, Microsoft 365, Dynamics 365 ecosystems
Delivery of SaaS applications (including handling deployment, monitoring, logging)
Demonstrated passion for independent learning and knowledge sharing
Strong knowledge of software design patterns and Cloud-related concepts
Proficient in modern C# development, debugging and resolving performance issues
Experience leading development choices for a team that practices continuous delivery
BS in Computer Science or related field, or equivalent experience
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Designs robust, scalable, secure, and globalized feature. Identifies risks and mitigation for own feature. Effectively manages dependencies for own feature. Efficiently implements own feature with minimal technical debt. Ensures feature area is bug free. Includes unit tests for own feature to achieve established code coverage targets. Feature areas are test-driven designed, enabling efficient regression testing. Focuses on a single feature or sections of code while building basic experience and expertise.

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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