Senior Java Distributed Systems Software Engineer

Colombia - Remote
Public Cloud - Offerings and Delivery – Cloud Application Services /
Full - Time /
Remote
As a full spectrum integrator, we assist hundreds of companies to realize the value, efficiency, and productivity of the cloud. We take customers on their journey to enable, operate, and innovate using cloud technologies – from migration strategy to operational excellence and immersive transformation.
If you like a challenge, you’ll love it here, because we’re solving complex business problems every day, building and promoting great technology solutions that impact our customers’ success. The best part is, we’re committed to you and your growth, both professionally and personally.
 
Overview
 
You will be part of a team designing, automating, and deploying services on behalf of our customers to the cloud in a way that allows these services to automatically heal themselves if things go south. We have deep experience applying cloud architecture techniques in virtually every industry. Every week is different and the problems you will be challenged to solve are constantly evolving. We build solutions using infrastructure-as-code so our customers can refine and reuse these processes again and again - all without having to come back to us for additional deployments.

Key Responsibilities

    • Create well-designed, documented, and tested software features that meet customer requirements.
    • Identify and address product bugs, deficiencies, and performance bottlenecks.
    • Participate in an agile delivery team, helping to ensure the technical quality of the features delivered across the team, including documentation, testing strategies, and code.
    • Help determine technical feasibility and solutions for business requirements.
    • Remain up-to-date on emerging technologies and architecture and propose ways to use them in current and upcoming projects.
    • Leverage technical knowledge to cut scope while maintaining or achieving the overall goals of the product.
    • Leverage technical knowledge to improve the quality and efficiency of product applications and tools.
    • Willingness to travel to client locations and deliver professional services

Qualifications

    • Experience developing software in GCP, AWS, or Azure
    • 5+ yrs experience developing applications in Java
    • 3+ years required with at least one other programming language such as Node.js, Scala, Python, Go, C#, Typescript, Ruby.
    • Experience with relational databases, including designing complex schemas and queries.
    • Strong SQL knowledge
    • Experience developing within distributed systems or a microservice based architecture.
    • Strong verbal and written communication skills for documenting workflows, tools, or complex areas of a codebase.
    • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment and multi-task efficiently.
    • Strong analytical and troubleshooting skills.
    • 3+ years of experience as a technical specialist in Customer-facing roles
    • Experience with Agile development methodologies
    • Experience with Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery (CI/CD)

Preferred Qualifications

    • Experience with GCP, Apache Cassandra, Google Spanner
    • Building applications with GoLang
    • Building applications using Container (e.g. Docker, k8s) and serverless technologies
    • Cloud Certifications
    • Good exposure to Agile software development and DevOps practices such as Infrastructure as Code (IaC), Continuous Integration and automated deployment
    • Exposure to Continuous Integration (CI) tools (e.g. Jenkins)
    • Strong practical application development experience on Linux and Windows-based systems
    • Experience working directly with customers, partners or third-party developers
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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.
 
 
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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.