Software Developer IV (Python+AWS)

India - Remote
Private Cloud - Product – Product /
Full - Time /
The Cross Platform & Experience group in the Private Cloud Product Software Engineering organization is looking for talented developers with passion for modern, full-stack development
As a developer in our team, you will be responsible for building cutting-edge applications that deliver innovative outcomes to our customers. You will leverage the best of modern cloud native components, building solutions that are operationally robust and impressively scalable. 
About Private Cloud Product Software Engineering 
Private Cloud Product Software Engineering at Rackspace Technology has two broad areas of design, build and run responsibility: 
Cutting edge customer-facing digital experiences across domains such as AI, security, end point management and programmatic infrastructure 
An innovative enablement platform that helps our engineering teams get products to market faster
We are the interaction point between Private Cloud customers, and the products and services that Rackspace Technology provides. 
How We Work 
We work closely with product owners to deliver meaningful outcomes for our customers. Successful candidates must be comfortable in a product delivery organization
Our customer and internal-facing platforms are powered by microservices, including event-driven and HTTP APIs, predominantly Python and NodeJS. Our services are fronted with a suite of modern JavaScript applications. We own the full stack of each service from application logic to infrastructure and we are operationally responsible for the services we run. We practice continuous integration and delivery, deploying our services to production hundreds of times a day. 
We continuously evaluate new technologies to assess their fit within our solutions, so a strong desire to learn is a must. Experience with the technologies we work with today is a plus but not essential. We are committed to delivering excellence and every team member must be comfortable taking ownership of their applications through testing to production. 
·       Participate in cross-functional software development initiatives, including project planning and problem resolution. Must be capable of writing technical specifications and communicating architecture through diagrams and documentation  
·       Contribute to the development of application features 
·       Document feature requests and bug reports 
·       Review, test, debug, and comment on task deliverables 
·       Provide operational application support 
·       Mentor early-career engineers 
·       Investigate new technologies, tools and processes and make recommendations for adoption 
·       Coordinate, communicate and provide technical support to other functional groups relating to application development and support 
·       Bachelor’s degree in a technology related field is required. Postgraduation is not mandatory but a plus. 
·      Total 15+years experience with Nine years or more of applied experience coding in one or more of the following languages: Python / NodeJS/Typescript/ Golang 
·       Nine years or more of applied experience working in a *NIX (OSX/Linux/BSD) environment 
·       Five+years of AWS expertise (EC2, ECS, S3, Lambda, Step Functions etc.) 
·       Strong skills in debugging, performance optimization, and unit / integration testing. 
·       Experienced with a continuous delivery workflow 
·       Ability to identify customer needs, gather requirements, and execute with high independence. 
·       Ability to mentor and work effectively in a globally distributed team of engineers. 
·       Ability to adapt to a dynamic environment that includes changing needs and requirements. 
·       Excellent communication skills (both written and verbal) and ability to succinctly present information to stakeholders, the customer, and management. 
·       Successful candidates will have a product delivery and operational mindset. 
Highly desirable skills 
·       Experience with container technologies (Docker, LXC). 
·       Experience with GitHub Actions or CircleCI. 
·       Creative approach to problem solving and excellent analytical skills. 
·       Ability to quickly adapt to projects that require taking initiative and developing new expertise. 
·       Understanding of UX, as well as the design techniques and principles involved in the production of conceptual prototypes, wireframes and HTML Prototypes 
·       Knowledge of CSS, Responsive Design Principles, Web Standards, and Accessibility Best Practices  

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.