Rackspace Software Developer in Test - Billing Services in San Antonio, Texas

Job Overview

Overview & Responsibilities

Rackspace is looking for a Software Developer in Test (SDT) to join our Quality Engineering Organization. As an SDT you will be given the responsibility of writing test automation for Billing Services Team in our Cloud IT-Billing product line. In this role you will write test code usingPython, Java, Ruby or C++.

Our Quality Engineering Organization brings engineering talent to the forefront and works closely with development to continuously deliver code to our customers that is reliable, scalable, and functional. We are looking for technical development engineers that have experience in testing and who will help us continue our mission of providing a high quality experience for our customers, while working in a collaborative, dynamic and fun environment.

If you like being challenged and want to continue to learn and grow while bringing your best every single day – then being an SDT at Rackspace is for you. Join us at a company that has an award-winning culture and a set of core values that you can stand behind. Come to Rackspace and be a Quality Engineering Racker.

This position is based in San Antonio or Austin, although, consideration will be given for exceptional remote candidates.

Responsibilities :

  • Writes and executes automated test scripts using a pre-defined framework

  • Writes positive and negative smoke and regression test scripts to test product functionality and integration with dependencies

  • Tests APIs, user interfaces, web services and/or web applications

  • Writes performance, load, and stress tests utilizing a pre-defined framework

  • Participates in code reviews

  • Low to mid level of contribution to Openstack test suites, as applicable

  • Participates in code reviews

  • Collaborates with other quality and development engineers to build, evolve, and maintain a scalable continuous build and deployment pipeline

Qualifications

Required Experience/Skills:

  • 3-5 years of development test automation experience

  • Bachelors degree required. Preferred in Computer Science or technical related degree.

  • Must possess the ability to understand new concepts quickly, and apply them accurately through an evolving, dynamic environment

  • Strong knowledge of web protocols, networking, and systems

  • Demonstrated intermediate knowledge of one of the following languages: Python, Ruby, Java, or C++ Experience with Linux, such as Red Hat or Ubuntu and/or Windows

  • Demonstrated intermediate knowledge of Unix shell scripting

  • Strong understanding of XML, XSD, JSON, WSDL, and SOAP

  • Demonstrated intermediate knowledge of a UI automation tool such as Selenium, QTP, or Silk

  • Ability to refactor code and participate in iterative development

  • Basic knowledge of open source tools such as curl, JMeter

  • Medium to Strong knowledge of continuous integration and delivery concepts

  • Ability to create technical documentation

  • Strong knowledge of performance, load, and stress testing

  • Experience working within an agile development process (Scrum, XP, Kanban, etc.) from the test design, test automation, and execution perspective

  • Ability to analyze and translate requirements and development stories into test scripts

  • Strong working knowledge of QA processes and methodologies

  • Strong knowledge of Cloud computing concepts

  • Working knowledge of object oriented programming

  • Strong attention to detail

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Strong interpersonal skills

  • Strong time management skills

  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills

Desired Experience/Skills:

  • Strong understanding of software/testing methodologies such as TDD

  • Experience working in Cloud computing

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Req # 35138

Location(s) US-TX-San Antonio

US-TX-Austin

US-Remote

Category Quality Engineering, Software Development