Rackspace Cloud Engineer (Platform) - ObjectRocket in Austin, Texas
Overview & Responsibilities
ObjectRocket by Rackspace is looking for a Software Engineer to help build the next generation of Database-as-a-Service. Our web application for managing, monitoring, and backing up data on the ObjectRocket platform currently operates thousands of nodes with petabytes of data daily.We’re looking for thinkers at this level to be part of a talented, mission driven team, that is building powerful tools which greatly increase customer success.
Our mission is to disrupt the market with a completely new product class. One where developers can finally forget about the back end data source and focus on building compelling products. By focusing on open source solutions, unparalleled specialist expertise, and the industry’s best cloud database platform we enable customers to experience levels of data management ease and understanding never before seen.
Ultimately, we improve by an order of magnitude the way developers store, retrieve, and manage data.
Architect, build, and maintain scalable systems, services, and products
Maintain and grow current products with a vision toward how the product and architecture should evolve to adapt to new customer needs
Participate in regular code reviews of peers, be open to pairing when necessary
Stay up-to-date with modern product development including libraries, tools, browser support and frameworks
Collaborate with the team on new conventions, libraries and tools to adopt
A strong sense of product ownership andthrives in a fast-paced, iterative environment
Strong python skills
Messaging systems experience - SNS/SQS, RabbitMQ, ApacheMQ, Apache Kafka
Experience building elastic, scalable APIs / microservices
Experience building solutions with AWS, GCE, Azure, etc.
Exceptional problem-solving and communication skills
You write tests for your code
Familiar with using github, jenkins, circle-ci, and ci/cd tools - we use github extensively
You’re a polyglot and love using the right tool for the job, and can explain why
You’re used to using Docker containers as part of your daily SDLC
Nice to haves
Experience working with websockets and asynchronous data flow
Experience working with MongoDB, Redis, Elasticsearch or other NoSQL databases
Go, Java, Ruby, js
An entrepreneurial spirit / business sense
Req # 39973
Category Software Development