Rackspace UI Developer - ObjectRocket in Austin, Texas
Overview & Responsibilities
ObjectRocket by Rackspace is looking for a UI Developer 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 constantly evolving our products and application as we add exciting new features, and we are looking for someone like you to design and implement its user experience.
Our mission: 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.
You’ll work on improving the richness and the capabilities of our UI architecture, to support the growing feature set of our product, and deliver a delightful user experience to our customers.
Visualization of server stats, query performance, and other time series data points.
Full life cycle of application development from conception through support and maintenance, including fast-cycle version iterations.
Advocate for usability throughout the design and development process
Participate in regular code reviews of peers, be open to pairing when necessary
Stay up-to-date with modern UI development including libraries, tools, browser support and frameworks
Collaborate with the core team on new conventions, libraries and tools to adopt
A strong sense of product ownership andthrives in a fast-paced, iterative environment
You understand HTML5 semantics and why they are important
Comfortable with using and extending CSS3 and Bootstrap, Material Design
Experience working with websockets and asynchronous data
Practical knowledge of web page optimization techniques and guidelines for fast page load times
Exceptional problem-solving skills
You write tests for your code
Familiar with using github, jenkins, asset-pipelines, and ci/cd tools
Nice to haves
You’re a polyglot and love using the right tool for the job, and can explain why
Willingness to work on the Python / Go REST APIs
Experience working with websockets and asynchronous data flow
Experience working with MongoDB, Redis, Elasticsearch or other NoSQL databases
Golang, Java, Ruby, js
An entrepreneurial spirit / business sense
Req # 39970
Category Software Development