Lead Full Stack Python Developer (Strong Linux)- R-7387

India - Remote

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JOB DESCRIPTION: The Full Stack Software Engineer IV is responsible for building systems and tools that are used internally at Rackspace to deliver operation efficiencies and automation.  The Full Stack Software Engineer IV will be expected to identify opportunities and lead projects that contribute to Rackspace’s goals of reducing manual work through the development of automation and delivering new capabilities to internal teams that will leverage the systems that you develop. As a Full Stack Software Engineer IV you will be expected develop and contribute to high quality maintainable and re-usable software. You will work on projects that aim to reduce manual workload through automation and improve processes and tools.  You will be required to work across global teams of highly skilled and passionate people who are committed to driving technology forward within Rackspace. You will also be required to coach and mentor junior members of the team on your areas of expertise. You will be required to solve problems using a wide variety of resources and tools available to you.  Full Stack Software Engineer IV will have a strong working knowledge of current technologies while continuously learning about new technologies and practices. The Full Stack Software Engineer IV will develop software but also be responsible for managing and maintaining the systems that software is deployed on. The majority of software development will be done on internal web applications and Linux command line utilities. JOB REQUIREMENTS: TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS: •        Ability to code at an expert level in predominantly Python and JavaScript. Other languages (Go, PHP, etc) are a plus•        Extremely sound knowledge of Linux and TCP/IP network fundamentals•        Previous working experience managing platforms using Docker and Kubernetes•        Comfortable working in open source communities and interacting across mailing lists, MS Teams and other distributed communications systems•        Previous experience with product design activities which may require extensive research and analysis•        Industry experience working within and supporting a Linux environment•        Proficiency in developer supporting tools such as various VCS (Github, Git, CVS etc.) •        Ability to design, learn and integrate with new API's •        Experience working with complex Physical, Virtualized and Cloud infrastructure configurations.•        Experience working with different software development methodologies•        Ability to analyze and make project prioritization decisions based on various data sources•        Proficiency using configuration management tools (Predominantly Ansible)  PERSON SPECIFICATIONS:   ·        Self-motivated, highly organized and able to prioritize workload·        Desire to continually learn and expand knowledge·        Creative problem-solving abilities ·        Excellent communication skills, written and verbal·        High energy level and creative problem-solving abilities, coupled with a desire to take on responsibility
Experience level should be 6 to 10 yrs
Key Accountabilities

•        Work with support teams to identify and implement automation in appropriate areas•        Produce high quality documentation and diagrams for tools created•        Be responsible for the adoption of tools across their target user group•        Investigate and implement new technologies and methodologies•        Contribute to and maintain systems and tools used by the Systems Engineering Teams•        Test new and existing automation tools available to support teams and provide training•        Have an in depth understanding of the Rackspace product portfolio and how best to utilize it •        Drive your own personal development plan•        Contribute to other Rackers development plans•        Rackspace conference representation when appropriate•        Contribute to and lead automation efforts beneficial to support teams•        Collaborate with internal teams and stakeholders to deliver against workload reduction targets
About Rackspace TechnologyWe 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.  More on Rackspace TechnologyThough 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.
Job perks/benefits: Career development Team events
Job region(s): Asia/Pacific
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