Software Developer in Test (Performance)
We are looking for a Software Developer in Test who will be performance and load testing software for large-scale cloud-based services.
When you find a bug in a software project does everything else become unimportant until it gets fixed? Does it bother you to no end when you hear that features are being manually tested? Do you love to have a deep understanding of the code you are testing so that you can make your test suite more robust? Performance Developer in Test at Rackspace is the right position for you.
As a Software Developer in Test at Rackspace you are given the challenge of building the performance and load testing infrastructure. At Rackspace, we pride ourselves in providing a great work environment with flexible hours, talented team members, and cutting edge technology. For this role, you will be working side-by-side with other Performance Developers, testing web applications and ensuring our user interfaces live up to our Fanatical Support standards. Passion for software and passion for testing is a must.
Helps lead and drive performance testing strategy in the Cloud QE group
Design and implement a custom performance testing framework
Coding test automation software in Python
Designing and implementing testing infrastructure as well as test cases
4+years of experience in Software Development with a focus on Software Quality Assurance and Software Performance/Load Testing
2+ years of coding experience in an at least one of the following languages: Python, Ruby, Java, C#, C, or VB Script
Strong knowledge of performance automation and techniques
Experience in developing/using custom performance frameworks
Experience with more than one performance tool (JMeter, Grinder, LoadRunner, etc.)
Performance testing in a continuous integration environment
Ability to work independently, triage issues, and prioritize tasks
Strong team player
Strong understanding of Quality Processes
Rackspace, a world leader in hosting delivers enterprise-level managed hosting, cloud hosting, and e-mail hosting services to businesses of all types and sizes globally. Today we serve thousands of customers from data centers around the world. Rackspace integrates the industry's best technologies and practices for each customer's specific needs delivering it as a service via the company's commitment to Fanatical Support®. We serve as an extension of our customers' IT departments enabling them to focus on their core business. Rackspace was founded in 1998 and since then has had significant growth year after year. There are now over 4,000 Rackers employed worldwide dedicated to providing customers our premier hosting services.