Rackspace Germany - Remote Full-time

Rackspace EMEA Cloud Native Development & Testing is a team of highly skilled professionals specializing in cloud native development on the three major public clouds – AWS, Azure and GCP. We offer cloud native development and end-to-end testing – this is categorised into two main streams: Application modernization – where we modernize an existing application, and cloud native development of a net new application – in this case we build the application with latest cloud technologies like Serverless, Cloud SQL etc. ground up, fully taking advantage of all cloud native services. 
If you’re looking for a challenging career working in a vibrant environment with access to training and a global network of experts, this could be the role for you. As part of our global team, you’ll be working with cutting-edge technologies and will have the opportunity to develop a wide range of new skills on the job. 


  • You will be working in a dynamic environment and encouraged to come up with innovative solutions, putting our customers at the heart of every decision. As an application developer you will – 
  • Contribute to the development of application features 
  • Build UI applications / components in HTML/CSS/JavaScript 
  • Document feature requests and bug reports 
  • Review, test, debug, and comment on task deliverables 
  • Provide operational application support 


  • Three to six years of applied experience coding in a modern JS web framework (React / Vue / Angular) 
  • Experience building web applications that consume REST services
  • Strong skills in debugging, performance optimization, and application testing.
  • Knowledge of Responsive Design Principles, Web Standards, and Accessibility Best Practices. 
  • Ability to execute with limited assistance from senior engineers
  • Ability to work effectively in a globally distributed team of engineers.
  • Ability to write maintainable, well tested software.
  • Strong communication skills (both written and verbal). 

Desirable Skills

  • Experience in Java 11 including mvn, Spring Boot
  • Basic AWS knowledge (EC2, ECS, S3, Lambda, SNS, SQS, ECR, Dynamo DB etc) 
  • Experience with container technologies (Docker, LXC)
  • Experience with Frontend technologies like stencil, npm 
  • Experience with Supporting tools like NewRelic, Splunk
  • Experience with Github, AWS ECS Fargate, Terraform 
  • Competence with multiple languages and technologies (Python, Javascript, Go, Java, etc) 
  • Understanding of continuous delivery workflow
  • Creative approach to problem solving and good analytical skills


  • Bachelor’s degree in a technology related field
  • Typically requires 3-6 years of full-time experience in software development, engineering, or a related field 
  • Solid software engineering fundamentals gained through training, course work or relevant experience. 
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  • Fluent German Speaker required