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Developer - Specialty II
Ref No.: 18-00924
Location: Austin, Texas
6+ Mo Mobile Dev contract
W2 candidates
Possibility of remote with proven remote track record
· Developing mobile application features
· Developing automated tests

What does a typical work day look like? (How much time will be spent in meetings? Etc.)
· Daily stand-ups (15-30 minutes)
· Agile development process, working stories, defects, etc. in sprints.
· Occasional meetings with UX or other engineers as needed to progress development and testing work.

Project Description:
· The Rackspace Mobile Application is a portable extension of our customer experience, allowing customers to view and monitor devices, tickets, and notifications, and/or to get Fanatical Support from their mobile device.

How does this project impact the business?

· This is part of the approved ISMP Portal and Mobile project, seeking to unify the customer experience across our portals and strengthen our mobile positioning.

How does your team impact the business?
· We develop the interface points for our customers to experience Fanatical Customer Support.

What does the team environment look like?
· Development manager, Business Systems Analyst, scrum master, small team of developers, UX / Designer(s) as applicable, QE as applicable

What is the interaction level this resource will have with the team? The manager?
· Frequent / daily

What is driving the need for this resource?
· Need for rapid on-boarding
· Pipeline of work for 2018 exceeds current staff capacity

Why should candidates be interested in this role/project? (Discuss the competitive market and any unique selling points for Rackspace)
· Ability to immediately make a positive impact on an established mobile application
· Work with a high-energy, motivated small team of developers
· Share knowledge about testing, development, and CI/CD best practices

Required Skills (and years of experience): TOP 5 SKILLS NEEDED
· iOS Native Testing frameworks (XCUITest, XCode, XCTest)
· Swift
· Jenkins mobile automation infrastructure
· ~4 years professional experience (non-academic/hobby) with corporate mobile applications

Preferred Skills: (NICE TO HAVES)
Required Soft Skills:
· Self-starter
· Good collaboration
· Strong communication

How will the performance be measured?
· Code velocity and quality (story points, defect rate)

Education Requirement:
· Bachelor's degree or higher
Interested? Send me your resume today