Geocent

Ruby on Rails Developer

US-DC-Washington
Job ID
2017-3536
Category
Information Technology

Overview

Geocent offers exciting and challenging opportunities in the Technology field! Geocent employees across the country subscribe to the company's culture of focusing on results when serving our large, diverse group of clients nationwide.

Responsibilities

  • Provide consultation and development support services for engaging in mobile first  development including Ruby on Rails, HTML5, Cascading Style Sheets, Responsive Web Design  Test Driven Development, Behavior Driven Development, Continuous Integration, Continuous  Delivery, and agile development practices
  • Analyze software requirements and provide solutions.  Perform analysis, design, coding, testing, implementation, and maintenance of software solutions.
  • Provide consultation and support services for the full life cycle of software product development. These activities will include communication with the user community during requirements analysis, prototyping, system analysis, development, fielding, and maintenance of  systems.
  • Evaluate new software products and technologies, and provide recommendations to enhance existing systems or build new ones.
  • Provide software development support for the prototyping of analytical tools, data management and user interfaces to databases, and computational utilities.
  • Conduct software testing to ensure satisfaction of application development requirements.
  • Support software quality assurance and configuration management activities, such as those conducted by USCIS’ applicable review authorities.
  • Document software procedures and develop software reports, plans, and products, such as software development plans, software requirements specifications, software design documents, software development files, source code, version description documents, and test plans.

Qualifications

  • Must be a US Citizen for Federal Clearance Requirement
  • Must be able to pass DHS Suitability clearance
  • 5+ years developing software for the Rails platform
  • ColdFusion experience
  • Proficient in Ruby, CoffeeScript, RESTful APIs,Jquery
  • Written and/or maintain a Rails plugin
  • Experience with Git and API and web services (REST, SOAP), Agile, SCRUM, JavaScript
  • Front End framework experience; ideally many new JS frameworks as well as CSS and HTML
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Strong analytical and creative problem solving skills
  • Knowledge of relational databases: PostgreSQL
  • BS or MS degree or equivalent experience relevant to functional area

 

U.S. Citizen only for Federal Clearance Requirement

 

Geocent is an Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled/Sex/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/National Origin

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