Geocent Recruiting Team

  • Senior Ruby on Rails Developer

    Job ID 2018-3847
    Job Locations US-VA-Arlington | US-DC-Washington
    Software/Systems Engineering & Development
  • 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.


    • Will work within a fast paced Agile DevOps team contributing and collaborating within your scrum team on a daily basis.
    • 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.


    • Must be a US Citizen
    • Must be able to pass DHS Suitability clearance
    • 7+ software development experience
    • 3+ Ruby on Rails experience
    • Understanding of 508 compliance requirements
    • Demonstrated Full Stack Development capabilities (front end, back end, and middle tier)
    • Experience working within a Continuous Integration environment
    • Experience working within Containerized applications such as Docker
    • Experience working within a scrum team and following scrum processes
    • Experience working with AWS tools and environments
    • Demonstrated Test Driven Development experience
    • Worked with an automated testing suite such as Cucumber or Jasmine
    • Preferred experience with Jira or a similar scrum management tool
    • Excellent communication skills
    • Strong analytical and creative problem solving skills
    • 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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