Rudy Developer

Bethesda, MD
Dec 15, 2016
Jun 05, 2017
Full Time

Senior Ruby Developer (Software Engineer V )

Location: Bethesda, MD

Temp to Perm

Responsible for upgrading, deploying and supporting operations of applications for the Agile Technology Sector. In assuming this position, you will be a critical contributor to,deliver innovative, cost-effective solutions and services that enable our customers to rapidly adapt to dynamic environments.

Highlights of Responsibilities:

  • Provide operational programming experience using with Ruby, Ruby on Rails and JavaScript.
  • Build next-generation systems that make a difference to our clients and better serve the American public.
  • Provide technical leadership to the development team, including definition of tasks for other team members.
  • Define best practices for architecture, development, testing and deployment of Ruby solutions.


  • U.S. Citizen with the ability to obtain and maintain a Public Trust security clearance.
  • B.S. degree in Computer Science, math, engineering or other technical field.
  • 10 years of software development experience.
  • 7 years of development experience with Ruby, Ruby on Rails and JavaScript.
  • 7 years of experience writing Ruby code (versions 1.8.7 through 2.1) for Rails versions 2, 3, and 4.
  • 3 years of experience upgrading Rails-based apps from Rails 2 to Rails 4.
  • 5 years of experience working with JavaScript to support IE versions 8 through 11, as well as "evergreen" browsers (Chrome, Firefox, Safari, Edge, Opera, etc.).
  • Familiarity with MVC, Active Record and other design patterns.
  • Understanding of RESTful architecture.
  • Familiarity with ORMs and the use of mocking frameworks in unit & integration testing.
  • Understanding of source code control tools.
  • Prior working experience developing systems in Rails with high availability requirements.

Preferred Education and Experience:

  • Advanced degree in Computer Science, math, engineering or other technical field.
  • Previous experience as a development team leader.
  • Understanding of SOLID principles of object-oriented programming and design.
  • Experience working with ExtJS (version 3.x).
  • Experience with continuous integration.
  • Experience with Rails in a cloud environment, such as Amazon AWS or Microsoft Azure


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