Sr. Ruby on Rails Developer

Location
Herndon, VA
Posted
Feb 03, 2017
Closes
Apr 05, 2017
Function
IT
Hours
Full Time
Researches, designs, develops and/or modifies applications software.

 1. Designs, develops, codes, tests and debugs highly complex new software products or makes significant enhancements to existing software.

 2. Develops and applies advanced methods, theories, and research techniques in the investigation and solution of complex and advanced software applications and problems.

 3. Resolves highly complex hardware/software compatibility and interface design considerations.

 4. Conducts investigations and tests of considerable complexity.

 5. Factors emerging technologies and product supportability into design and implementation.

 6. Provides input to staff involved in writing and updating technical documentation such as user manuals, system documentation, and training materials.

 7. Advises hardware engineers on machine characteristics that affect software systems, such as storage capacity, processing speed, and input/output requirements.

 8. Prepares reports on analyses, findings, and project progress, and presents results to management and/or customer personnel.

 9. Serves as a customer interface to resolve problems and ensure requirements are met on a timely basis.

 10. Provides guidance and work leadership to less-experienced software developers, and may have supervisory responsibilities.

 11. Serves as a technical team or task leader.

 12. Maintains current knowledge of relevant technology as assigned.

 13. Participates in special projects as required.

 

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Education 1. Bachelors Degree in Computer Science, Engineering or a related technical discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, technical training, or work/military experience.

 2. Masters Degree preferred.

Qualifications Required skills/experience:

 

1. Fluency and demonstrated experience with Ruby on Rails development

2. Experience with Oracle 11g and Apache

3. Experience with development in an Amazon-Web Services (AWS) environment

4. Fluency and experience with development using some form of Agile

 

 

 

10-15 years of related software development experience.

  As a trusted systems integrator for more than 50 years, General Dynamics Information Technology provides information technology (IT), systems engineering, professional services and simulation and training to customers in the defense, federal civilian government, health, homeland security, intelligence, state and local government and commercial sectors.With approximately 32,000 professionals worldwide, the company delivers IT enterprise solutions, manages large-scale, mission-critical IT programs and provides mission support services.GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer - Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.