Ruby on Rails Application Developer

Octo Consulting Group - McLean, VA3.7

Full-timeEstimated: $92,000 - $120,000 a year
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Octo Consulting Group is seeking a Ruby on Rails Application Developer to be responsible for development, testing, and maintenance of applications utilizing Ruby on Rails and related technologies. Candidate will be required to write unit tests and create and execute SQL (PostgreSQL) queries to verify data and troubleshoot issues. Candidate will also be responsible for assisting with the development of software technical documentation including requirements specifications, design documents, and test plans.

Responsibilities:
Provide support for the full life cycle of software product development
Perform prototyping, system analysis, development, fielding, and maintenance of systems
Develop, code, test, and debug new software or enhancements to existing software
Evaluate new software products and technologies, and provide recommendations to enhance existing systems
Conduct software testing to ensure satisfaction of application development requirements
Support software quality assurance and configuration management activities
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.
Associate’s Degree or 5+ years of experience in the software development field
Demonstrated experience with Ruby as a programming platform to develop multi-tier web-based applications
Experience working within proper Software Configuration Management (SCM) processes, utilizing source code control, and change management software
Understanding of Ruby Best Practices
Strong SQL coding background; understanding of SQL statement optimization/tuning
Demonstrated experience with front-end web development (JavaScript, JQuery)
Experience working in Agile and Kanban environments
Experience with Sublime Text, Atom, Bootstrap, HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript
Infrastructure experience: AWS, Red Hat Linux, CentOS, Ubuntu, Apache, Chef
GIS functionality experience
Version control experience: Git, Github
Requirements management experience: Leankit
U.S. Citizenship required
Must be able to pass a Federal background investigation

Desired Skills/Experience:
Public Trust at USCIS and/or DHS
Experience with developing APIs and Microservices
Testing tool experience: Cucumber, Brakeman, RSpec
Certification: Certified Scrum Developer (CSD)
Experience at USCIS
Clearance: MUST BE US CITIZEN

Location: Washington DC preferred, possibility for Full Time Telework