Ruby on Rails Developer III

Sevatec, Inc. - Washington, DC (29 days ago)

Sevatec, Inc. is seeking a talented Senior Ruby on Rails systems engineer to support the implementation of Identity, Credential, and Access Management (ICAM) at a Federal agency. The right candidate will be a talented Ruby on Rails Engineer Subject Matter Expert (SME) who has a passion for programming, possesses a deep understanding of DevOps practices, and desire to join a team of exceptional developers working in a fast-paced environment to deliver first-class software. The Ruby on Rails Engineer SME will work in a fast-paced collaborative and agile environment following Scrum/Kanban methodologies to build custom Ruby internal and public-facing applications.

Write clean, maintainable, reusable, reliable, and efficient Ruby code
Design robust, scalable and secure features
Final review of Ruby code submitted by the team
Contribute in all phases of the development lifecycle - architecture, design and development, user experience development, documentation, unit testing, delivery and maintenance
Advise and assist government staff and contractor leadership with planning and executing the continuous delivery of client’s ICAM releases into full operational status
Provide support to ICAM system engineers to ensure that the custom app functions seamlessly with integrated COTS products within the ICAM system
In the spirit of continuous improvement, support the evaluation of implementation results, analyze problems, make recommendations, and implement plans for enhancement
Respond to and troubleshoot incidents, both for end users and applications
Interact with account management personnel as well as help desk employees
Support other systems which interact with ICAM
Master’s degree OR 15 years of experience
Experience with Ruby on Rails, along with other common libraries such as RSpec and Resque
Senior-level understanding of the syntax of Ruby and its nuances
Solid understanding of object-oriented programming
Ability to integrate multiple data sources and databases into one system
Experience with Test Drive Development (TDD), continuous integration, Scrum, Kanban
Proven working experience developing applications using modern, open source web frameworks and tools
Demonstrable knowledge of front-end technologies such as JavaScript, HTML, CSS & JQuery
Proficient understanding of code versioning tools such as Git
Understanding of Section 508 Compliance

SECURITY CLEARANCE: Must be a US Citizen and be able to obtain a government agency Suitability Clearance. DHS clearance preferred.