Ruby on Rails Developer

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Spruce Technology Inc.
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Contract W2, Contract Independent, 22 Months
Depends on Experience
Work from home not available Travel not required

Job Description

Position: Ruby on Rails Developer

Location: NYC, NY

Job Type: Contract

Duration: 22 Months

 

Spruce Technology is a mid-size and rapidly-growing Information Technology services firm headquartered in New Jersey.  An award-winning firm (Inc 5000, SmartCEO) with a steadily growing portfolio of commercial and government clients, Spruce Technology provides innovative technology solutions, specialized IT staff, and IT strategy consulting nationwide.

 

Spruce Technology, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer that does not discriminate on the basis of actual or perceived age, sex, pregnancy, race, creed, color, national origin, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, citizenship status, genetic information, religion, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local laws.

 

Scope of Services

Perform detailed application design, coding and unit/integration/performance testing.

Develop and integrate responsive design-based web applications using full stack Ruby on Rails with other Open Source technologies such as Ruby, RVM, HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, LeafletJS, jQuery, DataTables, Bootstrap, Polymer, PostgreSQL, , Linux, Ubuntu, Redis and Memcache.

Build and integrate with RESTful APIs.

Perform configuration management, continuous integration, version control, testing and document management with tools such as AWS, Docker, Git/GitHub, RSpec, Cucumber, Travis, PivotalTracker and Jira.

Refactor code for performance.

Build secure web applications with user authentication and role-based access control.

Own full life cycle of development for a component of a product or system.

Develop/integrate Geographic Information System (GIS)-based services based on ESRI, Google, MapBox, and Open Source GIS solutions.

Be responsible for technical quality of the implemented code base and fully understand the implemented design.

Understand and follow Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) processes in a structured environment, including Waterfall, RUP and Agile development methodologies.

Work closely with architects, senior developers, business analysts and development teams for design, development, testing, implementation, and support of application projects.

Participate in software testing process, including identification and resolution of defects.

Participate in and contribute to formal/informal technical reviews and presentations.

Explore new ideas and initiatives that encourage innovation.

Take inputs from reporting manager(s) and appropriately apply comments/ feedback.

Accurately estimate time required to complete development tasks.

Collaborate with diverse teams.

Demonstrate the ability to cooperate with a variety of people and achieve results.

Proactively initiate, develop and maintain effective working relationships with team members.

 

Skills/Experience

BA/BS Degree or equivalent, in a technology related field or other degree preferred.

3 to 6 years of total experience in object oriented design, development, testing and deployment of mission critical business applications, at least 3 of which are in a web/client-server environment.

3 years of hands-on development experience with projects using full stack Ruby on Rails with other Open Source technologies such as Ruby, RVM, HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, LeafletJS, jQuery, DataTables, Bootstrap, Polymer, PostgreSQL, , Linux, Ubuntu, Redis and Memcache. Experience in build and integration with RESTful APIs.

Experience with configuration management, continuous integration, version control, testing and document management with Open Source tools such as AWS, Docker, Git/GitHub, RSpec, Cucumber, Travis, PivotalTracker and Jira.

Must be flexible and willing to undertake a wide variety of challenging tasks.

Experience in GIS tools and map integration (LeafletJS, MapBox, ESRI ArcGIS, Google, Bing, Pictometry, and OpenGeo).

Experience in Wireless/Mobile/Disconnected architecture/applications.

2+ years of relational database design, normalization, PostgreSQL.

Experience in all phases of SDLC and standard SDLC methodologies such as Waterfall, RUP, Agile/Scrum to deliver client solutions.

2+ years of exposure to application lifecycle management tools for configuration management, version control and testing (GITHUB).

Experience in UML/Rational tools or other design tools.

Strong analytical, decision-making and problem solving skills.

Good communication, presentation and leadership skills.

Team player who can establish excellent working relationships with peers and other teams..

 

Desirable Skills/Experience

Technically proficient in more than one language and platform.

Expertise and knowledge of building large-scale information systems.

Experience in GIS tools and map integration.

Experience in Wireless/Mobile/Disconnected architecture/applications.

Application design expertise with large workflow management systems.

Working knowledge in Business Intelligence and Decision Support Systems.

Entry-level certifications and/or training in application development.

Prior experience in federal/state/local government projects.

Prior experience in working with asset management system development

 

If interested, please forward a current copy of your resume with contact information to ranga@sprucetech.com



Company Information

Founded in 2006, Spruce Technology is a leading provider of IT services for the public, private, and federal sectors, specializing in Strategic Staffing Services, Solutions & Professional Services, and Advisory Services. With clients in 30+ states, Spruce is a certified MBE and MS Gold Partner.
Dice Id : 10215935
Position Id : 6090932

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