Sevatec Inc.

  • Ruby on Rails Developer III

    Job Locations US-DC-Washington
    Posted Date 3 days ago(11/14/2018 12:50 PM)
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    Information Technology
  • Overview

    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.



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