Software Engineer - Temporary Contractor

August, 19 2018 - Fulton, MD

We are looking for a candidate to be strong in back-end development, but having experience with front-end development is a plus. The ability to work on an agile, small team that efficiently develops and releases production level code is essential to success within our group. We want someone who can create a Full-Stack Ruby application from conception to deployment. The candidate must be capable of identifying new methodologies, technologies, tools, and services that will enhance the software platform.

Please note this is a temporary contract position for six-months.

Role & Responsibilities:

  • Write and maintain complex, critical software
  • Deliver high quality, unit testable, maintainable software
  • Provide code reviews for peers
  • Create and deploy packages to production Endpoints

Minimum Requirements:

  • BS in Computer Science
  • 6 years development experience with 2-3 years of Ruby on Rails
  • Familiarity with at least one major Javascript library
  • Must present a portfolio of work
  • Knowledge of Relational databases: Mysql and/or Postgres
  • Ability to negotiate for solutions to solve software problems
  • Good organization, decision making, and verbal and written communication skills

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Strong Javascript skills
  • Familiar with Heroku
  • Ability to work independently with minimum supervision and take on additional tasks as required
  • Ability to work with small teams to solve complex problems