Senior Ruby on Rails Developer

Company: IdeaCrew, Inc.
Location: Washington , Washington DC, United States
Type: Full-time
Posted: 12.FEB.2018


Job Description Ruby on Rails Developer Job in Washington, DC Are you a Ruby on Rails developer looking for a more rewarding job? Does the...


Job Description

Ruby on Rails Developer Job in Washington, DC

Are you a Ruby on Rails developer looking for a more rewarding job? Does the idea of directly connecting your development effort with improving peoples' lives appeal to you? Do you have the interest, skills and drive needed to help increase access to health care and electronic health record exchange?

IdeaCrew is currently seeking Senior Ruby on Rails Developers to join our innovative, hard-working team as we reboot Health Benefit Exchange (HBX) technology and standards. Our culture encourages independent work, creative input, sharing of ideas, continuous learning and superior results.

You will work closely with subject matter experts, chief engineers, business analysts, system architects,UI designers, SOA and RoR developers, DBA's, testers and others to design and implement APIs and Web-based applications. These solutions will enable consumers, employers, employees, brokers and providers to register, enroll, monitor and pay for heath insurance benefits.


The Ruby on Rails Software Developer is someone who can:

  • Design and develop software for Web applications, Application Program Interfaces (APIs) and Electronic Data Interchange (EDI)
  • Capture functional requirements as Use Cases and accurately estimate level of effort to develop
  • Work independently to identify solutions
  • Write object-oriented Web application/interface code conforming to established methodology and standards
  • Design and code software service components, units, and modules that meet project specifications and development schedules
  • Work closely with the project team to ensure that all technical project deliverables comply with customer standards and requirements
  • Evaluate third-party software components for potential use in developing solutions
  • Practice Behavior Driven Development and test-first coding methodologies
  • Contribute to business discussions about the project and user interfaces
  • Document development projects and create test plans
  • Troubleshoot problems and provide customer support for application issues

Desired Skills & Expertise

  • Four year degree in computer science or related field, or equivalent experience
  • Senior Developer : Six-plus years experience with Ruby on Rails, one year leading development teams
  • Agile software development principles, practice and process experience (from use case definition to component delivery) experience required
  • RSpec, git, Capistrano experience preferred
  • JavaScript, JQuery experience required
  • RDBMS (PostgreSQL, Oracle) required
  • NoSQL (MongoDB, CouchDB) database experience preferred
  • SOA and Web service development experience preferred
  • Experience deploying solutions on Linux platforms preferred
  • RESTful Web service using XML, XSD, JSON experience preferred
  • AMQP or JMS messaging experience preferred
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills required

This position is located in Washington, DC. We offer highly competitive compensation and benefits.

Job Type: Full-time

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