Software Technical Lead (Back End / Ruby)

Company: Steampunk
Location: Mc Lean, Virginia, United States
Type: Full-time
Posted: 03.AUG.2021


Overview: Design. Disrupt. Repeat. Be an agent of change on a team committed to achieving client-focused, mission-driven excellence. Steampu...


Design. Disrupt. Repeat. Be an agent of change on a team committed to achieving client-focused, mission-driven excellence. Steampunk is looking for an experienced Solution Architect with demonstrated ability to build high performing and scalable teams with incredible cultures. Watch this video to learn about the qualities of candidates we are seeking.

Steampunk is supporting a government customer that is organized into agile teams working to develop integrated solutions using the Agile/SAFe Framework. The Solution Architect will build and lead multiple agile teams to support enterprise-class software applications. The current technology stack includes front-end web interfaces, web services, server-side business logic batch jobs such as extract-transform-load (ETL), and database backends.Serve as the technical lead and solution architect for a large software development program using Agile, DevSecOps and Human-Centered Design to build intuitive, simple systemsLeverage experience developing software solutions to architect systems using microservice development techniques, containers, domain-driven design patterns to design and build complex software systemsLeverage DevSecOps techniques to create resiliency, improve efficiency, reliability, and security of the missionSupport systems architecture development and integration, script development, integrated logistics support, configuration management, systems and mission engineering, and life cycle managementDemonstrate expertise in Cloud architectural constructs as well as Cloud-specific technologies and services using knowledge of Cloud APIs to establish and maintain Cloud environments programmatically is preferredAssist the program manager as the lead technical engineer for the program and engage with multiple functional groups (and other contractors) to comprehend challenges and prototype new ideas

Must be US CitizenAbility to obtain a security clearanceBA or BS Degree in Computer Science, Statistics or relevant field required Excellent communication and teamwork skills Great attention to detail Organizational skills 8+ years of experience withsoftware development, software architecture, APIs, and microservices8+ years of experience with build, deployment, and release automation and orchestration8+ years of experience with supporting enterprise Cloud applications or infrastructure8+ years of experience with database engineering,and manipulatingrelational and NOSQLdatabases8+ years of experience with infrastructure as code environments, including any activities around automated server or network configurations, large-scale software deployments, and monitoring and testing, such as CI/CD8+ years of experience with automating tests for determining quality, security, performance and usability of a system.2+ years working with Ruby and associated frameworks (e.g. Ruby on Rails)Experience with multiple back-end languages (e.g. C, C#, Java, Python, Ruby on Rails) and JavaScript frameworks (e.g. Angular, React, Node.js) Experience with automation tools, including Chef, Terraform, CloudFormation, or AnsibleExperience with containerization technologies such as OpenShift, EKS, and DockerExperience writing and evaluating user stories, acceptance criteria, and pull-requestsExperience working in HCD, Agile and DevSecOps environments

About steampunk:
Steampunk is a Change Agent in the Federal contracting industry, bringing new thinking to clients in the Homeland, Federal Civilian, Health and DoD sectors. Through our Human-Centered delivery methodology, we are fundamentally changing the expectations our Federal clients have for true shared accountability in solving their toughest mission challenges. As an employee owned company, we focus on investing in our employees to enable them to do the greatest work of their careers and rewarding them for outstanding contributions to our growth. If you want to learn more about our story, visit are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.Steampunk participates in the E-Verify program.

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