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Sr. Ruby on Rails Developer (remote/telecommute)


VetsEZ is rapidly growing HealthCare IT consulting firm that designs, develops, and implements a wide range of healthcare IT solutions to federal and commercial customers. We have an opening for a Sr. Ruby on Rails Developer for a very large multi – year federal government project at the Department of Veterans Affairs.  The incumbent will be an active participant in providing the development services necessary for enhancements to an existing web – based Clinician User Interface (CUI) system developed using Ruby on Rails and hosted in the Amazon cloud environment.

Required skills and responsibilities:

  • Has working knowledge of healthcare business domain.
  • Experience in using agile processes and industry lifecycle best practices.
  • Has extensive practical experience with the techniques and approaches required in delivering Agile projects using a variety of technical skills to deliver products that are complex in nature.
  • 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.
  • Develop the features and capabilities as work items in Rational Team Concert.
  • 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.
  • Develop and deliver automated build and automated publishing capabilities to schedule jobs and support continuous integration.
  • Install, integrate, customize and validate user-defined requirements to CUI and maintain Section 508 and security compliance for the existing system.
  • Troubleshoot problems and provide customer support for application issues.
  • Applies high standards of quality to work completed.
  • Is highly productive and performs well under pressure.
  • Learns quickly and adapts easily to new challenges.
  • Excellent communication and problem resolution skills.
  • Currently has or is able to obtain Medium Level Security Clearance (MBI).

Desired Education/Experience

  • Bachelors Degree in Computer Science/Engineering or equivalent.
  •  Hands-on experience with Ruby on Rails.
  • Experience with the Dept. of VA, tools, processes and frameworks.
  • Experience with Rational Tools Suite is plus.
  • Current VA access is preferred but not mandatory for this position.
  • Knowledge of VA VIP and ProPath support would be considered a plus.

Perks & Benefits

  • 100% telecommute position
  • Medical/Dental/Vision
  • Simple IRA with employer matching
  • PTO + Federal Holidays

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status

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