Junior Ruby-JavaScript Developer

at Esolvit
Published May 24, 2023
Location Arlington, VA
Category Default  
Job Type Full-time  


Title: Junior Ruby-JavaScript Developer

Location: Arlington, VA

Duration: Long Term

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Job Description:

Design, build and configure applications to meet business process and application requirements.

We're looking for talented people with experience in human-centered design, agile, DevOps, public cloud, AI, Analytics, mobile and web application development who are creative, innovative, collaborative and passionate about working with other high performers. This is your opportunity to join a modern Digital team that is developing a new experience to streamline services and change how people interact with Government. Do you want to be a part of a team that defines the future of digital government? AFS is seeking a Junior Ruby and JavaScript Developer for a position in Arlington, VA to support its ongoing web application development effort. Using multiple open-source frameworks, a continuous integration environment, with automated continuous deployments to the public cloud hosting environment, you'll join our team of developers building the next-generation of customer engagement systems for federal service agencies.

• Work with product owners and colleagues to interpret feature requests and develop software in iterative design/build/test cycles using an Agile development process for a responsive web application

• Drawing on components from the project's open-source framework, use JavaScript, React.JS, RESTful web services, and Ruby on Rails to design, build and test software components for citizens and employees

• Develop front-end user interface components using JavaScript, HTML and CSS and back-end APIs to support the front-end application

• Regularly check code into our continuous integration pipeline based on Jenkins to incrementally build our overall system and get immediate feedback on build performance

• Develop and expand unit and integration tests which will be automatically run by the build pipeline for developer feedback using minitest and other tools like Cucumber, and Cypress

Minimum Skills
• 3+ years application development experience
• 1+ years' experience with Ruby on Rails (preferred)
• 1+ years experience of JavaScript (e.g. React.js)
• 1+ years' experience with HTML
• Experience in using and managing change management tools, Git, Subversion, TortoiseSVN, and build server software (Jenkins/Hudson/Bamboo)
• Postgresql and database experience along with API usage and development
• Ability to work in a fast paced, constantly changing Agile environment
• Associates degree or 5 years' experience
• U.S. citizenship and clearable for Federal background investigation and ability to obtain and maintain a security clearance

Preferred Skills
Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or related field Experience with the following technologies:
• Automated Testing
• Amazon Web Services Integration
• Understanding and working experience with Git branching and merging
• Understanding of continuous integration and deployment best practices
• Working experience with code quality inspection tools (e.g., Sonar)
• Working experience with monitoring systems, continuous integration systems, middleware & database components with Chef
• Working knowledge of TDD and automation test scripts
• Working experience with Kafka
• Prior success in deploying to production
• Strong verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to work effectively across multiple teams and government organizations
• Understanding of HTTP/S and related protocols
• Experience with other open-source DevOps tools preferred
• Experience with a wide variety of testing tools and techniques, ex. React Testing Library
• Experience with Functional Testing, Integration Testing, System Testing, and User Acceptance Testing phases
• Candidate should have ability to learn new techniques and technologies quickly

Required Skills:

  • 7-10 years of experience in Ruby on Rails
  • 7-10 years of experience in Java
  • 3-5 years of experience in Hyper Text Markup Language (HTML)