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Ruby on Rails/Grape Software Engineer

Ruby on Rails/Grape Software Engineer

We are looking for a talented Software Engineer to join our Engineering team. Individual will be working on a large-scale Web and Web service API applications that will reach tens of millions of users nationwide and will have a huge impact on the future of our country by revitalizing voters coast to coast. Individual must have a strong passion for technology and software and willing to work in a challenging environment that promotes personal accountability.  

Key Responsibilities and Duties

  • Participate in product delivery through the entire SDLC of analysis, design, coding, testing, implementation, and support to build applications and APIs primarily using Ruby-Grape framework
  • Implement all aspects of application design – high-performance design, coding, caching mechanisms, security, encryption, state management, error logging, debugging, scalability, code reviews, environment configuration, and testing.
  • Closely collaborate with Front-End Engineering, DevOps, and other teams
  • Bring high energy, confidence, and ambition to work every day
  • Consistently perform at the highest levels in a dynamic team

Qualifications and Skills

  • 2+ years of experience with the Ruby on Rails and/or Grape frameworks
  • Solid understanding of object-oriented programming (OOP) and software engineering fundamentals
  • Demonstrated experience building RESTful Web Services and APIs
  • Experience with tools like Middleman, RSpec, Minitest, Fixtures
  • Experience with Relational Databases and ORM technologies
  • Experience working in a fast paced agile/scrum programming environment 
  • Candidate should have B.S. or M.S. in Computer Science/Software Engineering or related field
  • Candidate must be a US Citizen or Permanent Resident to be considered
  • Work location on-site at Washington D.C. with easy access to public transportation

Benefits

We offer competitive pay, full benefits including Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Accidental Death and Personal Loss Benefits, Long-Term Disability, Flexible Spending Account, Voluntary Short-Term Disability, Voluntary Term Life Insurance, Voluntary Accident Insurance, 401(k) Retirement Plan, DC/VA/MD Transit Benefit Program, Vacation, Sick Leave and other benefits.

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