Ruby on Rails Developer with MySQL/postgreSQL, code audit, framework upgrade and BDD/TDD/Agile experience

Job ID: FL-121635 (98090619)

Ruby on Rails Developer with MySQL/postgreSQL, code audit, framework upgrade and BDD/TDD/Agile experience

Location: Tallahassee, FL
Duration: 12 months
Remote: option available

The Department desires to contract for an expert level Ruby on Rails developer that will be available full-time (up to 2000 hours). The developer will serve as architectural lead in the development of code and architecture for web-based business applications that use MySQL or postgreSQL databases. The applications are web-based, transactional systems that also include reporting and batch functions.

The scope of work includes:
• Developing Ruby on Rails code in an existing development environment, based on provided requirements and efforts documented in the DMS IT Work Plan. The current priority for the upcoming fiscal year will be invested in building API integrations to several cloud based enterprise systems. In addition, we will continue with life cycle support and maintenance of all DMS Ruby on Rails applications inclusive of code audits to determine needed corrective actions, framework version upgrades, and implementation of security standards. Additional efforts in creating new functionality will also be required as new projects are commissioned.
• Adherence to methodologies, standards and best practices which ensure quality and thoroughness inclusive of BDD/TDD, Agile development practices, continuous integration, and continuous performance improvement.
• The developer must have a minimum of six (6) years Ruby on Rails development experience, and a minimum of eight (8) years professional experience developing Web-based applications. The developer must also be experienced in working with industry standard methodologies to ensure high quality and accuracy of code released to production. The developer must be able to work eight (8) hours per day, five (5) days per week. On-site work in Tallahassee is highly preferable, however remote work will be considered. All work must be performed in the US. All contractors will need to successfully pass a Level II background check, and vendor will be responsible for the costs.


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