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Senior Application Developer
Ref No.: 18-01232
Location: New York, New York
Start Date: 10/17/2018
 Assignment Number:   RCI-ITCS4-4292
Agency:           DOT - DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
Assignment (Project) Name:    N/A
Work Location:                       NY, NY 
Scheduled Work Hours:                      35 hours/week
Assignment Start/End Date:    Immediate start
Total Estimated Assignment Hours:    21 months
Functional Job Title                Senior Application Developer
SCOPE OF SERVICES 
Perform detailed application design, coding and unit/integration/performance testing.
·         Develop and integrate responsive design-based web applications using full stack Ruby on Rails with other Open Source technologies such as Ruby, RVM, HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, LeafletJS, jQuery, DataTables, Bootstrap, Polymer, PostgreSQL, , Linux, Ubuntu, Redis and Memcache.
·         Build and integrate with RESTful APIs.
·         Perform configuration management, continuous integration, version control, testing and document management with tools such as AWS, Docker, Git/GitHub, RSpec, Cucumber, Travis, PivotalTracker and Jira.
·         Refactor code for performance.
·         Build secure web applications with user authentication and role-based access control.
·         Own full life cycle of development for a component of a product or system.
·         Develop/integrate Geographic Information System (GIS)-based services based on ESRI, Google, MapBox, and Open Source GIS solutions.
·         Be responsible for technical quality of the implemented code base and fully understand the implemented design.
·         Understand and follow Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) processes in a structured environment, including Waterfall, RUP and Agile development methodologies.
·         Work closely with architects, senior developers, business analysts and development teams for design, development, testing, implementation, and support of application projects.
·         Participate in software testing process, including identification and resolution of defects.
·         Participate in and contribute to formal/informal technical reviews and presentations.
·         Explore new ideas and initiatives that encourage innovation.
·         Take inputs from reporting manager(s) and appropriately apply comments/ feedback.
·         Accurately estimate time required to complete development tasks.
·         Collaborate with diverse teams.
·          Demonstrate the ability to cooperate with a variety of people and achieve results.
·         Proactively initiate, develop and maintain effective working relationships with team members.
SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS
N/A

MANDATORY SKILLS/EXPERIENCE
·         BA/BS Degree or equivalent, in a technology related field or other degree preferred.
·         3 to 6 years of total experience in object oriented design, development, testing and deployment of mission critical business applications, at least 3 of which are in a web/client-server environment.
·         3 years of hands-on development experience with projects using full stack Ruby on Rails with other Open Source technologies such as Ruby, RVM, HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, LeafletJS, jQuery, DataTables, Bootstrap, Polymer, PostgreSQL, , Linux, Ubuntu, Redis and Memcache. Experience in build and integration with RESTful APIs.
·         Experience with configuration management, continuous integration, version control, testing and document management with Open Source tools such as AWS, Docker, Git/GitHub, RSpec, Cucumber, Travis, PivotalTracker and Jira.
·         Must be flexible and willing to undertake a wide variety of challenging tasks.
·         Experience in GIS tools and map integration (LeafletJS, MapBox, ESRI ArcGIS, Google, Bing, Pictometry, and OpenGeo).
·         Experience in Wireless/Mobile /Disconnected architecture/applications.
·         2+ years of relational database design, normalization, PostgreSQL.
·         Experience in all phases of SDLC and standard SDLC methodologies such as Waterfall, RUP, Agile/Scrum to deliver client solutions.
·         2+ years of exposure to application lifecycle management tools for configuration management, version control and testing (GITHUB).
·         Experience in UML/Rational tools or other design tools.
·         Strong analytical, decision-making and problem solving skills.
·         Good communication, presentation and leadership skills.
·         Team player who can establish excellent working relationships with peers and other teams.
DESIRABLE SKILLS/EXPERIENCE:
·         Technically proficient in more than one language and platform.
·         Expertise and knowledge of building large-scale information systems.
·         Experience in GIS tools and map integration.
·         Experience in Wireless/Mobile/Disconnected architecture/applications.
·         Application design expertise with large workflow management systems.
·         Working knowledge in Business Intelligence and Decision Support Systems.
·         Entry-level certifications and/or training in application development.
·         Prior experience in federal/state/local government projects.
·         Prior experience in working with asset management system development