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CL - Internet / Web Engineer - Project Lead
Ref No.: 17-00333
Location: Columbia, South Carolina
Client: Revenue and Fiscal Affairs Office (RFAO)
Location: Columbia,SC
Duration: 12 Months
Remote Work Availability: 100%
Comments: A coding exercise MUST BE completed by all applicants for this position. The exercise and instructions can be accessed at https://github.com/SC-RFA/code-exercise. The completed exercise should be uploaded in a zip file along with the candidate's resume.

THIS IS 100% REMOTE POSITION.



Job Description:

Attention - note from the manager:

A coding exercise MUST BE completed by all applicants for this position. The exercise and instructions can be accessed at https://github.com/SC-RFA/code-exercise. The completed exercise should be uploaded in a zip file along with the candidate's resume.

Due to budgetary limits $95 per hour is the preferred billing rate for this position.

THIS IS 100% REMOTE POSITION.

SCOPE OF THE PROJECT:This is a 12 month contract to update and expand an existing Ruby on Rails application and incorporate new features requested by the client. Work will include front end development, backend development, API development, and other development work to meet contract deliverables. We work closely with our customers, and candidates will be expected to participate remotely in weekly meetings to discuss requirements for new development and give demos of completed development.

Function: Works under general supervision and participates in the design and development of internet systems. May work independently or as a part of a team. May coach more junior technical staff.


General Characteristics: Integrally involved in the development and support of an expanding suite of web applications and tools for our customers. This suite covers everything from a case management system, a Medicaid service tracking system, a Medicaid billing system, to new development for upcoming projects. Works closely with other IT groups and customers to define the system design and user interface based on customer needs and objectives. Participates in all phases of the development and implementation process. Ensures the integration of the web servers and all other supporting systems by using message based middleware and interfacing with relational databases. Be knowledgeable of best-practices for building secure web applications. Responsible for developing client-side scripting and server-side application code. Extensive knowledge in using programming languages. May require a bachelor's degree in a related area and 5-7 years of experience in the field or in a related area.

DAILY DUTIES / RESPONSIBILITIES:
RUBY AND JAVASCRIPT DEVELOPMENT, RUBY ON RAILS DEVELOPMENT, WRITING TESTS, GENERATING AD HOC REPORTS FOR CLIENT AS NEEDED, PROVIDING DAILY STATUS UPDATES TO TEAM, FOLLOWING CHANGE MANAGEMENT WORKFLOWS, PARTICIPATION IN CLIENT MEETINGS FOR REQUIREMENTS GATHERING AND DEMOS OF FINISHED WORK, PRESENCE ON OUR INTERNAL IM SYSTEM DURING WORK HOURS.

REQUIRED SKILLS (RANK IN ORDER OF IMPORTANCE):
RUBY, RAILS, GIT, JAVASCRIPT, WEB SECURITY, LINUX EXPERIENCE, SQL, JQUERY, REST API EXPERIENCE, EXCELLENT ORAL AND WRITTEN COMMUNICATION SKILLS, TEST-DRIVEN DEVELOPMENT

PREFERRED SKILLS (RANK IN ORDER OF IMPORTANCE): JSON, COMMAND LINE, SSH, HAML, SCSS, ABILITY TO WORK INDEPENDENTLY, CREATING TECHNICAL DOCUMENTATION, PRIOR EXPERIENCE WORKING AS A REMOTE CONTRACTOR

EDUCATION: BACHELOR'S DEGREE PREFERRED


Skills:
Category Name Required Importance Level Last Used Experience
Administrative Verbal Communication Skills Yes 4 Expert Currently Using 6 + Years
Administrative Written Communication Skills Yes 4 Expert Currently Using 6 + Years
Development Tools SQL Yes 3 Advanced Within 6 Months 2 - 4 Years
Network Security Application Security Yes 3 Advanced Within 6 Months 2 - 4 Years
Operating Systems/APIs Linux Yes 3 Advanced Within 6 Months 2 - 4 Years
Programming Languages JavaScript Yes 2 Expert Within 6 Months 4 - 6 Years
Programming Languages JQUERY Yes 3 Advanced Within 6 Months 2 - 4 Years
Programming Languages JSON Yes 5 Expert Within 1 Year 2 - 4 Years
Programming Languages Ruby Yes 1 Lead Within 6 Months 6 + Years
Software Framwork Ruby on Rails Yes 1 Lead Within 6 Months 6 + Years
Web Tools Web - application programming interface (API) Yes 4 Advanced Within 1 Year 2 - 4 Years
Additional Skills: Test-Driven Development, Command Line, SSH, HAML, SCSS, ability to work independently, creating technical documentation, prior experience working as a remote contractor.