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Senior Ruby on Rails Software Developer
Pasadena, CA

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Job Description

ASRC Federal Technical Services (ASTS) is responsible for managing the NASA Goddard Software Engineering Services II (SES II) contract. This includes the following software engineering capabilities: Systems Engineering, Ground Software, Flight Software, Flight System V&V, IT Development, Science System Development and Data Processing. ASTS is looking for a Senior Ruby on Rails Software Developer.

Job Description Senior Ruby on Rails Software Developer

The GLOBE Program is seeking a highly experienced Ruby on Rails Software Developer with GLOBE development experience to provide guidance, surge workload and problem resolution to team members working on the latest in mobile and portal technologies. This individual will be a key member of The GLOBE Program and development team in support of NASA and the National Science Foundation (NSF).

About GLOBE: The Global Learning and Observations to Benefit the Environment (GLOBE) Program is an international science and education program that provides students and the public worldwide with the opportunity to participate in data collection and the scientific process, and contribute meaningfully to our understanding of the Earth system and global environment. Announced by the U.S. Government on Earth Day in 1994, GLOBE launched its worldwide implementation in 1995. In 2013, the GLOBE Program received the Liferay Pulse Award for "Website of the Year". Check out for more information.

Required Qualifications

* BS degree in Computer Science or related field and a minimum of 7 years of software development experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience
* Experience in developing Ruby on Rails Web Applications
* Experience in working with GIT
* Experience with Javascript and JS frameworks such as Angular JS
* Understanding and experience in Rails Application Concepts and Object Oriented Design
* Expert knowledge of databases (MySQL, Oracle, Postgres)
* Familiar with CSS, HTML
* Familiar with Ruby Gems, such as Passenger and Capistrano
* A strong focus on User Interface and proper design
* Ability to pivot and work on multiple tasks at the same time
* Must be detail-oriented with good verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills
* Must enjoy working in a team environment and work well with a distributed team


* Pasadena, CA.

Desired Qualifications

* Familiarity with agile software development life-cycle
* Must be able to demonstrate a strong understanding of the Rails Architecture
* Familiar with Bootstrap and Responsive Web Development
* GLOBE experience

ASRC Federal and its Subsidiaries are Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, disability, or protected veteran status.

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