Senior Software Developer (React / Ruby) at SteamPunk in McLean, Virginia

Posted in Other 11 days ago.

Job Description:


Design. Disrupt. Repeat.

Be an agent of change on a team committed to achieving client-focused, mission-driven excellence. Steampunk is looking for an experienced Full Stack (React/Ruby) Developer with an appetite for taking on new challenges.


As a Steampunk Software Developer, you will be working with a team of software engineers, test automation engineers, designers, and product owners to bring our teams conceptual solutions to life in a mature Agile/DevSecOps environment. You will be leveraging your experience by working with different application teams and technology stacks in order to provide our clients with exceptional solutions and functional products. As a developer, you will be hands on with the development of new functionality and will be expected to not only deliver product releases, but also to ensure solutions follow Steampunk's philosophy of human centered design and co-created experiences. Steampunk developers are committed to continuously learning and aren't afraid of solving a challenging problem with self-motivation and determination.Qualifications

Required Skills:

  • 5+ years experience with Ruby and React
  • Must be US Citizen
  • Ability to obtain a public trust clearance
  • Interest in working in a social team
  • Mission focused and a self starter/independent and scrappy
  • Someone who enjoys less formality and more freedom
  • Excellent communication and teamwork skills
  • Demonstrate sharp, analytical, problem solving, and decision-making skills.
  • Great attention to detail
  • Organizational skills
  • 5+ years of experience with software development, software architecture, APIs, and microservices
  • 5+ years of experience with building software using agile methods
  • 5+ year experience with Ruby and associated frameworks (e.g Ruby on Rails)
  • 1+ years of experience with database engineering, and manipulating relational and NOSQL databases
  • 1+ years of experience with automating tests for determining quality, security, performance and usability of a system.
  • Experience writing and evaluating user stories, acceptance criteria, and pull-requests
  • Experience working in HCD, Agile and DevSecOps environments

Preferred Skills / Attributes:

  • Experience in paired programming and Extreme Programming
  • Experience Lean Design, Test Driven Development (TDD), and Behavior Driven Development (BDD)
  • A passion to contribute to the full stack - the front-end, backend and anything in-between (middleware or otherwise).

Steampunk is a federal contractor subject to Executive Order 14042 and Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) 52.223-99 implementing the order. Therefore, this position requires full vaccination for COVID-19, except in jurisdictions where the mandate is barred by a court ordered injunction.

About steampunk

Steampunk is a Change Agent in the Federal contracting industry, bringing new thinking to clients in the Homeland, Federal Civilian, Health and DoD sectors. Through our Human-Centered delivery methodology, we are fundamentally changing the expectations our Federal clients have for true shared accountability in solving their toughest mission challenges. As an employee owned company, we focus on investing in our employees to enable them to do the greatest work of their careers - and rewarding them for outstanding contributions to our growth. If you want to learn more about our story, visit

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Steampunk participates in the E-Verify program.
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