Ruby on Rails developer in Washington DC

I have an immediate need for a direct client in Washington DC. The overview of qualifications are listed below - if this sounds like you and you would like to hear about the opportunity/company, send your resume to and I will reach out to schedule a time that works for you.

I work in the IT space and get more and more requests for Ruby gurus…even if you are not open to the DC area, reach out - it is likely that I know someone in your area.


  • 5+ years of IT experience in software development

  • At least 2 years of experience developing applications with Ruby on Rails (experience must be recent!)

  • Rails development for more than one customer

  • Experience working in a full systems development life cycle projects

  • Demonstrated experience working independently to deliver web applications

  • Ability to drive solutions to problems by identifying and evaluating alternatives

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Ability to set up, configure, and deploy Java applications.

  • Experience working in a Red Hat Linux environment (preferably RHEL 6)

  • Training or certifications in Hadoop is a plus

  • Strong data analysis skills

  • Strong SQL skills

  • Knowledge of big data technologies, including Hadoop and NoSQL databases

  • Working knowledge of jQuery, HTML and CSS

  • Strong JavaScript background

  • Experience with Python