The Squires Group

Grails Developer

Job ID
# of Openings
App/Web Development


Calling all Grails Developers!!  Do you like to create information solutions?  Are you good at analyzing requirements?  We have an excellent career opportunity for a Grails Developer to work at our client site in Gaithersburg, MD.  This is a critical role in their infrastructure, where you will analyze and convert requirements into system specifications, and deliver the solutions the customer is looking for. 


Don’t miss your chance to join an organization that strives to create new solutions every day that benefit the public.  In business over almost 30 years, they work with government, the private sector, and nonprofits, saving hundreds of millions of taxpayer dollars because of their commitment to deliver. 


Salary, based on your experience, will range between $115,000 - $130,000 along with better than excellent benefits, profit-sharing, and free parking in a business-casual environment.  Occasional travel is required.  Sponsorship is not available at this time.


  • Translate technical concepts into non-technical language to achieve client understanding
  • Manage off-site teams and vendors, keeping projects on schedule and costs within budget
  • Effectively manage your time to provide expected results
  • Operate in a fast-paced environment
  • Guide and mentor junior developers on IT best practices


  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 8+ years of Web Development experience
  • Grails/Groovy on Rails is a must
  • Experience with the following:
    • HTML5, JavaScript frameworks, and Bootstrap
    • Relational database technologies such as MySQL, Oracle or Postgres
    • Build tools like Gradle or Maven
    • Unix and Windows on cloud-based AWS servers
    • JVM service frameworks such as Spring Boot, Grails, Vert.x, RxJava or Ratpack and Rails  

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The Squires Group, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer


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