Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

Service-Oriented Architecture Technical Lead -Developer Metro Time

Washington, DC

Essential Functions and Job Responsibilities:

The successful candidate's core responsibilities will include, but not to be limited to:

  • Implementing SOA solution.
  • Designing a reusable xml interfaces and web services that conform to relevant standard.
  • Assisting the PM with required project artifacts.
  • Developing and implementing plans to familiarize WMATA developers with deployed services.
  • Assuring the SOA governance plan is followed.
  • Developing code for Enterprise and Domain SOA services to enterprise standards and best practices.
  • Developing service wrappers for services and business applications.
  • Developing Service Design Patterns.
  • Performing the unit tests of the service in a development environment.
  • Performing the integration testing in a development environment.
  • Assisting with performance and security testing in a development environment.
  • Managing SOA service Configuration and Release Management Infrastructure.
  • Maintaining SOA governance module and associated infrastructure.
  • Developing Service Developments and Deployment Documentation.
  • Maintaining the SOA service in the operational life cycle of the service.
  • Managing production instances of SOA services.
  • Updating production instances and configuration in order to meet SLAs for SOA services. Managing the consistency of the Service Registry against redundancy.
  • Responding to incidents related to SOA services.
  • Developing a complete SOA development lifecycle using iterative methodologies.
  • Executing top-down & bottom-up service and process development.
  • Designing and developing event-driven solutions.
  • Responsible for SOA QA and turning around identified defects quickly.
  • Facilitating the definition of integrative and canonical views of data or information across multiple content types (structured, semi-structured, XML or unstructured) to support convergence of information asset migration planning or impact analysis.
  • Designing the architecture of Information Systems in accordance with the WMATA’s strategy and agreed solutions and practices.
  • Participating in the IS Strategic Plan and associated architecture process.
  • Carrying out studies that allow appropriate choices for transversal solutions.
  • Developing guidance for securely integrating new systems into the company’s IS landscape.
  • Assessing the impact of new solutions on existing or planned architectures.
  • Managing risks related to IT and information assets.
  • Leading or participating in strategic studies.
  • Participating in defining the approach for the evolution and integration of the different business and technological components of Enterprise Information Systems.
  • Attending regular departmental and project meetings.
  • Assisting project leadership in designing the approach for SOA projects, including selection of technologies, setting technical directions, estimating/planning and directing developers.
  • Assisting Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) developers in resolving problems, finding solutions and writing specifications that will meet the business needs and requirements, and comply with applicable standards.
  • Collaborating with enterprise architects and IT program managers to enhance existing business applications and facilitate solutions to meet business requirements.
  • Building solutions and managing implementation aspects of projects.
  • Creating and/or reviewing manuals, how-to procedures, and related documentation in a variety of formats. Ensuring documentation is targeted to the appropriate audience.
  • Responding to questions from WMATA personnel and analyze what-if scenarios.
  • Reviewing technical and design documentation.
  • Writing technical and design documents.
  • Providing technical ability screening for new team members.
  • Creating testing and quality assurance plans.
  • Managing and prioritizing change requests and problem reports.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree with 12+ years of experience in information technology with an emphasis on integration platform based deliverables. An equivalent combination of education, certification, and relevant experience may be considered.
  • Experience with SOA and web service design and implementation.
  • Demonstrated advanced experience with object oriented design and development techniques using Microsoft technologies and service- oriented architecture.
  • Demonstrated use of .NET application development technologies as well as a solid understanding and practical use of other Microsoft development technologies such as C+/C++, .NET, VB.NET, XML, SQL, SOA, BizTalk and SharePoint.
  • Hands-on professional experience in .Net and/or MS integration technology.
  • Excellent application development skills and proven track record delivering well-designed complex enterprise class systems.
  • Excellent planning and organizational skills, especially with regard to test and quality assurance planning.
  • A proven track record of effectively delivering results in a fast-paced, rapidly changing environment while managing multiple priorities.
  • Hands-on experience in the following:
    • Installing and configuring the Oracle SOA Fusion Middleware version 12.2.0 and above
    • Installing and configuring the Oracle Enterprise Manager Cloud Control for Server and Service Monitoring.
    • Installing and configuring the OHS Front end host service for the SOA Suite.
    • Installing and configuring the Active-Active replication for SOA infra database for High Availability Using Golden Gate.
    • Installing and configuring the High Available MFT 12.2.1 and above.
    • Building the Oracle SOA cloud infrastructure. Advanced service distribution & optimization
    • Implementing the Oracle API Manager Cloud Services
    • Implementing Release Management using Jazz.
  • Extensive experience on SOA based integrations and must have Java development background. Complete understanding of Java/J2EE n-Tier architectures, Web Services standards, integration, design Patterns, SOA Standards.
  • Moderate experience providing relevant SOA specific design and development services including development of SOA design standards, patterns, principles, web services and experience with enterprise service bus technologies.
  • Experience in the following:
    • Creating and implementing the Capacity Management plan for high available SOA infrastructure.
    • Configuring the service based dynamic cluster using FMW12.2.1
    • Web Services Standards and integration design patterns (request/response, publish/subscribe, assured delivery, synchronous vs. asynchronous required.
    • Enterprise integration background including XML/XSLT, Data Transformation, Message Routing, Integration Infrastructure and Web Services (WS*, REST).
    • Software/middleware components (Enterprise Services Bus, Enterprise Messaging, J2EE application servers).
    • Relational database experience (SQL Server, Oracle) and programming experience (C#, Java, PL/SQL, T-SQL) preferred.
    • Developing technical documentation, and supports the QA, release, and production support processes.
    • Configuring the Keystore and Policy store for secure SSL Communication and SFTP configuration.
  • Must have hands-on ability provisioning and integrating services using Enterprise Service Bus using a middleware SOA Platform.
  • Strong knowledge of design patterns and frameworks like spring, Hibernate, Seam, Model View Controller etc.
  • Expert knowledge in troubleshooting, identifying the bottlenecks and tuning the Managed servers for High Performance and High Availability.
  • Expert knowledge in automating build and deployment using Urban Code.
  • Expert in implementing and Configuring the Oracle webcenter.
  • Languages: Java (J2SE, Java SE, J2EE, Java EE), SQL, XML, XSL/T, X/HTM
  • Databases: Oracle SOA: Oracle Fusion (Admin+ Development), BPEL, Routing & Mediation, Web Services, EDA, ESB, SOAP, WSDL, XSD, UDDI, XML, WS-*, WS-Basic Profiles, XML Beans, XML
  • Spy Web: J2EE, Java Security, JSP/Servlets, Java Applets, EJB, XML, XSL/XSLT, JavaScript, CSS, PHP, Perl, CGI, WebLogic (Admin+ Development), Struts
  • Tools & Utils: JDK, J2SE, J2EE, JUnit, JTest, Eclipse, JDeveloper, JBuilder, Java, Ant, Unix Tools (vi, awk, sed), SVN, Maven, WLST.
  • Knowledge of Kronos Systems.
  • Hands on experience on integration of Kronos with PeopleSoft.
  • MFT based document exchange
  • Strong leadership skills while working in a team environment.
  • Negotiation and creative problem solving skills.
  • Excellent skills in oral and written business communications in English.
  • U.S. Citizenship or Permanent Residency is required.

Additional Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience with the following:
    • Iterative/Agile Development approaches
    • XML technologies: XSD, XSL
    • T-SQL, SQL Server Reporting Services
    • BizTalk Implementation
    • SharePoint Implementation
    • Web service Security: SAMC, Federated ID Management
    • JavaScript, DHTML, AJAX, HTMLICSS
  • Implementation experience of BPM project using Microsoft BizTalk.
  • Implementation in the .NET Framework preferably in C+/C++.

Planned Systems International provides our customers with value-added management consulting and information technology services that consistently deliver success, and we are recognized as a world-class provider of innovative solutions that benefit mankind. From Systems Lifecycle Support and Healthcare IT Solutions to Network and Desktop Solutions and e-Business, PSI is focused on making our clients’ businesses run smoother and better. With a highly trained technical staff, we apply state-of-the-art information technologies, the industry's most advanced methodologies, and broad-based support services to clients in U.S. Government agencies and the commercial sector.

PSI is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply, including:
Minorities, Women, Individuals with Disabilities, and Protected Veterans.
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