ProData Team - Positions

Sunday, July 20, 2014

ProData Team - Positions


ProData Team LLC Open Positions 



(1)  Informatica ETL Programmer    (Location - Maryland, MD - Contract)
Industry/business domain -
Resident Status : (H1B/Greencard/US Citizen)
Years Experience : 5+ Years 
Likely Start 2nd week of June 2014

Length: Long Term


Job Description:   

Responsibilities:

Prodata Team is looking for a Informatica ETL Programmer  to design, develop, and maintain database /ETL applications for our client.

Primary responsibilities:

  • Analyze complex  education accountability and performance reporting and data storage requirements with end users,
  • Prepare data models that support the creation of  education data structures, KPI development, and ETL development in Informatica and Oracle 11g using ERWIN
  • Write ETL requirements and specifications documents
  • Develop, test, and install Informatica ELT programs to maintain and transform data between various systems.

Qualifications

Education: BS in computer science or information systems.


           Five (5) years of data warehousing design and development
           Five (5) years of Informatica 9.x ETL development and administration
           Five (5) years of ETL work experience with Oracle databases 11g or higher
           Five (5) years of creating and updating data models using Erwin modeling tool
           Five (5) years or higher programming in all of SQL and PL/SQL
           Five (5) years of creating Entity Relationship Diagram and dimensional data modeling
           At least one (1) year of documented experience in each of:
o          ETLs process design, development, and performance tuning
o          Data modeling using ERD and dimensional models for highly conformed data marts, relational operational data stores, and star-schemas.
o          Informatica9.x system administrator skills and training
o          Data warehouse design and development
           Minimum of five (5) years of experience planning, designing, building, and implementing data warehouses using Informatica creating ETL and data quality programs, and developing data warehouse structures.
           Minimum of five (5) years verifiable experience working with end-users in defining and preparing detail specifications for data warehouses, ETL programs, and quality routines

General Industry Experience:  Two (2) years education data warehouse experience.
Good oral and written communication skills

(2)  OBIEE Developer with GIS ANALYTICS   (Location - Maryland, MD - Contract)
Industry/business domain -
Resident Status : (H1B/Greencard/US Citizen)
Years Experience : 4+ Years 
Likely Start 3rd week of March 2012


Length: short_term

Job Description:   

Responsibilities:

1.  Reviewing existing OBIEE dashboards in several areas and identify dashboard candidates for GIS analysis and data presentation.
2.  Designing four GIS analysis scenarios with recommendations for end-user graphical
design with GIS data drill-downs.
3.  Providing guidance on spatial data needed to support GIS analysis scenarios that are
required in spatial database.
4.  Working with OBIEE developers to prepare two GIS proofs-of-concepts using OBIEE.
5.  Preparing requirements documents as needed.


Required Experience:

1.  Ability to communicate clearly and effectively, both orally and in writing.
2.  BS degree in computer science.
3.  At least four (4) years experience designing spatial analytics.
4.  At least four (4) years experience designing user interfaces for spatial analytics.
5.  At least four (4) years experience with applying spatial analytics with business data.


Education : 

A Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university with a major in Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering, Business, or other related scientific or technical discipline

(3)  Excel Developer     (Location - Maryland, MD - Contract)
Industry/business domain -
Resident Status : (H1B/Greencard/US Citizen)
Years Experience : 5+ Years 
Likely Start 2nd week of July 2012


Length: 6+ Months

Job Description:   

Responsibilities:

  •  Work with end-users to define existing spreadsheet
    data exports to CSV format 
  • Develop macros to reformat Excel worksheets
    automatically to a CSV format. 
  • Test marcos



Required Experience:

  •  At least five (5) years experience creating, and formatting Excel workbooks and worksheets 
  •  At least five (5) years experience working with Excel formulas 
  • At least five (5) years experience creating Excel macros.

Education : 

A Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university with a major in Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering, Business, or other related scientific or technical discipline

(4)  ETL (OWB) DATAWAREHOUSE DEVELOPER  (Location - Maryland, MD - Contract)
Industry/business domain -
Resident Status : (H1B/Greencard/US Citizen)
Years Experience : 6+ Years 
Likely Start 3rd week of February 2014


Length: 6 + Months

Job Description:   


Required Skills:
  • Analyzecomplexeducation accountabilityand performancereportingrequirements with end users;
  • Preparedatamodels thatsupport the creation of education datastructures,KPIdevelopment, and ETLdevelopment in Oracle11g usingERWIN;
  • Develop complex ETL workflows;
  • WriteETLrequirementsand specifications documents
  • Develop, test, and install ETL workflows to maintain and transform databetween various systems;
  • Develop Source To Target Mappings (STM);
  • Perform data profiling as inputs to the STM design;
  • Develop Data Quality processes to standardize data, improve data quality, and provide Deterministic Identity Resolution;
  • Design and implement cross-reference and lookup tables into ETL workflows;
  • Develop data lineage reports from the repository;
  • Transform unstructured and poorly structured data into 3rd Normal Form tables with referential constraints;
  • Aggregate and transform 3rd Normal Form data into multi-dimensional STAR schema Dimension and Fact table structures.
GENERAL EXPERIENCE:
  1. Must have five (5) years of computer experience in information systems design;
  2. Minimum ofsix(6)yearsof experiencedesigningand developingdata warehousingdatabasestarschemas, 3Ndataform databasesusingOracle10gand11g relational database management systems
  3. Minimum of three (3)yearsof experiencewith the OracleOWB- suite of tools, designing and  implementing ETL workflows;
  4. Minimum ofsix(6)yearsof experienceprogrammingin SQL and PL/SQL;
  5. Minimum offour(4)yearsof experienceanalyzinguser requirementsandtranslatingthem intosystemdata structuredesigns and Source-To Target-Mappings (STM’s);
  6. Minimum of two(2)yearsof experienceinstallingand administratinganOWB-ETLapplicationenvironment
  7. Minimum of two(2)yearsof experienceusingErWindesign toolsto create both logical and physical entity relationship (ER) diagrams; and
  8. Minimum of one(1)yearof experience working at a State or Local Education Agency.
SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE:
  1. At least three (3) years of experience as an application programmer on large-scale DBMS, knowledge of computer equipment, and ability to develop complex software to satisfy design objectives;
  2. At least one (1) year of PARTY model identity resolution design & development experience;
  3. At least one (1) year of MDM (Master Data Management) implementation experience;
  4. At least one (1) year of Deterministic Identity Resolution (DIR) development and implementation experience; and
  5. Knowledge of Probabilistic Identity Resolution (PIR).
EDUCATION:
  • A Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university with a major in Computer Science, Information
  • Systems, Engineering, Business, or other related scientific or technical discipline or three (3) years of equivalent
  • Experience in a related field.  A Master’s Degree is preferred.
  • Analyze complex  accountability and performance reporting and data storage requirements with end users,
  • Prepare data models that support the creation of  education data structures, KPI development, and ETL development in Informatica and Oracle 11g using ERWIN
  • Add meta-data to ERWIN files
  • Write ETL requirements and specifications documents
  • Develop, test, and install OWB-ELT programs to maintain and transform data between various systems.



(5)  Oracle Business Analyst    (Location - Maryland, MD - Contract)
Industry/business domain -
Resident Status : (H1B/Greencard/US Citizen)
Years Experience : 5+ Years 
Likely Last week of Oct 2012


Length: 6+ Months

Job Description:   

Responsibilities:
    • Assist in development team in the collection and documentation of functional requirements for each data collection system. 
    • Prepare system specifications for each collection system.
    • Prepare and document business logic for ETL processes and error detection for each collection system.
    • Define and document new reporting needs for data collection systems the new Oracle environment.
    • Assist with requirements definition for Oracle Business Intelligence Enterprise Edition (OBIEE) activities for development of collection system dashboards.
    • Prepare documents and institutional manuals to assist with coordination of system specification deployment to institutions and for beta testing.
    • Perform other related tasks as assigned by Project Manager
    • It is preferred that the business analyst have experience with preparing documents and requirements for higher education collections system environments.
    • The candidate should be very familiar with Oracle DBA responsibilities but the work will be that of a Business Analyst.


    Required Experience:

    • At least 2 years of experience Project Management skills.
    • At least 4 years of experience Oracle 11g Certification.
    • At least 5 years of experience with implementing Oracle relational databases, data warehouses, and batch data collection/transfer applications.
    • At least 5 years of experience as Database Administrator managing databases and warehouses using Oracle 10g/11g and experience.
    • At least 3 years of experience working as a business analyst with experience preparing software requirements and specification documents.
    • At least 3 years of experience with ETL and OBIEE development.

    Education : 

    BS required, with MS preferred

    (6)  ORACLE WEB CENTER Developer   (Location - Maryland, MD - Contract)
    Industry/business domain -
    Resident Status : (H1B/Greencard/US Citizen)
    Years Experience : 5+ Years 
    Likely Start 2nd week of Dec 2013


    Length: 6+ months

    Job Description:



    Oracle Web Center developer with extensive version 11.1.1.5 experience to create user web application interfaces.
      

    Responsibilities:


    1.      Work with business users to develop website requirements
    2.      Develop website page navigation charts
    3.      Develop, test and implement Oracle Web Center solution into production environments
    4.      Operate, manage and maintain Oracle Web Center solutions
    5.      Develop dynamic webpage to Oracle 11G R2 database connectivity
    6.      Integrate Oracle LDAP access protocols into the Web Center environment for SSO (Single Sign On) and work with the security operations center (SOC) staff to define and validate LDAP roles as they apply to WebCenter access and security
    7.      Provide thorough Web Center testing prior to migration to production to include regression testing
    8.      Design, develop, test and implement Web Center backup and recovery and DR (disaster recovery) solutions for Web Center implementations
    9.      Monitor Web Center activity and provide performance enhancements to maintain Web Center solutions within tolerances of all Service Level Agreements (SLAs)
    10.  Troubleshoot and provide support for Web Center issues and work with the State Help desk support teams to resolve issues with Web Center solutions.
    11.   Maintain strong security for Web Center solutions


    Required Experience:


    GENERAL EXPERIENCE:
    1.      Must have five (5) years of computer experience in information systems design
    2.      A minimum of three (3) years of object oriented software development experience designing, building and deploying custom application solutions required
    3.      A minimum of five (5) years designing and implementing web portals using standard development languages, technologies, and development methods including: HTML/XHTML, SQL, PL/SQL, XML, and Java
    4.      A minimum of four (4) years of experience conducting software requirements mapping; application configuration and testing; and application interface design & testing
    5.      A minimum of three (3) years experience with Oracle Web Center Portal implementation, integration, operations, and management in a secure data center environment

    SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE:

    6.      At least three (3) years of experience as an application programmer on large-scale DBMS, knowledge of computer equipment, and ability to develop complex software to satisfy design objectives
    7.      A minimum of three (3) years experience with any combination of work with Personally Identifiable Information (PII) data and compliance with the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) and/or Payment Card Industry (PCI) compliance.
    8.      A minimum of one (1) year of experience providing FERPA compliance for a publically facing education website
    9.      A minimum of three (3) years experience using Oracle 11G RDBMS API’s (e.g. ODBC & JDBC)  in support of web interface database connectivity
    10.  A minimum of two (2) years experience using Oracle LDAP integration with web services to control access to web pages and content
    11.  A minimum of two (2) years experience providing audit support from Oracle Web Center logs


    12.   A minimum of one (1) year of experience working at a State or Local Education Agency
    13.   Experience with intrusion detection testing and remediation



    Education : 



            A Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university with a major in Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering, Business, or other related scientific or technical discipline or three (3) years of equivalent experience in a related field.  A Master’s Degree is preferred.




    (7) Oracle OBIEE Business Intelligence  Developer    (Location - Maryland, MD - Contract)
    Industry/business domain -
    Resident Status : (H1B/Greencard/US Citizen)
    Years Experience : 5+ Years 
    Likely Start 2nd week of June 2014


    Length: Long Term

    Job Description:   



    Oracle Business Intelligence Enterprise Edition (OBIEE) programmer to support educational performance and accountability data sets, dashboards, alerts, analytics, KPIs, and BI Publisher reports. 
     

    Duties:

    Analyzes functional business applications and design specifications for functional areas such as
    finance, accounting, personnel, manpower, logistics, and contracts.  Develops block diagrams and logic
    flowcharts.  Translates detailed design into computer software.  Tests, debugs, and refines the computer
    software to produce the required product.  Prepares required documentation, including both program-level
    and user-level documentation.  Enhances software to reduce operating time or improve efficiency.  Provides  technical direction to programmers as required to ensure program deadlines are met.


    Responsibilities:

    • Work with end-users to define OBIEE BI reporting requirements. 
    • Work with business analysts to document OBIEE and Publisher BI reporting requirements. 
    • Work with ETL staff to define BI data structures for data loading  
    • Define a BI and Publisher reporting strategy 
    • Define the data mart data structures using ERWIN 
    • Define Connection pools 
    • Design and develop the BI business model in OBIEE and Publisher Reports 
    • Develop the OBIEE presentation layer 
    • Unit test the OBIEE BI dashboard 
    • Set OBIEE security 
    • Implement OBIEE as portlet within Webcenter Suite portal 
    • Define alerts and events as needed for dashboards 
    • Document the dashboard  Work with End-users for approval and signoff of dashboards


    Required Experience:

    • Three (3) years verifiable experience developing OBIEE 11g dashboards, analytics, alerts, physical connect strings, business layer model with dimensions and hierarchies, presentation layer development, and role based security.   
    • Three (3) years verifiable experience developing 11g BI Publisher reports.
    • Three (3) years verifiable experience performing systems business and requirements analysis on data warehouse development projects.
    • Three (3) years verifiable experience working with end-users in defining and preparing system requirements, dashboard user interface design documents.
    • Three (3) years verifiable experience translating user requirements into data structure designs to relational 3N form, and star schema database form.
    • Three (3) years verifiable experience with OBIEE 11g administration and management.
    • Three (3) years verifiable experience working with end-users in defining OBIEE analysis requirements, and performing OBIEE programming and statistical analysis.
    • Three (3) years verifiable experience creating and processing large OBIEE data sets.
    • Three (3) years verifiable experience programming with SQL and analyzing SQL statements.  




    Education : 

    A Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university with a major in Computer
    Science, Information Systems, Engineering, Business, or other related scientific or technical discipline or
    three (3) years of equivalent experience in a related field.  A Master's Degree is preferred.  A Master’s Degree in one of the above disciplines equals one year specialized and two years general experience.

    General Industry Experience:  Two (2) years’ education data warehousing experience.Good oral and written communication skills.

    (8)  .NET/SQL Server Developer (Location - Annapolis, MD - Contract)
    Industry/business domain -
    Resident Status : (H1B/Greencard/US Citizen)
    Years Experience : 5+ Years
    Likely Start 2nd week of March 2013
    Length: 6 + Months


    Job Description:  

    The agency is seeking a qualified advanced technology application developer who will be responsible for developing new and enhancing existing web applications and client server applications for the agency’s Internet and Intranet websites using .NET, C#/VBScript, ASP, XML, XSLT and SQL Server. The developer will be responsible for development following the State’s system development life cycle methodology. The selected candidate will work on-site.

    • Consults with systems users to plan, develop, evaluate and revise applications systems.
    • Collects and analyzes data concerning manual processes or existing systems to determine the purpose of the system, work methods used, cause and effect of problems and improvements needed. Prepares conceptual designs of proposed new or revised applications systems.
    • Prepares technical applications systems designs and project specifications detailing input, processes, output and controls using narrative reports and systems design tools such as class diagrams sequence diagrams and logical/physical data models.
    • Codes programs using .NET, SQL and other web-based programming languages and compiles programs.
    • Develops and executes test plan for newly created or modified web applications and/or SSIS packages.
    • Uses specialty software to perform utility routines including debugging, editing and sorting functions.
    • Develops and assembles systems documentation to include functional design, technical design, maintenance manual and user guides.
    • Performs emergency maintenance on applications systems and programs as required

    Duties: Must be able to translate applications requirements into web-based solutions using available technology. Must be able to apply new and emerging technologies to the software development process.

    Education: A Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university with a major in Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering, Business, or other related scientific or technical discipline or three (3) years of equivalent experience in a related field. A Master’s Degree in one of the above disciplines equals one year specialized and two years general experience.

    General Experience: Must have two (2) years of computer experience in at least two of the following disciplines: systems analysis, systems programming, application programming, and equipment analysis

    • At least two (2) years recent experience designing and developing web applications using Microsoft’s .NET Framework 2.0/3.5/4.0.

    • At least one (1) year recent experience with SQL/ relational database, including experience, preferably Microsoft SQL Server 2005/2008, including experience with stored procedures and SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS)/Data Transmission Services (DTS).

    • At least one (1) year recent experience with analytical, testing, problem solving, and technical troubleshooting in a production environment.

    • At least six (6) months experience with the SDLC or a similar full project development life cycle methodology.

    • At least one (1) year experience with web development technologies, such as, ASP.NET JavaScript, C#/VBScript, Web Services WCF, XML, and XSLT.

    • Five (5) or more years experience designing and developing web applications using Microsoft .NET and a SQL/relational database are preferred.
    (9)  Sr Systems Analyst (Location - Baltimore, MD - Contract)
    Industry/business domain -
    Resident Status : (H1B/Greencard/US Citizen)
    Years Experience : 8+ Years
    Likely Start 4th week of June 2014
    Length: 6 + Months


    Job Description:  



    Education:
    Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university in Computer Science, Systems Analysis, Information Systems or a related field.

    General Experience:
    A minimum of eight (8) years of experience in information technology systems analysis.
                                  
    Specialized Experience:
    At least five (5) years of the experience in the design of business applications on complex IT systems. Requires a broad knowledge of data sources, data flow, system interactions, advanced computer equipment and software applications, and advanced systems design techniques to develop solutions to unyielding complex problems and to advise officials on systems design and IT forecasts.  Must possess demonstrated excellence in written and verbal communication skills.
    1.        At least five (5) years’ experience in the following technologies:
    a.       Microsoft Visual Studio. NET  2005/2008/2010
    b.      Microsoft Visual Basic. NET
    c.       Microsoft ASP. NET
    d.      Microsoft SQL Server 2005/2008
    2.       At least two (2) years expertise in the following technologies:
    a.       Crystal Reports. NET
    Microsoft Reporting Services
    Preferred Qualifications
    1. Master’s degree in a related field of IT is preferred.
    2.       At least five (5) years expertise in the following technologies:
    a.       Windows Presentation Foundation
    b.      Windows Workflow Foundation
    c.       Microsoft Internet Information Services 6
    d.      Microsoft.NET Framework 2.0/3.0/3.5
    e.      Microsoft Visual SourceSafe/team foundation server

     The work to be accomplished: 

    • Develops the structure, methodology and use for major elements of an information technology discipline for use across hardware and software such as data element dictionary, operating system customization user screen definition and use, program development tools and program generators;
    • Defines databases including defining user requirements, developing data definitions, data flow diagrams and maintaining the data dictionary;
    • Develops logical and physical database designs and ensures appropriate modifications to the design models or schema;
    • Establishes initializing procedures and data element naming conventions;
    • Advises management in matters related to designated area of specialization to maintain efficient and effective information support functions by recommending solutions or alternatives to problems, new projects and changes in objectives in consideration of factors such as availability of resources, cost effectiveness and overall program policies and objectives;




    (10)  Project Manager - (Report Card Websites and Web Data Collection System) (Location -  Baltimore, MD - Contract)
    Industry/business domain -
    Resident Status : (H1B/Greencard/US Citizen)
    Years Experience : 5+ Years
    Likely Start 1st week of Jun 2014
    Length: Long Term


    Job Description:  
     
    A.    The Project Manager shall spend 50% of time supporting MDK12 and Report Card Websites and 50% supporting Web Data Collection System.
    B.    The Project Manager shall perform day-to-day management of the project, identify issues and risks and recommend possible issue and risk mitigation strategies associated with the project.
    C.    The Project Manager shall act as a facilitator between a State agency and IT contractor. 
    D.    The Project Manager shall be responsible for ensuring that work performed under the MDK12 and Report Card Websites is within scope, consistent with requirements, and delivered on time and on budget. 
    E.    The Project Manager shall identify critical paths, tasks, dates, testing, and acceptance criteria.
    F.    The Project Manager shall provide solutions to improve efficiency (e.g., reduce costs while maintaining or improving performance levels).
    G.    The Project Manager shall monitor issues and provide resolutions for up-to-date status reports.

    Provide guidance and oversight consistent with Project Management Institute (PMI) and Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK) principles of project management and the State of Maryland System Development Life Cycle (SDLC).  Manage and integrate project resources including oversight of the project team.  Exercise PM best practices for the Project and oversee and perform project activities consistent with the nine knowledge areas including:
    •    Procurement Management - consisting of procurement planning, contracts planning, authoring solicitations, evaluation, requesting solicitation responses, selecting contractor(s), administering contract(s), and contract(s) closing activities.
    •    Schedule Management - consisting of activity definition and sequencing, resource estimating, duration estimating, schedule development, and schedule control activities.
    •    Integration Management - consisting of project plan development, project plan execution, and integrated change control activities.
    •    Scope Management - consisting of project initiation, scope planning, scope definition and scope change control activities.
    •    Cost Management - consisting of resource planning, cost estimating, budgeting and cost control activities.
    •    Human Resources Management - consisting of organizational planning, project team acquisition and staff development activities.
    •    Risk Management - consisting of risk management planning, risk identification, risk quantitative and qualitative analysis, response planning, monitoring, and control activities.
    •    Quality Management - consisting of quality planning, quality assurance and quality control activities.
    •    Communications Management - consisting of communications planning, information distribution, progress and performance reporting, and stakeholder communications management activities.
    Manage updates to the Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) consistent with PMBOK standards for all project work.


    Education:
    Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university in Engineering, Computer Science, Information Systems, Business or other related discipline. Master’s degree or project management certification is preferred.
    General Experience:
    At least five (5) years of experience in project management.
    Specialized Experience:
    At least five (5) years of experience in managing IT related projects and must demonstrate a leadership role in at least three successful projects that were
    delivered on time and on budget.

    Current PMI Project Manager Professional certification.


    (11) Sr. Data Modeler  (Location – Washington DC - Contract)
    Industry/business domain - Financial
    Resident Status : (H1B/Greencard/US Citizen)
    Years Experience : 7+ Years
    Likely Start 1st week of Sep 2014
    Length: 12+ Months


    Job Description




    Education:
    BS in computer science or information systems, Applied Mathematics
    Graduate degree in Financial Engineering, Computer Science, Business, Information systems engineering management preferred.

    Professional Experience:


    • Seven  (7) years of Modeling tools ,  data warehousing design and development, business intelligence on multiple databases and within a financial data management.
    • Must have outstanding programming skills, sound ability to recommend and execute scalable flexible solutions to support analytical projects.
    • Demonstrate strong fundamental knowledge and experience using data integration tools, SQL and working with Oracle RAC environment.


    Oracle OCP Certification is desirable.




    (12)  Lead Data Modeler  (Location – Washington DC - Contract) 
    Industry/business domain - Financial
    Resident Status : (H1B/Greencard/US Citizen)
    Years Experience : 5+ Years
    Likely Start 1st week of Sep 2014
    Length: 12+ Months
     


    Job Description:  



    Education:
    BS in computer science or information systems, Applied Mathematics or related degree
    Graduate degree in Financial Engineering, Computer Science, Business, Information systems engineering management preferred.

    Professional experience:


    • Five  (5) years of Modeling tools ,  data warehousing design and development, business intelligence on multiple databases and within a financial data management
    • Must have outstanding design skills, to empower analytical solutions. 
    • Demonstrate strong fundamental knowledge and experience using data integration tools, Oracle, SQL Server, Sybase and other databses, SQL and working with Oracle RAC environment.


    Oracle OCP Certification is desirable.
     




    (13) Sr.  Computer Programmer  (Oracle )  (Location - Baltimore MD - Contract )
    Industry/business domain -
    Resident Status : (H1B/Greencard/US Citizen)
    Years Experience : 5+ Years
    Likely Start 2nd week of Apr 2014 or sooner
    Length: Long Term



    Position Description : 

    An application has been developed for each accountability application using Oracle Forms Builder 6i.  Each application has a unique set of programs written in PL/SQL.  The applications are hosted on 11g Oracle database servers running Windows 64bit.  Cognos Impromptu v7.4 is the report writing tool.




    REQUIRED SKILLS:

    •    Five (5) years of programming experience in software development or maintenance.
    •    Five (5) years of experience in IT systems analysis and programming.
    •    Five (5) years of experience creating catalogs and reports with Cognos’ Impromptu v 7.3 and 7.4. •    Five (5) years of experience with Oracle Forms 6i
    •    Five (5) years of experience programming with SQL and PL/SQL
    •    Oracle Certified Professional (OCP) in Application Developer Forms Developer 6/6i. 

    •    General Industry Experience:  At least two (2) years of experience working in the pre-kindergarten to grade 12 industry.

    •    The candidate shall be capable of clear communications in English (both written and oral form). This will be validated during the interview process. At the interview candidates will be required to submit samples of past written communications for review.  Sensitive information in the samples maybe redacted. Oral communication skills will be validated during the interview process.



    Education: A Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university with a major in Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering, Business, or other related scientific or technical discipline or three (3) years equivalent experience in a related field.


    (14)  ORACLE Database Developer  (Location - Washington DC - Contract )
    Industry/business domain -Federal
    Resident Status : Green Card ( lawful Permanent Resident Alien with at least three or more years of U.S. residency )/US Citizen
    Years Experience : 8+ Years
    Likely Start 2nd week of Jan 2013 or sooner
    Length: 8 + Months


    Required Skills:



    Duties:  





    Provide technical guidance to develop, update, and maintain CDR relational databases running in ORACLE RAC and Linux environment - 25%

     Provide assistance and develop PL/SQL procedures as needed. Provide support on a wide range of database development functions in a RAC configuration, including running test queries, troubleshooting database problems, maintaining version control of database entities, advising customers on new database features, and leading studies to evaluate the effectiveness of current database methods and procedures, investigation of issues arising from data loss and corruption -  25%

    Provide support in developing and optimizing SQL queries and tuning database operations both proactively and reactively. Provide support generating complex queries and reports - 20%

    Provide support of development database design schema for integrating source data into data management systems. Provide support in accessing, manipulating, and preparing data within CDR database, investigating data structures, and analyzing data to attach meaning and value -  10%

    Provide support to co-ordinate, organize and deliver database code - 10%

    Communicate with the data modelers about design implications from database developer point of view. Prepare technical documents and present it to the business - 10%





    REQUIRED SKILLS:





    Please note these are the top technical skills that the Buyer feels a candidate MUST have. General knowledge of basic office software such as MS Office Suite as well as good communications skills are a given.

       

    1.     Demonstrated experience in Oracle 11g , PL/SQL as database developer– 8 years

    2.     Demonstrated experience as Oracle Database developer (creating stored procedures, triggers, supporting application development teams) in the development environment  - 8 years

    3.     Demonstrated experience in SQL Tuning and Database tuning for large OLTP & DW systems (for example, large data file handling, experience with insert only systems, time variant data handling, partition maintenance, materialized views and query rewrite etc) – 8 years

    4.     Demonstrated experience in large data file handling, experience with insert only systems, time variant data handling, partition maintenance, materialized views and query – 8 years







    NOTE: This position is a combination remote/work at home and work at the Federal office. Depending on the needs of the business, the worker may need to work at the Federal in , MD 50% of the time. This can vary from week to week.





    NICE TO HAVE SKILLS





    Please note these are nice to have skills. It does not preclude a candidate who does not possess all or some of these skills from the selection process but this could be used as a differentiator between candidates. 



    1.     Federal system and data knowledge experience

    2.     Experience as Oracle DBA (creation and maintenance of the database, DDL/DML, back-up/restore strategy, replication strategy)

    3.     Familiarity with data modeling concepts (and IDA tool) and rational products

    4.     Informatica and ETL concepts

    5.     Oracle Real Application Clustering (RAC) development

    6.     AGILE iterative development experience

    7.     Healthcare system experience

    8.     Massively parallel database experience

    9.     Ability to create technical documentation content and templates
     
    (15)  Application Developer  (Location -  Baltimore, MD - Contract)
    Industry/business domain -
    Resident Status : (H1B/EAD/Greencard/US Citizen)
    Years Experience : 4+ Years
    Likely Start 2nd week of May 2014
    Length: 6+ Months



    Position Description : 


    Education:
    A Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university with a major in Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering, Business, or other related scientific or technical discipline or three (3) years of equivalent experience in a related field.

    General Experience:
    Must have two (2) years of computer experience in at least two of the following disciplines: systems analysis, systems programming, application programming, and equipment analysis.

    Specialized Experience:
    At least one (1) year of experience developing applications using advanced technologies, such as Internet protocols or web-based technology. Technologies include HTML, CGI applications, PERL or Javascript, and Java.
    Oracle 9i or higher DBA certification or successful completion of at least two Oracle 9i or higher DBA courses.
    At least three (3) years of successful work experience as an Internet programmer using:
    o CSS
    o XHTML
    o XML
    At least one (1) year of work experience with:
    o Oracle 10g
    o ArcGIS Server 10.2

    ArcSDE 10.2
    o MS Visual Studio 2010
    o SQL Server 2008
    At least one (1) year of work experience with
    o SharePoint Designer 2010*
    o SharePoint 2010*
    *NOTE: SharePoint 2010 certification can be used as equivalent for the one year SharePoint 2010 work experience.
    At least six (6) months of work experience with:
    o ASP.NET
    o C#

    Preferred Qualifications

    Education:
    A graduate degree in an Information Technology related field such as Computer Sciences, Information Systems, or Health Informatics from an accredited university in the United States.

    General Experience:
    Excellent public speaking and technical writing skills.

    Specialized Experience:
    At least three (3) years of successful work experience as an Internet programmer using HTML.
    At least two (2) years of work experience with Javascript.
    At least one (1) year of IT work experience working with Environmental Public Health data in a public health environment.


    (17)  Project Manager (SPM -ERP)  (Location -  Jessup, MD - Contract)
    Industry/business domain -
    Resident Status : (H1B/EAD/Greencard/US Citizen)
    Years Experience : 10+ Years
    Likely Start 4th week of May 2014
    Length: Long Term

    Role Description:



    This position shall oversee and direct the ERP project team.  Responsibilities include overall project planning, governance and management.  Duties shall focus on project planning, monitoring and control, and serving as primary liaison with MCE and Agency stakeholders. 

    The specialized experience does not ask for experience in the selected COTS package. It has not been selected. In addition to the other qualification requirements; manufacturing, production and service industry experience at multi location settings is listed. The current application modules are Customer service, Shipping, A/R, A/P, Purchasing, Fixed Assets, GL, and Sales. The PM will work with the MCE selection committee and make their recommendation.

     The position shall ensure the appropriate application of the Project Management Institute’s (PMI) Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK) and the State’s Systems Development Lifecycle (SDLC) in managing the project.
     

    Education: 



    ·         Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university in Engineering, Computer Science, Information Systems, Business or other related discipline. 


    General Experience:

    •  At least ten (10) years of experience in project management.


    •  PMI certification as a PMP.  

    Specialized Experience:   



    • At least ten (10) years of experience in managing IT related projects. 

      Must demonstrate a leadership role in at least three successful projects that were delivered on time and on budget. 

      Three (3) or more years’ project experience on complex IT projects implementing COTS systems. 


    General Experience:
    • ·         Experience leading similar ERP project.
    • ·         Proficient at managing an integrated project schedule using MS Project
    Specialized Experience:
    • Manufacturing, production and service industry experience at multi location settings.

    ·        
     


    (18)  Informatica/ETL Developer   (Location -  Baltimore, MD - Contract) (Multiple )
    Industry/business domain -
    Resident Status : (H1B/EAD/Greencard/US Citizen)
    Years Experience : 4+ Years
    Likely Start 1st week of Mar 2013
    Length: 1.5 years

    Role Description:

    Analyzes functional business applications and design specifications for functional areas and develops software code to meet business requirements. Translates detailed design specifications into computer software; tests, debugs, and refines the computer software to produce the required product. Prepares required documentation, including both program-level and user-level documentation. Enhances software to reduce operating time or improve efficiency. Provides technical direction to programmers as required to ensure program deadlines are met. Each resource mush have skills in at least one of the following products:


    The preferred candidate will meet the following criteria: 1. EDUCATION - BS in Computer Science required or related field.
    2. Must be skilled in one of the following technologies to apply;
    • Minimum of four years’ experience with Informatica ETL code development current version; and/or
     

    (19)  Oracle OBIEE Developer   (Location -  Baltimore, MD - Contract) (Multiple )
    Industry/business domain -
    Resident Status : (H1B/EAD/Greencard/US Citizen)
    Years Experience : 4+ Years
    Likely Start 1st week of Mar 2013
    Length: 1.5 years

    Role Description:

    Analyzes functional business applications and design specifications for functional areas and develops software code to meet business requirements. Translates detailed design specifications into computer software; tests, debugs, and refines the computer software to produce the required product. Prepares required documentation, including both program-level and user-level documentation. Enhances software to reduce operating time or improve efficiency. Provides technical direction to programmers as required to ensure program deadlines are met. Each resource mush have skills in at least one of the following products:


    The preferred candidate will meet the following criteria: 1. EDUCATION - BS in Computer Science required or related field.
    2. Must be skilled in one of the following technologies to apply;
     • Minimum of two years verifiable experience developing BI Publisher reports llg; and/or
    • Minimum of four years experience with OBIEE;
     

    (20)  Technical Project Manager (TPM)  (Location -  Baltimore, MD - Contract)
    Industry/business domain -
    Resident Status : (H1B/EAD/Greencard/US Citizen)
    Years Experience : 8+ Years
    Likely Start 1st week of August 2014
    Length: Long Term

    Role Description:



    Duties: The Project Manager is assigned the management of a specific project and the work performed under assigned Task Orders. Performs day-to-day management of the project, identifies issues and risks and recommends possible issue and risk mitigation strategies associated with the project. Acts as a facilitator between a State agency and IT contractor. Is responsible for ensuring that work performed under TOs is within scope, consistent with requirements, and delivered on time and on budget. Identifies critical paths, tasks, dates, testing, and acceptance criteria. Provides solutions to improve efficiency (e.g., reduce costs while maintaining or improving performance levels). Monitors issues and provides resolutions for up-to-date status reports. Demonstrates excellent writing and oral communications skills.

    Education: Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university in Engineering, Computer Science, Information Systems, Business or other related discipline. Master’s degree or project management certification is preferred.

    General Experience: At least five (5) years of experience in project management.
    Specialized Experience: At least five (5) years of experience in managing IT related projects and must demonstrate a leadership role in at least three successful projects that were delivered on time and on budget.

    Project Requirements:


    • Current PMI certification as a Project Manager Professional (PMP)
    • At least eight (8) years of experience in project management.
    • At least five (5) years of experience managing Software Maintenance and Development projects
    • Must  have acted as the lead on at least three (3) projects .

                     a.            At least one (1) project example must have had a budget over $5 million

    • Must demonstrate at least five (5) years of experience in providing daily oversight, management and technical leadership for implementation of technology projects
    • Must demonstrate at least five (5) years of preparing and providing regular financial, resource and project schedule updates.

    OTHER Requirements:

    • Ten (10) years of experience in information technology or a Masters in Computer Science
    • Five (5) years’ experience of project management O&M experience on role based security Portal and Intranet solutions in a Microsoft server based multi-tiered environment on .Net framework, and manage development, testing and implementation of multi-million dollar technology projects.
    • Five (5) years’ experience managing the full systems development lifecycle from project inception through project closure and into operations and maintenance.
    • Must demonstrate clear project management skills that include defining and meeting tight deadlines, risk management, working within budget limitations, and motivating the team to deliver upon those constraints
    • Three (3) years’ experience understanding of system design, using Unified Modeling Language (UML), and experience validating data models and prototypes.
    • Five (5) years’ experience in management and leadership skill in technical and non-technical personnel of complex projects using: VPN,  remote desktop connections, and webinar meeting tools.
    • Five (5) years’ experience as the certified PM leading technical personnel through the delivery of complex projects.
    • Five (5) years’ experience resolving technical problems associated with software development
    • Five (5) years’ experience interviewing staff, evaluating business processes, and writing technical specifications for to engineer to build work flow procedures, reports, and user interfaces in English.
    • Three (3) years’ combined experience managing projects using: VMware server services,  Microsoft Active Directory, supporting IIS-7 and .NET platforms,  Microsoft SQL , ODBC connections, and SQL Stored Procedures.
    • At least four (4) years of experience managing and drafting Requests for Proposals for information technology projects subject to State or federal procurement regulations
    • Three (3) years’ combined experience supervising the configuration management of production web-based application and intranet applications; as well as, maintaining test data, and UAT environments.
    • Three (3) years’ combined experience working with Microsoft tools: Team Foundation Server Universal Access Gateway services, Microsoft Office 2010 and 2013,  Visio Two 2007 or later, Microsoft Project Two 2010 and 2013, and SharePoint services
    • Two  (2) years’ experience supporting and testing interface files and understanding access controls for the State FMIS system



    (21)  SAS Developer   (Location -  Baltimore, MD - Contract)
    Industry/business domain -
    Resident Status : (H1B/EAD/Greencard/US Citizen)
    Years Experience : 4+ Years
    Likely Start 1st week of Mar 2013
    Length: 1.5 years

    Role Description:

    Analyzes functional business applications and design specifications for functional areas and develops software code to meet business requirements. Translates detailed design specifications into computer software; tests, debugs, and refines the computer software to produce the required product. Prepares required documentation, including both program-level and user-level documentation. Enhances software to reduce operating time or improve efficiency. Provides technical direction to programmers as required to ensure program deadlines are met. Each resource mush have skills in at least one of the following products:


    The preferred candidate will meet the following criteria: 1. EDUCATION - BS in Computer Science required or related field.
    2. Must be skilled in one of the following technologies to apply;
     • Minimum of two years verifiable experience developing on Oracle llg; and/or
    • Minimum of four years experience with SAS current version


    (22)  Senior Applications Oracle JDeveloper   (Location -  Baltimore, MD - Contract)
    Industry/business domain -
    Resident Status : (H1B/EAD/Greencard/US Citizen)
    Years Experience : 5+ Years
    Likely Start 2nd week of May 2014
    Length: Long Term

    Role Description:


    • Develop, code, test, implement, and support applications in JDeveloper using Oracle ADF framework. 
    •  Transition existing Oracle Forms 6i Accountability applications with a server side PL/SQL coding into JDeveloper ADF Applications.  
    Responsibilities:

    Provide, on a continual basis for all assigned tasks.
    Provide support during normal business hours.
    Provide agency staff assistance if requested setting up, testing, implementing, and supporting an Oracle 11g WebLogic infrastructure capable of deploying JDeveloper ADF applications.
    Assist in conversion of existing Oracle Forms 6i Client/server architecture to an ADF web based architecture.
    Design, document, develop, implement, and support JDeveloper applications using an Oracle 11g RDMS.
    Implement and incorporate Oracle 11g OBIEE reports into JDeveloper applications.
    Modify systems as required by State or federal legislation.
    Build stored procedures, packages and other database components in PL/SQL programming language
    Ensure agency is delivered copies of application, database, and web-site non-compiled native code at the completion of each approved system.
    Deliver appropriate documentation in accordance with the State’s System Development Life Cycle (SDLC) for each approved system.
    Conduct knowledge transfer sessions to train agency staff on creation, function, use of, and deployment of JDeveloper applications.  Develop appropriate training documentation.  
    Provide weekly written status reports to include specific work hours per day, work progress, issues, concerns, and forward planning.


    PERSONNEL REQUIREMENTS:

    •   Education – BS in Computer Science, information Systems, Engineering, Business or other related field scientific or technical discipline.
    •    Five (5) years of programming experience in software development or maintenance.
    •    Five (5) years of experience in IT systems analysis and programming. 
    •    Five (5) years of experience in Oracle JDeveloper programming. 
    •    Five (5) years of experience in PL/SQL and SQL programming and tuning. 
    •    Three (3) years of experience using Oracle 11g Weblogic environment.
    •    Three (3) years of experience using the ADF framework.
    •    Two (2) years of experience using Oracle 11g OBIEE reporting experience. 
    •    Five (5) years of experience with Oracle 10g RDMS or Oracle 11g RDMS, OS Windows 2003, OS Windows 2008 and XP

    OTHER REQUIREMENTS:

    •    General Industry Experience:  At least two (2) years of experience working in pre-kindergarten to grade 12 industry.
    •    Good oral and written communication skills. This will be validated during the interview process. Candidates will be required to submit samples of past written communications for review.  Sensitive information can be redacted. Oral communication skills can and will be validated during the interview process.



    (23)  Sr. Senior Internet/Intranet Site Developer (Location -  Baltimore, MD - Contract)
    Industry/business domain -
    Resident Status : (H1B/EAD/Greencard/US Citizen)
    Years Experience : 5+ Years
    Likely Start 2nd week of August 2014
    Length: Long Term

    Role Description:


    Senior Internet/Intranet Site Developer to design, implement, and maintain web-based applications and portals that provide agency with access to a variety of online and face-to-face professional development tools.  

    Duties: Must be able to translate applications requirements into the design of complex web sites, including integrating web pages and applications. Must be able to apply new and emerging technologies to the site development process.

    Education: A Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university with a major in Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering, Business, or other related scientific or technical discipline or three (3) years of equivalent experience in a related field.

    General Experience: Must have five (5) years of web development experience using current Web development and graphic tools, as well as, Web Server and database administration.

    Specialized Experience: At least three (3) years of experience designing, developing and deploying Web sites and/or Web applications, including product selection, configuration, installation, maintenance, and site specific Web development languages and relational databases.

    Project Requirement:

            Minimum of three (3) years of object oriented software development experience designing, building and deploying custom application solutions required.
            Minimum of three (3) years of experience designing and implementing web portals using standard development languages, technologies, and development methods including but not limited to: HTML, UML, Java, XML, J2EE, JavaScript, PL/SQL, AJAX, APEX, JDeveloper 11g for ADF, and Business Objects.
            Minimum of three (3) years of experience conducting software requirements mapping, application configuration and testing, and application interface design & testing.
            Minimum of three (3) years of experience with Oracle 11g WebCenter Portal and Content installation, setup, and customization.
            Minimum of three (3) years of experience with developing Oracle 11g Portals.
            Minimum of three (3) years of experience with integrating Oracle 11g WebCenter Portal and/or Content with 11g IDM, and Oracle Adaptive Access Manager (OAAM) 11g to enable single sign-on (SSO) capability.

    Other Requirements

      General Industry Experience:  Two (2) years experience developing educational web-based applications and portals.

      Good oral and written communication skills. This will be validated during the interview process. Candidates will be required to submit samples of past written communications for review.  Sensitive information can be redacted. Oral communication skills can and will be validated during the interview process.


    (24)  Sr. Information Technology Architect   (Location -  Baltimore, MD - Contract)
    Industry/business domain -
    Resident Status : (H1B/EAD/Greencard/US Citizen)
    Years Experience : 5+ Years
    Likely Start 1st week of Mar 2013
    Length: 1.5 years

    Role Description:

    Provides expertise in the most current principles and practices of architecture data management systems and experience in large system designs, and with data modeling in the information management arena. Provides expertise in modeling and organizing information to facilitate support of projects or information architectures. Provides guidance on how and what to data and process model. Primarily deals with transition planning from legacy to modern systems by concentrating on information flows, data exchange, and data translation standardization services


    The preferred candidate will meet the following criteria:
    1. Five or more years experience providing expertise in the most current principles and practices of architecture data management systems and experience in large system designs, and with data modeling in the information management arena.
    2. Five or more years experience providing expertise in modeling and organizing information to facilitate support of projects or information architectures.
    3. Five or more years experience providing guidance on how and what to data and process model. .
    4. Five or more years experience with developing models using 3N form, and star schemas for hybrid data warehouses
    5. Five or more years experience working with Informatica
    6. Five or more years experience working with EWRIN modeling tools
    7. A Five or more years experience working with Oracle 10g and 11g databases with partitioning. 


    (25)  System Adminstrator   (Location -  Baltimore, MD - Contract)
    Industry/business domain -
    Resident Status : (H1B/EAD/Greencard/US Citizen)
    Years Experience : 5+ Years
    Likely Start 1st week of Mar 2013
    Length: 1.5 years

    Role Description:

    The Linux Red Hat and Windows system OS DELL server administrator installs and patches operating systems, monitors and coordinate all data system operations, including security procedures, and liaison with end users. Ensures that necessary system backups are performed and storage and rotation of backups is accomplished. Monitors and maintain records of system performance and capacity to arrange vendor services or other actions for reconfiguration and anticipate requirements for system expansion. Assist managers to monitor and comply with State data security requirements.

    The preferred candidate will meet the following criteria: 1. EDUCATION – BS, MS preferred
    2. Minimum of five (5) years’ experience with Oracle and MS SQL Server databases
    3. Minimum of five (5) years experience with Linux administration on DELL platforms performing OS installs, monitoring, error resolution, and patching.
    4. Minimum of five (5) years’ experience with installing and managing VMware


    **** Only US Citizens/Green Cards for positions 26, 27


    (26) Sr Informatica/ETL Consultant  (Location - Lanham MD - Contract )
    Industry/business domain -Federal
    Resident Status : Green Card ( lawful Permanent Resident Alien with at least three or more years of U.S. residency )/US Citizen
    Years Experience : 6+ Years
    Likely Start 2nd week of Jan 2013 or sooner
    Length: 6 + Months


    *** We have Sr, Mid, and Jr level positions for same location


    Position Description :

    The Informatica Developer is responsible for the development of ETL (Extract, Transform and Load) code. The candidate will collaborate with agency Project teams to design and develop ETL code to load large amount of data from other internal data sources to the XXX system.      
    Duties include:
    1 – Design/Develop ETL Interface using Informatica tool
    2 –Develop/Implement the coding of Informatica mappings for different stages of ETL
    3 – Analyze user requirements and proposed potential system solutions
    4 – Understand and comply with development standards and SDLC to ensure consistency across the project.
    5 – Collaborate with Client SMEs,team and other vendor teams.
        .
    REQUIRED SKILLS:

    Please note these are the top technical skills that  a candidate MUST have. General knowledge of basic office software such as MS Office Suite as well as good communications skills are a given.  
    1. Informatica Power Center; SQL

    NICE TO HAVE SKILLS

    Please note these are nice to have skills. It does not preclude a candidate who does not possess all or some of these skills from the selection process but this could be used as a differentiators between candidates:
    1. Informatica Power Exchange ; Data Warehouse;  Oracle; Linux; AIX
    2. Strong oral and written business communication skills desired

    (27) JAVA/J2EE Developer (Location - Lanham , MD - Contract )
    Industry/business domain -Federal
    Resident Status : Green Card/US Citizen
    Years Experience : 4+ Years
    Likely Start ASAP
    Length: 6 + Months with potential extension





    Task Description:  The key objective is to provide a unified system that is integrated into modernized Infrastructure for the detection of fraudulent returns and refund fraud schemes to ensure timely issuance of refunds and credits that are legally due to filers, while preventing issuance of refunds and credits that are not legally due to filers.  This integrated system shall provide the platform to implement new business model to meet changing fraud detection needs, and to streamline the business processes.  The ability to implement changes in time to counter evolving fraud schemes is highly valued.

    Duties:  The Java Developer will develop J2EE application in the following technology environment: Red Hat Enterprise Linux OS, JBOSS application server, and Greenplum massive parallel processing (MPP) database.  The J2EE application will integrate with other COTS such as Blaze Advisor Rules Management System, SAS Fraud Detection framework, Business Objects Enterprise for reports and queries.  Duties include:
    Job Duty 1 – Design and implement highly performing and highly scalable J2EE application that integrates with Business Rules Engine and Analytics tools. (80%)
    Job Duty 2 - Analyze user requirements and proposed potential design solutions (5%)
    Job Duty 3- Understand and comply with development standards and SDLC to ensure consistency across the business (5%) 
    Job Duty 4–  Collaborate with Client SMEs, Vendor team and other vendor teams (10%)
                .


    SKILL/REQUIREMENT:

    Required:


    Please note these are the top technical skills that the Buyer feels a candidate MUST have. General knowledge of basic office software such as MS Office Suite as well as good communications skills are a given.   
    1.     Expert J2EE development and integration skills



    (28) C# .(dot) Net Developer (Location - Gaithersburg , MD - Contract )
    Industry/business domain -Federal
    Resident Status : Green Card/US Citizen
    Years Experience : 4+ Years
    Likely Start 2nd week of Feb 2013 or sooner
    Length: 6 + Months with potential extension




    Task Description: The resource will perform the following functions: Migrate an existing stand-alone application (file size 575 KB) from VB6 to C#.Net that displays agency data based on XML schemas and stylesheets.  Migration / upgrade will require re-writing part of the existing code.  Perform unit testing and support system testing. Update installation and user manual.

    Duties:

    Primary Duties:

    Job Duty 1: Install and review existing application and source code, identify changes to be made for migration (10%)
    Job Duty 2: Perform development and unit test tasks for migration (50%)
    Job Duty 3: Support System Test and perform Documentation updates: (30%)
    Job Duty 4: Report status and provide recommendations for improvements (10%)

    SKILL/REQUIREMENT:

    Required:

    The candidate must have 4 years prior work experience as a developer. 

    Mandatory skills include:
    ·         Minimum of 2 years development experience in MS C#.Net 4.0 or later
    ·         Minimum of 2 years in MS Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF) for User Interface Development
    ·         Minimum of 2 years working with XML schemas, stylesheets, and XML Parsers
    ·         Good written and oral communications skills
    ·         Ability to work autonomously as well as in a team environment
    ·         Must possess the ability to work under pressure to meet critical deadlines
    ·         Must be flexible in response to changing requirements

    Preferred Skills:

    ·         Migrating applications from VB6.0 or earlier to C#.Net – one or more assignments
    ·         Understanding of MVVM (Model View ViewModel)



    (29) Rules Developer (Location - Lanham , MD - Contract )
    Industry/business domain -Federal
    Resident Status : Green Card ( lawful Permanent Resident Alien with at least three or more years of U.S. residency )/US Citizen

    Task Description:  The key objective is to provide a unified system that is integrated into the agency's modernized Infrastructure for the detection of fraudulent/fraud schemes to ensure timely issuance of refunds and credits that are legally due, while preventing issuance of refunds and credits that are not legally due to citizens.  This integrated system shall provide the platform to implement the new business model to meet changing fraud detection needs, and to streamline the business processes.  The ability to implement changes in time to counter evolving fraud schemes is highly valued.

    Duties:  The Rules Developer will work within an integrated project team to design and develop business object model, Rules repository structure, interfaces between rules engine and remaining system, proper rule execution algorithms to meet functional requirements. The candidate will collaborate with the team with the design and implementation of the agency solution.  Duties include:
    1 Define RMA design
    2 – Update object model
    3 – Develop object specific rule design for ILTE and Non-ILTE
    4 – Collaborate with Client SMEs, team and other vendor teams to develop and implement the solution
                .
    REQUIRED SKILLS:

    Please note these are the top technical skills that the Buyer feels a candidate MUST have. General knowledge of basic office software such as MS Office Suite as well as good communications skills are a given.   
    1.     Designing and developing business object model
    2.     Designing and developing rules repository structure
    3.     Identifying and designing interfaces between rules engine and remaining system
    4.     Identifying and designing proper rule execution algorithms to meet functional requirements
    5.     Expertise in FICO Blaze Advisor (3+ years) and relevant Rules tools and modules.
    6.     Proficient in Java, XML, and SQL
    7.     Good oral communication skills
    8.     Strong written communication skills

    NICE TO HAVE SKILLS

    Prior Federal agency experience and, an active Public Trust clearance are a plus  

    (30) Case Management Lead (SAS ECM(Location - Lanham , MD - Contract )
    Industry/business domain -Federal
    Resident Status : Green Card ( lawful Permanent Resident Alien with at least three or more years of U.S. residency )/US Citizen



    Task Description:  The key objective of the project is to provide a unified system that is integrated into the agencies modernized Infrastructure for the detection of fraudulent returns and refund fraud schemes to ensure timely issuance of refunds and credits that are legally due to filers, while preventing issuance of refunds and credits that are not legally due to filers.  This integrated system shall provide the platform to implement the agency's new business model to meet changing fraud detection needs, and to streamline the business processes.  The ability to implement changes in time to counter evolving fraud schemes is highly valued.



    Duties:  The Case Management Lead (SAS ECM) is responsible for design and implementation of integrated resolution (Case Management) component of Return Review program. The candidate will lead SAS ECM development team members and collaborate with the agency project teams to define and design of the components for the solution.   Duties include:

    1 Design and implement integrated resolution solution comprising Case management

    2 – Review deliverables and supervise & mentor development team

    3 – Analyze user requirements and proposed potential system solutions

    4 – Understand and comply with development standards and SDLC to ensure consistency across the business

    5 – Collaborate with Client SMEs, IBM team and other vendor teams

                .

    REQUIRED SKILLS:



    Please note these are the top technical skills that the candidate MUST have. General knowledge of basic office software such as MS Office Suite as well as good communications skills are a given.   

    1.     Expertise with designing and implementing SAS Enterprise Case management (ECM).

    a.     Expertise with Configuration and support of SAS ECM Metadata (Cases, Incidents, Parties and Financial Items), Configuration and support of reference table values (All lookup tables)

    b.    Expertise with Setup of User Accounts, Groups, Roles together with SAS Platform Administrator

    c.     Expertise with Migration of UI Definitions, Properties, Workflows, Scripts for UDF and Case Configurations

    d.    Development of User Interface Definition Files/Validations, Field Definitions/Validations, and UDF Creation/Maintenance

    e.     Intimately familiar with the following technologies:

    ·         ECM Metadata (Case, Incident, Party and Financial Type Definitions, etc.)

    ·         ECM User Interface Definitions and the Custom Page Builder

    ·         SAS Workflow Studio and its interaction with the ECM User Interface

    ·         SAS Enterprise Guide, Base SAS/Macros, SAS Platform Metadata, SAS Stored Processes

    f.     Development/Support of custom user interfaces, Development/Support of interfaces with external Systems, ECM Web Services, and ECM Batch loading process

    2.     Experience with integrating SAS ECM with Business Objects front end BI tools. Support of customizations to regulatory reporting components

    3.     Experience leading a SAS ECM development team in all phases of SDLC.

    4.     Experience with formal/structured SDLC methodology
    5.     Good oral communication skills.
    6.     Strong written communication skills.

    NICE TO HAVE SKILLS

    Please note these are nice to have skills. It does not preclude a candidate who does not possess all or some of these skills from the selection process but this could be used as a differentiator between candidates:
    1.     Prior Federal agency experience and, an active clearance are a plus 
    2.    Business Objects(BI Reporting) experience

    (31) Sr IT Specialist   (Location - Lanham MD - Contract )
    Industry/business domain -Federal
    Resident Status : Green Card ( lawful Permanent Resident Alien with at least three or more years of U.S. residency )/US Citizen
    Clearance: Active MBI Required 
    Years Experience : 7+ Years
    Likely Start 2nd week of May 2014 or sooner
    Length: 11+ Months (Potential Extension)



    Position Description :



        This individual will act as the Deployment SME on the project team and will support the review and development of system build strategies, deployment strategies, and deployment models; including, SAN; Oracle 11g Database Server; Java application servers of WebMethods on a cluster configuration environment on top of Linux; the external interface of ETL using Enterprise Informatica Platform on top of Unix and Greenplum.
      
    Duties include:

    •      Develop and maintain deployment scripts and procedures to support building, deploying and integrating database DDLs/Scripts and Java applications in a Redhat Linux environment using VM Ware's Virtual Environment, including J2EE architecture (webMethods, JavaAPI), GreenPum and Informatica.– 50%
    •     Support the review and development of system integration strategies; including, SAN; Oracle 11g Database Server; Java application servers of webMethods on a cluster configuration environment on top of Linux; the external interface of ETL using Enterprise Informatica Platform on top of Unix; Greenplum; disaster recovery considerations – 20%
    •    Develop guidance and solution concepts to solve system and integration issues arising from development, test, performance, and production environments  – 20%
    •       Support the review and performance of deployment readiness for production – 10%
        .
    REQUIRED SKILLS:


    Please note these are the top technical skills that the candidate MUST have. General knowledge of basic office software such as MS Office Suite as well as good communications skills are a given.
       
    1.     GreenPlum and data migration experience is ideal, Unix, Linux, VI, SQL, proficient Shell scripting, able to comprehend DB scripts, analytical, and team player – 5 years
    2.     Demonstrated deployment experience in Oracle 11g running on Linux, RAC, ASM, backup/restore, and performance tuning – 7 years
    3.     Demonstrated deployment experience in ETL (Informatica),  EMS SAN concepts, Veritas, and EMS SDRF – 7 years
    4.     Experience as deployment specialist  for enterprise application built on top Java, Oracle and Informatics ETL – 7 years
    5.     In-depth understanding of the software development life cycle for implementing Enterprise level systems – 5 years
    6.     Current Active Medium Risk MBI clearance on Day 1 to start

    NICE TO HAVE SKILLS



    Please note these are nice to have skills. It does not preclude a candidate who does not possess all or some of these skills from the selection process but this could be used as a differentiator between candidates. 

    1.     Active Medium Risk MBI clearance
    3.     Healthcare system experience
    4.     Oracle 11 g
    5.     WebMethods
    6.     Informatica
    7.     WebSphere
    8.     Java




    (32) Sr. IT Specialist – GreenPlum Tester   (Location - Lanham MD - Contract )
    Industry/business domain -Federal
    Resident Status : Green Card ( lawful Permanent Resident Alien with at least three or more years of U.S. residency )/US Citizen
    Clearance: Active MBI Required 
    Years Experience : 7+ Years
    Likely Start 2nd week of May 2014 or sooner
    Length: 11+ Months (Potential Extension)



    Position Description : 




    This individual will act as the GreenPlum Tester and lead the development of test cases and execution for the iterative development on project across all the phases of the project.



    Duties:  




    •       Support the design and development of a test cases to perform environment and system integration validation; including database/backend testing, Greenplum, ETL using Informatica, and web services technology– 40%
    •      Support development and maintenance of unit test cases; test cases and/or user stories; and test reports – 20%
    •      Support performance test execution in development, test, and production environments for each build, sprint, and release in the iterative development lifecycle – 20%
    •      Support the development and maintenance of Defect Reports for development, test, and production environments for each build, sprint, and release in the iterative development lifecycle – 10%
    • -     Attend the daily and weekly SCRUM meetings to track product and defect backlogs. Provide action item lists within 24 hours of attendance – 10%





    REQUIRED SKILLS:


    Please note these are the top technical skills that the candidate MUST have. General knowledge of basic office software such as MS Office Suite as well as good communications skills are a given.
       
    1.     Demonstrated experience with Green Plum and data migration, testing database interfaces and Java application on JBoss , and ETL (information) in a multi release project environment  – 7 years
    2.     Demonstrated experience with proficient SQL writing, Unix, Linux, VI, ETL Informatica workflow analysis and rule validation experience, analytical, and team player. – 7 years
    3.     Demonstrated experience with back-end testing with along with sound experience  in iterative methodologies (Agile/Scrum) – 7 years
    4.     Demonstrated experience in development and execution of test cases for Unit Testing, System Integration testing and Performance testing - 7 years
    5.     Expertise in creating testing plan and test case for data warehouse applications including web services testing – 7 years
    6.     Demonstrated experience in Rational tools (testing and defect management): Rational Clear Quest, Rational Clear Case – 5 Years
    7.     Ability to write SQL queries in Oracle environment to conduct back-end testing and validation – 7 years
    8.     In-depth understanding of the software development life cycle for implementing Enterprise level systems – 5 years
    9.     Current active MBI Clearance on Day 1 to start


    NICE TO HAVE SKILLS


    Please note these are nice to have skills. It does not preclude a candidate who does not possess all or some of these skills from the selection process but this could be used as a differentiator between candidates. 

    1.     System and data knowledge experience
    2.     SOA Test, SOAP Test
    3.     Active Medium Risk MBI clearance
    4.     Rational Requisite Pro
     






    (33) Sr. IT Specialist – Software Configuration Manager   (Location - Lanham MD - Contract )
    Industry/business domain -Federal
    Resident Status : Green Card ( lawful Permanent Resident Alien with at least three or more years of U.S. residency )/US Citizen
    Clearance: Active MBI Required 
    Years Experience : 8+ Years
    Likely Start 2nd week of May 2014 or sooner
    Length: 11+ Months (Potential Extension)



    Position Description : 




        This individual will act as the Software Configuration Manager and will support the agency team. Should be proficient in UCM ClearCase source code management such as  code merge and branch creation, multiple release source code management, incremental builds experience, Clear Quest skills.



    Duties:  


    •      Develop and implement source code configuration strategy and policy. Branch and merge source code; establish procedures to effectively manage the functions of change control; and configure and maintain software baseline library using Rational ClearCase– 50%
    •      Support development and maintenance of Configuration Management Reports to document changes and updates to development, test, and production environments for each build, sprint, and release in the iterative development lifecycle – 25%
    •      Generate Configuration Management Reports including CDR code changes resulting from changes to CPE systems, CDR code change that impact CPE systems, CDR code changes that impact other ACA projects, ACA project code changes that impact CDR, Code changes from defects and Change Requests, Linkages and dependencies for all changes– 25%





    REQUIRED SKILLS:



    Please note these are the top technical skills that the candidate MUST have. General knowledge of basic office software such as MS Office Suite as well as good communications skills are a given.

       

    1.  Demonstrated hands-on experience in Software Configuration and change management processes and implementation across different environments (Dev, Test, Prod) – 8 years

    2.     Demonstrated experience in creating and maintaining UCM and branches for multiple release management in Rational ClearCase – 8 years

    3.     Very strong skills in Rational Clear implementation for code merging, check-in, check-out, versioning, and administration - 7 years
    4.     Strong communication skills and able to work across organizations  – 7 years
    5.     In-depth understanding of the software development life cycle for implementing Enterprise level systems – 5 years
    6.     Experience with Rational Tools – ClearCase, ClearQuest, Rational Team Concert, Infosphere Data Architect, RequisitePro and experience integrating them – 3 years
    7.     Current Active MBI Clearance on Day 1 to start





    NICE TO HAVE SKILLS


    Please note these are nice to have skills. It does not preclude a candidate who does not possess all or some of these skills from the selection process but this could be used as a differentiator between candidates. 

    1.     Agency system and data knowledge experience
    2.     Healthcare system experience
    3.     Rational Requisite Pro
     



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