Job Description :
High-level Need: HP Exstream Developer

Client is looking for contract resources strong in Exstream skills to potentially bring on, train up, and then allocate across different ACT initiatives going forward throughout this year. Eventually want to get up to 4 on board with at least 1 of them on site.

What is HP Exstream?

HP Exstream is a multichannel customer communication management (CCM) solution that helps you make the most of every customer touch point by creating insightful, impactful, real-time customer communications. Improve your customers'' overall experience with relevant, meaningful communications delivered through their preferred delivery channel, including web, email, print, and SMS. Choose from a range of industry solutions for financial services, healthcare, insurance, print service providers, public sector, telecommunications, and utilities.

Skill Set Desire:
Contractors need to be skilled in HP Exstream Version 9. Skills should include data mapping, data arrays, forms setup, PDF output, and application building. In addition, mainframe TSO and building JCL are needed as well.

"Principal Duties & Responsibilities
Works on multiple projects at a time as a member of each project team, often as a project leader
Works on enterprise-wide small and large complex projects that require the highest level of expertise; participates on project teams, systems and data analysis, design, development, integration, and enhancement activities, as well as related maintenance and more complex production support
Defines and develops the project scope of multiple complex projects with assistance from the project team and serves as the project point of contact when necessary
Provides technical leadership and mentoring to application development teams
Leads and/or participates in project-planning sessions with clients, business analysts, and team members to analyze development requirements, provide design recommendations for complex systems, and recommend methods and assignments
Tests and implements cross-functional systems, ensuring system meets the needs of client and business
Provides ongoing maintenance of mainframe and/or client/server applications or tools, depending upon previous involvement with projects
Handles unresolved production support issues across multiple areas of expertise
Provides design recommendations, develops application and custom integration solutions, including major enhancements and interfaces; writes complex design specifications
Makes complex modifications to existing software applications and modules in accordance with high specifications and division standards; reviews effort to ensure compliance to application standards
Develops new cross-functional software systems using disciplined software development processes; makes recommendations toward the development of reusable routines or components, including object-oriented base class reuse
Translates business and technical requirements into cross-functional business application systems, providing custom integration solutions, including major system enhancements; collaborates in setting development guidelines
Prepares and presents status updates for various projects; serves as an individual contributor or technical lead
On-call duties required as needed
Performs other duties as required

Education & Experience
Bachelor’s degree in programming/systems or computer science (preferred), specialized training, certification, and at least six or more years of programming/systems analysis experience; or at an equivalent combination of education and experience
Microsoft MCSD (Certified Solutions Developer) (preferred for Distributed Developers)
Experience and understanding of multiple programming languages, systems, as well as systems and data design and project management methodologies (required)

Job Knowledge & Skills
Adobe: Intermediate
ASP.NET: Advanced
Assembler: Intermediate
C# or Java: Advanced
COBOL: Advanced
COBOL II: Advanced
COBOL IIDB2: Advanced
COM (Microsoft): Advanced
COM Technology: Advanced
Command level CICS: Intermediate
DB2: Advanced
DCOM (Microsoft): Advanced
Easytrieve: Basic
Expeditor –Online: Advanced
Expeditor-Batch: Advanced
File Aid (and others): Advanced
Flash: Basic
HTML: Advanced
IIS (Internet Information Server): Advanced
JavaSxript: Advanced
JCL (Job Control Language): Advanced
JSP or ASP: Advanced
Mainframe Utilities (Esp. Sort/Merge): Advanced
Photoshop: Advanced
Site Server: Advanced
Source Control: Advanced
SQL & Relational Databases: Advanced
VB script; Advanced
Visual Basic: Advanced
Visual C++ (Microsoft): Advanced
Visual InterDev: Advanced
XML: Advanced
XSL: Advanced

Business Intelligence
ASP Active Server Pages: Advanced
Business Objects Tool Set: Advanced
Data Modeling: Advanced
Data Warehousing/Business Intelligence: Advanced
HTML: Basic
Meta Data Repository: Intermediate
SQL Server: Advanced

Working Conditions
Normal Office Environment