Job Description :
We are looking for PL/SQL (Apex) Developer in Dallas, TX: Long Term

Position: PL/SQL (Apex) Developer
Location: Dallas, TX
Duration: 6+ months
Interview Process: Phone and Skype/In person

Experience: Mid - Senior
Number of openings: 1
Employment Type: Contract/1099/C2C/W2
Work authorization: Any US Work Authorization
Rate: Market
Skills:
Details:
We are looking for a strong Oracle Apex PL/SQL developer preferably with front end HTML & Java script experience. We will also take an intermediate PL/SQL candidate if they have the front-end skills. They will be working with poorly written applications and limited documentation. These apps are currently running the business while the new greenfield applications are being written.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Understand and support the company’s proprietary systems, establishing yourself as a subject matter expert for the applications within a multi-­functional technology delivery team.
Take ownership of various aspects of the technology platforms and work to proactively maintain stable, up-­to-­date and optimally performing systems.
Participate in planning, execution and testing of new application development, functional enhancements, system optimization, and integration of systems with 3rd party applications and data
Actively monitor system performance and stability, taking measures to ensure maximum availability of systems and data to customers groups.
Provide 3rd tier technical support for systems via phone, email and/or a desktop support application; may involve occasional after-­hours and weekend support that would be required to address emergency issues.
Respond to inquiries in a timely manner, according to procedure and protocol, and proactively communicate with managers, team members and technology support.
Collaborate with internal and external resources (IT team members, vendors, 3rd party service providers, external system owners, franchises, etc in the application of technology to meet company business needs.
Follow team methodologies and processes; Coordinate and manage database scripts, packages, code and versioning as required to support scheduled development product releases and enhancements
Maintain a flexible, open attitude and a willingness to learn new technologies and working methodologies

TECHNICAL SKILLS

Extensive experience (4 + years) with progressive software development of customer facing business applications within a fast-­paced environment.
Experience developing applications against enterprise databases (Oracle 11g R2 or higher mandatory)
A strong understanding of SQL, data querying, database structures, data optimization, file and data transport (SFTP, FTP, XML, web services, etc and best practices in data security/protection are expected
Proven experience working with a development team supporting a multi-­tier environment (Production, QA, Development)
Exposure to an Oracle Application Express (APEX) development environment is a plus, but not mandatory
Experience working within Linux server environments (Redhat 5.x and higher)
Experience working with and supporting business intelligence environments is highly preferred
Exposure to working within a team-­based, Agile / Scrum development organization is highly preferred