Job Description :
SOA Technical Lead

Location: Washington, DC
Duration: 6 Months +


* Under the direction of the Chief Enterprise Architecture, the Service-Oriented Architecture Technical Lead will:
* Implement SOA solution.
* Design and reusable xml interfaces and web services that conform to relevant standard.
* Assist the pm with required project artifacts.
* Develop and implement plans to familiarize Client developers with deployed services.
* Assure the SOA governance plan is followed. Custom development within Oracle ESB suite using Java/Java Tasks Specific to this requirement:


* Develops code for Enterprise and Domain SOA services to enterprise standards and best practices.
* Develops service wrappers for services and business applications.
* Develops Service Design Patterns.
* Performs the unit tests of the service in a development environment.
* Performs the integration testing in a development environment.
* Assists with performance and security testing in a development environment.
* Manages SOA service Configuration and Release Management Infrastructure.
* Maintains SOA governance module and associated infrastructure.
* Develop Service Developments and Deployment Documentation.
* Maintains the SOA service in the operational life cycle of the service.
* Manages production instances of SOA services.
* Updates production instances and configuration in order to meet SLAs for SOA services.
* Manages the consistency of the Service Registry against redundancy.
* Responds to incidents related to SOA services.
* Attends regular departmental and project meetings.
* Develops a complete SOA development lifecycle using iterative methodologies.
* Responsible for executing top-down & bottom-up service and process development.
* Responsible for designing and developing event-driven solutions.
* Responsible for SOA QA and turning around identified defects quickly.

Experience / Requirements:

* Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science.
* 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 with a broad range of Web Services Standards and integration design patterns (request/response, publish/subscribe, assured delivery, synchronous vs. asynchronous required.
* Experience in enterprise integration background including XML/XSLT, Data Transformation, Message Routing, Integration Infrastructure and Web Services (WS*, REST
* Experience in software/middleware components (Enterprise Services Bus, Enterprise Messaging, J2EE application servers
* Experience in relational database experience (SQL Server, Oracle) and programming experience (C#, Java, PL/SQL, T-SQL) preferred.
* Experience in developing technical documentation, and supports the QA, release, and production support processes.
* Strong knowledge of design patterns and frameworks like spring, Hibernate, Seam, Model View Controller etc.
* 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.
* Must have Hands- on ability provisioning and integrating services using Enterprise Service Bus using a middleware SOA Platform. Qualifications 12+ years of experience in information technology with an emphasis on integration platform based deliverables.
* Good analytical, written and verbal communication skills.
* Experience with Iterative/Agile Development approaches.
* Implementation experience of BPM project using Microsoft BizTalk.
* Implementation experience in the .NET Framework preferably in C+/C++.
* Experience with XML technologies: XSD, XSL.
* Experience with T-SQL, SQL Server Reporting Services.
* Experience with BizTalk Implementation.
* Experience with SharePoint Implementation.
* Experience with Web service Security: SAMC, Federated ID Management Experience with JavaScript, DHTML, AJAX, HTMLICSS.


Tasks Specific to this requirement:


* Facilitate 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.
* Design the architecture of Information Systems in accordance with the Client’s strategy and agreed solutions and practices.
* Participate in the IS Strategic Plan and associated architecture process.
* Carry out studies that allow appropriate choices for transversal solutions.
* Develop guidance for securely integrating new systems into the Client’s IS landscape.
* Assess the impact of new solutions on existing or planned architectures.
* Managing risks related to IT and information assets.
* Lead or participate in strategic studies.
* Participate in defining the approach for the evolution and integration of the different business and technological components of Enterprise Information Systems.

Preferred skills and experience:

Technical Skills required:

* 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.