Job Description :

Project: Public and Behavioral Health (Part of MDHHS). There is no specific project or application that they will be dedicated to. This person will sit under the Manager, and will work with Architects across the entire group.


  • Act as a Technical Consultant to the Manager
  • Will have multiple Architects that are under this individual (will not act as a Manager)
  • Help put technical details together
  • No coding responsibilities
  • Translate technical requirements to the business team
  • Create flow diagrams and system diagrams
  • Proof of concepts and provide recommendations
  • Present to business teams

Must have:

  • Enterprise Architect, likely coming from a Development background (Java preferred)
  • Mile wide, inch deep background
    • Data visualization , Cloud, DevOps, Security, Database, Application Development (Java and some .NET)
  • Strong communication skills

Position Justification
(Why this resource is being procured and which MDHHS applications/projects/other areas this resource will be working on)

The application architect is responsible for provide technical leadership to the application development team, which includes designing, developing and supporting complex Java applications for MDHHS Communicable disease and Vital records area within our department. The resource will be involved in collaborating with business area to ensure the technical design of the application meet the business requirements. Since changes are being made to modernize and enhance the stability and functionality of the MDSS application, the resource is integral to ensure streamlining critical business processes, data integrity, SEM/SUITE compliance, and securing the applications. The resource will also performs as application architect and provides technical guidance to the other developers in the department. The architect will also participates in a variety of analytical assignments that provide for the enhancement, integration, maintenance, and implementation of projects and preparing technology roadmap for the supported applications.. Not having a resource on staff will limit MDHHS the technical oversight that is needed to review and ensure the technical design and code development meet the state development standards which could lead to higher maintenance cost due to design issues, errors causing data integrity and can eventually lead to incorrect information being processed and reported to federal and state agencies.

Position Summary
(Detail Position Summary in Bullet Point or Descriptive Statement)

Develop business application components using Object Oriented java/JEE technologies and design principles .
Provide technical leadership to the application development team
Develop software design documents and work with stakeholders for review and approval.
Design, Develop and maintain web applications and interfaces and RESTful web services
Collaborate with stakeholder to ensure application architecture is in alignment with business requirement
Write well-designed, testable code using Spring MVC, Hibernate framework for entity object mapping, JQuery/HTML5, JavaScript, HTML, XML,Angular
Excellent knowledge in designing both logical and physical database model in Oracle and SQL server
Execute full software development life cycle (SDLC) including experience in writing technical specifications for complex projects.
Experience preparing technology roadmap for supported applications
Experience tuning SQL queries, scripts and troubleshoots issues using SQL, PL/SQL scripts
Hands on experience Integrating software components into a fully functional software system
Extensive knowledge on source control tools such as GIT
Experience developing with application servers Apache Tomcat, JBOSS, Openshift Container
Experience developing, prototypes, mockup for users review and approval.
Exposure to flowcharts, screen layouts and documentation to ensure logical flow of the system requirements
Experience working on large agile projects.
Experience with Java 8, SOAP, Restful Web-Services, Spring Boot Projects, Spring Data, Spring Batch, Spring Security frameworks.
Good to have knowledge of Apache Kafka, Apache Spark and ActiveMQ broker.
Experience or Knowledge on creating CI/CD pipelines using Azure Devops- Nice to have

Skill Descriptions
(8-10 or more Required/Desired/Nice to Have skills in Bullet Points identified by their ranking)

12+ years architecting including designing, development of complex computer systems using Java technologies
12+ years reviewing technical design to ensure the enterprise design standards are maintained
10 + years developing complex computer systems using java IDEs such as Eclipse,STS
10+ years designing and review of logical and physical data model in SQL and/or PL/SQL.
8+ years in preparing and maintaining the technology roadmap for the supported applications
8+ years programming using Java JEE Spring/SpringBoot Framework 3.0.
8+ years of development using Hibernate/JPA framework.
5+ years in projects development using Angular/React JS, JavaScript framework.
Over 5+ years in the JBOSS Enterprise SOA and Devops containers environment .
Over 5+ years using CMM/CMMI Level 3 methods and practices.
Over 5+ years implemented agile development processes including test driven development.
Over 3+ years Experience or Knowledge on creating CI/CD pipelines using Azure Devops

Required Skills : 1. Enterprise Architect, likely coming from a Development background (Java preferred) 2. Mile wide, inch deep background i. Data visualization , Cloud, DevOps, Security, Database, Application Development (Java and some .NET) 3. Strong communication skills
Basic Qualification :
Additional Skills :
Background Check :Yes
Drug Screen :Yes
Notes :Position will be hybrid on-site 1 day a week in Lansing, MI
Selling points for candidate :
Project Verification Info :
Candidate must be your W2 Employee :Yes
Exclusive to Apex :No
Face to face interview required :No
Candidate must be local :Yes
Candidate must be authorized to work without sponsorship ::No
Interview times set : :No
Type of project :Architecture/Design
Master Job Title :Architect: Java
Branch Code :Detroit

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