Lead Application Integration Specialist - Washington, DC (#0128) Our client, a large health insurance provider in the Mid-Atlantic region, is currently looking for a full-time Lead Application Integration Specialist to work out of their Washington, DC location. PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES: Development and/or modification of procedures, programs or hardware to solve business systems problems, considering computer equipment capacity and limitations, operating costs and business needs. Has technical knowledge of all components of one or more operating systems or subsystems. Has technical skill and experience necessary to develop complex custom solutions. Work with the technical team and management to propose system strategies to support company needs. Serve consultative resource to IT staff by performing or assisting with system design in areas such as infrastructure, security, operations, integration, execution and network, often spanning multiple heterogeneous platforms, and particularly as these designs apply to new business drivers such as eCommerce and other Web Technologies. Also performs or assists in problem resolution, recommending alternative techniques and providing training and guidance related to primary areas of responsibility and emerging technologies. Develop, coordinate and manage projects and project plans for development; develop proposals and delivery tasks/issues Technical and business writing; including formal/informal oral presentation; Standards development Functions as an Enterprise Applications integration specialist for interoperability design and problem resolution related to business applications and related middleware components. Performance monitoring, capacity planning, system tuning, availability planning; Design and implement next generation web and multi-tier solutions for new applications and existing web-based and client-server application with minimal assistance Select, evaluate and recommend third-party software solutions for business problems QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: ** PLEASE NOTE: SharePoint experience IS required for this role ** Familiarity with new technologies and how they could be leveraged to benefit the department, new business strategies and corporate initiatives. Experience in client server, OO and/or net centric development. Has technical knowledge of all components of one or more operating systems or subsystems. Familiarity with network protocols, particularly TCP/IP Required: This position requires a BA/BS in computer science or related IT field OR equivalent experience. Must also have a minimum of 8 years of experience in high-level systems and/or applications and/or network design, development and tuning, as well as with database design and access, and familiarity with networking fundamentals. Abilities/Skills: Knowledge of system analysis and design methodologies and tools, and experience with large and complex systems. Experience with multi-system/platform program integration. Experience with design and development of document generation solutions using HP Exstream Designer and Live designer for interactive, batch and on-demand document generation. Experience with composing a variety of customer documents such as checks, invoices, post cards etc. Experience developing and implementing governance and best practices for the HP Exstream platform and providing in-depth analysis and resolutions for technical issues. Some experience with HP Exstream software upgrades is preferred. Familiarity with SOA, Object-Oriented techniques, programming concepts and design patterns. Some experience developing web services for application integration. Ability to collaborate with other cross-functional development teams, internal business teams, and the print facility to deliver efficient solutions to meet client objectives. Working knowledge of SQL, preferably on Oracle. Experience with Unix scripting. Preferred: BS in Computer Science, Experience with some or all of the following: Exposure to document management systems such as SharePoint, IBM File Net etc. Familiarity with middleware technologies such as TIBCO BusinessWorks. Interested and qualified candidates should apply immediately!!
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