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Specialist Expert High
Ref No.: 17-00791
Location: Menand, New York
Start Date: 06/26/2017
Agency: OASAS/ITS
Is this a Project or Program specific request (e.g., Connections, SFS)?
No
If yes, please list the Project or Program Name:
N/A
Please provide a short description of the project:
Staff augmentation to perform Oracle Application Server and Middleware administration tasks
Please provide a full listing of the day to day tasks to be performed by the Consultant (be descriptive and specific):
Daily Tasks will include but not limited to the following:
Staff will perform the full range of Oracle Application and Middleware system administration tasks including, but not limited to:
Install, configure, upgrade and maintain Oracle Application Server, Oracle Internet Directory (OID), Oracle Portal, Weblogic and Oracle BPM in AIX 6.1
Work with teams of application programmers, DBAs, and system architects to create solutions to meet business goals.
Develop and participate in the adherence of standards, processes, and procedures.
Perform optimization and tuning activities.
Plan, schedule, and perform Oracle Application Server software upgrades.
Troubleshoot database and middleware connectivity and access permission issues.
Work with staff on OBIEE reports and configuration
Maintain documentation related to system configuration changes.
Provides hands-on training and mentoring for other administrative staff.
Which Service Group is required?
1
What is the number of staff being requested? (maximum of 5)
1
Which Job Title Category is required?
Specialist
Which Skill Level is required?
Expert
Which Skill Demand is required?
High
How many Candidate Response Forms are being requested per Contractor per position? (1 or 2)
1
When is the Target Start Date?
(30 Business Days minimum from date of request)
8/3/2017
How long is the engagement? (months)
24
When is the estimated completion date?
8/2/2019
Is this a Full or Part-Time Position (Full time is considered 40 Hours Per Week)?
Full
If Part-Time, enter approximate number of hours per week:
N/A
What are the daily work hours? (note if negotiable or list preferred start and end time):
8 hour days with start time at or after 8:30, may have to work off hours in emergency situations
Where is the Home Base Region?
1
Where is the work office located? Enter Building Name (if known) Full Street Address, City, and ZIP
OASAS EIM/ITS
800 North Pearl Street
Menands, NY 12204
What type of software is typically used by the Agency? (e.g., Agency is an "IBM shop.”)
AIX, Client and Windows.
What type of hardware is typically used by the Agency? (e.g., Agency is a "Client shop.”)
IBM and Dell
Position Mandatory Qualifications
Specialist
- Experience in the usage and support of a collection of development platforms, technical architectures, or business applications and products
that run on those platforms, beyond that of a Programmer
- The Authorized User may seek Specialists in the following areas (list is not exhaustive):
• Backup and Recovery
• Security
Expert 84 Months
-Candidate is able to provide leadership of large teams and/or extensive industry experience and is considered at the top of his/her field

Requested Qualifications
84 Months Experience installing, maintaining, migrating, upgrading, configuring and patching Oracle Application Server 10g and 11g including Oracle Portal and Discoverer
84 Months Experience installing, maintaining, upgrading, configuring and patching Oracle Internet Directory (OID) including integration with Active Directory
24 Months Experience with database administration in an AIX environment
24 Months Experience using IBM AIX 6.1 or higher
84 Months of troubleshooting Oracle Application Servers and databases
24 Months Experience following HIPAA compliance with secure data
24 Months Experience administering and using Oracle OBIEE; converting Oracle Discoverer Reports to OBIEE
Weblogic Certification as a Certified Associate
Certificate Must be attached
Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or related field
Certificate Must be attached
Additional Information Requests:
Are there additional security requirements for the Authorized User?
HIPAA and OASAS Confidentiality and Internet Security Agreement
Will additional training possibly be required during the Engagement?
No
If Yes, provide description of anticipated training.
N/A
What type, or manner, of Knowledge Transfer is requested during the engagement?
Mentoring and training will be done one-on-one as needed throughout the engagement. User instructions, procedure manuals, and other types of written documentation for work assignments will be provided by the resource as requested.
Is travel anticipated during the Engagement?
Yes
If Yes, please list anticipated frequency and locations for travel:
Local travel only, to 1450 Western Ave, Albany or downtown Albany for meetings. Frequency is unknown, but could be several times per week.