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Specialist Expert High
Ref No.: 17-00821
Location: Albany, New York
Start Date: 07/03/2017
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 provide technical expertise for design, development, support and maintenance of applications overseen by the Application Unit

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:
Meet and work with end-users to assess their user needs and translate them into application requirements.
Develop use application specifications to architect, develop, test, document, maintain and provide technical support for agency Oracle Java and BPM applications.
Ensure appropriate application security and vulnerability testing applied to comply with secure development standards.
Implement and document application business rules, implementations and dependencies.
Application server configuration, preparation and maintenance/tuning of Oracle/Weblogic deployment environment, monitor application activity as needed.
Write and maintain SQL and PL/SQL packages as necessary to support application function.
Troubleshoot and resolve reported system issues.
Provide hands-on training and mentoring of development staff.

Which Service Group is required?
What is the number of staff being requested? 
(maximum of 5)    1
Which Job Title Category is required? 
Which Skill Level is required? 
Which Skill Demand is required? 
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)    7/27/2017
How long is the engagement? (in months)    24 
When is the estimated completion date?    7/26/2019
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 8AM
Where is the Home Base Region? 
Where is the work office located?  Enter Building Name (if known) Full Street Address, City, and ZIP    Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services/ITS
1450 Western Avenue 
Albany, NY 12203
What type of software is typically used by the Agency?  (e.g., Agency is an "IBM shop.”)    Oracle Application Server and Portal, Oracle BPM, Oracle JDeveloper 9i-11g, Oracle 10g database.  
What type of hardware is typically used by the Agency? (e.g., Agency is a "Client shop.”)     IBM, Dell, Cisco
Position Mandatory Qualifications

 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 

Requested Qualifications 
84 Months  Experience as a web developer in designing, developing J2EE web based applications, using fusion middle ware components ADF, SOA/BPM. and support applications ADF 10g/higher apps.   
72 Months  Experience as lead Java web developer/architect
84 Months  Demonstrated experience using Jdeveloper IDE 10g/11g in building applications and configuring BC components/ data source and ADF security for web applications.
72 Months  Experience with all phases of systems development life cycle for web applications based on java frameworks
60 Months  Experience training & mentoring programming staff
48 Months  Demonstrated experience in the usage/support of Oracle's latest version of ADF 11g and integration with Oracle BPM process flow applications
36 Months  Demonstrated experience developing secure java applications for public sector substance abuse services / behavioral health entities 
36 Months  Demonstrated experience in building/installing/configuring and supporting of Oracle BPM 10g applications and Weblogic Server platform.
36 Months  Experience writing complex SQL or PL/SQL
Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science

Additional Information Requests:
Are there additional security requirements for the Authorized User?    HIPAA and 42 CFR confidentiality training and attestation
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?     During the term of this assignment, knowledge transfer from the consultant/project team to State employees will be mandated. The knowledge transfer plan will be a written plan with details determined by the State Project Manager in collaboration with the selected contractor according to the specific program needs. 
Is travel anticipated during the Engagement?    No