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Technical Architect Expert Normal
Ref No.: 18-00053
Location: Albany, New York
Start Date: 01/29/2018
Information Technology Services (ITS)

Is this a Project or Program specific request (e.g., Connections, SFS)?
If yes, please list the Project or Program Name:
Please provide a short description of the project:
Please provide a full listing of the day to day tasks to be performed by the Consultant (be descriptive and specific):
This position will design and implement software solutions and assure current and new technologies are effectively integrated to fulfill the business needs. This individual will be expected to provide expertise and hands-on participation in the following activities:
• Understand and implement Integrated Justice Portal standards related to application technologies, including UI standards, development methodology, and coding and style guides.
• Act as the primary technical liaison with technical infrastructure teams to resolve problems and implement solutions to technical issues impacting application performance.
• Work with the Infrastructure team to execute activities such as performance test planning and execution failure failover planning and execution, endurance testing and deployment planning and testing.
• Provide the analysis, design development, and code review of enterprise applications using JAVA/JEE, JSF, XML, XSLT and the IBM Portal/Websphere Application development software.
• Perform oversight of development activities which may include data analysis, data access, data structures, data manipulation, preparing logical database models, testing and implementation.
• Prepare, and/or review technical documentation such as designs, schemas, etc, as appropriate.
• Provide technical leadership to team of developers.
Which Service Group is required?
Service Group 1. STANDARD TITLES
What is the number of staff being requested?
(maximum of 5)
Which Job Title Category is required?
Technical Architect
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)
When is the Target Start Date?
(30 Business Days minimum from date of request)
How long is the engagement? (in months)
When is the estimated completion date?
Is this a Full or Part-Time Position (Full time is considered 40 Hours Per Week)?
Full Time
If Part-Time, enter approximate number of hours per week:
What are the daily work hours? (note if negotiable or list preferred start and end time):
8 hour days (time ranging from 8:00 am to 6:00 pm)
Where is the Home Base Region?
Region 1 - Capital Area
Where is the work office located? Enter Building Name (if known) Full Street Address, City, and ZIP
80 South Swan St , Albany, NY , 12210
What type of software is typically used by the Agency? (e.g., Agency is an "IBM shop.”)
JAVA, JEE, RAD, MQ Series, SOA, SQL, Web Services, XML, XSLT,AJAX, IBM Rational, JSF, JavaScript, MS Visio, LoadRunner, Subversion (SVN), Maven
What type of hardware is typically used by the Agency? (e.g., Agency is a "Client shop.”)
IBM WebSphere/Portal server 7 and 7.0, AIX, LINUX, Oracle 11g, SQL Server
Position Mandatory Qualifications
Technical Architect
- Technical expert centered around a technology, technologies or a portfolio of applications- Designing and implementing Information Technology solutions
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
Minimum 84 months hands-on experience developing applications in JavaServer Faces (JSF) in IBM WebSphere Portal 7 or higher.
Minimum 84 months hands-on experience developing and deploying applications in IBM WebSphere Application servers 7.0 or higher.
Minimum 84 months hands-on experience developing and maintaining code using IBM WebSphere MQ
Minimum 84 months hands-on experience developing, implementing and integrating systems related to criminal justice processing at the state or federal level (including but not limited to: disposition processing, fingerprint identification processing, criminal history updating, Sex Offender management, tracking of Wanted/Missing persons, or initiatives related to Offender Supervision).
Additional Information Requests:
Are there additional security requirements for the Authorized User?
Yes: ITS-NDA, Fingerprint-Based Background Check and Criminal Justice Information Services Security Addendum Certification
Will additional training possibly be required during the Engagement?
If Yes, provide description of anticipated training.
What type, or manner, of Knowledge Transfer is requested during the engagement?
Resource will work with State staff to ensure that sufficient code reviews take place during the course of development.
Resource will perform tasks associated with the KT Project plan which includes cross training and overviews for enhancements or development projects which are completed without the involvement of State staff.
Written documentation may be required.
Is travel anticipated during the Engagement?
If Yes, please list anticipated frequency and locations for travel: