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Specialist Expert High
Ref No.: 18-00695
Location: Albany, New York
Start Date: 06/27/2018
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 and various Health Cluster projects as necessary

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:
This position is responsible for supporting the development, implementation, and maintenance of an OBIEE 11G/12C structure and websites to support Health Cluster reporting and interagency information structures.  Specifically, this position will include but will not be limited to:
Provide technical support to BI OBIEE application delivery teams, participate and support development, test, QA activities and provide OBIEE 11G/12C technical problem analysis and solution development.
Provide technical support for OBIEE 11G/12c environment including production control activities, point release upgrades, and/or application software maintenance.
Perform development activities for websites using HTML, HTML5, CSS and Javascript.
Perform development activities using Responsive Web Design using open source frameworks.
Provide transfer of knowledge and technical training to State IT staff in support and development of OBIEE 11G/12c.
Work closely with engineers to design, implement, and delegate components; provide accurate work estimates for proposed projects; and actively participate in resolving key issues that impact the performance of the product.
Contribute ideas to improve product functionality, maintainability and/or performance.
Participate in design and development tasks for solutions
Assist with building test cases to accurately test all aspects of the product.  Work with the testing team to ensure test plans are executed and behave as expected.
Assist development team with QA/QC activities.
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.
Assist with optimization and tuning activities as necessary.
Plan, coordinate OBIEE software installations and upgrades.
Provides hands-on training and mentoring for other 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)
July 26, 2018
How long is the engagement? (months)
24  
When is the estimated completion date?
July 25, 2020
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/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.”)
 Oracle OBIEE and Weblogic
What type of hardware is typically used by the Agency? (e.g., Agency is a "Client shop.”)
Linux
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   Demonstrated experience supporting development efforts in OBIEE 11G/12c application including migrations of web catalog, repository development and BI Publisher objects.
84 Months   Experience in installing Weblogic Server in Linux environment and configuring user authentication using SAML.
84 Months   Demonstrated Experience in developing public facing websites using HTML, HTML5, CSS and Javascript.
84 Months   Experience in Responsive Web Design using open source frameworks. 
84 Months   Demonstrated hands-on experience with Oracle 10/11G/12C databases, Oracle Data Warehouse Data Marts in a Business Intelligence environment.
24 Months   Experience with security setup and configuration including Weblogic roles/groups.
24 Months   Experience with Oracle Discoverer, Portal and PLSQL Programming.
24 Months   Experience with Mapviewer and Google Maps.
24 Months   Experience with Oracle Mobile Designer.
Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or related field
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?
Yes
If Yes, provide description of anticipated training.
Candidate will attend all New York State/GOER and Agency mandated training programs, including Internal Controls, Prevention of Workplace Violence, Sexual Harassment Prevention, Information Security
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?
No
If Yes, please list anticipated frequency and locations for travel:
N/A