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Technical Architect Expert High
Ref No.: 18-00698
Location: Menands, New York
Start Date: 06/26/2018
Department of Health

Is this a Project or Program specific request (e.g., Connections, SFS)?
If yes, please list the Project or Program Name:
OBIEE Analytics Project
Please provide a short description of the project:
This project is part of a conversion of NYS WIC system including a reporting using Oracle's OBIEE product.
Please provide a full listing of the day to day tasks to be performed by the Consultant (be descriptive and specific):
This position is responsible for supporting the development, implementation, and maintenance of a single, scalable OBIEE 11 G/12c structure to support DOH/NYWIC 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 to 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.
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.
Assist development team 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.
Which Service Group is required?
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)
August 29, 2018
How long is the engagement? (in months)
24 months
When is the estimated completion date?
August 28, 2020
Is this a Full or Part-Time Position (Full time is considered 40 Hours Per Week)?
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 with start time at or after 7:30
Where is the Home Base Region?
Where is the work office located? Enter Building Name (if known) Full Street Address, City, and ZIP
Department of Health/ITS
800 North Pearl St
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.”)
Position Mandatory Qualifications
Mandatory Qualifications – Technical Architect Expert
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
84 Months Demonstrated experience supporting development efforts in OBIEE 11G/12c application including migrations of web catalog, repository, and BI Publisher objects.
42 Months Demonstrated experience administering and installing OBIEE 11G/12c.
84 Months Demonstrated hands on experience with performance tuning and optimization of OBIEE reports.
48 Months Demonstrated experience with System & Data Analysis, Application Design & Dimensional and Data Modeling with Design, and Documentation
36 Months Demonstrated experience writing and executing test plans.
48 Months Demonstrated experience performing end to end BI implementations.
36 Months Demonstrated hands on experience using SQL for data verification.
Bachelor or Master degree in computer science, information science, engineering, or Business Administration.
Additional Information Requests:
Are there additional security requirements for the Authorized User?
Yes. Authorized user must sign confidentiality forms. May be subject to fingerprinting.
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?
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?
If Yes, please list anticipated frequency and locations for travel: