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Technical Architect Expert Normal
Ref No.: 18-01254
Location: Albany, New York
Start Date: 10/25/2018
Agency: DCJS
Is this a Project or Program specific request (e.g., Connections, SFS)?
If yes, please list the Project or Program Name
Please provide a full listing of the day to day tasks to be performed by the Consultant (be descriptive and specific):
Provide technical support to maintain Oracle Financials outbound process to send transactions such as contracts, encumbrances, vouchers, refunds and receivable transactions to current Statewide Financial System (SFS).
Provide technical support to maintain Oracle financials inbound process to receive transaction files from SFS every day and process them and load budget values, load shorthand aliases and create and post budget entries into Oracle Financials management system.
Provide lead budget support to end users for production issues, solutions design and implementation, including training.
Provide support to internal review process workflows in purchasing module to get internal review online approvals.
Provide support/build various custom reports and forms in Oracle including Grant Award Form, Chart of Accounts Crosswalk form, custom Budget and Lapsing reports, custom Minority and Women Owned Business reports and forms.
Support Oracle application manager, creating responsibilities, menus and folder administration.
Provide support for Kofax Mark View Imaging System integrated with PO and AP modules of Oracle Financials.
Provide support for the statewide initiative to migrate DCJS, State Commission of Corrections (SCOC), Office of Prevention of Domestic Violence (OPDV) and Department of Homeland Security and Emergency Services (DHSES) to the Statewide Financial System, including training end users.
Conversion of FMS contracts to Grants Gateway system and process.
Oracle R12 Upgrade design development and testing.
Participation in SFS "Community Counsel" groups and subsequent training of end users in system modifications.
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):
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
Alfred E Smith Office Building, 80 Swan Street, Albany,  NY, 12210
What type of software is typically used by the Agency?  (e.g., Agency is an "IBM shop.”)
Oracle Financial Management System
What type of hardware is typically used by the Agency? (e.g., Agency is a "Client shop.”)
IBM, Red Hat, Linux/AIX
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 of Eighty-Four (84) months experience in developing applications software using Oracle Forms, Reports and Database.
Minimum of Seventy-Two (72) months experience in Application Development in Oracle Applications Suite version 11.x. and modules such as PO, AP, GL.
At least Thirty-Six (36) months experience in Application Development in Oracle Financials Application Suite versions
11.5.10.x or later.
Minimum of Seventy-Two (72) months experience modifying custom libraries, PL/SQL, Oracle Application reports and forms.
Minimum of Twenty-Four (24) months experience with NYS customs to Oracle Financials Application Suite - including inbound and outbound interfaces.
Minimum of Twenty-Four (24) months experience with NYS current custom Oracle Financials processes pertaining to creating and maintaining budgets, shorthand aliases and accounting fields.
Minimum of Twenty-Four (24) months experience with New York State Statewide Financial System Peoplesoft, including:
Budget solutions, design and implementation, including but not limited to how it impacts agency interfaces.
Minimum of Twenty-Four (24) months experience with creating and utilizing Global temporary tables, REF cursors, API's, request sets and descriptive flex fields.
Minimum of Twenty-Four (24) months experience in testing scenarios, writing user test scripts, writing comprehensive job aids, and providing user training.
Minimum of Twenty-Four (24) months experience in a leadership role in a project from design, testing, implementation and evaluation, working with teams of customers and other technical support staff.
Additional Information Requests:
Are there additional security requirements for the Authorized User?
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?
Consultant 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: