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ASAP Java Programmer - State of South Carolina
Ref No.: 16-00010
Location: CLEMSON, South Carolina
Position Type:Contract
Start Date / End Date: 10/03/2016 to 10/02/2017
 
The Member Management project team is a combination of Clemson Information Technology professionals and experienced consultants, and we are seeking individuals who are highly productive, very flexible, and can work effectively in an environment where ambiguity is common. This senior expert level software architect position will be responsible for system analysis, high-level architecture and design, feature planning and design, development oversight and review, modern software development, unit and systems testing, implementation, and maintenance of complex web systems and service-oriented development. This position requires experience with java/.net as secondary and/or other modern object-oriented development, web application development, web service development, and distributed systems development. This position will work on one of the State's most complex information technology projects as Clemson migrates the State's existing mainframe Medicaid Systems to modern technology environments and platforms 
 
SCOPE OF THE PROJECT:
This project team develops and supports the framework functionality of the State's Medicaid Eligibility & Enrollment Member Management (EEMMS) system. Clemson University's Medicaid Information Technology Services (MITS) team develops and operates systems on behalf of the State's Department of Health and Human Services (SCDHHS). Clemson's MITS team will be responsible for the management and oversight of this project.

DAILY DUTIES / RESPONSIBILITIES:
The Web Services Developer is responsible for assessing, designing, developing, supporting and implementing the State's Member Management replacement project and any other projects assigned. This position will work under the direction of Clemson's technical project manager and technical lead for support & maintenance of all new technology development work. This position is focused on overall system and service architecture and overseeing implementation of the designed services.

REQUIRED EDUCATION:
Bachelor's degree in a technical, business, or field. Master's degree in a computer related field is highly preferred.

REQUIRED CERTIFICATIONS:
None required. Java 6 certification preferred.



 
Category Name Required Importance Level Last Used Experience
Documentation/Language Business Process Modeling (BPM) Yes 3 Advanced Within 6 Months 4 - 6 Years  
Education Bachelor of Science Degree Yes 1 Advanced Within 6 Months    
Programming Languages Java Yes 2 Advanced Within 6 Months 4 - 6 Years  
Programming Languages STRUTS Yes 2 Advanced Within 6 Months 2 - 4 Years  
Software Framwork BizAgi Yes 2 Advanced Within 6 Months 2 - 4 Years  
Software Framwork Hibernate Yes 2 Advanced Within 6 Months 4 - 6 Years  
Software Framwork IBM Curam framework Yes 1 Advanced Currently Using 4 - 6 Years  
Software Framwork Spring Yes 3 Advanced Within 6 Months 4 - 6 Years  
Specialties Communications Yes 1 Advanced Within 6 Months    
Web Tools AJAX Yes 1 Advanced Within 6 Months 4 - 6 Years  
Web Tools WEB-BASED DISTRIBUTED SYSTEMS ARCHITECTURE AND DESIGN Yes 1 Advanced Within 6 Months 4 - 6 Years  
Web Tools Websphere Yes 1 Advanced Currently Using 4 - 6 Years  


THE STATE EXPECTS THE SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT TEAM MEMBERS TO POSSESS THE FOLLOWING TECHNICAL SKILLS:

Application Servers: IBM WebSphere, JBoss Application Server
Frameworks: Struts, Spring MVC, Spring, Hibernate, IBM Cúram.
BPM: BizAgi and familiarity with BPM concepts.
Rules Engine: General rules engine knowledge.
ESB: Mule ESB, Camel
Java: J2EE, Java Server Pages, Servlets, Tag libs, Enterprise Java Beans (EJB), JDBC, JNDI, JMS, JTA, JAXB. Web Services Toolkits (Axis 2, CXF)
Protocols/Standards: HTTP, XML, DTD, XML Schema, WSDL, SOAP, RSS.

Certifications: Sun Certified Web Component Developer, Sun Certified Business Component Developer for Java 2 Enterprise Edition 1.3. Sun Certified Java Programmer for Java 2 Platform 1.4.
Database: Oracle, Schema Design, ER Diagrams, Normalization, SQL Optimization, Data Migration.
Languages: Java, JavaScript, SQL, JQUERY.
Platforms: UNIX/RHEL, Linux, Windows 7, Oracle.
Tools: Subversion, maven, git, ant, gradle
Architecture: MVC, O/R Persistence Frameworks. Rational Software Architect
Integrated Development Environments: Eclipse, IntelliJ.

SDLC: Requirements Analysis, Iterative Waterfall, Agile, Scrum, Lean.


Candidates who enjoy working on complex, change-oriented projects with motivated team members will find this position attractive.

Required Skills (rank in order of Importance):

The Web Services Developer role has two major functions: design and oversight.

• Web-based Distributed Systems Architecture and Design: Design, develop, and implement enterprise level web-based systems, enterprise defined in terms of system scope as well as number of users. Plan for responsive user interfaces incorporating modern Web 2.0 technologies (such as AJAX) and mobility needs (smartphones and tablets). Ability to use REST or SOAP standards within Web Services design; Stay abreast of industry-directions and trends and continually evaluate them for potential impact and/or use in the architecture. 
• Software/Service Architecture: Design and develop Java applications incorporating industry-standard frameworks where appropriate (such as Spring or Struts or Hibernate). Plan for highly available and scalable applications. Incorporate services into system design where appropriate. Coordinate and plan the work of java development teams. 
• Software Project Lifecycle Management: Effectively implement and utilize modern Web-based software industry standards and best practices including an agile/scrum-based methodology, use of integrated development environments, strong emphasis on unit testing and participation in complete software lifecycle from analysis and design through testing and deployment. Assist end-user and business analysts in turning business needs into incremental software development projects and sprints. Serve as a champion for quality software and software development practices. 
• Communication: Communicate with a broad mix of stakeholders involved in the information technology system replacement projects including business users, analysts, software engineers, database architects and administrators (DBAs), quality assurance engineers (QA), systems and infrastructure staff, and support staff.
• Willingness and ability to effectively engage with people and organizations on a continuous basis.

PREFERRED SKILLS (RANK IN ORDER OF IMPORTANCE):

• Knowledge of healthcare and related insurance principles and processes.
• Medicaid eligibility system/business operations experience.
• Medicaid Management Information System (MMIS) experience
• Medicaid operations experience.
• Public sector and/or academic environment experience.
• IBM Curam Social Management Platform experience.
• Websphere/Websphere ND experience
• MuleSoft experience.