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Enterprise Application Integration Engineer/Architect
Ref No.: 18-01458
Location: Tallahassee, Florida
Start Date: 09/14/2018
Job Description:
We are currently looking for an Enterprise Application Integration (EAI) Engineer to be an integral part of the IT team for one of our strategic accounts.

This is a challenging position and we are only looking for those that are highly motivated to learn, grow and keep pace in an ever-changing environment.

Scope of Services
In search of an Integration Architect to play a key role in assisting the Office of Information Technology in the establishment of new integration methods and standards, along with implementing system integrations, according to those established methods and standards.

General responsibilities may include the following:
  1. Develop and deploy integrated solutions aimed at modernization, consolidation, and coordination of independently designed applications within and across the enterprises.
  2. Develop requirements for new and emerging enterprise technologies.
  3. Determine how existing applications, legacy systems, databases, and web interfaces work together to meet the new and emerging enterprise requirements.
  4. Develop methods to efficiently reuse existing components.
  5. Work with users to gather business requirements, perform database analysis, and code and test middleware routines to ensure successful communication among the various IT systems and application components.
  6. Participate in component and data architecture design, software product evaluation, and buy vs. build recommendations.

Education
  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Marketing, Communications, Business Administration, or another related field.
  • 4 Years of experience can substitute for a college degree.


Experience
  • 5 – 7 years as a software developer, architect, or development manager is required
  • 5 – 7 years of experience working with development technologies including Microsoft .NET (C#), ASP.NET/MVC, WCF/WebAPI, SQL Server, JavaScript frameworks (Angular, Durandal, Knockout, etc.), REST, XML, JSON, HTML, and CSS is highly desired
  • 7 – 10 years of professional experience in Information Systems or another related field is required

Primary Job Duties/ Tasks
The activities this candidate will be tasked with include, but are not limited to, the following:
  1. Provide architectural guidance and oversight to quality assurance on all new code from inception through integration, staging and production environments.
  2. Provide hands-on support to peers; coach, guide and mentor others in accomplishing architecture, design, and implementation goals
  3. Drive continuous improvement, which includes design, definition of roadmaps, standardization of processes and methodologies; collaborate with other developers and architects to drive guidelines, methodologies, and documentation.
  4. Design and implement integrations utilizing batch jobs, RESTful APIs, and service bus technologies.

Job Specific Skills and Abilities (KSAs):
  1. Strong grasp of IT infrastructure and application development technology and architectures
  2. Strong analytical skills to determine an organization's needs, develop strategies to meet those needs, and evaluate effectiveness.
  3. Ability to categorize work, set priorities, and determine short and/or long-term goals and strategies to achieve them.
  4. Skill in researching, compiling, and analyzing data to report findings and develop improvement solutions.
  5. Ability to plan, organize, coordinate, prioritize, and manage complex work assignments and project schedules.
  6. Ability to research, identify, and implement innovative solutions.
  7. Ability to communicate effectively; both verbally and written.
  8. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships.
  9. Ability to work independently and as a team.

General Knowledge Skills and Abilities (KSAs):
The submitted candidate must be able to apply common knowledge, skills, and abilities in the following areas:
  1. Communication: Have the ability to clearly convey information, in both written and verbal formats, to individuals or groups in a wide variety of settings (i.e.; project team meetings, management presentations, etc.). Must have the ability to effectively listen and process information provided by others.
  2. Customer Service: Works well with clients and customers (i.e.; business office, public, or other agencies). Able to assess the needs of the customer, provide information or assistance to satisfy expectations or resolve a problem.
  3. Decision Making: Makes sound, well-informed, and objective decisions.
  4. Flexibility: Is open to change, new processes (or process improvement), and new information. Has the ability to adapt in response to new information, changing conditions, or unexpected obstacles. Ability to receive and give constructive criticism, and maintain effective work relationships with others.
  5. Interpersonal: Shows friendliness, courtesy, understanding, and politeness to others.
  6. Leadership: Motivates, encourages, and challenges others. Is able to adapt leadership styles in a variety of situations.
  7. Problem Solving: Able to identify, evaluate, and use sound judgement to generate and evaluate alternative actions, and make recommendations as accordingly.
  8. Team Building: Encourages, inspires, and guides others toward accomplishing the common goal.
  9. Quality Assurance: Knowledge of the ideologies, techniques and tools for quality assurance and control. The ability to put the ideologies, techniques, and tools into practice.