176403 - Oracle SOA Developer(2) - VA - C
Up to $67.24 DOE
6 months, CTH

Northrop Grumman Technology Services sector is seeking Oracle SOA Developer to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in McLean, VA. The qualified applicant will become part of Northrop Grumman's Department of State (DOS) Consular Systems Modernization (CSM) Program, for the Bureau of Consular Affairs (CA). This initiative is intended to modernize and consolidate the operational environment under a common technology framework in order to better support the services provided to CA's customers. During the initial program transition period, the Oracle SOA Developer will be responsible for reviewing incoming CA applications to gain understanding of technical requirements, policies, workflow, and interfaces. After the transition in period, the Oracle SOA Developer will be responsible for maintaining web services used by incoming CA applications. This requisition may be filled at a higher grade based on qualifications listed below.
Roles and Responsibilities:
o Develop, test and maintain existing web services and SOA composites using Oracle SOA Suite 11g/12c.
o Support changes to web services built on Oracle Fusion middleware running Enterprise Payment Services used by CA applications worldwide.
o Provide production support and system troubleshooting for global instances of client software systems consuming Enterprise Payment Services.
o Perform maintenance activities related to adjusting security posture, and supporting changes related to infrastructures and external services that impact the web services.
o Develop design documentation, SOPs, scripts and knowledge base artifacts to support Oracle SOA based web services.
o Work with system operations team to monitor web services and ensure they are meeting technical and non-technical specifications, including service level agreements.
Prefer local candidates for face to face interviews.

Bachelor's degree in a related field and 5 years' relevant experience.
Strong experience in Oracle SOA Suite 11g/12c (Web Services, BPEL, Mediators, OSB and Composites).
At least 2 years of solid hands-on experience with Oracle Fusion middleware.
Experience developing web services, SOAP and RESTful, deployed in a SOA environment.
Experience in supporting transformations using XQuery and XSLT/Transport/Design of Service message flows to support current NIEM based messages.
Strong understanding of load balancers, XML appliances, web service security policies and best practices, and firewall configurations that impact operational performance and availability of web services.
Strong troubleshooting and problem solving skills.
Preferred Qualifications:
In addition to strong experience in Oracle Fusion Middleware (SOA/OSB), experience using CA Layer7 XML Gateway appliance to support web service security policies.
Experience supporting ConsularOne Enterprise Payment Service (EPS).

Must have a Bachelor's Degree.

5/40 workweek

Applicants responding to this position will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements by currently possessing the ability to view classified government information.

Robert Davis at rdavis@chiptonross.com
420 Culver Boulevard
Playa Del Rey, CA 90293

Phone: (310) 414-7800 x305 or (800) 927-9318 x305

Candidates responding to this posting must currently possess the eligibility to work in the United States. No third parties please.

Employment will be contingent on candidate clearing pre-employment drug screen and background check.

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