Clearance Requirement: Active DOD SECRET clearance; SSBI preferred

Job Description:

The System Integration Team supporting the US Army's Integrated Personnel and Pay System (IPPS-A) is looking for a Data Engineer - Enterprise Service Bus (ESB) who will be responsible for performing installation, configuration, testing and supporting activities related to the design and functionality of ESB. The program’s ESB includes but is not limited to Oracle Service Bus, Oracle Managed File Transfer (MFT), and Kafka Confluent Platform and their integration. In addition, as the Data Engineer - Enterprise Service Bus (ESB) you will actively participate in integrated product team meetings providing the necessary knowledge and guidance to ensure the selected ESB is implemented, configured, and deployed successfully.

To be successful, you will be fluent with a variety of data models from business systems planning and data requirements planning and will have experience in designing web services with optimal security and performance. You will also have a thorough understanding of the leading ESB solutions in the industry and will understand in detail the integration of the chosen ESB with the components of a specified technology stack.

More about the role:

  • Documenting technical and conceptual specifications in support of the overall Data Migration design
  • Supporting the design and development of the IPPS-A persistent messages, service handlers, service operations, validation, and error reporting
  • Supporting the design and development of various message patterns like Request/Reply, Subscribe/Publish
  • Setup and integration of ESB with various components of the system like PeopleSoft Integration Broker, OAM/OID, & REST
  • Application of software patches and upgrades as needed to maintain functionality, security compliance and vendor support
  • Supporting the Testing and CM teams for Functional/Security and Performance Testing, Code packaging and code migration to various Test and Prod environments
  • Working closely with ETL development team to define topics, schemas, and routing to SFTP landing zones
  • Working closely with DBAs, ETL/ PeopleSoft Dev teams, and Security Team to improve performance and data quality
  • Working closely with developers, SMEs and Testers using Agile sessions
  • Working to identify, prioritize, and execute assigned tasks to meet program goals and deliverable objectives
  • Other tasks and activities as assigned or directed by the ESB Lead or Infrastructure Manager.

You'll bring these qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Information Systems, Computer Science or Mathematics
  • 5 - 7 years of related experience in the Information Technology field with an emphasis on large-scale ERP systems
  • 3+ years of strong experience with enterprise service bus technologies, to include design, installation, configuration and testing in Linux/Solaris environments; Oracle ESB/MFT preferred
  • 1+ years of strong experience with messaging technologies, to include design, installation, configuration, and testing
  • 1+ years of strong experience with SQL Compliant Database; Oracle preferred
  • Proven track record of successful deployment of ESBs from requirements gathering through implementation
  • Current Security+ accreditation

These qualifications would be nice to have:

  • Experience with PeopleSoft Integration Broker and PeopleTools
  • 2+ years of experience integrating OSB with PeopleSoft Integration broker
  • Experience configuring Kafka in Linux environments; Schema Registry, Connect, REST, & KSQL
  • Kafka/Confluent preferred
  • Experience working in SIPRnet and deploying ESBs aboard the SIPRnet
  • Experience working w/Cross Domain Guards
  • Experience working w/Dissemination, Mandatory Access Controls (MAC), Role Base Access Controls (RBAC), and knowing the difference between them
  • Experience working within a DoD Data Center such as DISA.
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment with a strong focus on customer service and solution ownership
  • Must possess strong oral and written communication skills and can demonstrate strong problem-solving skills