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Corporate Applications Engineer in Reston, VA at Maximus, Inc.

Date Posted: 11/29/2018

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Job Description

Systems Engineer

MAXIMUS is a leading operator of government health and human services programs and has partnered with state, federal and local governments to provide critical, high quality health and human service programs to a diverse array of communities. Operating under MAXIMUS’s founding mission of Helping Government Serve the People® since 1975, MAXIMUS Federal Services is entirely focused on helping government agencies run programs cost-effectively and serve program constituents with improved outcomes. By being a responsible steward for government programs, we help the federal government deliver on its promises through our people, process and technology. Our focus is always on outcomes and results that connect citizens more effectively with government services.

The Systems Engineer, will provide technical expertise, collaborating across functional teams to deliver on tasks and projects. This engineer will be responsible for all aspects of corporate systems and applications deployment, administration, design, configuration and integration efforts. This engineer will lead software and systems configuration, testing and deployment of system patches and integration projects and the. She/he will design and execute system integration solutions between corporate applications and specific vendors.

Job Duties/Responsibilities:

• Provides customer support and training, troubleshoot problems, manage change control, and perform system maintenance.
• Applies system patches and updates as needed.
• Gather and document integration requirements and specifications, and recommend best approach for system integration and applications management
• Establish batch and real-time connectivity and integration methods as required for new integrations
• Upgrade, maintain and support new and existing integrations
• Maintain awareness of current security best practices and proactively implement security standards.
• Work closely with cross-functional teams including Financial Systems, HRIS, Accounting, Customer Service, and IT as well as external service providers to execute deliverables

Education Requirements:

• Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Engineering or related field
• 5+ years of experience in SQL (joins, views, triggers, stored procedures, indexing, statistics, and performance tuning), using SQLServer, Oracle, MySql or similar leading relational database
• 5+ years of experience in Unix / Linux servers
• 5+ years of experience with RDBMS (relational database management system)
• Experience with web services (SOAP, REST), APIs, JSON, XML, and web scripting languages (PHP, VBscript/ASP, Powershell)
• 3+ years of experience in system administration and system integration, in a large-scale, complex systems environment.
• 3+ years performing data mapping, extraction, transformation and loading between a variety of enterprise platforms.
• Programming language experience with JavaScript, Python, Java, C++ is a plus.
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills across both business and technical audiences
• Exceptional time management and organizational skills
• Attention to detail and accuracy
• Strong problem solving, analytical and critical thinking skills
• Ability to self-manage and motivate, to work well under pressure and manage multiple projects at the same time, using sound judgment.

Physical Requirements:

• Ability to sit for up to 80% of time
• Ability to lift or carry objects up to 10 lbs.
• Frequent use of computer, telephone, and office equipment (copier, fax, scanner)

The Ideal Candidate will Possess the Following Additional Education and Experience

Responsibilities:

•       Maintain awareness of current technology standards and emerging trends in integration practices for batch and real-time integrations 

•       Gather and document integration requirements and specifications, and recommend best approach for system integration and applications management

•       Monitors system configuration and user access/privileges to ensure data integrity.

•       Provides customer support and training, troubleshoot problems, manage change control, and perform system maintenance.

•       Applies system patches and updates as needed.

•       Leads team effort to improve internal and external processes.

•       Develop a service library which encompasses standard services and microservices available to internal and select external systems. 

•       Establish batch and real-time connectivity and integration methods as required for new integrations 

•       Upgrade, maintain and support new and existing integrations 

•       Maintain awareness of current security best practices and proactively implement security standards 

•       Perform data modeling, data mapping, data transformation and data standardization 

•       Recommend data standardization and data quality improvements 

•       Work closely with cross-functional teams including Financial Systems, HRIS, Accounting, Customer Service, and IT as well as external service providers to execute deliverables

•       Qualifications:

•       Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Engineering or related field 

•       5+ years of experience in system administration and system integration, in a large-scale, complex systems environment. Experience in Deltek Costpoint, T&E, Cognos, Workday, OnBase and TM1. Lotus Notes is a plus.

•       5+ years of experience in developing and maintaining integrations in a large-scale, complex systems environment 

•       5+ years performing data mapping, extraction, transformation and loading between a variety of enterprise platforms 

•       5+ years of experience in SQL

•       5+ years of experience in Unix / Linux servers

•       5+ years of experience with RDBMS (relational database management system)

•       3+ years’ experience developing ETL and integrations on one or more of the following platforms: MuleSoft, Apigee, Boomi, Informatica, DataStage, etc. 

•       Experience with web services (SOAP, REST), APIs, JSON, XML, and web scripting languages (PHP, VBscript/ASP, Powershell) 

•       3+ years’ experience with advanced SQL (joins, views, triggers, stored procedures, indexing, statistics, and performance tuning), using SQLServer, Oracle, MySql or similar leading relational database 

•       Background in system administration and integrating enterprise systems including Deltek Costpoint, Deltek Time and Expense, Workday, CRM, and other cloud-based platforms 

•       Programming language experience with JavaScript, Python, Java, C++

•       Programming experience in LotusScript is a plus.

•       Experience with frontend web development (HTML, JavaScript, CSS) is preferred 

•       Experience with standard IT processes, including Agile, SDLC, DevOps, and Change Control 

•       Strong cross-functional collaboration skills and the proven ability to work effectively with numerous stakeholders and contributors, both internally and externally 

•       Excellent written and verbal communication skills across both business and technical audiences 

•       Exceptional time management and organizational skills 

•       Astute attention to detail and accuracy 

•       Strong problem solving, analytical and critical thinking skills, with an ability to mitigate risk, communicate effectively, and facilitate problem resolution 

•       Ability to self-manage and motivate, to work well under pressure and manage multiple projects at the same time, using sound judgment 

•       Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, SharePoint, Outlook)


EEO Statement
EEO Statement: Active military service members, their spouses, and veteran candidates often embody the core competencies MAXIMUS deems essential, and bring a resiliency and dependability that greatly enhances our workforce. We recognize your unique skills and experiences, and want to provide you with a career path that allows you to continue making a difference for our country. We’re proud of our connections to organizations dedicated to serving veterans and their families. If you are transitioning from military to civilian life, have prior service, are a retired veteran or a member of the National Guard or Reserves, or a spouse of an active military service member, we have challenging and rewarding career opportunities available for you. A committed and diverse workforce is our most important resource. MAXIMUS is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. MAXIMUS provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status or disabled status.