PL/SQL Software Engineer

Company Overview: Diversified Technical Services, Inc. (DTSI) is a highly successful privately held small business with over 35 years of experience providing outstanding Information Technology Services to federal and commercial customers domestically and abroad. Consider joining our highly skilled team of professionals who collectively form our company’s greatest assets. We are proud of our employees and the innovative and successful solutions they have been providing to a variety of customers operating numerous domains throughout the world. 


PL/SQL Software Engineer Description:  Plans, conducts, and coordinates software development activities. Designs, develops, documents, tests, and debugs software that contains logical and mathematical solutions to business/mission problems or questions in computer language for solutions by means of data processing equipment. Applies the appropriate standards, processes, procedures, and tools throughout the development life cycle. Applies knowledge of computer hardware and software, subject matter to be programmed in business/mission applications, information processing techniques used, and information gathered from system users to develop software. Corrects program errors, prepares operating instructions, compiles documentation of program development, and analyzes system capabilities to resolve questions of program intent, output requirements, input data acquisition, programming techniques, and controls. Ensures software standards are met.


DCPDS Description:  Candidate will develop/maintain databases, user interfaces, code, etc. associated with the Defense Civilian Personnel Data System (DCPDS). The DCPDS system houses HR data associated with Defense Civilian Personnel. A successful candidate will be a self-starter, have an inquisitive attitude, and successfully solve problems. Candidate must have the ability to interact and work collaboratively with a diverse set of users (developers, testers, administrators, team leads, management, system users, etc.). Duties include, but are not limited to:


Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provide technical knowledge/expertise to support the requirements definition and design of system components/subsystems utilizing the Oracle E-Business Suite and/or HR modules
  • Research, design, develop, and modify the DCPDS enterprise-wide software to implement changes/enhancements to the system
  • Evaluate the hardware/software interfaces/processing and analyze the impact of designs/implementations to the overall system
  • Plan the deployment of system upgrades/updates, software patches/releases, and configuration changes
  • Consider configuration management, security, quality control in designs/implementations
  • Resolve requests for assistance in troubleshooting issues assigned to the development team
  • Support functional/regression testing activities in support of system functionality releases, patches and upgrades
  • Document, track, and update System Change Requests and Problem Reports
  • Perform data collection/analysis, report results, and formulate recommendations
  • Provide feedback/status/etc. to the customer as needed/required
  • Analyze process improvement areas/recommend changes to processes/procedures for efficiencies/cost-savings/etc


Basic Qualifications

  • Oracle EBS (E-Business Suite)
  • Knowledge of underlying Oracle ERP applications database architecture
  • Knowledge of Oracle database and development tools (PL/SQL, SQL Plus, Forms, Reports, JDeveloper, Java, Framework, and JSP)
  • Knowledge and experience with COTS integration / COTS lifecycle / COTS maintenance
  • Experience with Software Configuration Management tools (e.g. PVCS)
  • Ability to learn/understand the system architecture of the system and the data flow through the system
  • SQL skills
  • Intermediate UNIX skills
  • Strong organizational and analytical skills
  • Strong teamwork, problem solving and customer interaction skills
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Process oriented
  • Experience with MS Office products


Desired Qualifications:

  • HP Quality Center
  • Experience with Business Objects user interface (e.g. Web Intelligence and Crystal Reports) and features (e.g. save, schedule, export), including the ability to build ad-hoc queries
  • Related domain knowledge (human resources)
  • Knowledge and experience with distributed systems, data warehousing, web application servers, Enterprise Service Bus (EBS), Business Intelligence (BI), Extract/Transform/Load (ETL), Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) concepts
  • Experience in web-based application development using HTML, JavaScript and Java
  • Experience with web services (WSDSL/SOAP/XML)
  • Working knowledge of UNIX operating systems and distributed system concepts
  • Understanding of data modeling and data warehousing methodologies


Education/Experience Minimum:  Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college in a related discipline, or equivalent experience/combined education, with 9 years of professional experience; or 7 years of professional experience with a related Master’s degree. Considered an emerging authority.


Inclusion and Diversity:  DTSI is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status. 


Disclosure: DTSI is an equal opportunity employer that uses E-Verify to confirm work authorization.  Applicants selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for a position of public trust


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