• Oracle Database and Applications SME

    Job Locations US-VA-Falls Church
    Posted Date 1 month ago(3/20/2018 3:03 PM)
    # of Openings
    Information Technology
  • Overview

    NikSoft Systems Corporation is a recognized Information Technology solutions provider. Founded in 1998 and based in Reston, Virginia, NikSoft is a CMMI Level 3 Certified company with an established reputation for excellence and on-time delivery with a consistently high customer satisfaction. 


    Seeking a professional and experienced Oracle Database and Applications SME to join our on-site client-facing team. Responsibilities include:


    • The position will require working with broad cutting-edge Oracle application technologies, including, but not limited to Oracle Fusion, Oracle database 12c, Oracle RAC, Oracle EBS, as well as web technologies such as JSON, REST, XML/XSL/XSLT/XSD, XQuery, XPath, XMLDataProvider, SOAP, WSDL, and HTTP. For our federal client we are modernizing and sustaining monolithically built applications residing on a DISA virtualized infrastructure as a service (IaaS) environment.
    • The candidate will provide expert guidance to Chief Technology Officer (CTO) level client managers and other engineering, development, and support teams for the above technologies.
    • The position requires leadership skills in order to provide oversight and engineering review for teams designing, developing, testing, and deploying infrastructure, platform, and application changes. For assigned applications, the candidate will be responsible for the Systems Engineering Plan, Systems Requirements, and Systems Engineering Management Plan as well as review all SDLC documents created or updated.
    • The focus of applications changes will be to modernize toward a continuous integration and continuous delivery framework which support DevOps and integrate new and innovative technologies to enhance application capabilities.
    • The candidate will leverage experience in working with the Oracle technologies and Unix/Linux Java application development and support stacks.
    • Candidates will work directly with senior level system and software engineers and architects to implement enterprise design patterns and integrate and deploy infrastructure, platform, and application changes into a complex enterprise environment.
    • The position requires working with development teams, systems owners, support contractors, and government representatives to implement solutions.




    • 7+ years’ experience with Oracle application and database technologies – Oracle database to include 12c, Oracle RAC, Oracle Fusion, Oracle Weblogic;
    • 5+ years’ experience developing and deploying web services & applications using these technologies (Java, J2EE, Web API, WCF, XML/XSL/XSLT/XSD, XQuery, XPath, XMLDataProvider, SOAP, WSDL, HTTP, REST, APIs);
    • 2+ years’ total in a engineering leadership role for designing, developing, implementing, and sustaining web services & applications using listed technologies;
    • High proficiency with java/J2EE frameworks; IIS, TomCat, Weblogic and other middleware;
    • Experience developing in XML-related technologies (e.g., XML, DTD, XML Schema, XSLT);
    • Experience with configuration, deployment, and testing of enterprise software applications;
    • Familiarity with event-based architectures and integration with APIs exposing services (e.g., REST, SOAP);
    • Strong experience implementing authentication and authorization, RBAC, API security;
    • Understanding of SOAP and MicroServices design patterns;
    • Experience with Continuous Integration and Continuous Deployment frameworks, practices, and tools such as Visual Studio Team Services, Puppet or Chef, Ansible, Docker, etc.;
    • Ability to obtain a government security clearance – U.S. citizenship required

    Soft Skills

    • Experience working with Agile methodologies (Scrum, Lean Startup, XP) and cross-functional teams (Product Owners, Scrum Masters, Developers, Designers, Business Analysts)
    • Strong communication and collaboration skills with track record of taking solution ownership
    • Communication skills key! Demonstrate an ability to effectively communicate with leadership and key stakeholders.
    • Ability to articulate coding choices and bring about consensus


    • BS degree in Information Technology or other related technical discipline
    • Oracle OCM 12c Certification desired
    • Oracle Database Certified Expert desired
    • Oracle OCA, OCP desired
    • Other Oracle Certifications (Java SE, Weblogic, etc.) a plus

    **US Citizenship status and Active DoD Secret Clearance (preferred), must successfully complete the government's security process (required).**




    NikSoft’s competitive benefits program includes comprehensive medical and dental care, matching 401K, paid time off, flexible spending accounts, disability coverage, and other benefits that help provide financial protection for you and your family.



    NikSoft Systems Corp is fully committed to the concept and practice of equal opportunity and affirmative action in all aspects of employment.  NikSoft is an EOE M/F/Disability/Veteran employer. For more information about our other openings, please visit




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