Lead Application Integration Specialist (0116) Location Washington , District Of Columbia Category Software Engineer Job type Direct Placement Lead Application Integration Specialist - Washington, DC (#0116) Our client, a large healthcare insurance provider in the Mid-Atlantic region, is currently looking for a full-time Lead Application Integration Specialist to work out of their Washington, DC location. PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES: Development and/or modification of procedures, programs or hardware to solve business systems problems, considering computer equipment capacity and limitations, operating costs and business needs. Has technical knowledge of all components of one or more operating systems or subsystems. Has technical skill and experience necessary to develop complex custom solutions. Works with the technical team and management to propose system strategies to support company needs. Serve consultative resource to IT staff by performing or assisting with system design in areas such as infrastructure, security, operations, integration, execution and network, often spanning multiple heterogeneous platforms, and particularly as these designs apply to new business drivers such as eCommerce and other Web Technologies. Also performs or assists in problem resolution, recommending alternative techniques and providing training and guidance related to primary areas of responsibility and emerging technologies. Develop, coordinate and manage projects and project plans for development; develop proposals and delivery tasks/issues Technical and business writing; including formal/informal oral presentation; Standards development Functions as an Enterprise Applications integration specialist for interoperability design and problem resolution related to business applications and related middleware components. Performance monitoring, capacity planning, system tuning, availability planning; Design and implement next generation web and multi-tier solutions for new applications and existing web-based and client-server application with minimal assistance Select, evaluate and recommend third-party software solutions for business problems QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: Familiarity with new technologies and how they could be leveraged to benefit the department, new business strategies and corporate initiatives. Experience in client server, OO and/or netcentric development. Has technical knowledge of all components of one or more operating systems or subsystems. Familiarity with network protocols, particularly TCP/IP. Required: This position requires a BA/BS in computer science or related IT field OR equivalent experience. Must also have a minimum of 8 years of experience in high-level systems and/or applications and/or network design, development and tuning, as well as with database design and access, and familiarity with networking fundamentals. Abilities/Skills: Knowledge of system analysis and design methodologies and tools, and experience with large and complex systems. Experience with multi-system/platform program integration. Experience in all and demonstrated expertise in at least one of the following: logical and physical applications design; technical documentation; full-cycle system development; networking; security; web and/or web application server administration; NT, Unix, and/or mainframe systems administration; database technologies including Oracle, DB2 and stored procedures; Application Integration technology :Informatica and Websphere (highly preferred); Web-enabling applications; Java technologies (EJB, JSP, servlet); TIBCO Preferred: BS in Computer Science, Experience with some or all of the following: Informatica, Websphere, TIBCO, Pegasystems, Oracle, DB2, CICS, Sharepoint, MQSeries, interactive Unix-based systems, CORBA, OO development, Lotus Domino. Interested and qualified candidates should apply immediately!!