Applications Expert
Agilex Technologies - Washington, DC

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The United States Postal Service (USPS) supports and maintains a small number of very large, high-transaction volume systems that are deemed critical to business operations and the external mailing community. Agilex is developing a Reference Architecture that combines effective tools, technology and approaches currently in place within the USPS with an infusion of best practices, suggested patterns and approaches that the organization thinks will make these systems better and position them to take on additional workloads. The Reference Architecture will be the template used for all new large scale designs, ensuring that data, information, services, devices, interfaces, H/W and S/W have a master template to be referenced to help ensure success, reduce time to develop or acquire a solution, and be used to help standardize and reduce costs across the USPS.

The Applications Expert will support development of the Reference Architecture in the following ways:

  • Perform an assessment of the existing USPS applications environment
  • Research and analyze industry leading technologies
  • Assist in the definition of a scope and approach to developing a Reference Architecture
  • Assist in the creation of technical documentation and deliverables such as white papers, architectural diagrams, and presentations
  • Map application requirements to the Reference Architecture
  • Map application aspects of the Reference Architecture to current technology available in the industry
  • Validate application design with other industry entities such as (Gartner, other large designs, etc.)
  • Determine implementation costs and compute TCO for recommended applications
  • At least ten (10) years of technical experience and ten (10) years of experience with IT infrastructure related activities.
  • At least five (5) years experience with enterprise solutions for large size companies or Government entities. Preferred experience with high transaction volume processing (over 100,000 records processed a second) systems.
  • At least eight (8) years experience with integration of business applications in a state-of-the-art SOA distributed computing environment.
  • At least five (5) years experience with solutions involving large databases in Oracle or SQL Server environment.
  • Demonstrated experience with systems engineering and root cause analysis.
  • Demonstrated experience with information and system security mechanisms.
  • Demonstrated experience with high availability and fault tolerant systems.
  • Able to investigate and learn new technologies quickly. Interested in new technological developments and self-motivated to keep up with the same.
  • Able to influence the opinions and approach of business and IT team members through respect for demonstrated depth of technology expertise.
  • Highly effective team player who enjoys working across many organizational lines and levels and functions well in a matrixed environment.
  • Skilled verbal communicator and writer who can get the point across and tailor the communication for the receiving audience.
  • Intellectually strong and straightforward person who shares views and knowledge with others in a constructive, professional manner.
  • High output, organized individual capable of working on numerous concurrent initiatives.
  • Able to think and operate on both the strategic and tactical levels. For instance, able to devise a short-term solution that complements the longer term goals.
  • Change agent who effectively challenges the status quo and helps the team around them embrace improved methods and newer technologies.
  • Ability to work in a dynamic, fast-paced environment that requires the individual to simultaneously manage several tasks, while paying attention to detail and quality.
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