Lead Oracle / Java Developer
Verizon Wireless 8,306 reviews - Bellevue, WA

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The Lead Oracle / Java developer is responsible for overseeing the performance of all high-level activities (e.g., client requirements collection/analysis, systems design, systems integration, etc.) related to all phases of the systems life cycle.
The incumbent acts independently, and provides technical leadership and/or business-related subject matter expertise across multiple initiatives.
The Principal Member of Applications Staff is also responsible for validating and implementing reliable and efficient large-scale automated solutions to fulfill complex business requirements.
Provides expert-level technical support for the b2b.verizonwireless.com website and development team
Conducts architectural reviews - ensures that design standards are followed
Conducts performance test reviews – ensures that application should perform during heavy web traffic
Conducts code reviews - ensures that design standards are followed
Defines, develops and enforces technical standards
Evaluates 3rd party software and makes recommendations to Sr. Management
Ensures that development team is in compliance with all coding and SDLC standards
Consults with Sr. Management on technical decisions
Acts as a subject matter expert, safeguarding the interests of VZW, its customers and its employees
Works with 3rd party vendors to ensure that technical feasibility and maintainability are guaranteed
Acts as mentor to development team
Provides insight to peers, in regards to skill-set development
Maintains knowledge in state-of-the-art technologies and methodologies
Provides technical leadership and/or business-related subject matter expertise across multiple, large-scale, highly complex projects.
Reviews designs and provides feedback on large-scale technical decisions.
Ensures systems implementations comply with established Change Control methods and procedures.
Leads the development of system-related standards and procedures.
Responsible for analyzing and proactively managing problems and making final decisions that impact overall system and project(s).
Oversees the analysis and resolution of complex client and systems problems.
Validates and implements systems solutions to fulfill business requirements while providing quality customer service.


  • Bachelor degree in Computer Science/Information Systems and 8 to 10 years of information systems experience; or an equivalent combination of education and work experience
Excellent hands-on and practical experience with the following areas:

Scrum/Agile methodology experience on large project ( 3+ year)
Oracle Database experience with PL/SQL & SQL development and Application Performance Tuning (8+ years)
Unix Shell Scripts (8+ years)
Demonstrated expert-level knowledge in Java and J2EE development and architectural technologies
Design and develop databases to support business applications, ensuring system scalability, security, performance and reliability.
Design and Develop data models for applications, metadata tables, views or related database structures
Create and enforce database development standards
In depth knowledge of project management concepts - Superior business knowledge
Extensive knowledge of information systems concepts
Extensive knowledge of applicable methodologies, tools, standards, and procedures
Extensive knowledge of quality assurance management techniques
Excellent interpersonal skills and leadership abilities
Strong judgment and decision-making abilities
Superior organizational and problem solving abilities
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Demonstrated leadership in a high-pressure production support environment
Acts independently - reports project progress and end results
Demonstrated ability to create metrics and tools, which reflect application and system performance

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