Oracle EBS Development Lead
King County - Seattle, WA

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Join our Team! King County’s Business Resource Center (BRC) is looking for an Oracle Financials Development Lead who will be a key player in the Oracle EBS (E-Business Suite) Financials team.

This position will lead and supervise a team of EBS Application Developers responsible for designing technical solutions that support and enhance the County’s financial enterprise business systems to meet evolving business requirements for future business initiatives. This position will also lead complex development projects, IT initiatives and major upgrades necessary to support and enhance the financial system.

Our ideal candidates will possess strong leadership and supervisory skills , excellent communication and customer service , expertise in Oracle technologies as well as business knowledge and professional experience with the Oracle EBS Financial System .

Why Work for King County? Every employee has the opportunity to make a positive difference in the lives of King County residents. Besides making a difference in our community, our career service employees can achieve work/life balance through our generous leave program, including 12 paid holidays, vacation with pay, and sick leave. We also offer a host of other benefits that include employer-paid medical and dental coverage. To learn more, please visit http://www.kingcounty.gov/jobs/benefits.aspx .

If you have questions regarding this recruitment opportunity, please contact Robert James, Human Resource Analyst, at ( 206) 263-9414 or robert.james@kingcounty.gov
WHO MAY APPLY : The recruitment for this position is open to all qualified applicants. We highly encorage interested applicants to apply as soon as possible.

WORK SCHEDULE: This position is exempt from the provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act, and is not overtime-eligible. This position is paid on a bi-weekly schedule, every other Thursday, comprising a 40-hour workweek; normally 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday but may require extended work and/or flex scheduled work hours to respond to service needs.

HOW TO APPLY : We highly encorage applicants to apply electronically, however you may submit a paper application form. Your submission must include a resume and responses to the supplemental questionnaire. You can attach multiple documents if necessary or required, such as your resume to your electronic application.

Job Duties:
Serve as a technical expert and lead of the Oracle EBS development team which includes providing direction and planning for development activities, solving critical and complicated system defects, and coordinating on-going improvements to enhance the performance of the Oracle EBS system.
Manage the schedule and quality of development deliverables, applying standard development practices throughout the software development life cycle. Troubleshoot and resolve technical issues on existing development objects.
Lead the IT Governance/Release Management methodology employed by the team. Delegate release activities to the responsible individuals and follow through progress to completion.
Perform code reviews and ensure compliance with development standards and best practices. Review and approve project designs for compliance with overall system architecture.
Serve as a working supervisor to assigned staff including the ability to coach, mentor and develop an employee’s knowledge and skills to further a culture of continuous improvement.
Ensure new IT projects are aligned with the county's IT strategic plans, policies and SOPs. Review and approve project designs for compliance with overall system architecture
Manage the relationship on the technical front with software vendors and their account managers and other representatives
Anticipate project risks and make corrective recommendations to management

Experience, Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills:
Minimum Qualifications
Recent hands-on experience and proficiency as an Oracle EBS Application Developer for Oracle Financials on EBS R12 , including serving as a Technical Lead
Recent experience as a working supervisor , applying supervisory techniques and principles including work planning, scheduling, assigning, evaluating, training, mentoring and developing staff
Development experience with at least two of the following tools : SQL, PL/SQL on Oracle Database 10g/11g, OA Framework, Oracle Forms, Oracle Workflow
Demonstrated technical knowledge of at least two of the following modules : General Ledger, Projects and Grants, Receivables, Order Management, Inventory, Fixed Assets, Cash Management, Payables, Purchasing, E Business tax, iProcurement, iSupplier
Knowledge of project management principles, software development life cycle, quality assurance, and source code control
Demonstrated skill in building consensus among a diverse group of individuals with conflicting viewpoints.
Strong communication, analytical and problem-solving skills Desirable Qualifications
Experience in Oracle JDeveloper IDE
Experience in Oracle SOA suite and BPEL
Experience in the design and implementation of an Enterprise Reporting solution in Oracle technologies. This includes implementing Oracle Discoverer and BI Publisher
Experience and subject matter expertise in finance and accounting process areas
Experience and responsibility in managing contractors

Supplemental Information:
Important: Your application must provide clear and detailed information on your relevant education, training and work experience and history. A resume is required with your application. However, a resume will not be accepted in lieu of a completed application. An incomplete or partially completed application packet will be rejected.Those packets that are complete will be reviewed to confirm that the applicant meets the minimum qualifications for the position. Your application materials must validate your answers to the supplemental questions. If your answers can not be validated, you will not proceed to the next steps of the selection process.

As part of the selection process, we may ask applicants to submit more detailed answers related to their knowledge, skills, abilities and work experience in relation to the position. Applicants who pass competitive screening may be invited to an in-person interview and may be given a written exam. A final offer of employment and hire will be contingent upon successfully completing a criminal background check and supervisory reference check.
UNION MEMBERSHIP: This position is represented by the International Brotherhood of Teamsters, Local 117, IT Managers and Supervisors

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