Principal Consultant - Oracle Developer
Oracle ERP Development - Dallas, TX

This job posting is no longer available on IT Convergence. Find similar jobs:Principal Consultant jobs - Oracle ERP Development jobs

Job Summary

The candidate must have strong PL/SQL, Oracle Forms, data conversion and integration experience. Oracle Forms is optional but preferred.

The Oracle Application Developer should have 4-10 years of experience analyzing, developing, implementing, testing and supporting different applications. Advanced programming knowledge in SQL and PL/SQL as well as extensive experience with a wide range of Oracle Development tools specially Report Builder and Form Builder is required. Knowledge of Oracle Workflow Builder, Oracle Discoverer and Unix Shell Scripts is desirable. Basic knowledge of Windows 2000/NT and UNIX server technologies as well as Oracle Data Base Administration are desirable. This is a position in Panama City, the company offeres visa sponsorship and relocation assistance.

Data Conversions and Migrations experience across several versions of applications are preferable so that the Developer will have to support, design or build several kinds of interfaces. Previous experience with AIM Methodology is desirable.

The primary objective of this position is to provide solutions for the Customer’s applications requests. This has to be done in the most appropriate way, using all the appropriate tools. For this position it is essential to understand requirements, design the solution and test it. On small projects, the Oracle Application Developer will build the solution. This position will also supply technical direction and guidance to Junior Developers as well as technical/functional support to Account Manager.

Sound communication skills with the ability to communicate complex technical solutions over the telephone and via email for people from multiple cultures.

J ob Responsibilities

Developing solutions for ERP or custom application’s technical requirements for assigned Service Requests

Advising and assisting in the development of a generic model

Advising, guiding and supporting other developers

Assisting with the specification of representative data sets and business scenarios for acceptance testing (Testing of the development)

Identifying feasible alternative solutions that minimize the need for custom development

Completing tasks and deliverables assigned by the project manager

Documenting all work in a clear and concise fashion

Completing all development phases’ accuracy as soon as possible

Maintaining professional attire, according to company policies, and maintaining a professional demeanor at all times

Maintaining communications for daily activities with Developer Team Managers and client representatives

Recording all activities and time worked in Teleservice

Reporting to work on time and communicating work statuses with Support Services Management

Required Developer Skills and Knowledge

Strong knowledge programming with SQL and PL/SQL

Strong knowledge working with oracle developer tools, especially Report and Forms

Ability to perform all the software development phases: designing, building, testing, transition and document tasks

Ability to interact with Oracle database

Ability to interact with several operating systems, especially UNIX and Windows2000/NT.

Ability to trace and debug programs

Tuning of SQL sentences

Planning and control of program versions, data changes and other related software changes through the development life cycle

Use of standards to ensure that all application design and code is produced with proper integrity, security and performance

Creation of reviews of application design and code frequently to ensure development and production standards are being adhered to

Installation of new versions of the Oracle tools

Installation of other tools that access the Oracle database as required

Evaluation of new releases of the Oracle tools, and other third party products from time to time to determine suitability for production usage

Participation in planning, along with the DBA and system administrators, to ensure that any new product usage or release upgrade takes place with minimal impact

Supply of technical direction and guidance to Juniors Developers as well as supply technical/functional support to Account Manager

Ability to work together in a team as well as take the lead

Self learning capacity

Other characteristics like initiative, enthusiasm and adaptation to the changes

Desired Developer Skills and Knowledge

Good knowledge of a wide variety of developer tools, especially Workflow and Discoverer

Good knowledge of a wide variety of operating system(s), especially SUN Solaris, IBM AIX, HP UX, and Microsoft Windows NT/2000/2003

Experience and knowledge in migrating code, database changes, and data through the various stages of the development life cycle

Good knowledge in relational database model