Job ID: MD-RFR032023 (913590331)
Hybrid/Local Healthcare Java Architect with Spring, Struts, Hibernate, Informatica PowerCenter, NoSQL, MongoDB, PostgreSQL, Bamboo/Jenkins/Bitbucket/Jira/GIT, document management system, AWS, DevOps, CI/CD, and Health Exchange experience
Location: Baltimore, MD MHBE
Duration: 3-5 years
The candidate may be required to work on-site or remotely on specific days as determined by MHBE.
A minimum of ten (10) years of experience architecting and supporting large-scale system operations functions for public-facing complex enterprise solutions.
A minimum of five (5) years of experience as a Systems Architect or as a Solutions Expert architecting, designing, and developing or supporting federal or state-based marketplaces or complex health and human services systems.
A minimum of five (5) years of experience leading and supporting system operations functions for a complex technology environment, rapidly building web and mobile applications.
A minimum of five (5) years of experience in a complex environment utilizing Java/J2EE, Spring, Struts, Hibernate, ETL tools such as Informatica, and NoSQL databases such as MongoDB.
A minimum of five (5) years of experience managing PostgreSQL/SQL databases and establishing or supporting data warehouses and integrated data solutions.
A minimum of five (5) years of experience with tools such as Bamboo, Jenkins, Maven, Bitbucket, Jira, GIT, etc.
A minimum of five (5) years of experience in document management systems.
A minimum of five (5) years of experience with Cloud infrastructure on AWS (Amazon
Web Services) and computing AMI virtual machines on Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2).
A minimum of five (5) years of experience implementing DevOps and performing
continuous integration (CI) and Continuous deployment (CD) processes.
A minimum of five (5) years performing day-to-day system operations functions, administration, or troubleshooting tasks with Informatica PowerCenter.
A minimum of five (5) years of experience managing a team of operations staff performing batch operations.
A minimum of five (5) years of experience working in a PostgreSQL DB or equivalent environment.
Hands-on experience working in the health insurance marketplaces, healthcare, or health and human services domains.
Hands-on experience troubleshooting system issues by leading a team of system operations professionals and coordinating with internal and external security and infrastructure staff, product vendors, and the IT leadership team.
Demonstrable analytical and problem-solving experience and ability to work in a complex system environment under tight deadlines and service levels.
Ability to work in a multidisciplinary team and effectively communicate with different functions.
A minimum of ten (10) years of experience as a Systems Architect or Solutions
Expert in architecting, designing, leading, or supporting the operations of the federal or state-based marketplace systems or complex health and human services systems or applications.
A minimum of five (5) years of experience with Integrated Eligibility, Affordable Care Act, or similar large Health and Human Service enterprise-level systems and applications.
A minimum of five (5) years of experience leading a team of system operations staff, managing day-to-day schedules, production deployments, incidents, and issues, and rapidly responding to technology issues.
A minimum of five (5) years of experience with managing the operations and transactional processes of EDI transaction sets such as 834/8001, 999, and TA1, SOA, EDI, and EAI Applications.
A minimum of five (5) years of hands-on experience working with 270/271 Health Care Eligibility Benefit Inquiry and Response transactions.
A minimum of four (4) years of experience working with architecture, design, and implementation of systems and applications using Amazon Web Services (AWS).
A minimum of five (5) years of experience maintaining Corticon implementations catering to complex business rules.
A minimum of five (5) years of experience providing enterprise database
solutions, data lake architecture, or data warehouse management support.
A minimum of five (5) years of hands-on troubleshooting skills for Middleware, Network, and Security components.
A minimum of five (5) years of experience in iOS or Android application deployments with experience in deploying and managing mobile applications on the App Store and Google Play Store or using React JS framework.
Experience leading, installing, configuring, and monitoring Sailpoint IdentityIQ, ForgeRock OpenAM, Open ID connect Kong API Gateway, and Akamai WAF through Akamai Kona Site Defender Content or equivalent technologies.
Experience leading, installing, configuring, managing, upgrading, and maintaining the JBoss EAP, Apache Tomcat server, Corticon, Fuse ESB, and Apache HTTP server.
Experience with enterprise disaster recovery, business continuity, risk management, and risk mitigation processes.
Hands-on experience demonstrating critical thinking, providing options, recommendations, and additional actions relating to resolving issues, mitigating risks, and resolving escalated items in supporting a large or complex infrastructure/systems.
Hands-on experience managing web-based systems hosted on the AWS platform.
Ability to create UNIX Shell scripts and python scripts to automate repetitive tasks such as logs cleanup and error log monitoring.
Ability to install and configure or support Infrastructure/Integration Services such as
Squid Proxy Server, SFTP, SMTP, etc.
Ability to architect and secure middleware components following CIS Standards and
implement SSL between client, web server, and application server on a multi-security
certificate layered system.
Ability to architect, analyze, and monitor infrastructure and application performance
using New Relic and Splunk.
Experience working with the Project Management Office (PMO) processes, policies, and procedures.
Duties / Responsibilities:
Architect systems, applications, infrastructure, DevOps, Cloud, Mobile, Robotic Process Automation (RPA), database, and data models to build, maintain, and support enterprise system architectures for efficient operations.
Develop and implement plans for migrating architectures and technical reference models to include hardware and software standards.
Implement integrated software, hardware, cloud, RPA, Artificial Intelligence (AI), security, and mobile solutions to meet system requirements.
Provide operational recommendations for web and mobile application technologies and middleware solutions.
Lead architecture review of applications and integrations and production deployment playbooks to ensure security and operational compliances.
Perform periodic reviews of cloud infrastructure and Integrations to ensure platform standards are met.
Provide recommendations on usage optimizations and cost reduction strategies for infrastructure and product deployments.
Collaborate and consult with development, testing, and internal/external infrastructure and security teams to help automate the end-to-end operations of applications and systems in AWS Cloud.
Architect, design, build, maintain, document, and automate technical processes and operations using AWS cloud services.
Develop standards and codebase to monitor and alert various cloud-based systems and applications to help ensure Service Level Agreements and other performance metrics are met.
Monitor systems performance, troubleshoot errors, and debug.
Provide direction and supervision to the System Operations team in deployment, technology strategy, system development processes, architectural planning, system and security testing, DevOps, and day-to-day operations.
Demonstrate thorough knowledge of system architecture, provide innovative system operations approaches, batch jobs strategy, and support programming, database development, and application integration efforts.
Provide direction and support for all system testing efforts, including unit testing, load testing, end-to-end testing, validation testing, and user acceptance testing.
Work with developers to define, build consensus around, and implement enterprise systems and application architectures to ensure excellent operational performance, scalability, maintainability, extensibility, and integration with internal and external systems.
Provide directions to the team to install, configure and manage Informatica Power Center and assess the impact of upgrading Informatica and all its components (Informatica PowerCenter mappings, workflows, jobs, and other ETL processes).
Lead the efforts to identify and troubleshoot system outages, installation issues, and application code errors running Java applications in AWS.
Manage generation and installation of security certificates and PGP keys.
Architect, design, and support batch processes and the Control-M tool or equivalent to create and schedule batches and calendars and daily schedules for critical batches and operations for the team.
Assist the system operations team in configuring, maintaining, and troubleshooting Redhat Jboss, Fuse, Apache, and Tomcat HTTP servers.
Perform system troubleshooting by reading and deciphering app logs and system logs from Splunk.
Configure, deploy, verify, and troubleshoot SSL certificates.
Provide complex technical solutions, options, recommendations, and additional actions related to resolving issues, mitigating risks, and resolving escalated items.
Implement, maintain, and support configuration management tools to automate tasks such as code check-in software build.
Manage, monitor, and configure the Splunk application monitoring tool.
Ensure and support timely production releases and adherence to change control standards.
Lead the efforts to perform scheduled maintenance activities such as patching, performance tuning, and backups.
Architect and manage the execution of daily batch scripts, days, evenings, weekends, and holidays as required.
Perform capacity planning and scalability planning.
Manage JIRA Service Desk or equivalent to coordinate Incidents and Change Processes.
Availability to work in rotation shifts mode.
Adhere to all security, change control, and MHBE Project Management Office (PMO) policies, processes, and methodologies.
Note: The candidate must be flexible to work overtime as needed, including weekends, holidays, and off-hours.
Scope of Work:
The Maryland Health Benefit Exchange (MHBE), an independent unit of state government, provides accessible, affordable health coverage to Marylanders. MHBE administers Maryland Health Connection (MHC), the state’s health insurance marketplace. Through MHC, Maryland residents explore health insurance plans, compare rates, and determine their eligibility for advanced premium tax credits (APTC), cost-sharing reductions (CSR), and public assistance programs such as Medicaid and the Maryland Children’s Health Insurance Program (MCHP).
MHBE seeks up to two (2) Senior Systems Architects (Operations) to provide System Architecture, Infrastructure, Application, DevOps, Cloud, and Enterprise Architecture and support services for the efficient operation, maintenance, support, and management of Health Benefit Exchange (HBX) and other ancillary systems.