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Programmer-Analyst Sr - Rules Engine Developer
Ref No.: 14-01600
Location: Dimondale, Michigan
Technology, Management and Budget
Dimondale, MI
11+ months
Position Description Programmer Analyst Senior Rules Engine Developer Office of Retirement Services
Skills Required Specific skills required: Rules Engine Development 5+ years of expeience in the following: designing, authoring business rules in IBM iLOG, IBM ODM, Corticon or similar rules engine experience in declarative construct of rules experience in exposing the decision/rule via WS & EJB, POJO Strong knowledge of eclipse based rules engines Strong XML knowledge Should be able to work with business to show business value of rule and its effectiveness Should be able to work with IT team to develop, debug rules Experience in branch/merge facilities for rules source code General skills required: 7+ years development experience in the following areas: ? J2EE, Java 5.0, EJB ? JSP and Servlets ? SQL ? Struts, Struts 2 ? Hibernate ? Spring ? Web Services ? JavaScript ? XML ? Custom Tags ? JDBC ? Multi-Threading ? HTML ? J-Query ? AJAX ? LDAP using Active Directory or Tivoli
Skills Preferred 7+ years experience analyzing business requirements, generating project specifications, converting specifications into code, and applying knowledge of computer programming techniques and computer languages. 7+ years experience developing technical designs in consultation with other technical experts. 7+ years experience in the following development and design tools or equivalent; Rational Software Architect RSA or RAD or other Eclipse based ? UML Modeling Tools ? Hyperion or Crystal Reports (or SQL Reporting Tool) ? Perforce, CVS or SVN 7+ years experience with IBM WebSphere and/or BEA Weblogic web application servers 7+ years experience in RDBMS developing data model database triggers, procedures, packages and functions in the following: ? Microsoft SQL Server ? Oracle 7+ years experience developing unit and system test plans, test data and scripts for application validation and verification. 7+ years experience performing extensive analysis and design working on projects of all sizes that require exposure to all aspects of the project life cycle and creating and maintaining documentation in conformance with established standards. 7+ years experience working with application/solution architects to set direction of design and development for application development projects. 7+ years experience evaluating user requests for new programs or modified program components to determine feasibility, cost and time required, compatibility with current systems, and computer capabilities. 7+ years experience performing peer reviews of developed code to insure conformity to standards and design best practices. 7+ years experience reviewing technical designs and specifications for completeness and conformance to quality standards, especially as a mentor to less experienced developers. 7+ years experience analyzing business requirements, generating project specifications and converting them into code, and applying knowledge of computer programming techniques and computer languages. 7+ years experience working with System Development Life Cycle (SDLC) concepts 7+ years experience conducting system test 7+ years experience in verbal and written communication with clients in English Experience working with mature CMM or CMMI project methodologies Experience working with MS Office applications Experience working with project management tools such as MS Project or NIKU Experience working in a team environment Experience in troubleshooting, problem solving and debugging. Ability to work under pressure and in tight deadlines. Analyze business requirements, generate project specifications and convert specifications into code, develop technical designs in consultation with other technical experts Code Solutions following technical design and apply knowledge of computer programming techniques and computer languages. Develop unit test plans, test data and scripts for application validation and verification. Perform extensive analysis and design working on projects of all sizes that require exposure to all aspects of the project life cycle and creating and maintaining documentation in conformance with established standards. Work with application/solution architects/java programmer analyst to set direction of design and development for application development projects. Evaluate user requests for new programs or modified program components to determine feasibility, cost and time required, compatibility with current systems, and computer capabilities. Perform peer reviews of developed solutions and code to insure conformity to standards and design best practices. Review technical designs and specifications for completeness and conformance to quality standards, especially as a mentor to less experienced developers
Experience Required
Experience Preferred Health care Healthcare Insurance Experience with HIPAA (4010/5010), EDI (834) Knowledge of health care eligibility, online enrollment. Retirement Area Retirement and Benefit Estimation Experience working in Public Retirement systems. Knowledge of generating benefit estimate Finance and Payments Accounting principles Understanding the general ledger Knowledge in GAAP (Generally accepted accounting principles), Cash receipts, Cash reconciliation, Account payables, Account receivables, Invoice, Billing, revenue\expense recording, cash allocation, payment processing, general ledger entries Miscellaneous Reporting requirement for 401k and 457 plans History with Pension Plans Reporting requirements for pension plans
Education Required
Education Preferred
Additional Information Must be a self-starter with strong leadership qualities Should have the ability to work well with aggressive deadlines The candidate must have excellent organizational skills, good oral and written communication skills, be effective at communicating complex structures in a simple fashion and have a high level of interpersonal skills Must be a self-motivated team player with the ability to work in a customer oriented, very fast-paced and demanding environment

Skills
IBM iLOG, IBM ODM : 3 years
Corticon: 3 years
rules via WS: 3 years
rules via POJO: 3 years
rules via EJB: 3 years
XML: 5 years
Java: 7 years
JSP: 7 years
SQL: 7 years