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State of Massachusetts Senior Integration Services Developer in Quincy, Massachusetts

The Massachusetts Executive Office of Health and Human Services (EOHHS) is the largest secretariat in MA state government, comprised of 16 agencies with over 20,000 employees statewide. EOHHS services directly touch the lives of slightly more than 1 in 4 residents in the Commonwealth — some of our most vulnerable children, youth, adults, and elders. EOHHS provides access to medical and behavioral health care, substance misuse treatment, long term services and support, and nutritional and financial benefits to those with low incomes. We connect elders, individuals with disabilities, and veterans with employment opportunities, housing, and supportive services. We steer troubled youth towards a more successful path and do everything possible to keep children in our child welfare system safe. We support individuals who are developmentally disabled, mentally ill, blind, deaf or hard of hearing. The Integration Services Team supporting the Chief Technology Office within the Executive Office of Health and Human Services (EOHHS) is seeking aSenior Integration Services Developer. The individual hired for this position should have System Development experience supporting all phases of a J2EE based Enterprise Application including but not limited to requirements, design, development, testing and implementation. The individual hired will be working closely with and will be reporting directly to the Integration Services Team Lead as well as working with broader EHS/IT teams. EHS/IT is looking for a well-organized, result driven candidate who possesses leadership qualities. The primary work location for this role will be at 100 Hancock St, Quincy, Massachusetts 02171. The work schedule for this position is Monday thru Friday, 8:00AM to 4:00PM EST. This position would be expected to follow a hybrid model of reporting to work that combines in-office workdays and work from home days as needed. Duties and Responsibilities: * Administer and manage IBM MQ instances. Develop and maintain new functionality for releases of ESB/OSB (Oracle Service Bus) to transform and route messages. * Develop MQ object definitions to support application projects. Install and configure MQ Series queue managers, queues, and channels as per design specifications. * Provide front line support for MQ related problems by being involved in troubleshooting, root cause analysis, and recommending appropriate solutions. * Update MQ SSL certificates as necessary, coordinate MQ & OSB software level upgrades, and coordinate and solicit vendor support as necessary. * Research alternative Integration components for MQ/OSB/Active MQ in AWS and provide a strategy for adoption. * Provide direction & support during migration of Integration components to AWS. * Enhance existing code base and provide Production support for ESB/OSB and FTS (File Transfer Service) applications. * Coordinate deployments across Production and Non-Production environments through predefined process. * Develop Architectural Proofs of Concept to demonstrate business agile solutions and evolve core architectural constructs. * Maintain and execute Disaster Recovery policies and procedures. * Participate in design reviews and identify potential mitigation strategies for technical risks. * Train, ensure compliance with, and assist in the development of standards, policies and procedures, and possible oversight and coordination with other team members. * Work with end users, development staff, system administrators, management, vendors, and staff from other organizations to ensure successful implementation and operation of application systems. * Responsible for providing 24x7 on-call production support on a rotation basis and be available for off-hour deployments. Preferred Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: * 6 years’ experience with systems developmentsupporting all phases of a J2EE based Enterprise Application including but not limited to requirements, design, development, testing and implementation. * Good working knowledge of J2EE, Oracle Service Bus, IBM MQ, Active MQ, web service creation & consumption. * Ability to translate business requirements to technical specifications. * Excellent written and verbal communication skills as well as good interpersonal skills. * Good understanding and experience with network infrastructure e.g., TCP/IP, DNS, Firewall, router, load balancer. * Independent, confident, self-learning and proactive approach to troubleshooting and resolving issues. * Highly analytical, with the ability to independently analyze, document findings, and recommend solutions. * Familiarity with IBM DataPower & AWS. Education and Certifications: * Bachelor’s degree in computer science, Information Systems, Business Administration or other related field, or equivalent work experience. _Pre-Offer Process:_ * A criminal background check will be completed on the recommended candidate as required by the regulations set forth by the Executive Office of Health and Human Services prior to the candidate being hired. For more information, please visit * Education, licensure and certifications will be verified in accordance with the Human Resources Division’s Hiring Guidelines. * Education and license/certification information provided by the selected candidate(s) is subject to the Massachusetts Public Records Law and may be published on the Commonwealth’s website. * If you require assistance with the application/interview process and would like to request an ADA accommodation, please click on the link and complete the Reasonable Accommodation Online Request Form. * For questions, please the contact the Office of Human Resources at 1-800-510-4122 and select option #2. First consideration will be given to those applicants that apply within the first 14 days. Please see Preferred Qualifications. *Comprehensive Benefits* When you embark on a career with the Commonwealth, you are offered an outstanding suite of employee benefits that add to the overall value of your compensation package. We take pride in providing a work experience that supports you, your loved ones, and your future. Want the specifics? Explore our Employee Benefits and Rewards! Executive Order #595:As a condition of employment, successful applicants will be required to have received COVID-19 vaccination or an approved exemption as of their start date. Details relating to demonstrating compliance with this requirement will be provided to applicants selected for employment. Applicants who receive an offer of employment who can provide documentation that the vaccine is medically contraindicated or who object to vaccination due to a sincerely held religious belief may make a request for exemption. An Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Females, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply. The Commonwealth is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, disability, national origin, veteran status, or any other basis covered by appropriate law. Research suggests that qualified women, Black, Indigenous, and Persons of Color (BIPOC) may self-select out of opportunities if they don't meet 100% of the job requirements. We encourage individuals who believe they have the skills necessary to thrive to apply for this role. Job: Information Systems and Technology* *Organization: Exec Office Of Health and Human Services *Title: *Senior Integration Services Developer * Location: *Massachusetts-Quincy - 100 Hancock Street Requisition ID: 230003CF