Colorado Springs Utilities IT Oracle Applications Lead in Colorado Springs, Colorado

IT Oracle Applications Lead

ID: 10323

Pay Range: $90,188 to $118,000

Location: Colorado Springs, CO

Posting Close Date:

Job Type: Information Technology



The IT Application Lifecycle Management team at Colorado Springs Utilities performs standards-based development, configuration, unit testing, maintenance and support of enterprise class Commercial Off-the-shelf (COTS) solutions and in-house developed applications that reside on both public cloud and private cloud/data center platforms. These solutions are based on prioritized business requirements that have been vetted via a standard solution architecture process and adhere to enterprise architecture principles.

As the Oracle Applications Lead you will provide consistent, high quality leadership to the organization by upholding a rigorous software development lifecycle paradigm. You will collaborate with Application, Integration and Information Domain architects to lead, coordinate and continuously improve existing and new solutions with an enterprise integrated mindset. This may also include integration of mobile channels using the Oracle Mobile Platform, and on premise integration using the Oracle SOA Suite and Oracle Data Integrator platform.

Typical Lead Responsibilities:

  • Lead the configuration, development, integration, testing, maintenance, and support of complex application systems. Includes interfacing with COTS vendors and contractors.

  • Plan and schedule work assignments to ensure appropriate use of resources and timely delivery

  • Coach, train and mentor staff to fully develop and increase skillsets

  • Create staff development plans to align with organizational and departmental vision

  • Conduct performance reviews of staff, and make pay recommendations within enterprise guidelines

  • Provide expert domain knowledge and skill for Oracle Application configuration and development best practices

  • Review and approve construction artifacts including code design, working code, test plans, processes and technology standards.

  • Collaborate with the application administration and support teams to resolve system issues and outages

  • Collaborate with the domain architects on new and ongoing work efforts

  • Facilitate code design and code reviews

  • Build a high performing team, foster open communication, transparency, trust & collaboration within & across departments

  • Participate in disaster recovery planning and testing

  • Ensure compliance with our enterprise ITIL framework including Change & Release processes

  • Clearly and concisely communicate information to both technical and non-technical audiences

Applicable skills include:

Development and configuration experience with Oracle Fusion and Oracle Utilities Application solutions including:

  • Financials (AR, AP, GL, FA, Projects, Planning & Budgeting,)

  • Utilities Customer Care and Billing CC&B , Meter Data Management MDM , Work and Asset Management WAM

  • Supply Chain (Contracts, Procurement, Inventory)

  • Fusion Middleware (Business Intelligence, dashboards and operational reporting, WebCenter Suite)

  • Strong knowledge of current industry standards and technologies (e.g. continuous delivery, microservices, DevOps, API management, rich / java script enabled web applications, HTML5, CSS, XML, etc.)

  • Experience with Oracle application development frameworks (e.g. J2EE, Oracle ADF, Oracle JET, Oracle OUAF)

  • Experience with IDEs such as Oracle JDeveloper, Oracle SQL Developer, Eclipse

  • Web technologies (HTML5, JavaScript, REST)

  • Oracle Database experience

  • Security implementation (encryption, certificates, access controls)

Why should you apply? If you have demonstrated experience in the design, configuration, implementation, testing and integration of Oracle enterprise applications, have managed complex IT application projects, and are familiar with the principals of ITIL, COTS implementation and development best practices, we want to hear from you! This position will provide you the opportunity to work with a wide variety of stakeholders across organizational boundaries to manage, prioritize and execute projects and assignments.

What will it take to be successful in this position? The ideal candidate will have experience with:

  • Oracle Enterprise Application development and configuration including integration, object models, reporting and analytics and software extensions where required

  • Solid understanding of system architectures including, software and hardware components, databases, operating systems, software applications, network communications, firewalls, and cyber security

  • Strong experience with source code management tools such as GIT and Oracle Developer Cloud

  • Experience with continuous build and integration tools

  • Understanding of Oracle cloud PaaS subscription offerings and process

  • Sound problem solving skills with linear and logical troubleshooting

  • Process, code specification, standards-based coding and configuration and documentation skills

  • Team Leadership, Mentoring, and interpersonal communications

  • Technical Writing

What a career at Colorado Springs Utilities can offer you...

  • As a community-owned enterprise for over 100 years, we offer the stability of providing a required service and commodity for our community.

  • We are a diverse team of professionals who take pride in delivering exceptional service to our community through new and innovative technologies.

  • We understand employees have competing priorities. That is why we have created an environment which embraces teamwork and flexibility.

Nestled at the base of the Rocky Mountains, Colorado Springs is the perfect blend of mountain and city living. Colorado Springs boasts breath-taking scenery, abundant recreation activities, and diverse populations. With the recent spotlight on energy in our country, energy careers are on the fast track. At Colorado Springs Utilities, we continue to innovate by using state-of-the-art technology. Our employees enjoy the satisfaction of fulfilling work that impacts our citizen owners and community daily.

Join a diverse team of high performers who take pride in delivering exceptional service to our community.

Colorado Springs Utilities is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. No person shall be unlawfully discriminated against because of race, color, national origin or ancestry, sex, age, religious convictions, veteran status, disability, political beliefs, sexual orientation or gender identity. Affirmative Action is Colorado Springs Utilities’ effort to ensure positive steps are taken to have a representative workforce reflective of the relevant available labor force.

Please note : All postings will close at 11:59pm on the Posting Close Date. Candidates must apply for the position prior to this date and time. If the Posting Close Date is blank, the position will remain open until filled. Actual starting pay will be determined at the time of offer based on the experience, education and training of the successful candidate.

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