BizTalk Architect

Hartford, CONNECTICUTLanceSoft Inc


Job title: BizTalk – Architect
Location: Hartford, CT 
Duration: Long term contract
Interview process: Phone or Skype

Specific Services Required:
In the role of the BizTalk Architect, the following services are required:
Design and development of the core technology and architecture of large scale distributed systems, midrange to client server and n tier e commerce applications and solutions.
Perform BizTalk programming and support for importing or exporting files.
Provide production support for BizTalk processes in production environment.
Provide analysis/requirements to integrate applications.
Work on all phases of SDLC and create/maintain required technical documentation.
Assist in the preparation of Quality Assurance planning related to BizTalk processes.
Assist to develop strategies for data acquisitions, archive recovery, integration and implementation enterprise services.
Assist in migration and integration of data and processes from legacy systems to new applications and new technologies.
Assists in the development of information systems blueprints, design patterns, templates for best in class software development and to ensure high levels of software re use and the migration towards service oriented architecture (SOA).
Excellent communication, presentation, collaboration, and interpersonal skills.
Demonstrated ability to deliver business and technical value.
Must be very organized, pro-active and self-directed. Must be able to perform with minimal supervision.
Must have very strong abstract thinking and problem solving skills.
Must have very good verbal and written communication skills.
Work with the Application Development Manager to establish goals and code reviews while meeting requirements of projects.
Work with management to supply input for key design and architecture decisions, as well as work estimation and resource planning.
Provide guidance and training to team members.

For this position, the candidate shares experience and judgment with team to plan and accomplish goals, mentors less experienced staff, a wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected. In addition, the agency requires:
An experience professional with 10 or more years of prior experience demonstrating the following knowledge and skills:
Microsoft BizTalk Server 2009+ (5+ years' experience) Orchestrations, Maps, Pipelines, Port Configuration, XSLT, XML, XSD, as well as performance and scalability tuning.
Experience in creating BizTalk solutions using BizTalk Design patterns and practices.
Experience Managing and Administering BizTalk applications using BizTalk Server Administration, PowerShell, or Management packs
Experience implementing enterprise system integration projects and initiatives; understanding of and experience implementing enterprise integration patterns.
Good understanding of SOA.
BizTalk Deployment best practices, MSBuild, PowerShell
Experience with code control/version Team Foundation.
Experience in Test Driven Development and testing tools and techniques.
Well versed in developing Complex Orchestrations implementing Error Handling, Compensation and Failed Message Routing.
Expertise implementing solutions leveraging the benefits of BRE and invoking Policies using Call Rules Shape in Orchestrations and in .NET Assembly.
Object-Oriented design principles and design patterns
Manage user stories for development iterations while maintaining a good relationship with the business unit and customers.
BizTalk Mapping, Orchestration, Pipelines, custom Pipelines, and Custom Components.
Proficient in XSLT.
Working programming knowledge of C#, WCF, JQuery, XML, JSON, WebApi, SOAP, .NET, JavaScript.
Integration experience with Web Services (REST, SOAP, WCF)
Create enterprise development standards for SOA services.
Proficient in different poling mechanisms and "Sql-to-XML” queries for SQL Server and DB2

Additional Preferred Qualifications:
Experience with SCOM & BizTalk management packs.
UML modelling
BPMN modelling
Proficient in database development using SQL Server; particularly the creation of database objects including tables, views, stored procedures and functions.
Experience with BizTalk ESB Toolkit
Experience with SharePoint and Development
Experience with Workflow Engines and Forms
Experience with .Net Development, OO and SOLID principles and Design Patterns