SOA Architect


Washington, DC

Industry: Software


11 - 15 years

Posted 367 days ago

  by    Sujitha Tella

Position : SOA Architect

Location : Washington DC 21

Duration : Two years


Under the direction of the Chief Enterprise Architecture, the Service-Oriented Architecture Technical Lead will:

  • Implement SOA solution;
  • Design and reusable xml interfaces and web services that conform to relevant standard.
  • Assist the pm with required project artifacts; ¿ Develop and implement plans to familiarize WMATA developers with deployed services;
  • Assure the SOA governance plan is followed. Custom development within Oracle ESB suite using Java/Java Tasks Specific to this requirement:
  • Responsibilities: 
  • Develops code for Enterprise and Domain SOA services to enterprise standards and best practices.
  • Develops service wrappers for services and business applications.
  • Develops Service Design Patterns.
  • Performs the unit tests of the service in a development environment.
  • Performs the integration testing in a development environment.
  • Assists with performance and security testing in a development environment.
  • Manages SOA service Configuration and Release Management Infrastructure. 
  • Maintains SOA governance module and associated infrastructure.
  • Develop Service Developments and Deployment Documentation.
  • Maintains the SOA service in the operational life cycle of the service.
  • Manages production instances of SOA services.
  • Updates production instances and configuration in order to meet SLAs for SOA services.
  • Manages the consistency of the Service Registry against redundancy.
  • Responds to incidents related to SOA services.
  • Attends regular departmental and project meetings.
  • Develops a complete SOA development lifecycle using iterative methodologies.
  • Responsible for executing top-down & bottom-up service and process development.
  • Responsible for designing and developing event-driven solutions.
  • Responsible for SOA QA and turning around identified defects quickly
  • Extensive experience on SOA based integrations and must have Java Development background. Complete understanding of Java/J2EE n-Tier architectures, Web Services standards, integration, design Patterns, SOA Standards.
  • Moderate experience providing relevant SOA specific design and development services including development of SOA design standards, patterns, principles, web services and experience with enterprise service bus technologies . 
  • Experience with a broad range of Web Services Standards and integration design patterns (request/response, publish/subscribe, assured delivery, synchronous vs. asynchronous required. 
  • Experience in enterprise integration background including XML/XSLT, Data Transformation, Message Routing, Integration Infrastructure and Web Services (WS*, REST). 
  • Experience in software/middleware components (Enterprise Services Bus, Enterprise Messaging, J2EE application servers). 
  • Experience in relational databaseexperience (SQL Server, Oracle) and programming experience (C#, Java, PL/SQL, T-SQL) preferred. 
  • Experience in developing technical documentation, and supports the QA, release, and production support processes. 
  • Strong knowledge of design patterns and frameworks like spring, Hibernate, Seam, Model View Controller etc.
  • Strong leadership skills while working in a team environment. 
  • Negotiation and creative problem solving skills. ¿ Excellent skills in oral and written business communications in English. 
  • Must have Hands on ability provisioning and integrating services using Enterprise Service Bus using a middleware SOA Platform.


  • 12+ years of experience in information technology with an emphasis on integration platform based deliverables .
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science Good analytical, written and verbal communication skills .
  • Experience with Iterative/Agile Development approaches Implementation. experience of BPM project using Microsoft BizTalk Implementation in the .NET Framework preferably in C+/C++ Experience with XML technologies: XSD, XSL Experience with T-SQL, SQL Server Reporting Services Experience with BizTalk Implementation .
  • Experience with SharePoint Implementation Experience with Web service Security: SAMC, Federated ID Management Experience with JavaScript, DHTML, AJAX, HTMLICSS

Supplemental Duties Tasks Specific to this requirement: Responsibilities:

  • Facilitate the definition of integrative and canonical views of data or information across multiple content types (structured, semi-structured, XML or unstructured) to support convergence of information asset migration planning or impact analysis. 
  • Design the architecture of Information Systems in accordance with the WMATA’s strategy and agreed solutions and practices
  • Participate in the IS Strategic Plan and associated architecture process ¿ Carry out studies that allow appropriate choices for transversal solutions
  • Develop guidance for securely integrating new systems into the company’s IS landscape
  • Assess the impact of new solutions on existing or planned architectures
  • Managing risks related to IT and information assets ¿ Lead or participate in strategic studies
  • Participate in defining the approach for the evolution and integration of the different business and technological components of Enterprise Information Systems.
$110K - $120K