(ESB) Application Administrator

Job Locations US-DC-Washington DC
Job Post Information* : Posted Date 2 months ago(12/1/2022 4:49 PM)
Location : Location
US-DC-Washington DC
Potential for Remote
Clearance Requirement
Job Requires Relocation
Job Requires Relocation


SOSi is currently seeking an Enterprise Service Bus (ESB) Application Administrator who will be performing installation, configuration, testing and supporting activities related to the design and functionality of the Army's Integrated Personnel and Pay System. 


The program’s ESB includes but is not limited to Oracle Service Bus, Oracle Managed File Transfer (MFT), Oracle Database, Kafka Confluent Platform and their integrations. ESB Application Administrators actively participate in integrated product team meetings providing the necessary knowledge and guidance to ensure the selected ESB is implemented, configured, and deployed successfully.


To be successful, you will be fluent with a variety of data models from business systems planning and data requirements planning and will have experience in designing web services with optimal security and performance. You will also have a thorough understanding of the leading ESB solutions in the industry and will understand in detail the integration of the chosen ESB with the components of a specified technology stack.


  • Documenting technical and conceptual specifications in support of installation / configuration of ESB, Database, & Kafka components & their integrations.
  • Operational Support of various internal ESB capabilities: IPPS-A APIs, service handlers, service operations, validation, error notifications & reporting, and Web service & SFTP connectivity with a focus on continuous process improvement and automation to overall reduce maintenance activities.
  • Operational Support of various external components of the system like PeopleSoft Integration Broker, OAM/OID, REST, Oracle Golden Gate, Virtual Private Database (VPD), & Data Vault with a focus on continuous process improvement and automation to overall reduce maintenance activities
  • Application of software patches and upgrades as needed to maintain functionality, security compliance and vendor support
  • Supporting the Testing and CM teams for Functional/Security and Performance Testing, Code packaging and code migration to various Test and Prod environments
  • Working closely with ETL development team to define topics, schemas, and routing to SFTP landing zones
  • Working closely with DBAs, ETL/ PeopleSoft Dev teams, and Security Team to improve performance and data quality
  • Working closely with developers, SMEs and Testers using Agile sessions
  • Working to identify, prioritize, and execute assigned tasks to meet program goals and deliverable objectives
  • Other tasks and activities as assigned or directed by the ESB Lead or Infrastructure Manager.


  • Active DOD SECRET clearance required; SSBI preferred
  • Current Security+ accreditation required
  • Bachelor's degree in Information Systems, Computer Science or Mathematics
  • 5 - 9 years of related experience in the Information Technology field with an emphasis on large-scale ERP systems
  • 3+ years of strong experience with enterprise service bus technologies, to include design, installation, configuration and testing in Linux/Solaris environments; Oracle ESB/MFT required
  • 3+ years of strong experience with scripting in Solaris / Linux platforms; sample scripts available upon request
  • 2+ years of strong experience with messaging technologies, to include design, installation, configuration, and testing; Kafka required
  • 1+ years of strong experience with SQL Compliant Database; Oracle preferred

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with PeopleSoft Integration Broker and People Tools
  • 2+ years of experience integrating OSB with PeopleSoft Integration broker
  • Experience configuring Confluent Platform in Linux environments; Schema Registry, Connect, REST, & KSQL plusses
  • Experience working in SIPRnet and deploying ESBs aboard the SIPRnet
  • Experience working w/Cross Domain Guards
  • Experience working w/Dissemination, Mandatory Access Controls (MAC), Role Base Access Controls (RBAC), and knowing the difference between them
  • Experience working within a DoD Data Center such as DISA.
  • Proven track record of successful deployment of ESBs from requirements gathering through implementation
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment with a strong focus on customer service and solution ownership
  • Must possess strong oral and written communication skills and can demonstrate strong problem-solving skills
  • Ability to meet deadlines and manage multiple, dynamic priorities.

Working Conditions

  • Working conditions are normal for an office environment.
  • Fast paced, deadline-oriented environment.
  • May require periods of non-traditional working hours including consecutive nights or weekends (if applicable)

SOSi is an equal employment opportunity employer and affirmative action employer. All interested individuals will receive consideration and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, or protected veteran status. SOSi takes affirmative action in support of its policy to advance diversity and inclusion of individuals who are minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities.


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