EBS Development Lead

King County - Seattle, WA4.2

King County's Business Resource Center is looking for an EBS Development Lead who will lead and supervise a development team responsible for optimizing, enhancing and maintaining King County's Oracle E-Business Suite (EBS) financial and procurement system. This role involves daily interaction with staff at all levels and across multiple County business units. A successful candidate will need to be a self-starter with great interpersonal and communication skills, strong technical and development expertise in Oracle EBS as well as strong project management skills with the resilience and ability to work in a demanding public sector environment.

SCOPE OF JOB DUTIES: The successful candidate will demonstrate skill or ability at a minimum to:

Serve as a technical expert and supervisor of the Oracle EBS development team. This includes providing direction and planning for development activities in alignment with strategic goals, working with technical resources, analysts and customers across teams and organizations to troubleshoot and solve critical and complicated system defects, and coordinating on-going improvements to optimize the customer experience and capabilities and performance of the Oracle EBS system;
Guide and coach staff on individual performance as well as grow and develop their skillsets;
Participate in BRC strategic planning and roadmap activities as we plan work to both satisfy our customer business needs and improve, or adapt our services to changing technology;
Establish and maintain standard operating procedures, technical standards and technical documentation, ensuring compliance with Oracle EBS and King County Information Technology (KCIT) policies and procedures. Manage the schedule and quality for all development activities and the application of standards and development best practices throughout the software development life cycle;
Participate in and lead Oracle EBS projects with matrixed teams ensuring alignment with IT and organizational strategic plans, policies and procedures. Prepare project documents and participate in presentations to business and IT stakeholders, project boards, and executive committees. Review and approve project designs for compliance with overall system architecture;
Work directly with customers, functional analysts, database application administrators, business IT representatives and peer supervisors as the Oracle EBS technology representative to identify, analyze, and recommend appropriate solutions to meet business needs. Build consensus among a diverse group of individuals with conflicting viewpoints;
Participate in and prepare technical documentation and procurements. Evaluate vendor ability to perform requirements and monitor performance of contracts and contractors.

A love for Technology and Teamwork!
Can demonstrate experience leading EBS development teams to accomplish project specific work as well as leading development teams focused on operational support;
Have a strong hands-on background with development experience as an Oracle EBS Application Developer, including R12 and SQL and PL/SQL on Oracle Database 10g/11g/12c; OR any combination of education and experience necessary to perform the scope of job duties;
Have a depth and breadth of EBS technical knowledge and expertise to draw on to i) troubleshoot and solve critical and complicated system defects; ii) develop full picture of solution design and alternatives; iii) add value to BRC work improvement and strategic planning activities;
Familiarity with the product features up to release 12.2.7 that can be leveraged to deliver business value;
Can demonstrate experience, competence and confidence as a people leader with the ability to coach and supervise diverse staff to achieve both work program goals as well as individual employee development and performance goals;
Can demonstrate ability to work collaboratively across teams and engage with customers in a manner that fosters and models open dialogue and communication, curiosity and cohesive team building;
Are experienced in Oracle JDeveloper, OA Framework, BPEL, Java, Workflow Builder, Oracle SOA suite and Web Services, Concurrent Programs, Oracle Forms, Weblogic server, Unix shell scripting, and version control software;
Are knowledgeable and have depth of experience of Oracle EBS financial and procure-to-pay modules such as General Ledger, Projects and Grants, Receivables, Order Management, Inventory, Fixed Assets, Cash Management, Payables, Purchasing, iProcurement, iExpense, eBusiness Tax, iSupplier; and on Oracle applications stack and database architecture;
Have experience implementing and/or leading development teams in a dev ops environment;
Are familiar with Oracle ERP and Procurement Cloud products and features;
Can flex and adapt as required, while working in a multi-faceted and sometimes ambiguous environment;
Possess strong ability to navigate through potentially conflicting stakeholder perspectives;
Have familiarity with or are certified in IT Service Management Best Practices (ITIL).

Why King County's Business Resource Center (BRC) is a great place to work!
You will have the opportunity to work in an organization that embraces continuous improvement, institutes best management practices, empowers employees to innovate and strives for second-to-none customer service.

Our focus is to provide our employees a work life balance

Competitive – healthcare plans
Flexible – work environment
Free – transportation options
On-Site – gym
Manager Support – structured employee assistance program
Paid – vacation time (in addition to paid holidays)
Paid – sick leave
Paid – parental leave
Deferred – compensation plan
Employer contributions – to state pension plan
Ten – paid holidays and Two Additional personal holidays!

What your co-workers have said about working in the Business Resource Center.
"The Business Resource Center provides an environment with highly diverse work groups and business partners, offering opportunities for professional growth and challenges, learning new skills and the latest technology and applications."

"Employee ideas and contributions are highly valued and supported by supervisors and managers, and employees are able to offer solutions to issues that can be brought before business partners and stakeholders."

"Employees have the freedom to manage their own workload, which is both challenging and rewarding. Work involves not only resolving issues and finding the root cause of problems, but also interacting directly with business partners and experiencing the positive feedback of their appreciation."

"The job is constantly evolving, providing new professional challenges and opportunities for growth, and this comes with a supportive environment with others around you who are rooting for your success as much as their own."

Living in Seattle Washington

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This exciting opportunity is open to ALL APPLICANTS. A King County Application is required. We highly suggest that you include a resume and letter of interest with your submission.

If you have any questions please contact Robert James at 206-263-9414 or robert.james@kingcounty.gov.


The successful candidate will be required to pass a criminal background check as a condition of employment.
This position is represented by Local 117 - IT Managers and Supervisors