Large hospitality client in the Ft Lauderdale, FL area is hiring a Database / Systems Engineer for a contract position.

This position can ONLY be worked W2, no visa candidates allowed and valid US passport required for travel.

The position will perform various functions inclusive of business analyst, software installation engineer, and Quality Assurance within a project team tasked to replace legacy technology with a COTS product. The COTS product chosen is Oracle Hospitality Property Management System, formerly known as Fidelio.

Required skills/competencies:
1. Exhibit subject matter expertise on the low level design of a product 
2. Understand the product’s entire technology stack
3. Understanding relational database fundamentals and working knowledge of the product data model
4. Understand the interdependencies between the product and other products within the enterprise
5. Configuration and testing of the COTS package at the headquarters staging environment
6. Supporting the end users through UAT cycles
7. Physical installation of the COTS package in the vessels' production environments; travel approximately 25%
8. End user support during stabilization & operational support
9. Support of production like development & test lab environments
10. Create and maintain relevant product documentation

Secondarily, the position will be asked to support the lead within a product team tasked with innovation and release management, inclusive of:
1. Management of a product back log of defects and enhancements
2. Digesting requirements & user stories
3. Estimation of incoming technology requests and cost/benefit analysis
4. Context Definition and Solution Sketching
5. Maintaining a relationship and driving a schedule with product vendors
6. Execution and evolution of the product road map
7. Building test cases to evaluate nonfunctional requirements
8. Ensures there is accurate and current documentation of all existing and new products 
9. 3rd Level Production Support
Preferred Skills:
Proficiency with MS Excel, including VLookup and Pivot tables, Reporting (Crystal preferred) and other database tools (Toad\SQL Developer)
Proficiency in generating complex SQL queries and scripts. Primarily Oracle.
Sensitivity to an environment which may collect and maintain data relevant to GCPR, PCI, PII regulations.
Application Software Delivery Life Cycle, Implementation, and Support: 5 years
Relational Databases & SQL: 5 years
Crystal Reports Writing: 1 years
Cruise & Hospitality Relevant Experience
Bachelor's Degree in Information Technology related field preferred 

NOTE: Extended hours up to 70/week for implementations and domestic/international travel for production installation. Must have a valid US passport.

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