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Software Engineer-Senior, Corporate System HR & Payroll Applications

**Job Number** 24051391

**Job Category** Information Technology

**Location** Marriott International HQ, 7750 Wisconsin Avenue, Bethesda, Maryland, United States

**Schedule** Full-Time

**Located Remotely?** Y

**Relocation?** N

**Position Type** Management

**JOB SUMMARY**

Marriott has an exciting opportunity for a Senior Software Engineer – Corporate Systems. This role is part of the team focused on deploying new and emerging capabilities to out our next generation cloud-based HR, Payroll, analytics, and machine learning platforms. Appropriate candidates have a passion for emerging technologies with a vision for building sustainable and scalable products and a strong drive for success.

In this role you will function as a technical expert on integration capabilities for HR and Payroll Products. You will perform research, analysis, design, and development on a wide range of next generation API and Integration capabilities and products. You will set technical standards and develop reusable frameworks to ensure secure, consistent, and efficient creation of integration capabilities and products.

You will assume technical ownership of Service Provider deliverables and lead their technical resources to ensure deliverables are of high quality, follow our technical standards & best practices and perform at scale.

In addition, you will research emerging technologies that will provide future capabilities as well as seek solutions for complex technical issues. You will make decisions on complex, non-routine requests to support analytics based decisioning by Marriott business teams.

If you feel you are up for the challenge, then please see further details below…

**CANDIDATE PROFILE**

**Education and Experience**

**Required Qualifications:**

+ Undergraduate degree or equivalent experience/certification

+ 6-10 years’ experience in information technology application development and support

+ 2 to 5 years of experience using Oracle Integration Cloud (OIC) and/or Oracle SOA Suite

+ Deep knowledge of SOA Web Services and REST integrations

+ Experience with XSLT for translation of XML

+ Strong understanding and experience with integrations patterns, protocols and standards using REST, SOAP, JSON, XML etc.

+ Hands on experience with integration platforms.

+ Proficiency in programming languages like Java, Python or JavaScript.

+ Experience building integrations between applications for real time and batch protocols.

+ Familiarity with SFTP

+ Ability to listen and understand business requirements, ask questions, and translate the requirements into design documents.

+ Ability to elicit, organize and document detailed and comprehensive technical, and non-functional requirements.

+ Experience developing test plans, test scripts, and managing unit, system, regression, and user acceptance testing.

+ Ability to troubleshoot technical issues across platforms and follow through to a resolution.

+ Ability to work independently, identifying and driving required tasks to completion in a timely manner.

+ Proven ability to support all aspects of large, complex applications with multiple stakeholders.

+ Proven ability to prioritize and manage multiple support request while working on time sensitive projects and upgrades.

+ Experience in waterfall and/or agile software methodologies

+ Vendor management experience

**Preferred Qualifications:**

+ Graduate degree

+ Oracle Global Human Resources Cloud Implementation certification

+ Additional preference for Oracle certifications in any of the following cloud products: Benefits, Compensation, Payroll, Absence Management, Talent Management, Learning or Recruiting Cloud.

+ Technology leadership experience in a sourced or internally managed environment

+ 6-10 years’ domain experience relevant to supported business function; Industry and competitive landscape knowledge.

+ Knowledge of related Oracle applications like Oracle Integration Cloud and Oracle Cloud Infrastructure PaaS.

+ Experience with Airflo

+ Experience with Hashicorp Tokenization Products

+ Experience in agile software methodologies

+ Demonstrated ability to anticipate future integration platform opportunities.

+ Technology leadership experience in a sourced environment

+ Experience with Fast Formulas, BI reports, HCM Extracts, UCM, HSDL, and HDLs

+ Strong understanding of Oracle HCM Cloud Global HR product capabilities, Business Objects, Business Object Relationships, seeded processes and system dependencies.

**CORE WORK ACTIVITIES**

**Technical Leadership**

+ Trains and/or mentors other team members, and peers as appropriate

+ Provides financial input on department or project budgets, capital expenditures or other cost/resource estimates as requested.

+ Identifies opportunities to enhance the service delivery processes.

**Delivering Technology**

+ Performs more complex quantitative and qualitative analyses for service delivery processes and projects.

+ Supports existing applications and large projects in a minimum of one environment.

+ Facilitates achievement of expected deliverables and obligations of Services Providers

+ Validates completeness of requirements prior to Service Provider or internally managed team solutioning

+ Through the service provider or internally managed teams, plans and coordinates complex implementation overseeing quality control of application functional design, usability, functionality, and implementation.

+ Advises support desk on change management as it relates to support and training of new system.

+ Ensures all projects follow the defined development and business case processes.

+ Ensures proper coordination with appropriate IT and vendor relations teams.

+ Provides consultation for routine and complex systems development.

+ Ensures early warning to the business stakeholder executives regarding degraded or missed service levels.

**IT Governance**

+ Follows all defined IR standards and processes (i.e. IT Governance, SM&G, Architecture, etc.), and provides input for improvements to the appropriate process owners as needed

+ Maintains a proper balance between business and operational risk.

+ Follows the defined project management standards and processes.

**Service Provider, COTS and Custom Application Management**

+ Lead prioritization meetings with stakeholders and drive resolution of changes through the process for portfolio of supported applications

+ Coordinate and track the delivery of highly visible operational activities/problems.

+ Groom backlog of features and changes with stakeholders.

+ Validates that Service Providers and internal teams develop and manage respective aspects of a project plan, including schedules, deliverables, and appropriate metrics.

+ Makes short term plans for the team to effectively utilize resources.

+ Monitors Service Provider and internal team’s outcomes.

+ Reviews estimates of work effort for client project provided by Service Providers and internal teams for accuracy.

+ Facilitates timely resolution of service delivery problems and minimizes the impact to clients.

+ Functions as an applications expert for both senior leadership and project teams in effective utilization of existing technology in business technical applications, either enterprise-wise or business-wide.

+ Leads workgroup/project team or functions as a technical specialist.

+ Supports and develops systems in a minimum of one environment.

+ Develops and manages respective aspects of a project plan with minimal assistance, including schedules, deliverables, and appropriate metrics.

+ Plans and coordinates complex integration(s) and implementation overseeing quality control of systems functional design, usability, functionality, and implementation.

+ Coordinates with quality assurance, infrastructure services, vendor and internal application delivery teams.

+ Provides consultation for routine and complex systems development.

+ Provides accurate estimates of work effort for client project.

+ Functions as a technical resource for other team members.

+ Understanding and ability to facilitate and execute technical infrastructure, technical specialization, and technical integration activities.

+ Strong understanding of business processes, customers, and functions.

**MANAGEMENT COMPETENCIES**

**Leadership**

+ **Communication** - Conveys information and ideas to others in a convincing and engaging manner through a variety of methods.

+ **Leading Through Vision and Values** -Keeps the organization's vision and values at the forefront of employee decision making and action.

+ **Managing Change** -Initiates and/or manages the change process and energizes it on an ongoing basis, taking steps to remove barriers or accelerate its pace; serves as role model for how to handle change by maintaining composure and performance level under pressure or when experiencing challenges.

+ **Problem Solving and Decision Making** - Identifies and understands issues, problems, and opportunities; obtains and compares information from different sources to draw conclusions, develops and evaluates alternatives and solutions, solves problems, and chooses a course of action.

+ **Professional Demeanor** - Exhibits behavioral styles that convey confidence and command respect from others; makes a good first impression and represents the company in alignment with its values.

+ **Strategy Development** - Develops business plans by exploring and systematically evaluating opportunities with the greatest potential for producing positive results; ensures successful preparation and execution of business plans through effective planning, organizing, and on-going evaluation processes.

**Managing Execution**

+ **Building a Successful Team** -Uses an effective interpersonal style to build a cohesive team; inspires and sustains team cohesion and engagement by focusing the team on its mission and importance to the organization.

+ **Strategy Execution** – Ensures successful execution across of business plans designed to maximize customer satisfaction, profitability, and market share through effective planning, organizing, and on-going evaluation processes.

+ **Driving for Results** - Sets high standards of performance for self and/or others; assumes responsibility for work objectives; initiates, focuses, and monitors the efforts of self and/or others toward the accomplishment goals; proactively takes action and goes beyond what is required.

**Building Relationships**

+ **Customer Relationships** - Develops and sustains relationships based on an understanding of customer/stakeholder needs and actions consistent with the company’s service standards.

+ Global Mindset - Supports employees and business partners with diverse styles, abilities, motivations, and/or cultural perspectives; utilizes differences to drive innovation, engagement and enhance business results; and ensures employees are given the opportunity to contribute to their full potential.

+ **Strategic Partnerships** -Develops collaborative relationships with fellow employees and business partners by making them feel valued, appreciated, and included; explores partnership opportunities with other people in and outside the organization; influences and leverages corporate and continental shared services and/or discipline leaders (e.g., HR, Sales & Marketing, Finance, Revenue Management) to achieve objectives; maintains effective external relations with government, business and industry in respective countries; performs effectively as a liaison between locations, disciplines, and corporate to ensure needed resources are received and corporate strategies are understood and executed.

**Generating Talent and Organizational Capability**

+ **Developing Others** -Supports the development of other’s skills and capabilities so that they can fulfill current or future job/role responsibilities more effectively.

+ **Organizational Capability** - Evaluates and adapts the structure of assignments and work processes to best fit the needs and/or support the goals of an organizational unit.

**Learning and Applying Professional Expertise**

+ **Continuous Learning** - Actively identifies new areas for learning; regularly creates and takes advantage of learning opportunities; uses newly gained knowledge and skill on the job and learns through their application.

+ **Technical Acumen** - Understanding and utilizing professional skills and knowledge in a specific functional area to conduct and manage everyday business operations and generate innovative solutions to approach function-specific work challenges

+ **Technical Intelligence:** Knowledge and ability to define and apply appropriate technology to enhance business process .

+ **Development Methodologies:** Knowledge of general stages of SDLC framework and the application tiers within the development space.

+ **Information Security:** Knowledge of the security considerations relevant within the development space, including industry best practices related to information security

+ **Business Acumen** - Understands and utilizes business information to manage everyday operations and generate innovative solutions to approach business and administrative challenges.

+ **Basic Competencies** - Fundamental competencies required for accomplishing basic work activities.

+ **Basic Computer Skills** - Using basic computer hardware and software (e.g., personal computers, word processing software, Internet browsers, etc.).

+ **Mathematical Reasoning** - The ability to add, subtract, multiply, or divide quickly, correctly, and in a way that allows one to solve work-related issues.

+ **Oral Comprehension** - The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.

+ **Reading Comprehension** - Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.

+ **Writing** - Communicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience.

**California Applicants Only:** The salary range for this position is $96,038.00 to $209,169.00 annually.

**Colorado Applicants Only:** The salary range for this position is $96,038.00 to $190,154.00 annually.

**Hawaii Applicants Only:** The salary range for this position is $116,205.00 to $209,169.00 annually.

**New York Applicants Only:** The salary range for this position is $96,038.00 to $209,169.00 annually.

**Washington Applicants Only:** The salary range for this position is $96,038.00 to $209,169.00 annually. In addition to the annual salary, the position will be eligible to receive an annual bonus. Employees will accrue 0.04616 PTO balance for every hour worked and eligible to receive minimum of 7 holidays annually.

All locations offer coverage for medical, dental, vision, health care flexible spending account, dependent care flexible spending account, life insurance, disability insurance, accident insurance, adoption expense reimbursements, paid parental leave, educational assistance, 401(k) plan, stock purchase plan, discounts at Marriott properties, commuter benefits, employee assistance plan, and childcare discounts. Benefits are subject to terms and conditions, which may include rules regarding eligibility, enrollment, waiting period, contribution, benefit limits, election changes, benefit exclusions, and others.

Marriott HQ is committed to a hybrid work environment that enables associates to Be connected. Headquarters-based positions are considered hybrid, for candidates within a commuting distance to Bethesda, MD; candidates outside of commuting distance to Bethesda, MD will be considered for Remote positions.

The application deadline for this position is 84 days after the date of this posting, 04/04/2024.

_Marriott International is an equal opportunity employer. We believe in hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive, people-first culture. We are committed to non-discrimination on any protected basis, such as disability and veteran status, or any other basis covered under applicable law._

Marriott International is the world’s largest hotel company, with more brands, more hotels and more opportunities for associates to grow and succeed. **Be** where you can do your best work,​ **begin** your purpose, **belong** to an amazing global​ team, and **become** the best version of you.


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