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The U.S. Pharmacopeial Convention (USP) Oracle eCommerce Developer in Rockville, Maryland


Summary of the Position

USP has a great opportunity for a Senior Oracle eCommerce Software Engineer who will partner to design, develop and implement robust software solutions to support our eCommerce initiatives and merchandising goals in Oracle eCommerce Cloud (OCC). The Senior Software Engineer uses structured analysis and design methodologies to perform full life cycle development for USP applications ranging in complexity.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Provides technical support to our e-commerce(B2B) platform and its integrations.

  • Designs, codes, verifies, tests, documents, amends, and refactors substantially complex programs/scripts and application integrations as technical lead

  • Investigates escalated, non-routine and high-impact incidents to responsible service owners and seeks resolution.

  • Leads assessment, analysis, planning and design of release packages, including assessment of risk. Liaises with business and technology teams on release scheduling and communication of progress. Ensures release processes and procedures are applied and releases can be rolled back as needed.

  • Performs design, development, testing, code review and post-production support activities for applications based upon the specific needs of USP

  • Supports technical design, development and implementation of enhancements and integrations of e-commerce(B2B) platform

  • Designs and develops storefront, mapping, catalogs and widgets for OCC

  • Creates integrations using module related APIs, web services to/from OCC

  • Performs data integration from external systems (REST APIs, JSON scripts knowledge) into I for finished good product and product catalog load, pricing, and spreadsheet loads.

  • Collaborates with team to provide technical solutions to support long-term technology strategy.

  • Performs technical analysis for the requirements and provides detailed technical documentation of the desired system changes

  • Reviews and develops application customizations, extensions and modifications of existing systems to maintain inter-dependency of the functionality

  • Tracks, troubleshoots and repairs the OCC issues.

  • Provides production support, enhancements and ongoing maintenance for custom programs with USP internal systems and third-party vendors

  • Coordinates work efforts with USP’s data base application team for changes and system performance issues

  • Performs OCC functionality testing for deployment of upgrades to keep application release level current

  • Supports innovative ways to improve the process of delivering solutions to OCC users

  • Proactively work through service requests with Oracle support as needed.

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or relevant field

  • Overall 6 years of experience with Oracle e-business Suite and Integrations with external systems

  • Minimum 2 years of experience with eCommerce and Boomi

Senior Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or relevant field

  • Overall 8 years of experience with Oracle e-business Suite and Integrations with external systems

  • Minimum 4 years of experience with eCommerce and Boomi

Skills Sought

  • Oracle Commerce (ATG/ Endeca) and Commerce Cloud experience in development system, system configuration, testing and documentation of Commerce solutions for both web and mobile)

  • Experience in Java and UI development (such as: Java/ J2EE, Java Script framework (Knockout, react, Angular), Bootstrap, jQuery, node.js, HTML/ CSS, AJAX, HTML5, CSS3)

  • Experience with system-to-system integrations and interfacing with Oracle EBS and Integration Platforms (BOOMI, MuleSoft, oracle ICS).

  • Experience with Web services, such as (SOAP/REST/XML/JSON), jQuery, HTML, CSS

  • Experience in Oracle database 12c or higher with SQL and/or PL/SQL.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with build and source control processes and tools (Ant, Maven, GIT, Bitbucket, Subversion, code branching)

  • Experience with code Refactoring and Profiling System integration via web services, RESTful services

  • Knowledge on processes and interfacing with Oracle EBS Order Management and finance systems.

  • Knowledge and integration experience with server-side communication using Ajax and JSON

  • Skilled problem-solver, Collaborator and detail oriented.

  • Experience with participating in mid-size development projects.

  • Ability to work independently with minimal direction and identify technical risks, present solutions within the team.

  • Knowledge of managing search setting and SEO will be a plus

Supervisory Responsibilities


COVID Provisions

As a condition of employment with United States Pharmacopeial Convention’s (USP) duty to provide and maintain a workplace that is free of known hazards, all employees and contingent staff hired after July 1st, 2021 are required to be fully vaccinated unless a reasonable accommodation is approved. Your recruiter will advise accordingly.


USP provides you with the benefits you need to protect yourself and your family today and tomorrow. From company-paid time off, comprehensive healthcare options to retirement savings, you can have peace of mind that your personal and financial wellbeing are protected.

About USP

The U.S. Pharmacopeial Convention (USP) USP is an independent scientific organization that collaborates with the world's top experts in health and science to develop quality standards for medicines, dietary supplements, and food ingredients. USP brings together more than 1,100 talented professionals across five global locations to deliver its mission to strengthen the supply of safe quality medicines and supplements worldwide. USP is proud to be an equal employment opportunity employer (EEOE) and affirmative action employer. Employment selection and related decisions are made without regard to sex, race, age, disability, religion, national origin, color, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other protected class. We are committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. USP does not accept unsolicited resumes from 3rd party recruitment agencies and is not responsible for fees from recruiters or other agencies except under specific written agreement with USP

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Job Category Information Technology

Job Type Full-Time