Senior Business Objects Developer

Published date Posted on Indeed on Nov 23, 2021 (5 d ago)
Job Description Summary:
We are seeking a Sr. Business Objects Developer to join our team supporting our Internal Revenue Service (IRS) client.

This position will work as a member of the Business Objects report development team developing reports which provide critical visibility into processing metrics to all levels of IRS management including executives and the Commissioner.

  • Attend daily scrum meetings and weekly development meetings
  • Coordinate with the project managers/scrum masters/team leads on the status of all development tasks and any risks/issues/impediments
  • Work with Business Analysts to help shape requirements
  • Perform mock ups and/or proof of concepts as needed
  • Perform data analysis and troubleshoot issues
  • Support the setup and configuration of the business objects environment
  • Support universe creation and development
  • Troubleshoot reporting issues in various environments

Location of work is remote but candidates must be within driving distance to IRS Federal Buildings in Austin, TX, Farmers Branch, TX or Lanham, MD. Post COVID, there may be meetings that require in person attendance occasionally.

  • This position is contingent on contract award.


  • Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university required; an additional four (4) years of related experience may substitute for degree
  • At least eight (8) years of related experience
  • Experience with Business Objects Reporting XI 3.x or newer
  • Experience writing complex SQL queries for Oracle 11g
  • Experience developing the Business Objects Enterprise (BOE) universe
  • Data Analysis experience
  • Experience working with the requirements team or end users to shape requirements
  • Experience developing designs and data structures for reporting
  • Experience in optimizing BOE environments
  • Good interpersonal and communications skills
  • Strong analytical, problem solving, and time-management skills in an operational environment
  • Excellent attention to detail capability
  • Ability to perform complex tasks with minimal supervision and guidance
  • Ability to work well independently or in a team setting
  • Preferred qualifications include: Experience supporting IRS projects; other business Intelligence tool experience such as Tableau; experience with data warehouses

Additional Requirements as per Contract:
  • Candidates must meet requirements to obtain and maintain an IRS Minimum Background Investigation (MBI) clearance (active IRS Moderate Risk MBI clearance is a plus).
  • Candidates must be a US Citizen or a Legal Permanent Resident (Green Card status) for 3 years, and be Federal Tax compliant.
  • As a federal contractor, Maximus is subject to Executive Order 14042 and the Safe Workforce Task Force’s COVID-19 Workplace Safety Guidance for Federal Contractors and Subcontractors. In light of these requirements, all employees will eventually need to be fully vaccinated as a condition of employment and new hires/employees will be required to provide proof of vaccination.
Job Summary:

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Lead the development of software solutions that will meet or exceed business requirements; the development effort includes designing and implementing modules to the system specifications, conducting unit testing, troubleshooting issues and producing detailed proposals to resolve issues.
  • May evaluate new coding techniques, tools, modules, and implementation as appropriate.
  • Lead and mentor entry and mid-level developers.
  • Consult on requirements elicitation and definition.
  • Design software solutions per systems requirements.
  • Code software solutions per designs.
  • Code reviews, unit test, and integrate coded modules.
  • Assist other developers in resolving issues by providing guidance and training.
  • Support testing and remediate defects.
  • Support users through troubleshooting and analysis of production logs and data.
  • Investigate new solutions, tools, products, and techniques to incorporate into coding standards.

Minimum Requirements:
  • Requires a minimum of 8 years of related experience with a Bachelor’s degree; or 6 years with a Master’s degree; or equivalent experience.
  • Ability to perform complex tasks with minimal supervision and guidance.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills.

  • Computer Professional Job Profile.

MAXIMUS Introduction: Since 1975, Maximus has operated under its founding mission of Helping Government Serve the People, enabling citizens around the globe to successfully engage with their governments at all levels and across a variety of health and human services programs. Maximus delivers innovative business process management and technology solutions that contribute to improved outcomes for citizens and higher levels of productivity, accuracy, accountability and efficiency of government-sponsored programs. With more than 30,000 employees worldwide, Maximus is a proud partner to government agencies in the United States, Australia, Canada, Saudi Arabia, Singapore and the United Kingdom. For more information, visit EEO Statement: EEO Statement: Active military service members, their spouses, and veteran candidates often embody the core competencies Maximus deems essential, and bring a resiliency and dependability that greatly enhances our workforce. We recognize your unique skills and experiences, and want to provide you with a career path that allows you to continue making a difference for our country. We’re proud of our connections to organizations dedicated to serving veterans and their families. If you are transitioning from military to civilian life, have prior service, are a retired veteran or a member of the National Guard or Reserves, or a spouse of an active military service member, we have challenging and rewarding career opportunities available for you. A committed and diverse workforce is our most important resource. Maximus is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Maximus provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status or disabled status.

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