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SOA Consultant

Jersey City, NJ
May 19, 2020

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Palak Shah

Address: ** ****** ******, *** ****, Jersey City, NJ 07302

Email: Phone: 347-***-****

US Visa: L 2 (EAD) Valid up to: Feb 2022

I am an Oracle SOA Suite Certified Specialist currently working as a SOA Technical Lead at Techolution LLC New York.

I have 11 years of experience in requirement analysis, architecture design, development and production support of SOA integration applications.

I have worked in the Pharmaceutical, Energy and Utilities, Insurance, Telecom, Financial Services domains, leading local and offshore teams and liaising with clients, with over 13 years of software industry experience working with organizations like Stryker, Celgene, FDNY, CGI UK, Vodafone Greece, IBM, HSBC and Cisco.

My work experience includes

●Over 13 years of IT industry experience in SOA Middleware Project Analysis/Strategy/ Enhancement /Development / Customization / Testing / Implementation / Functionality Extension in various industries.

●Implementation of various business process orchestrations using Oracle SOA suite 12c(BPEL, OSB) and SOA Suite previous versions (11g, 10g), using Oracle Service Bus and BPEL, BPM

●Requirement gathering and analysis, and consulting across various SOA based projects

●Design and Implement SOA Middleware interfaces on the technologies like Oracle SOA, Managed File transfer, MuleSoft, Informatica, SAP PI/PO etc. to support integration needs of critical client applications and business processes.

●Trained and worked on new technologies like Oracle Integration Cloud Services, Mulesoft Cloud, Informatica Cloud

●SOA application Architecture, Integration Design, Development, Build and Release

●Web application development and 24x7 production support using Java Struts for Banking and Logistics domains

●Development team lead, including management of offshore and onshore team

●Received a Member recognition award for my work in CGI UK

●Worked on bidding for prospective projects, creating solution proposals, POCs, POC of new product as a part of solution proposals

●Extensive experience on Agile, Waterfall, RUP methodologies and SOA architecture

●Strong Knowledge of SFDC standard Data structures and familiarity with designing Custom Objects and Experience in understanding business requirement to design the required entities like custom objects, creating the relationships and junction objects.

Technical Skills:

SOA Technologies

Oracle SOA Suite 12c/11g, BPEL, WSDL, XSD, XQuery,

BPA Suite, Xpath, SOAP, RESTful services, Oracle MDS, XSLT, Business Rules, Mediator, Human Workflow, Oracle Service Bus, Event Management, Oracle Business Process Management suite, JCA adapters, File adapters, JMS adapters, Oracle Cloud adapters, Oracle Integration Cloud Services (ICS), Oracle WSM, Oracle Fusion Middleware, BPMN, JSON, ORDS, ODSI, Informatica Cloud, MuleSoft Cloud, SFDC

Programming Languages

Java/J2EE, Struts, Servlet, JSP, XML, node.js

Database Technology

Oracle 12c, MS-SQL, Mongo DB

Version Control Tools


Case Tools

ServiceNow, Mercury Quality Center (QC), JIRA

Other tools

JDeveloper, SOAP UI, Eclipse/OEPE, Toad, WebLogic, Putty, Remedy, Jenkins, Anypoint MuleSoft

Education Summary:

Bachelor of Engineering (Information Technology) from SGSITS, Indore, India. (2005)

International Certifications:

Oracle SOA Suite 11g Certified Implementation Specialist (1Z0-478)

Oracle Integration Cloud Service Presales Consultant

Sun Certified Java Programmer (SCJP) for Java Platform 1.4

Sun Certified Web Component Developer (SCWCD) 5.0

Trainings Attended:

Oracle BPA Suite

Oracle SOA Suite 11G

Oracle Integration Cloud services (ICS)


Member Recognition award in CGI UK

Professional Summary:

Techolution LLC (New York)

Role SOA Technical Lead

Duration Mar 19 – till date

Industry Domain Healthcare Industry


●Design and implementation of SOA Middleware interfaces on diverse technologies like Oracle SOA suite, Managed File transfer, MuleSoft, Informatica, SAP PI/PO etc. to support integration needs client applications and business processes

●Development and enhancement of SOA Composite applications using Oracle SOA Suite (BPEL, OSB) 12c

●Implementation of services using Mule 4.1

●Diagnosing root cause of issues and providing fixes while supporting various MW technology stacks like Informatica cloud, Mule Cloud, Oracle SOA Suite 4.1

●Development of full design language for platform delivery team, translation of business architectures into integrated technical solution architectures, and translation of functional requirements and wireframes into visual designs that fit with the full system architecture

●Design and development of business processes using Oracle BPM

●Creation of SOAP and REST based service interfaces using MuleSoft’s Mule Enterprise Service Bus (ESB) platform for delivery of fast, reliable, and scalable integration API code. Design and development of various types of webservices (REST, SOAP)

●Implementation of change lead responsibilities for all activities related to upgrades, patches, releases, production schedules, and disaster recovery plans impacting middleware integration

●Co-ordination with various business user teams to ensure simultaneous workflow development

●End to end project development activities for the client including requirement analysis, low level design, architecture design, development, testing and deployment

Cognizant Technology Solutions (Summit, NJ)

Role SOA Consultant

Duration Aug 18 – Mar 19

Industry Domain Pharma Industry


●Involved in multiple real time integration projects for the client using Oracle SOA Suite 12C components

●Development of SOA Composite applications using Oracle SOA Suite (BPEL, OSB) 12c

●Involved in development of web services using pub/sub integration pattern

●Design and development of various types of webservices (REST, SOAP)

●Involved in integration of various end systems like MS SQL server, WorkDay, JMS based interfaces

●Co-ordination with various business user teams, to ensure simultaneous workflow development

●Creation of dataspace projects for connecting to Oracle DB using ODSI

●Involved in end to end project development activities for the client. These include requirement analysis, low level design, architecture design, development, testing and deployment

●Following agile software development methodology using Jira

●Leading and coordinating offshore teams for multiple projects

●Design and development of business processes using Oracle BPM

Fire Department of New York / Diaspark Consulting (NYC)

Role SOA Consultant

Duration May 18 – Aug 18

Industry Domain Public Services


●Design and creation of rest-based web service modules for mobile applications

●Creation of ORDS modules to REST enable existing database modules

●Creation of OSB and BPEL services and deployments for on-premise and cloud environments

CGI (London, UK)

Role SOA Architect

Duration July 13-Sep 2017

Industry Domain Energy and Utilities, Healthcare Insurance


●Involved in client engagement for requirement analysis and solution design, capturing the requirements from business and converting those requirements into technical requirements

●Integration of various heterogeneous systems using OSB 11g

●Experience in BPEL Process Orchestration, Mediator, Business Rules and Human Workflow for integrating different applications

●Extensively worked in Technology adapters DB Adapter, File Adapter, FTP Adapter, MFT Adapter, JMS Adapter, and Oracle Cloud adapters

●Experience in integrating Oracle EBS Business with BPEL and integrating with OSB

●Design and implementation of Synchronous and Asynchronous Business Processes in Oracle BPEL and Oracle BPM using JDeveloper and SOA Suite 11g

●Creation of integration flows between Oracle SOA Suite and Oracle Service Cloud Rightnow

●Leading development of Integration projects and managing offshore and onshore team

●Creation of Solution Architecture and presentations to the client

●Creation of data models to map data between various heterogeneous systems

●Development of business processes using BPEL12c, including cloud adapters, E-Biz adapters

●Implemented POCs for using Oracle cloud adapters provided by Oracle SOA Suite12c, before using it in actual project

●Interface creation, canonical data model design for the overall SOA solution

●Received a Member recognition award for my work in CGI UK

●Performance tuning of services and applications

●Created a reusable error handling module, used by various SOA services

●Design and development of business processes using Oracle BPM

●Design and Development of Logging and Fault Management Framework in SOA Suite

●Configuration of endpoints using configuration plan in BPEL and customization plan in OSB

●Supporting project from development, SIT, UAT to Production GO-live phases

●Performance testing, development of test cases using SOAP UI.

●Code reviews of team, daily work assignments to offshore/onshore team

●Involved in performing technical interviews for hiring new candidates, arranged and lead KT sessions for new hires

Vodafone Greece/IBM

Role SOA Consultant

Duration Apr 10-Dec 12

Industry Domain Telecom


●Design and Development of business processes using BPEL/OSB11g which involves various scenarios and end systems like Order submission and Order disconnection

●Design, development, testing and integration of various other business processes using BPEL and OSB 10g/11g which integrates Siebel 7.8, HOL, and enquiry based web services using OSB 11g

●Deployment of Web Services and BPEL process on the Web Logic Server

●Development of SOA Composite applications using Oracle SOA Suite (BPEL, Business Rules, Mediator and Human Workflow)

●Created web services which involves interaction with databases and queues using Oracle JCA DB adapters and JMS adapters

●Support of processes including defect fixes on SIT, UAT and the production environment

●Implemented reusable Fault handling module for the project (OSB and BPEL)

●Design and implementation of SOA composite applications using JDeveloper.

●Trained new employees in the team

●Expert usage of XQuery and XSLT based transformations

●Unit testing of all modules using SOAP UI

●Worked on all phase starting from design phase to production support

●Coordinated daily morning stand up meetings with various vendors to discuss the daily tasks and issues.

HSBC Global Technologies

Role Software Engineer

Duration Dec 07-Apr 10

Industry Domain Financial (Online Retail Banking)


●Analysis of functionality, tempered by regional nuances within the parameters of the standards

●Analysis different requirements for four pilot sites, and provide end to end Solution proposal for various requirements, after consulting with clients and business practitioners

●Liaison between the business and technology teams

●Analysis different requirements for all entities, and developed EDR (External Design Report), IDR (Internal Design Report), UTP (Unit Test plan)

●Develop Internet banking related functionalities specific to different regions

●Production release of the system on five entities and post production support of the same

Zensar Technologies (Cisco Systems, Inc.)

Role Software Engineer

Duration Jul05-Dec07

Industry Domain Order Management


●Analysis of the existing problems and new business requests

●Providing technical assistance and resolution to the clients

●Documentation of various process to ensure continuity and accountability

●Root cause analysis, fix deployment for critical issues and client communication regarding business hour changes

●Analyzed the old application and designed a new architecture for a re-implementation

●On successful sign-off from client – redeveloped the application using the standard frameworks

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