Oakland Consulting Group is Named an Approved NCPA Vendor
Lanham, Md. – March, 22, 2021 – Oakland Consulting Group today announced that National Cooperative Purchasing Alliance (NCPA) members can now purchase Oakland Consulting Group’s suite of government and higher education information technology services, which includes Workday solutions. Oakland’s services include enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems services, IT consulting services, business intelligence analytics services, software value added reselling, and staffing services. Oakland Consulting Group is a Workday Advisory Services partner and offers access to Workday’s leading enterprise cloud applications including Workday Financial Management, Workday Human Capital Management (HCM), Workday Payroll, and Workday Student.
Workday Financial Management and Workday HCM support a full range of financial and people-based processes that provide clients with real-time operational visibility along with the speed and agility to adapt to business growth and change. Workday Payroll processes payroll efficiently in a single system while offering flexibility to adapt to changing needs. Workday Student is a unified system that helps enable higher education institutions to manage the end-to-end student and faculty lifecycle.
NCPA is a leading national government purchasing cooperative, working to reduce the cost of goods and services by leveraging the purchasing power of public agencies in all 50 states. NCPA uses state-of-the-art procurement resources and solutions that result in cooperative purchasing contracts that ensure public agencies are receiving products and services of the highest quality at the lowest prices. There are over 90,000 agencies nationwide from both the public and nonprofit sectors that are eligible to use NCPA’s cooperative purchasing contracts.
“We are thrilled to be an approved NCPA vendor,” said Cedric Nash, CEO of Oakland Consulting Group. “We look forward to leveraging our services and expertise and Workday’s market-leading enterprise cloud applications to help public sector and higher education customers nationwide.”
“In today’s changing environment, education and government customers are relying on us more than ever to help manage their finance, HR, and student and faculty needs,” said Steven Hanson, group vice president of education and government at Workday. “Through our partnership with Oakland Consulting Group, we look forward to leveraging the NCPA contracting approach to enable our customers to simplify contracting, streamline projects, and drive value on Workday more quickly and easily.”
Oakland Awarded Contract to Implement DevOps Capability in AWS GovCloud Environment
Oakland is pleased to announce that our ongoing contract with USTRANSCOM and the Surface Deployment and Distribution Command (SDDC) to provide technical and functional support for the Transportation Financial Management System (TFMS) has been modified to implement a DevOps capability in an AWS GovCloud environment.
As background, USTRANSCOM and SDDC have directed Programs of Record (PoRs) to modernize and transition applications to a USTRANSCOM Commercial Cloud Environment leveraging cloud managed services and automated pipeline technologies. Similar to other “on-prem” applications, TFMS will move to the cloud utilizing a “lift and shift” strategy. The desired end-state at the completion of this task is for the TFMS to be fully functioning in the USTRANSCOM Commercial Cloud Environment.
Having successfully migrated TFMS to AWS GovCloud, Oakland was recently awarded a contract to identify available DevOps tools, recommend business processes to be automated using those tools, and implement those recommendations approved by the Government. Over the life of the contract, Oakland will integrate tools from differing phases of the DevOps cycle and define an end-to-end automated process. This will contribute to synchronization and collaboration across the organization and introduce improved effectiveness and efficiency. The end result will be faster and more accurate deployment and releases.
Cedric Nash, Oakland’s CEO and President, noted that “Oakland’s efforts are a key part of the USTRANSCOM and SDDC cloud migration strategy and we are excited to be a part of the process”
Oakland Wins Contract To Provide Post-implementation Support For Its ERP Program
Prince George’s County Government’s Office of Information Technology (OIT) has awarded Oakland Consulting Group a contract to provide post-implementation support for its Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) Program. The County’s ERP Program replaced several of its legacy systems with SAP-based solutions. Oakland will be working closely with the County to provide SAP Tier 2 and Tier 3 support services starting in September 2019.
“We are grateful for the opportunity to contribute to the success of this important effort for Prince George’s County,” said CEO Cedric Nash. “We will draw on our 21 years of SAP implementation and support experience, to assist our home county in realizing world-class SAP support.”
Oakland Wins Add-on Work for DoD Client Cloud Migration
Lanham, MD, 5/13/2019
Oakland is pleased to announce that our ongoing contract with USTRANSCOM and the Surface Deployment and Distribution Command (SDDC) to provide technical and functional support for the Transportation Financial Management System (TFMS) has been modified to migrate TFMS to a cloud environment.
USTRANSCOM and SDDC have directed Programs of Record (PoRs) to modernize and transition applications to a USTRANSCOM Commercial Cloud Environment leveraging cloud managed services and automated pipeline technologies. Similar to other “on-prem” applications, TFMS will move to the cloud utilizing a “lift and shift” strategy. The desired end-state at the completion of this task is for the TFMS to be fully functioning in the USTRANSCOM Commercial Cloud Environment.
Our team has developed and is executing a detailed migration plan that identifies cloud computing benefit, recommended migration plan, schedule, and associated costs to assist the Government. The plan includes the target environment, migration method, resource plans from both the Government and Contractor, scope, strategy, schedule/timeline, dependencies, risks/issues, estimated costs, and test strategies.
Cedric Nash, Oakland’s CEO and President, noted that “Oakland’s efforts are a key part of the USTRANSCOM and SDDC cloud migration strategy and we are excited to be a part of the process”.
Hadoop Developer - 2626
If you feel your qualifications are a match, please submit your resume HERE.
Position Title: Hadoop Developer
Location: Huntsville, AL
Travel: Candidate may be asked to perform travel including travel between Huntsville, AL and the Washington DC area.
Oakland Consulting Group is seeking a Hadoop Administrator to join a high performing team in the acquisition of a new logistics automation capability for the US Army. This is a senior position delivering enterprise information management solutions for ERP programs for the US Army.
The successful candidate will be responsible for supporting efforts that will support the delivery of enterprise solutions. The primary effort involves the migration/modernization of several legacy applications within the U.S. Army Materiel Command.
Oakland is looking for an experienced, high-performing individual who is ready and willing to take on the challenges of a high profile, multi-year software development effort within a complex and demanding environment.
Preference will be given to local candidates.
- 3+ years of experience working on Hadoop platform.
- Ingesting data to Hadoop from variety of sources like ERP, CRM, NoSQL and transactional data systems
- 3+ years of hands-on experience with the Hortonworks Hadoop Platform, Apache NiFi/Hortonworks DataFlow, Spark ecosystem, MapReduce and ETL Workflows
- Experience in building and operationalizing Hadoop based data lake
- Experience with Big Data querying tools, such as Pig, Hive, and Drill
- Experience with building stream-processing systems, using solutions such as Storm or Spark-Streaming or HDF
- Experience with use and integration of NoSQL databases, such as HBase, Cassandra, MongoDB
- Experience with various messaging systems, such as Kafka
- Experience in code/build/deployment tools like git, svn, maven, sbt, Jenkins
- Bachelor’s degree in a Business discipline or equivalent work experience.
- Minimum 10+ years technology solutions experience
- Strong communication skills
- Ability to work under challenging deadlines and constraints to deliver
- Extensive knowledge of the SDLC with working experience in Agile methodologies
- Familiarity with Army systems or similar DoD efforts a plus
- Experience with designing and implementing projects within the federal sector
- Experience working with functional consultants & business process owners to understand functional requirements and to architect landscape solutions
- Hortonworks Certifications are an advantage but not essential
- Security Clearance. Active Secret Clearance required. Interim secret clearance already granted will be accepted.
If you feel your qualifications are a match, please submit your resume HERE.
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Since 1997, Oakland has delivered top quality, value, professionalism, and support across the industry by strengthening projects with model consultants and delivering career opportunities for driven candidates. As a certified Veteran Owned Small Disadvantaged Business, we are passionate about making our business your success.
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