Methodius: IT Recruitment

Senior Websphere Portal Developer

Reference: 4220

Salary: Negotiable - Depends on Experience


Job Type: Permanent

Location: Donegal

Software Development, Programmer, Developer, Java, Data Warehouse , Web Developer

Our client currently requires two Snr Websphere Portal engineer with web design exp in JavaScript, AJAX & JSON. The role requires maintenance of IBM Portal Server as well as dev of portlets, widgets & styles. WCM exp also beneficial.

Role Overview

Senior Websphere Portal Developer

JOB &  REQUIREMENTS

Our client currently requires two Snr Websphere Portal engineer with web design exp in JavaScript, AJAX & JSON. The role requires maintenance of IBM Portal Server as well as dev of portlets, widgets & styles. WCM exp also beneficial.

The Role

Primary support eng for IBM Portal Server; version 7, working with our partners as a Product Specialist. Development & unit testing of Portal components including portlets &, designing & developing Portal based websites. You will work in a team environment with the business & product management teams, frontend design, engineering support a& QA analysts to deliver releases via an Agile software life cycle.  Work with deployment team on application promotions & provide support. Certify system capacity & 24x7 availability Responsible for identifying/ resolving performance issues. Keep up to date with new technology development. Follow company software dev processes  & standards;

Experience & Skills

Degree in IT or related area and  4 + years hands on exp. Strong exp in Java, J2EE & JSP and in developing & supporting scalable enterprise applications, primarily on WebSphere Application Server. Exp with IBM Portal Server & developing & deploying portlets & widgets. Exp deveoping Portal styles/theme skins using JavaScript, CSS, XML.  Ability to work in a team & coordinate with various bus & tech teams.  Track record of producing software design and architecture documentation. Proficient in SQL & stored procedures.  

Exp with IBM WCM content management system & experience with IBM Connections very desirable. Also desirable to have an understanding of browser bugs & incompatibilities, debugging tools , Vignette content management system, some automated build tools like Ant and Maven and an interest in social media concepts such as wikis, forums etc.

The challenges are enormous & stimulating, providing the candidate with an excellent opportunity to increase & enhance their technical &leadership skills. Position may require occasional travel to the US.

Based in a beautiful region of rural Ireland with an Institute of technology, hospital and all the modern conveniences of a city in a town.

Benefits include; Pension Scheme, Health Insurance, Long Term
DisabilityPlan, Life Assurance, Performance Related Pay, Company Bonus Scheme, 21 days Annual Leave plus additional Service Leave. Continuous Training and Development, Educational Assistance, Relocation, Employee Assistance Programme, Rewards & Recognition Programme, and Employee Share Participation Scheme. They also operate Family Friendly Working Policies such as Teleworking and Variable Working Hours. Excellent room for promotion and to learn, competitive package and salary

Please do not hesitate to Contact David Coyle at 01 6351748 or email david@methodius.com

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