Job Summary: Client is looking for a WebSphere Portal Developer (8x and above) who will actively participate and contribute to design and delivery activities within the organization. Candidate will perform Portal and Portlet level design and development as well as development of server-side components to satisfy front-end requirements. These initiatives will employ advanced technologies and methodologies to deliver critical business functionality incrementally and adhering to architectural principles of reuse and multi-device deployment. Working within the application development team as well as Business Insurance IT Architecture and enterprise technology organizations.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities:
Understand the existing code and application which is in production and perform portal and portlet level design and development.
Work with WebSphere Portal development 8x and above; i.e. IBM DX
Development of server-side components to satisfy front-end requirements
Adopt and communicate new concepts, ideas, techniques and best practices
Work closely with UX designers, business partners, business analysts and software architects to deliver highly usable software that satisfies the business requirements
Work with WebSphere portal architect to convert CSS and other artifacts into portal themes, layouts and skins.
Some work might involve changes to existing webservices and or creation of new webservices
Work closely with backend engineers and architects to suggest and plan the best solution with the UX in mind