Sr Websphere Developer

Sr Websphere Developer
MI, Dearborn

Job Description

 Our client is seeking a Sr. WebSphere Developer to join their team in Dearborn, MI.

The primary purpose of the position is to act as a technical expert in designing, developing and provide support for our various ecommerce properties.  The Senior WebSphere Commerce developer will be an integral part of a development team responsible for developing, maintaining and supporting the more complex technical aspects of our ecommerce strategic initiatives.  The Senior WebSphere Commerce developer will work as part of a team to implement new features and functionality as well as maintain, support and upgrade existing functionality.





  • Define, plan and implement solutions on assigned highly complex or technical projects.
  • Analyze and diagnose any issues that adversely impact any functional capabilities of our WebSphere Commerce applications.
  • Translate business and functional requirements into documented technical specifications.
  • Create, perform and validate test scenarios for all enhancements and changes.
  • Contribute to and make recommendations for design of overall system and solution architecture, system integration, and implementation strategy.
  • Independently design, code, test major features and work jointly with other team members to deliver complex changes.
  • Provide post-implementation support for all changes and enhancements.
  • Develop standard to complex -compliant cross-browser compatible web pages, landing pages and related functionality.
  • Translate visual and written designs into efficient web application components.
  • Monitor WebSphere Commerce application performance and develop solutions to improve application performance.
  • Maintain all third-party and backend integration points with WebSphere Commerce including MQ, web services and proprietary APIs.
  • Participate in call rotation to provide 24x7 support for  ecommerce applications.
  • Mentor other developers in WebSphere Commerce development best practices.
  • Actively contribute to the overall design and architecture of web applications.

Entry Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or related field and/or equivalent years of experience required.
  • 3+ years of experience supporting IBM WebSphere Commerce Server (V7/V8) applications required.
  • 7+ years of experience in web-based application development required.
  • 7+ years of experience developing in Java/J2EE-based JSP/JSTL environments required.
  • Experience with WCS Version upgrades.
  • 10+ years of experience in software development and object-oriented programming preferred.
  • Strong background in server-side java technologies including EJB and servlets is required.
  • Strong working knowledge and experience with JavaScript including AJAX/JSON and JavaScript application frameworks such as jQuery and Dojo preferred.
  • B2B and B2C store development experience preferred.
  • Strong working knowledge of IBM DB2 database/SQL preferred.
  • Experience with working with XML data and XSL transforms.
  • Knowledge of integrating WebSphere Commerce with backend systems using MQ strongly preferred.
  • Strong technical management skills – be able to work independently as well as part of a team.
  • Excellent organization, communication and interpersonal skills.

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