IBM WebSphere Portal Developer, contract, Yorkshire, 6 months +

WebSphere Portal Developer for leading financial services client.

The role:

  • Hands-on role to design, code, test and implement high quality application adhering to all technical coding standards following best practices.
  • Hands-on ability to develop WebSphere Portal solutions quickly and efficiently using IBM best practices.
  • Proven track record (5+years) implementing enterprise portal and J2EE applications.
  • Designing and Developing Portal Themes as well as APIs.
  • Works in an Agile framework methodology performing the following: daily stand-ups, grooming sessions, work effort open, retrospectives, etc.
  • Translate requirements from the business analyst into software solutions that meets all of the business requirements and does so following best practices for coding standards.
  • Extensive knowledge and hands-on experience with Front End technologies including (Javascript, JQuery, AngularJS, Bootstrap, etc)


  • Strong experience with Java J2EE
  • Application Server – IBM WebSphere Application Server, IBM WebSphere Portal Server (v8.5 and above)
  • Deploy Themes, Portlets WEF, WARs and PortalPage
  • Experience with IBM RAD Integrated Development Environment
  • Experience with revision control system – SVN, CVS, GIT, RTC
  • Experience with ANT, Maven, Gradle, Jenkins
  • Knowledge of application architectures and data modelling techniques
  • Experience writing SQL, Stored Procedures, Triggers and Views
  • Understanding and experience in Agile Software Development methodology
  • Strong unit and system testing skills
  • Experience in IBM’s Rational Team Concert
  • Experience with Javascript Libraries (Javascript, jQuery, Dojo, AngularJS)

If you’re interested in this opportunity, please email your latest CV, or call James for more information.

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