Job Description :
Job Title: IBM WebSphere Portal
Location: Hoboken, NJ
Duration: 12+ Months

6+ years of development experience with sound knowledge in IBM WebSphere Portal in different versions 8.5/8.0(JSR 286), 7.1/6.1(JSR 168)
Good working experience on open source JSR 168, JSR 286 portlets, Struts 1 & 2, Spring, JSP ,Servlets, WebServices, JDBC
More preference would be given to candidates with migration/upgrade experience from IBM WebSphere portal 6.1/7.1 to 8.0 / 8.5
Hands on experience on Java, J2EE development
Quick learner and able to lead and work independently from development till moving the applications to production
Ability to provide end to end solution based on requirement document
Identification of impacts of upgrade on downstream & upstream systems and also studying the compatibility of the new system with other systems
Documentation of remediation & migration steps.
Conduct peer reviews and train the junior dev team with portal knowledge and also must be a good team player
Regular status updates, issues/risks identification & escalation, co-ordination with multiple teams (Application Engineering / QA / DBA /Architecture team)
Performance fixes & improvements and would be able to suggest and implement various industry best practices
Exposure to PL/SQL programming
Unit and system testing of developed modules
Should go the extra mile to deliver results on time with quality to customers

Key Skills: IBM WebSphere Portal 8.5 / 8.0 development, JSR 168, 286 , IBM Portlets, Struts