Job Description :
Manager Notes:
This is a new req here in NC with a very motivated manager. We are looking for a Sr. WebFocus Engineer for a very long term position. Basically this person will support several projects focused on WebFocus. Once again, this is in NC and must sit on site here at our Durham Campus.

Day to Day:
1 Full-time development role. Should be able to work on UI in jQuery, Angular, JAVA to develop and integrate WebFocus.

Top Skills:
1 WebFocus
2 Linux
3 jQuery, Angular 5 (desirable), HTML5, CSS3
4 Java


Web Focus Software Engineer/Developer - W2 HIRE ONLY
(6 month to 3 year contract)
55-62 an hour W2)

This Solutions Engineer will participate in design, development and implementation of WebFocus and other open source analytical applications.

Will work on modernizing older applications, legacy system conversions, cloud computing, tool evaluation and prototyping. Will be actively involved in discussions on solution approaches across various applications.

Experience with WebFocus, and strong working knowledge of HTML, CSS, jQuery, Angular, Java and Linux is a must. Should have exposure to working with open source libraries for charting and grids and have a good understanding on continuous integration and deployment processes. Will contribute to the overall success of BI projects across the project life cycle. Should possess good technical and communication skills.

Primary Responsibilities

WebFOCUS Experience

Demonstrated experience with developing WebFOCUS based Business Intelligence solutions.

Demonstrated experience on IBI WebFOCUS versions 7.x AND 8.x
Demonstrated experience with Report development, BI Portal (Dashboards) and application integration.
Demonstrated experience of integrating WebFOCUS report components with custom developed user interfaces.
Demonstrated experience performing WebFOCUS upgrades.

WebFOCUS Product knowledge

Maintain awareness of the current product capabilities (Report Caster, MRE, BID)

Pro-actively suggest improvements/utilization of WebFOCUS modules for the betterment of the organization
Work with Project Technical Lead to determine design approach of WebFOCUS-related components. Provide options and recommend ways to best utilize WebFOCUS in the solution
Working knowledge of how to log/track issues with the IBI WebFOCUS support organization.

UI Experience

Demonstrated experience HTML5, CSS3, Javascript, jQuery and Angular platform
Experience with open source libraries
Experience creating POCs and evaluating tools and libs

Project Team Engagement

Represent the team in Project meetings
Provide estimates for proposed new work
Work closely with project teams and other WebFOCUS developers to design and develop reporting solutions that best satisfy business requirements.
Educate project team members on the capabilities / features of the WebFOCUS reporting application.
Effectively communicate information and issues to all key technology and business partners
Develop standards and best practices for WebFOCUS report development and code reviews
Highly self-motivated, results oriented, with an ability to work in a fast paced and geographically distributed project team.
Participate in production support and troubleshooting activities for production reporting applications.

Education and Experience

4+ years of experience with WebFOCUS v.7x AND v.8x
4+ years of experience with UI development
8+ years total work experience
3+ experience with SQL, PL/SQL
Experience integrating with web services and stored procedures
Well versed in database technologies
B.S. in a computer-related field is preferred

Skills and Knowledge

Demonstrated ability to balance priorities and simultaneous projects
Strong judgment, issues management, excellent trouble-shooting abilities
Highly organized, ability to coordinate activities across groups
Excellent verbal/writing/listening skills
Ability to effectively communicate within the team and across groups.
Strong customer focus with world class customer service skills
Pro-active, recommends process improvements
Ability to quickly learn new technologies
Experience with Java technologies is desired.