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December 19, 2009

WebSphere Portal UI Developer (Boston)

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Job Title: WebSphere Portal User Interface Developer
Location: Boston

Position Summary
The WebSphere Portal User Interface Developer is a results-oriented, self-motivated doer who can develop clean, concise, optimized, cross-platform/browser user interfaces on content management systems and portal platforms including IBM's WebSphere Portal, Lotus Web Content Management (WCM) and Interwoven's TeamSite.

• Deliver quality, timely content-managed applications/websites for all web and interactive marketing website initiatives
• Continually address cross-browser compatibility challenges creatively, using existing resources to maximize re-use and reduce redundancies
• Develop 'themes', components and presentation templates using IBM WebSphere Portal Server / Lotus WCM
• Administer and configure select features of the IBM WebSphere Portal and Lotus WCM Server as necessary (version 6.1 preferred)
• Develop templates for use with Interwoven TeamSite
• Develop workflows for both Lotus WCM and Interwoven TeamSite
• Perform Java/J2EE development and work with associated architectures
• Lead initiatives around Web2.0 approaches such as mashups, widgets, gadgets, and composite applications
• Help evangelize web technology and use of the web as a business channel, as well as articulate the benefits of an optimized user experience to all levels of the organization.
Experience and Education:
• Minimum BS/BA in Computer Science, or equivalent required
• Minimum 5-7 years programming experience, with a concentration in user interface development
• Demonstrated expertise in front-end development with mastery of HTML/XHTML, JavaScript, and CSS and proficiency in Perl, Java, Ajax, JSP, XML, XSLT, and Dojo
• Experience in JSR 168/286-compliant portlet design and development, preferably in an IBM portal environment
• Experience using IDEs such as Eclipse, Rational Application Developer and application servers like IBM WebSphere and/or Tomcat/Apache
• Demonstrable experience with Java, J2EE web application design, development of servlets, Java Server Pages, JSTL and good understanding of MVC framework and Enterprise patterns
• Demonstrated commitment to web standards and expertise in Accessibility (Section 508 compliance), W3C methods and properties, and Centers for Medicaid Services (CMS)
• Deep understanding of web application design and web security frameworks
• Significant experience designing and developing workflow processes
• Ability to act as a technical liaison by communicating technical concepts to non-technical counterparts and add consultative value wherever possible
• Strong written & verbal communication skills
• Experience working in a fast-paced deadline oriented environment

Location: Boston
Compensation: Temp-to -Perm $50-$60/hour $80K-$90K base salary + bonus
This is a contract job.