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Reference # : 20-01590 Title : DataPower Developer
Location : Durham, NC
Position Type : Contract
Experience Level : Start Date : 10/09/2020  
Role: DataPower Developer
Location: Durham, NC (Remote to start)
Duration: 6 Months

Job Description:
  • 5+ years of experience in technology
  • Development knowledge of IBM DataPower appliance/Virtual XI50/XI52 - SOAP, MPGW, JavaScript, REST Implementation.
  • Development knowledge of IBM API Connect
  • Expertise in XLST, XQUERY, JSONIQ and JavaScript Development
  • Testing Tool implementation with SOAPUI, CURL, Postman
  • A good team member, able to guide/support colleagues and to take guidance where necessary.
In depth knowledge of the following technologies supported by the team:
  • IBM DataPower appliance/virtual XI50/XI52
  • IBM API Connect
  • Good understanding of SOA Architecture and Micro-service Architecture
  • Responsible for the analysis, development, installation, modification, and support of complex software applications. May design software applications based on functional area assigned.
  • Independently analyze complex business problems or opportunities and prepare detailed specifications and estimates from which objects will be written at the project level.
  • Independently analyze application and system problems and incidents; develop recommendations and solutions for those problems, implement those solutions, and provide communications on the associated actions, business impacts, and results.
  • Independently perform all necessary discovery and fact finding to fully understand and execute all assignments.
  • Identify best practices, communicate, and implement these practices to the department.
  • Create and sustain business literacy and understanding of business processes in the IS organization.
  • Independently code, debug, revise and document intricate objects or systems. May design systems based on functional area assigned.
  • Implement the tested and approved objects in a manner which protects the integrity of all test and production environments.
  • Adhere to all application standards, service level agreements, and processes (i.e., Walkthru and Approval processes, Program/System documentation, Status Reporting, Escalation, Change Management, Problem Management, Software Development Methodology, etc.), as well as participate in the development of these application standards and processes.
  • Evaluate application software packages and make buy vs. build recommendations to management.
  • Provide detailed application and code expertise to the development, testing, business teams.
  • Provide direction and assistance to junior staff members.
  • Independently provide effective communication to business and IS partners. This includes verbal, written, and electronic communication, as well as delivering presentations.
  • Create effective unit test plans from the technical specifications as well as review junior staff members unit test plans for completeness/thoroughness.
Additional Critical Skills:
  • Recent experience with IBM DataPower and API Connect
  • Experience delivering SOA solutions using Java/WebSphere
  • Experience with effective testing and troubleshooting solutions based on Java/WebSphere and DataPower.
  • Experience with at least one of the major Data Base systems: IMS, DB2, Oracle, SQL.
  • Effective verbal or written communication skills
  • Ability to do effective fact finding and develop fact-based conclusions.
  • Process and logic oriented
  • Strong time-management and organizational skills
  • Ability to be self-disciplined, flexible, and adaptable
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work effectively as part of a team, keep a team updated, and deliver on time.