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WCS Consultant
Ref No.: 18-61149
Location: Katy, Texas
Position Type:Full Time/Contract
Start Date: 08/22/2018

Position: WCS Developer/Lead/Architect
Location: Katy, TX
Duration: Contract/Fulltime

Job Description:
· Works on WebSphere Commerce architecture specifications
· Works on identifying WCS out-of-the-box functionalities to be leveraged to meet customer needs
· Provides the details on WCS processes and patterns to various stakeholders of the project in order to ease the requirement gathering and architecture designing efforts
· Ensure clarity on NFR and address these requirements during Architecture definition phase
· Define Logical, Technical & Physical views of Architecture
· Define reusable components/frameworks, common schemas, standards to be used & tools to be used and help bootstrap the engineering team
· Review design to make sure design is aligned with WCS Architecture
· Lead performance engineering and capacity planning exercises
· Help PM in identifying key technical risks and mitigation plan for the same
· Help PM in effort estimation and planning
· Mentor & guide Tech Leads & Software Engineers Other Responsibilities
· Responsible for developing best practices and guidelines to be followed by the team
Desired Skill:
· 10+ years of experience in IT including at least 3 years in Architect roles for WebSphere commerce implementations (B2C/B2B systems)
· 8+ years with hands-on experience Java/JEE; Struts/JSF, Spring, EJB, RESTful service and Web services
· Proven experience with various subsystems of WCS like Catalog, Member, Order, payment
· Strong experience in SOLR will be an added advantage
· Experience in Integrating with various systems/services such as Payment gateways, Bazaar voice integration, Analytics, External Order Management, Content Management systems (Exposure to AEM will be an added advantage)
· Strong design and development skills with database technologies and DB2 database
· Proficient in dealing with all the layers in solution: Multi-channel presentation, business logic in middleware, data access layer, RDBMS | NO-SQL
· Strong understanding of architecture patterns such as multi-tenancy, scalability, and federation, to build cloud-ready systems
· Proficient in UNIX/Linux environments
· Strong skills in HTML technologies including AngularJS, React JS, HTML5, CSS, JSON, XML, AJAX and comfortable with responsive design using Bootstrap.
· Experience in using Maven, JUnit, JProfiler/JProbe
· Exposure to tools like Rational suite, Enterprise Architect, Eclipse, and Source code versioning systems like CVS/SVN
· Experience with different development methodologies (RUP | Scrum | XP)
· Expertise in creating technical documents like Architecture views, Technology Architecture blueprint and Design specification
· Experience in Architecture consulting engagements is a plus
· Certification in any Architecture related area is a plus
· Follow trends in technology and have a point of view
Knowledge and understanding of cloud computing infrastructure (Azure / Amazon EC2 / ...)