Healthcare WebSphere Portal Architect Consultant

posted on December 11, 2017

Job Description

Location: Chattanooga, TN

Duration: 3+ Months


  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or related discipline or equivalent years of experience is required. Equivalent years of experience are determined as one year of technical experience for every year of college requested.
  • Master’s degree desirable.
  • 4 years administration knowledge of various web/application/support servers and through use of web technologies in support of web sites and applications, including root cause analysis, load-stress, vulnerability, and customer experience.
  • 4 years experience with web, java application, and/or portal servers
  • 4 years experience with web content management solutions
  • 4 years experience with information security and identity management solutions
  • 4 years experience with multiple operating systems
  • Demonstrated expertise in various Web technologies, including J2EE Application Servers (specifically WebSphere), Microsoft .Net, Web services, Java, JavaScript, HTML, SSL, C/C++, Perl, CGI, Netscape Server, security (firewalls/encryption products), Web servers, browsers, and various third party utilities and tools for integrating Web applications with databases and legacy systems.
  • In-depth knowledge of at least one industry-leading database environment, such as Oracle, MS SQL Server, and Sybase.
  • Knowledge of MDDBMS or OODBMS highly desirable.
  • Work experience in the software development process including requirements gathering and analysis, design, selection of tools and technologies, release and version control, testing methodologies and deployment management.
  • Ability to establish and maintain a high level of customer trust and confidence in the team’s knowledge of and concern for the customer requirements.
  • Project planning and management skills, including scope of work, time estimation, and resource assignment.
  • Strong analytical and conceptual skills; ability to provide solutions/concepts/theories to unique business requirements. Skills/Certifications
  • IBM Portal Administration Certification
  • Documentation and Project management skills
  • Team building and on the job training skills


  • This position is responsible for supporting the design and architecture for internal and external portal sites.
  • Works closely with client project managers and technical leaders to understand customer’s business objectives and system requirements.
  • Helps define and design the Web infrastructure. Provides recommendations to issues and is responsible for all supporting servers.
  • Is the primary Architect to implement production environment changes.
  • Provides technical advise and expertise to Webmasters and Web Developers/Programmers in the installation, acceptance testing, and evaluation of newly released or beta applications.
  • Assists and mentors business departments in the design and construction of their web applications.
  • This position provides leadership in the integration of solutions, constructing portal applications and it’s security, automating updates and building relationships with clients. Job Duties & Responsibilities
  • Perform functions as lead contributor.
  • Understanding of the features and functions of each portal application, how to integrate with existing and future solutions, architect its use, determine capacity and possible flaws.
  • Assumes primary responsibility for supporting the developer and installing the releases.
  • Recommend system changes to accommodate the expected capacity.
  • Establish application connections to various databases.
  • Define and design the front-end web infrastructure changes for high availability.
  • Ensure proper security and authorization of users to access controlled components.
  • Produce or update documentation to pass to the Web Architect Team to support the product after the project is complete.
  • Coordinate enhancements and maintenance of Web systems and sites working directly with vendors.
  • Understanding of what each application does, how it is used, and who is responsible the different components that make up the web application.
  • Perform updates and restarts according to documentation and alerts.
  • Perform simple tests to determine health and impact when issues occur.
  • Understanding of how each web application works, gather useful information, communicate to others, perform maintenance and troubleshoot.
  • Follows documentation steps to install, configure and monitor.
  • Understanding of how to completely install and configure each web application, use and test all functions, determine SLA, define alerts and triggers, troubleshoot and repair, document findings and modifications.
  • Provide reports and communications to concerned stakeholders
  • IIS and HTTP Server Administration
  • WebSphere Application Server Administration
  • WebSphere Portal Administration
  • Web Content Management Administration
  • Active Directory Administration
  • Identity Management Administration
  • Certificate Authority Administrator
  • Installation of software on zLinux, AIX, and Windows platforms
  • Direct firewall changes for Internet connectivity


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