WebSphere Commerce Developer

Salmon Ltd
30 Sep 2017
03 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
As a result of continuing growth we are looking for a number of strong WebSphere Commerce Developers with varying levels of experience.

Key Responsibilities:

Candidates with exposure to web based J2EE technologies required to deliver successful Client projects, including installing, configuring and developing customised code for WebSphere Commerce. You will also be involved in developing custom Controller Commands, EJBs and JSPs, performing the maintenance and modification of programs currently in production and coding new applications from predefined program specifications.


Talented, enthusiastic, focused, eye for detail, professional. Keen to learn and find new ways of doing things. A team player who is proud of your work and wants to share with everyone! You like working in a fast aced environment and are driven by the desire to improve the online purchasing experience for everyone, no matter what they are buying and from where! You will be client focused and be willing to be flexible when required to make them happy, including working at client locations

The techy bit….we need you to be really great at:

  • WebSphere Commerce (WC) functional architecture (e.g. store, catalog, merchandising, marketing, orders)
  • WC frameworks (e.g. Command framework, MVC,)
  • WC search
  • Common WC data models (User, Orders, Catalogs, Promotions etc.)
  • WC messaging infrastructure (inbound and outbound, REST, MQ, BOD)
  • WC persistence layer (SDO and EJB/access/data beans)
  • Customisation of all of the above
  • WC development environment, SVN and GIT repos
  • Java and J2EE development (e.g. JSP, EJB, JPA, Struts, Spring, core JAVA)
  • Develop performant and secure code (incl. SQL) for high-traffic production use, following pre-defined principles and guidelines
  • Demonstrate and develop to WC best practices, especially with regards to security and customisations
  • Have a working knowledge of Dynacache
  • Have good front-end development skills in HTML, CSS and JS frameworks (e.g. JQuery) and are familiar with Ajax
  • If you know some of this even better

  • An understanding of WC architecture and deployment models (e.g. 3-tier, de-coupled storefront/search)
  • Experience developing headless WC solutions
  • An interest in the ongoing developments of WC (e.g. xC programming model, JPA)
  • Web-tier configuration experience (e.g. Apache)
  • Working knowledge of application server technologies (e.g. WebSphere Application Server)
  • Having worked on solutions utilising edge-caches and CDNs
  • Salmon is a global digital commerce consultancy with operations in London, Amsterdam, Beijing, Melbourne and New Delhi and part of the WPP Group. Our aim is to define, design and deliver dynamic, high performance, state-of-the-art ecommerce sites for the world’s leading brands. We work for some of the best…Audi UK, GAME, Sainsburys’, Selfridges, Ted Baker and many more.

    Our Salmon DNA is what pulls us all together. We want to make our client happy. Our reputation is based on having the best people in the business, who are honest and straight talking and really want to understand not just our clients but their customers. We are passionate about the innovative approach we take in everything we do and we are proud of what our teams achieve. We show respect for all and trust and empower our people and we won’t settle for second best!

    As our business grows, so we need to find new people who share our values, work ethic and DNA. We especially want to encourage more Women to join us and take a key role in shaping and moulding some of the best ecommerce sites in the world.

    Want to find out more about Salmon and our clients?


    This job was originally posted as www.cwjobs.co.uk/job/75975221