The Fatwire Technical Lead is responsible for the FatWire Web Content Management System. The Web Content Management System supports customer facing websites with optimized versions for both laptop and handheld devices, as well as the product and company websites.
The FatWire Technical Lead is responsible for optimal utilization of the FatWire platform, including best practices for: application design best practices for templates and assets, configuration – including caching, clustering, logging, and maintenance procedures.
Guides implementation of best practices for application design, including templates and assets
Guides implementation of best practices for configuration – including caching, clustering, and interfaces with other systems.
Ensures the platform is maintained – including log management, patch and upgrade schedules are safely met
Resolve technical issues with the FatWire platform, including code and environment issues
Reviews and provides feedback business and technical requirements, high-level architectural designs, and interface specifications.
Writes detailed design documents that fully specific functionality and map to requirements
Day to day technical leadership for specific issues, projects or initiatives with adherence to release timeline schedules – actively managing and escalating issues with web system(s) solution providers and partners.
Provide level of effort estimates for new and proposed projects and change requests
Review of all graphic designs and front end code – including HTML, CSS and java script, delivered by design team to ensure standards, feasibility and technological fit
Review artifacts produced by the Web development team – including design documents and code.
Ensure that build, release and deployment processes and tools provide reliability, consistency and visibility
Produce complete and detailed release notes
Risk identification and mitigation on a daily basis ensuring appropriate communication and resolution delivery in a timely manner.
Support testing, including review of test cases and procedures, helping to plan and execute performance tests, evaluate results. Review, assign and resolve defects
BS in Computer Science or Equivalent. Advanced degree preferred
2+ years’ experience with FatWire Web CMS as a team lead
5-6 years of experience in web site development with Java, including portal and e-commerce websites.
Experience with the entire software development lifecycle – including requirements analysis, design, development, deployment, testing and maintenance.
Familiarity with fundamentals of TCP/IP networking and routing
Demonstrate capabilities to work independently, with a pro-active, service-level oriented, customer-focused mindset.
Ability to partner with various teams, soliciting help from and providing help to other departments as needed
Superior communication skills required; demonstrable ability to communicate in both a technical and non-technical environment
Java – J2EE: JSP, JMS. Java certification preferred
Struts, Spring, Velocity
XML, SOAP, Apache Axis
Unix/Linux – Red Hat, Fedora
RDBMS – Oracle, MS SQL Server
Apache web server, Squid web proxy
Virtual Machine environments
If interested and qualified and a U.S. Citizen or Green Card Holder, please forward resume to Jenn@weplacepeople.com