The Senior Lead Software Developer will provide leadership for the design, engineering and integration of cost effective open system technology solutions in support of Travelport's GDS business requirements. This position requires the ability to work across Travelport's business units and their internal organizations including: Applications Development, Database Administration, Network Services, Technology and Infrastructure as well as with external vendors.
Participate with a Core of Excellence team to evaluate and tune products running within IBM technologies.
Mentor and consult with development teams on efficiencies in tuning java code, flows, and rules. Mentor and consult with architecture, performance engineering, and development to implement solutions that perform and scale to expectations.
Consult with operational, engineering, and development teams in the investigation of root cause of issues in the IBM platforms.
Design and develop complex common technical services and components that are exposed across the enterprise in a highly resilient and performing manner.
Experience analyzing and tuning JVMs and garbage collectors
Proven troubleshooting and platform analysis abilities
Proven ability to tune IBM platforms such as (WAS, WMB, WODM, WMQ, and DataPower)
Proven ability to evaluate technical designs and java code to identify performance issues
5+ years of experience in open systems application development environment
7+ years of experience in JAVA-based application development environment
5+ years of experience in J2EE technologies (Servlets, EJB, JDBC, JMS, Java Security)
1-2 years of experience with XML and related technologies (XSL/T, XML Schema).
3+ years of experience with SOA Frameworks
Excellent understanding of object-oriented analysis and design
Excellent understanding of architectural design patterns
Excellent understanding of enterprise architectures
Understanding of networking connectivity is essential, including TCP/IP
Understanding of enterprise systems (i.e., databases, legacy systems, etc.)
3+ years LINUX/UNIX experience.
1-2 years travel industry experience beneficial
Excellent interpersonal skills
Excellent organizational skills and ability to multi-task
Effective written and communication skills
B.S. in Computer Science or Information Systems
Travelport helps people with their journeys, whether it be by land, air, or sea. Through its primary Global Distribution Systems (GDS)...