it should still fix some issue There is no missing dependency, there is one too much. You shouldn't include the hibernate-jpa-2.0-api, because WebSphere already provides the JPA API classes, so if you set the scope to provided for that dependency, it should work:
Hope that helps Providing the spring-boot-starter-web package with the correct configuration (maybe check the Basic guide from Spring Boot) your application will run in an embedded Tomcat application server. When building as a jar you should be able to run the application using java -jar on the SUSE machine. The embedded Tomcat should use the java installation from the process it was started by.
How to deploy the EAR application in Websphere Cluster environment using hudson or jenkins Websphere deploy plugin