Senior Consultant - Software Engineer

5 - 7 years experience  • 

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 04/19/18
Chicago, IL
5 - 7 years experience
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 04/19/18

Senior Consultant - Software Engineer

Do you want to work for a global open source software company with a startup culture? Liferay is bursting at the seams with 600+ employees in 12+ countries and our Global Services team is looking for deeply technical people who enjoy working in small teams on client sites to deliver challenging, multi-faceted software projects. We’re looking for the kind of person who can not only create beautiful and scalable code, but also navigate a team through the ever-changing waters of consulting projects. If that sounds like you, apply today and let’s chat.


Major Objectives:

  • Develop new features, customizations and enhancements to the core product during a client engagement

  • Work with engagement manager and/or clients to scope work, produce estimates and help define deliverables

  • Provide technical leadership and guidance in the installation, configuration, and implementation of Liferay's Java-based technologies

  • Work directly with the customer to clarify requirements, identify risks with an accompanying mitigation strategy and obtain feedback on deliverables

  • Demonstrate a deep knowledge of the platform and recommend new features and modifications drawing on experience with past clients

  • Deliver projects quickly, cost-effectively, and with the highest quality

  • Conduct engaging Liferay trainings for key customers

  • Experience with mentoring others


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Zeal for learning + love of open source
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experiencerequired

  • 4-6 years of experience working in deeply technical projects on client sites

  • Excellent programming and analytical skills and a solid foundation in Java and Java Servlets

  • 3-5 years with Java and JEE

  • 3-5 years of experience with web based technologies (HTML, XML, CSS, JavaScript)

  • 3-5 years of experience with relational databases

  • Experience with Java frameworks such as Spring and Hibernate

  • Experience with tuning JVMs and application servers a plus

  • Experience with the full project lifecycle, including business requirements gathering, technical specifications, development, testing, and deployment

  • Experience with multiple databases, and application servers including Tomcat and at least other such as JBoss, WebLogic or WebSphere

  • Experience with portal development for Liferay, WebLogic or WebSphere a plus

  • Excellent prioritization, organization, and time management skills and ability to work with minimal supervision

  • Excellent communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills including the ability to communicate complex business solution concepts clearly and persuasively to diverse audiences

  • Ability to consistently deliver projects and customer value

  • Experience working within an agile software development lifecycle with testing, continuous integration and deployment

  • Ability to travel 50-75% of the time to customer sites

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