Liferay Developer

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    Missouri River Township

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    14 days ago

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Job Summary:

Signature Consultants is seeking a Liferay Developer for an opportunity with a client located in St. Louis, MO.


  • Accept ownership of team backlog and commitment to completion

  • Assess implications of leveraging portlets and create solutions accordingly

  • Become fully embedded in development team and participate in all ceremonies and planning while remaining focused on acceptance criteria that is clear, precise, and testable

  • Develop and update technical documentation

  • Develop custom components: collaboration, extensions, forms, workflow, etc.

  • Develop deep expertise in Liferay Cloud and On-Premises technologies

  • Effectively collaborate within team as well as across agile teams

  • Indirect leadership and influence on technical team

  • Lead and oversee release management and migration standards within scope

  • Monitor performance issues, identifying and executing on long-term solutions to improve up-time

  • Optimize, enhance, and support cybersecurity protocols

  • Partner with Architects to execute vision

  • Respond to triage production issues related to integration's or scheduling operations

  • Support data, delivery, and infrastructure teams in the testing and implementation of DXP solutions by performing load testing and providing quality assurance reviews

  • Understand and support critical applications

  • Use planning-, design-, and learning-driven approaches to construct current- and future-state Digital Experience Platform (DXP) architectural models

  • Utilize a broad know-how around how applications and services are constructed using DXP

Required Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of experience in Liferay solution architecture, specifically while playing an active leadership role in deployment designs, including platform management

  • 7+ years of experience in design/implementation/consulting experience with background in: Java, distributed applications, and portal technologies

  • Experience with the following:

    • Application servers

    • Build tools (ANT, Jenkins)

    • CI/CD approach

    • Full stack development and J2EE technology (Apache AXIS/CXF, BND, DAO, DTO, Java, Java Mail, JDBC, JMS, JNDI, JSP, JSTL, JTS, LDAP, MDB, MQ Series, OSGI, Servlets, XML/XSL, and Web services)

    • Liferay DXP Web APIs and Frameworks

    • MVC Design patterns

    • Object-oriented design and data modeling for web applications

    • Open-source portal Liferay 7.4

    • Portal development and back-end system integrations with Liferay DXP, DXP Cloud, Commerce, Analytics Cloud, and custom portlets in Liferay latest releases

    • Relational databases

    • UI componentization, development tools, and frameworks (AJAX, AlloyUI, Angular 13, Bootstrap 4, CSS3, Freemarker, HTML5, JavaScript, jQuery, TypeScript, Velocity VM)

    • Version control tools (Git, etc.)

    • Web servers

  • Strong analytical skills/capabilities to solve complicated issues that arise during design and testing phases

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or Technical Engineering

  • Liferay certification(s)

  • SAFe Agile certification(s)

About Signature Consultants

Signature Consultants, a Digital Intelligence Systems, LLC (DISYS) company, was established in 1997 with a singular focus: to provide clients and consultants with superior staffing solutions. Signature annually deploys thousands of consultants to support, run and manage their clients' technology needs. Signature offers IT staffing, consulting, managed solutions and direct placement services. For more information on the company, please visit

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