Job Description :
The Liferay Developer is primarily responsible for developing and coding for our intranet portal. The developer must be proficient with Liferay development. Liferay is the platform powering our intrantet portal website for students/faculty/staff. The complex system involves front-end website, back-end application, database, and numerous integrations with other systems.
Qualifications
The ideal candidate will have the following:
7+ years of experience in the area of Software Analysis, architecture, development, Maintenance and Support. Almost 4+ years of hands on Liferay development experience.
5 years of experience in design and development of Liferay applications involving hooks, themes, layouts, portlets(JSR-168/JSR-286 Portlet development), and ext-Plugins
5+ years of JAVA/J2EE and Liferay/Java design patterns
Experience in setting-up Clustered Liferay Portal environment.
Installation and configuration of Liferay in Tomcat
Securing Liferay servers (Enable audit logging, assign correct roles to users)
Customizing and using Liferay Out of Box portlets.
Strong knowledge on SOAP and Restful webservices.
Proficiency in programming with different Java IDE’s
Strong technical background, excellent analytical ability, good debugging skills, good communication skills, team player, goal oriented.
Testing: performing/automating Unit through Integration Testing. System Integration Testing.
Experience with Agile Software Development Lifecycle.
Liferay portal certified is a plus.
Tasks & Duties
Manage the execution of all portal changes requests which includes portal configuration changes
Coordinate with System, Network and Enterprise Application teams to trouble shoot any portal related issues
Develop Web Pages based on design specifications
Analyze design specifications and work side by side with the business and back end developers
Implement web site design, graphics, layout, with query capabilities
Utilize broad front end skill sets and tool to handle and solve design problems of ALL scale
Required Skills
Expertise in J2EE technologies - Spring framework, Java Server Faces JSF, Web Services (over HTTP/JMS/AMQP), REST, Jersey, JAXB, XSD/XML
A minimum of one project with Liferay Portal 6.x or 7.x (Themes/Hooks/Plugin/Layouts)
Complete understanding JSR-286 specifications, Portlet Life cycle, Inter-Portlet communication strategies etc.
AJAX/Javascript libraries
Hands-on experience implementing different types of Liferay Hooks
Very strong communication skills & work independently with minimum supervision

Client : Confidential