Senior Frontend Engineer

Frontend Engineering Recife, Brazil

About Liferay 

Liferay, Inc. is a uniquely profitable B2B enterprise software company with 1,200+ fiery-eyed employees all across Europe, the Americas, the Middle East, Asia, and Africa. As a renowned provider of enterprise open source technologies, we have been recognized by Gartner for empowering businesses around the world to solve complex digital challenges.  Liferay Experience Cloud is an all-in-one solution that unites our Liferay DXP and cloud platform capabilities with built-in analytics and B2B commerce functionality, reducing the time to market and allowing for accelerated innovation - serving notable customers across the globe such as Airbus, US Bank, Honda, and Desjardins. 

But we don’t just make awesome software, we are also fueled by a greater-than-profit vision. By building a vibrant business, making technology useful, and investing in communities, we make it possible for people to reach their full potential to serve others. We give our employees five days off to volunteer at charities they’re excited about, and Liferay donates 10% of our profits to charities around the world. Oh, we’re also self-funded which gives us the freedom to work on whatever we think brings the most value to customers and communities in the long run!


About You and this Role

Senior Frontend Software Engineers at Liferay are professionals with excellent technical knowledge in frontend development technologies such as HTML, CSS, and Javascript. They are responsible for making web applications friendly and functional to the end-users.


Key Objectives

  • Design and implement front-end solution architecture, mindful of reusability, maintainability, and modularity. 
  • Create and share reusable front-end modules both internally and in the open-source world (e.g. npm). 
  • Oversee the implementation of front-end solution designs. 
  • Implement and enforce best practices and conventions.
  • Work closely with our UX design team, bringing their beautiful interface designs to life.
  • Work closely with Backend developers and UX Designers to integrate Frontend code, ensuring design integrity.
  • Interface directly with different project stakeholders to move projects forward (including, but not limited to, clarifying requirements, address reported issues and provide project statuses). 
  • Improve our UI test infrastructure by working in collaboration with our Infrastructure Testing team.
  • Author best practice guides/white papers and/or speaking roles at conferences/symposiums/BU meetings. 
  • Takes project ownership. 
  • Deliver projects and customer value consistently. 
  • Mentor and oversee team members.

Required Qualifications

  • A BS/MS in Computer Science or equivalent experience
  • Strong experience with JavaScript, TypeScript, CSS, and HTML, as well as their frameworks (angular, react, etc.) and tools
  • Basic understanding of relational databases
  • Experience with full Software Development Lifecycle, including business requirements gathering, technical specifications, development, and testing
  • Excellent prioritization, organization, and time management skills and ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Excellent communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills, including communicating complex business solution concepts clearly and persuasively to diverse audiences.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Proficient in Java web development a plus
  • Proficient in Liferay Products and Liferay web module development a plus
  • Experience with frontend performance tuning is a plus
  • A self-starter, quick learner, self-motivated, and proactive beyond their duty
  • Good verbal and written communication skills

What We Offer

  • Salary package w/ competitive benefits according to qualifications and experience
  • Opportunities to take responsibility, grow professionally, and Stay Nerdy
  • A positive and collaborative work culture
  • Check out what employees say about us on Glassdoor 
  • Working at a leading open-source company

Equal Opportunities Employer - Statement

Liferay is committed to the equal treatment of all candidates, customers and employees and to fostering a culture of dignity at work. Our operating procedure provides for equal opportunities in recruitment and employment with the aim to eliminate discrimination against any job applicant or employee on the basis of race, age, sexual orientation, gender, religion or beliefs, marital or civil partnerships status, family or dependency status, disability, pregnancy and maternity or membership of a traveling community.