Lead Consultant

Consulting Bangalore, India

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
  • As project technical lead, help manage workload and task assignment with project manager to project resources
  • Work with Engagement Managers in Estimating, preparing High-Level Design and technical documents
  • Will be assigned direct reports that need career guidance
  • Will be asked to mentor other consultants who are not as experienced
  • Will be asked to help establish operational processes of the department
  • 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
  • Manage a team of mid-level Consultant - Software Engineers

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 10+ years with Liferay, Java and JEE
  • 8 years of experience with web based technologies (HTML, XML, CSS, JavaScript)
  • Experience working within an agile software development lifecycle with testing, continuous integration and deployment
  • 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
  • Experience with mentoring others
  • 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 others such as JBoss, WebLogic or WebSphere
  • 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
  • Zeal for learning + love of open source
  • 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 portal development for Liferay, WebLogic or WebSphere a plus
  • Ability to travel 30-50% of the time to customer sites

What We Offer

  • Salary package w/ competitive benefits according to qualifications and experience
  • Opportunities to take responsibility and grow professionally
  • A positive and collaborative work culture
  • Working at a leading open source company

 

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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.