Consultant - Software Engineer

Consulting Tokyo, Japan

Major Objectives

  • Deliver features, Mentor less experienced team members
  • Provide technical leadership and guidance in the installation, configuration, and implementation of Liferay's Java-based technologies
  • Amaze clients by planning, designing, building, and delivering innovative solutions out of the box or through customizations
  • Maintain the confidence of both customers and colleagues in Liferay products and technologies
  • Deliver projects quickly, cost-effectively, and with the highest quality
  • Communicate effectively and efficiently
  • Conduct engaging Liferay trainings for key customers
  • Fix product defects to ensure successful deployment of client projects
  • Potential to travel up to 50% of the time to customer sites to provide face-to-face technical solutions or trainings

Note: As in any fast-paced, agile environment, the list above is just some of the challenging opportunities you will tackle. You'll excel if you are able to enthusiastically overcome hurdles, quickly adjust to changing priorities, and have a blast working with a fun and innovative team.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Love for cutting-edge technology
  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or Computer Engineering, or equivalent level of demonstrated knowledge required
  • Experience in writing enterprise strength Java / J2EE code
  • Advanced understanding and experience in Java and OO design
  • Enjoy teaching people complex topics
  • Expert knowledge of databases (MySQL, Oracle)
  • Experience with Websphere, Weblogic, JBOSS AS, or Tomcat
  • Solid knowledge of Windows and Linux OS, Servlets/JSP, Spring and Hibernate, application performance and performance tuning
  • Experience working within an agile software development lifecycle with testing, continuous integration and deployment (Git, Maven, Jira, Gradle, Jenkins, etc.)
  • Experience with frontend technologies is a plus (React, Node.js, Angular, Vue..)
  • Knowledge or experience working with deployment and orchestration technologies (such as Docker, Kubernetes, and Jenkins)
  • Prior experience with Liferay or other portal solutions a plus
  • Demonstrates expert analytical and problem-solving skills coupled with very strong motivation to identify and resolve customer issues
  • Flexible, proven ability to work well under pressure, meet aggressive deadlines
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, both written and verbal
  • Strong escalation handling skills; able to facilitate discussion to peacefully resolve conflict
  • Familiarity with agile software development lifecycle
  • Detail-oriented
  • Works well with distributed team
  • Flexible
  • Must have at least 2+ years of relevant professional experience

Language Requirement

  • English: Fluent Level
  • Japanese: None
Salary is competitive and based on previous experience.

Equal Opportunities Employer - Statement:

Liferay Japan K.K. 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 or gender reassignment, religion or beliefs, marital or civil partnership status, family or dependency status, disability, pregnancy and maternity or membership of a traveling community.