Associate Consultant

Consulting Bangalore, India

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

As a Junior Consultant at Liferay, you will work very close to customers, primary point of contact for all technical questions and inquiries, designing and developing solutions being involved in full cycle projects. 

Major Objectives:

  • 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
  • Fix product defects to ensure successful deployment of client projects

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Love for cutting-edge technology
  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or Computer Engineering, or equivalent level of demonstrated knowledge required
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English,
  • 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
  • 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
  • Strong escalation handling skills; able to facilitate discussion to peacefully resolve conflict
  • Familiarity with agile software development lifecycle
  • Detailed-oriented
  • Works well with distributed team

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

 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.