New York
Job Type
Contract Full-Time
Date Posted

Job Title: Liferay Portal Technical Architect / Lead

Assignment Length: long term contract

Project City and State: USA

Are you a Liferay Technical Architect / Lead with at least 5 years of experience developing and implementing enterprise-level Java applications?

If so, check out this job!

Vertex is a US-based tech company with 15 years’ experience in Microsoft, Salesforce, BI, AI, and Cloud Computing. We have earned longstanding client relationships as trusted, long-term partners. Every day we inspire, innovate, and implement solutions that solve complex business problems using creativity and technologies that drive results.

What you can expect?

· Professional recruiters with vast industry knowledge

· Expert credentialing

· No-hassle onboarding

What’s in it for you?

· An assignment that uses your skills

· Opportunities to advance your career

· Competitive compensation

· Great work environment

Qualifications (Critical Skills)

· At least 5 years of experience developing and implementing enterprise-level Java applications.

· 5+ years of Java/J2EE application design and development experience.

· Experience with OSGI or similar framework.

· Experience with MVC design pattern.

· Experience with Hibernate/Spring frameworks.

· Experience implementing and utilizing Web services, Service/System Integrations.

· Strong Web UI development skills (i.e., HTML, CSS, JavaScript).

· Development experience utilizing Vaadin framework is a plus.

· Ability to translate business requirements into technical requirements.

· Experience delivering technical design & architecture documentation.

· Experience with code management tools, automated build setup, and deployment procedures.

· 5+ years of strong Liferay hands-on experience.

· Experience delivering extranet/customer portals from start to finish.

· Experience configuring Liferay sites and organizations with permissions.

· Experience developing portlets, custom themes, and WCM features in Liferay.

· Experience implementing logging, usage metrics, audit trail, and usage analytics components.

· Experience installing, configuring, and administering Liferay applications in both production and non-production environments.

· In-depth understanding of Liferay platform and development best practices.

· Project experience with Liferay 7.x (DXP) is required.

· Knowledge of Liferay 7 (DXP 7.2) is required.

· Experience working with and leading offsite teams is required.

· Must have strong analytical and problem-solving skills.

· Integration with enterprise systems and overall architectural standards knowledge.

· Personal time management skills and ability to meet individual and team deadlines.

· Excellent communication presentation and organization skills with ability to communicate effectively across multiple IT team disciplines and with business users.

· Insurance industry experience is a plus.

What you’ll be doing

· Plan, design, develop, modify, debug, and evaluate web portal solutions. Serve as technical lead for all portal projects and services.

· Perform hands on design, development, and support activities for web portals with focus on feature rich design, usability, and site performance.

· Propose solutions based on requirements, schedule, and budget.

· Establish and execute traceable unit and integration tests.

· Configure operational parameters such as role and permissions, user attributes, etc.

· Provide delivery plans and estimates for work effort on assigned projects.

· Own and maintain Liferay portal environment. Establish standard guidelines for designing and developing secure, supportable, reusable, service-oriented and performing solutions.

· Understand and apply industry practices, architectural standards and department policies and procedures relating to work assignments.

· Troubleshoot and resolve technical issues as they arise.


· Bachelor’s degree in computer science, management information systems, mathematics or related field is strongly preferred.