• Sr Liferay Architect

    Job Location(s) US
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(10/10/2018 2:43 PM)
    Job ID
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    Corporate - Internal IT Support
  • Overview



    At Perficient you’ll deliver mission-critical technology and business solutions to Fortune 500 companies and some of the most recognized brands on the planet. And you’ll do it with cutting-edge technologies, thanks to our close partnerships with the world’s biggest vendors. Our network of offices across North America, as well as locations in India and China, will give you the opportunity to spread your wings, too.


    We’re proud to be publicly recognized as a “Top Workplace” year after year. This is due, in no small part, to our entrepreneurial attitude and collaborative spirit that sets us apart and keeps our colleagues impassioned, driven, and fulfilled.


    Perficient currently has a career opportunity for a Senior Liferay Architect supporting our customers nationally. 


    Job Overview:

    As a Senior Liferay  Architect, you will provide technical leadership in our Liferay practice for some of our most complex Liferay projects.  In addition to leading teams you will have the opportunity to provide thought leadership and be a key leader in the growth of our Liferay practice.  Additionally beyond Liferay, you will provide solution architecture for the business problem, platform integration with third party services, designing and developing complex features for clients' business needs. The Liferay Technical Architect will provide technology direction, ensures project implementation compliance, and utilizes technology research to innovate, integrate, and manage technology solutions. The Senior Technical Architect must have C-level presentation, team management and thought leadership skills.




    • Own and aggressively drive forward specific areas of technology architecture. Provide architectural solutions/designs to project execution teams for implementation.
    • Provide technology architectural assessments, strategies, and roadmaps for one or more technology domains.
    • Lead projects within architecture. Work with Product Owner/Business Analysts to understand functional requirements and interact with other cross-functional teams to architect, design, develop, test, and release features.
    • Mentor junior team members in Liferay based solutions.
    • Develop Proof-of-Concept projects to validate new architectures and solutions.
    • Own development of a few features in every Sprint.
    • Support multiple Agile Scrum teams with planning, scoping and creation of technical solutions for the new product capabilities, through to continuous delivery to production.
    • Liaise with offshore team and clients for resolving technical dependencies, issues, and risks.
    • Mentor and provide architectural guidance to multiple teams building innovative applications.
    • Drive common vision, practices and capabilities across teams.



    • Minimum 10-15 years experience delivering software engineering projects.
    • Minimum 7 years experience delivering Digital Experience Platform solutions with at least 3 years of hands on Liferay experience.
    • Specific Liferay experience includes:
      • Liferay DXP 7.0 experience
      • JSR286 and OSGI development
      • Experience with Liferay content and documents
      • Search integration
      • Liferay security
      • Administration and configuration
    • Expericne delivering enterprise technology solutions to production
    • Other important technology experience that is a very strong benefit includes:
      • Modern UI frameworks including Angular or React
      • Development on cloud platforms (OpenShift, AWS, GCP etc.)
      • Java
      • Spring framework
      • HTML/CSS
      • IBM Digital Experince
    • Leadership and team management experience with ability to provide strategic planning and oversight.
    • Demonstrated thought leadership a very strong plus (blogs, forums, speaking engagements, etc.)
    • Fluent and current on architecture trends with an eye on market/technical conditions and future direction.
    • Experience in defining new architectures and ability to drive an independent project from an architectural stand point.
    • Experience in complete project life cycle activities on development and maintenance projects.
    • Knowledge and experience in developing software using agile methodologies.
    • Proven track record of technical leadership roles delivering solutions within defined timeframes.
    • Proficient in authoring, editing and presenting technical documents.
    • Excellent written and oral communication skills; Ability to communicate effectively with technical and non-technical staff.
    • Experience working with a globally distributed team and managing off-shore teams
    • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field.

    Preferred Skills and Education:

    • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field.
    • Experience working in a professional services company, consulting firm, or agency.

    Perficient full-time employees receive complete and competitive benefits. We offer a collaborative work environment, competitive compensation, generous work/life opportunities and an outstanding benefits package that includes paid time off plus holidays. In addition, all colleagues are eligible for a number of rewards and recognition programs including billable bonus opportunities. Encouraging a healthy work/life balance and providing our colleagues great benefits are just part of what makes Perficient a great place to work. 


    More About Perficient


    Perficient is the leading digital transformation consulting firm serving Global 2000 and enterprise customers throughout North America. With unparalleled information technology, management consulting and creative capabilities, Perficient and its Perficient Digital agency deliver vision, execution and value with outstanding digital experience, business optimization and industry solutions.


    Our work enables clients to improve productivity and competitiveness; grow and strengthen relationships with customers, suppliers and partners; and reduce costs.  Perficient's professionals serve clients from a network of offices across North America and offshore locations in India and China. Traded on the Nasdaq Global Select Market, Perficient is a member of the Russell 2000 index and the S&P SmallCap 600 index.


    Perficient is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national, origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


    Disclaimer:  The above statements are not intended to be a complete statement of job content, rather to act as a guide to the essential functions performed by the employee assigned to this classification.  Management retains the discretion to add or change the duties of the position at any time. 




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