Global Consumer Solutions (GCS) IT Operations - Liferay DevOps Engineer/Developer
We are seeking a motivated Liferay DevOps Engineer/Developer with development and SDLC experience to contribute toward the success of our technology initiatives. Actively participates in the daily development operations (DevOps) activities that impact important components / processes of the IT work function and may include responsibilities, such as:
Fully participates in development, testing, implementation, and support of Liferay application systems, including the following tasks:
Installation and configuration of development and production environments.
Platform administration through the Control Panel.
Application design and development.
Custom portlet design and development.
Design and implementation of custom page layouts.
Organization of users and pages across collection types.
Configuration and custom styling of out-of-box applications / portlets
Troubleshoot and resolve issues with the Liferay portal.
Install and test patches provided by Liferay Support.
Work with individual site owners to ensure that applications and patches work correctly.
Troubleshoot and resolve Liferay portal programming bugs as reported by business and IT stakeholders in the JIRA issue tracking system.
Work with end users to identify and troubleshoot issues associated with the Liferay portal and applications.
Provide documentation and end user training for applications.
Performs change impact analysis tasks.
Participates in design, coding, testing, implementation, and documentation of solutions.
Participates in designing, coding, testing, debugging, documenting, maintaining, and modifying Liferay systems of moderate complexity, significance, and risk.
Participates in investigation, analysis, and resolution of technical problems related to system functions, programming, and procedures.
Assists with post-implementation reviews
Assists in monitoring operating efficiency of existing systems
Writes documentation that describes installation and operating procedures.
Participates in live support and incident resolution that may include shift work and 24x7x365 on-call rotation.
Anticipates, prevents and eliminates problems and creates efficient fixes.
Execution of deployment operations to monitor and improve on pre-release, upgrades and current versions of software.
Facilitates elimination of problems and roadblocks before they occur.
Evaluating compatibility of programs with existing hardware and/or software features.
Improving operation and monitoring of advanced or complex features.
Gathers and updates necessary information and communicates to appropriate parties.
Works cross-functionally to accomplish assignments.
Interacts with internal and external peers and managers to exchange complex information related to Liferay.
Bachelor degree from an accredited college or university.
At least 3 years of hands-on Liferay (v6.2) development experience (hooks, themes, and portlets) in a technical engineering role, that may include the following:
Developing layouts and themes in Liferay Portal
Developing new web pages and modifying existing web pages
Adding new web content and modifying existing web content
Conduct Liferay administrative management
Perform Liferay portal customization with hooks and EXT plugins.
Experience with administration, configuration management, debugging, and performance tuning of Liferay Portal applications
Experience using time management skills such as prioritizing/organizing and tracking details and meeting deadlines of multiple projects with varying completion dates
Experience identifying operational issues and recommending and implementing strategies to resolve problems.
3 years of operating in a DevOps background
Good communication and collaboration skills
Ability to code and script
Comfort with frequent, incremental code testing and deployment pipeline using Agile methodologies
A strong focus on business outcomes
Comfort with reaching across technical and functional borders