Senior Software Engineer in Madrid


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Job Description

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

Backend Software Engineer, with strong Java (or similar) knowledge and experience. You will work both on maintaining existing components and creating new ones. You’ll also participate not only in the implementation, but also in the definition of the work itself, and we expect you to give your opinion openly, both from the perspective of a user and as an engineer. You may also need to mentor less experienced developers, and lead the development of some of the team stories and tasks.

You’ll work with widespread frameworks and tools (OSGi, Gradle, JAX-RS, GraphQL, OpenAPI…) and some in-house technologies (like our custom REST Builder). We don’t expect you to know everything, but you need strong learning abilities to equip yourself with the necessary knowledge.

Key Objectives

  • You are willing to work in API infrastructure (GraphQL and REST), allowing teams across the world to build powerful APIs.You’re an experienced Java developer, or you’ve worked with similar object oriented languages.
  • You’re used to working with big codebases, as well as developing components from scratch.
  • You have to be open to write Javascript (we also develop small demos and applications using the APIs).
  • You have experience with software engineering best practices: simplicity, testing, coherence, reviews, estimation…
  • You possess a broad understanding of common Computer Science concepts (algorithms, data structures, performance…).
  • You’re willing to actively participate in the team dynamics, and provide feedback -- both from the technical and end user perspective -- when defining new features.

Required Qualifications

  • Degree in Computer Science, similar technical field of study, or equivalent practical experience.
  • Experience writing enterprise-level code in one or more programming languages.
  • You have strong learning skills; if you don’t know something, you’re willing (and capable) of learning it.
  • Fully comfortable working in English and Spanish, both written and spoken. Some of your teammates will be in the Americas, Asia or Europe.
  • Good communication skills. You can clearly explain complex technical subjects to other people.

Preferred Qualifications

  • You have worked in API infrastructure before.
  • Understand and share the values of agile development.
  • It's a big plus if you're a contributor to open source, hackathons, meetups or whatever-related to coding.

What We Offer

  • Perks: Health Care Plan,food Card,kindergarten Assistance, Gym Membership and an additional perks of your own choice: Transport Card, Office Parking Space, Digital Voucher (800€ annually)
  • English lessons (2 hours/week)
  • Hybrid work model
  • Continuous learning and training: internal and external courses, a technical library, participation in national and international conferences...
  • International, multicultural and diverse environment focused on our people
  • Working at a leading open source company with an amazing community
  • Employee Volunteer Program, including:
    • 5 days/year in our Employee Volunteer Program to devote to the charity of your choice
    • 500€/year to donate to the charity of your choice

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.


About Liferay

  • Saa S

  • Diamond Bar, CA, USA

  • 500-1000

  • 2004


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