Liferay/RAD Sr. Engineer #5191


  • US-DC-Washington
  • Information Technology
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Company Overview

GovCIO is a team of transformers–people who are passionate about transforming government I.T. We believe in making a difference by developing digital strategies and delivering the technology-related innovation that improves governmental operations each day.

But we can’t do it alone. We welcome and nurture an inclusive and diversified work culture. Because different backgrounds, experiences, abilities, and perspectives make us better decision-makers, problem solvers, and creators. We’re changing the face of I.T. – from our diverse staff to the end-products we develop. And we’re excited to expand our team. Are you ready to be a transformer?






  • Communicate clearly to both technical and non-technical audiences of complex technical concepts, especially the inner workings of Liferay platform.
  • Designing Liferay forms
  • Independently develop, debug complex interactive functionalities in a Web application.





  • Bachelor’s with 8+ years (or commensurate experience)
  • Expertise and deep experience with Liferay, especially version 7.3 and above, including, but not limited to:
    • Understanding of the internal workings of Liferay portal software, its components and interactions among the components. Understanding the database structure for Liferay
    • Experience in designing Liferay forms
    • Understanding and experience in developing custom workflow using Beanshell scripts
  • Strong Java development skills, solid understanding of Java server side technologies, especially how Java based Web applications work within an application server/container such as Tomcat
  • Strong skills in Javascript (vanilla Javascript or jQuery)
    • Independently develop, debug complex interactive functionalities in a Web application.
  • Understanding of Web application architecture and technologies in general
    • Familiar with concepts such as HTTP, HTML, ajax, restful API
  • Familiarity with Web application security technology in general
    • Understanding of authentication/authorization concepts in Web application architecture
  • Experience and understanding of source control systems and best practices, especially with regard to Git
  • Good understanding of relational database understanding and experience in using one or more of database management systems such as Oracle, SQL Server, Postgres, or MySQL
    • Ability to understand and write complex SQL queries










GovCIO is a team of transformers — people who are passionate about transforming government I.T. Every day, we make a positive impact by delivering innovative IT services and solutions that improve how government agencies operate and serve our citizens.

But we can’t do it alone. We need great people to help us do great things – for our customers, our culture, and our ability to attract other great people. We are changing the face of government IT and building a workforce that fuels this missoin. Are you ready to be transformer?

GovCIO is a team of professionals who want to make a difference. And that can only happen with a diverse, happy, and cared-for team. So, we prioritize your well-being, equity for all and look for ways to make work a better place for each of us every day.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

All qualified applicants receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, religious affiliation, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, or disability status. EOE AA M/ F/Vet/Disabled

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