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Application Developer (Java) - Intermediate



Marketing & Communications, Software Engineering
San Jose, CA, USA
Posted on Tuesday, September 12, 2023

  Equifax is where you can power your possible. If you want to achieve your true potential, chart new paths, develop new skills, collaborate with bright minds,  and make a meaningful impact, we want to hear from you.

Equifax is seeking a motivated Application Developer (Java) with development and SDLC experience to contribute toward the success of our technology initiatives.  Actively participates in the daily development activities that impact important components / processes of the IT work function.

What you’ll do

Fully participates in development, testing, implementation, and support of Liferay application systems, including the following tasks:

  • Installation and configuration of development and production environments.

  • Application design and development.

  • Custom portlet design and development.

  • Design and implementation of custom page layouts.

  • Database configuration.

  • 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.

  • Integrating Liferay Portal with different environments using Portlet or Webservices.

What experience you need 

  • Bachelor degree in Computer Science or equivalent job experience required

  • 2 years of experience of design and development of web application using Java and J2EE technologies

  • 2 years of hands-on Liferay (7.X+) development (themes and custom 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 and perform Liferay portal customization with custom portlets and APIs.

  • 2 years of experience and knowledge of the OSGi framework

  • 2 years of experience PostgreSQL with the ability to write SQL queries

  • English proficiency B2 or above

What could set you apart

  • Experience using time management skills such as prioritizing/organizing and tracking details and meeting deadlines of multiple projects with varying completion dates

  • 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

We offer comprehensive compensation and healthcare packages, on-site doctor, paramedics service 24/7, life insurance, gym facilities, collaborative work spaces, free transportation and parking, subsidized cafeteria, solidarity association and organizational growth potential through our online learning platform with guided career tracks.

Are you ready to power your possible?  Apply today, and get started on a path toward an exciting new career at Equifax, where you can make a difference!

Equifax is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran. 


Who is Equifax? 

At Equifax, we believe knowledge drives progress. As a global data, analytics and technology company, we play an essential role in the global economy by helping employers, employees, financial institutions and government agencies make critical decisions with greater confidence. ​​​​​​​ 

We work to help create seamless and positive experiences during life’s pivotal moments: applying for jobs or a mortgage, financing an education or buying a car. Our impact is real and to accomplish our goals we focus on nurturing our people for career advancement and their learning and development, supporting our next generation of leaders, maintaining an inclusive and diverse work environment, and regularly engaging and recognizing our employees. Regardless of location or role, the individual and collective work of our employees makes a difference and we are looking for talented team players to join us as we help people live their financial best.