developer education full time

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About Liferay

Liferay, Inc. is a uniquely profitable B2B enterprise software company with 1,000 fiery-eyed employees all across Europe, the Americas, Middle East, and Asia. As the leading provider of enterprise open source technologies, we have been recognized by Gartner for empowering businesses around the world to solve complex digital challenges. Our flagship product is the Liferay Digital Experience Platform, which companies like Honda, Bank of the West, and Airbus use to build customized experiences for their customers and employees. 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 paid 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!

This job will be a great fit for you if

  • You’re passionate about helping customers get the most out of technology that helps them grow their businesses
  • You like solving problems and breaking down difficult concepts into easy-to-understand pieces
  • You’re a great writer, and you’re always willing to sharpen your craft
  • You love being a part of the process of taking people from novice to expert
  • Bottom line: you’re sold on the idea of helping transform raw information into memorable presentations that will help lead customers to success


  • Collaborate with engineers, consultants and subject matter experts to develop relevant materials for those who use Liferay and/or its suite of products
  • Design and develop innovative educational content for all levels of Liferay expertise and involvement from 10-minute e-lessons to week-long classroom engagements
  • Work with many teams interacting directly with customers to incorporate feedback into materials
  • Explore unfamiliar technologies to stay current and share knowledge with others
  • Provide lasting knowledge to help customers reach their goals

Minimum Qualifications

  • 3+ years of experience writing education materials
  • BA in Instructional Design, related degree, or equivalent work experience
  • Ability to break down complex subjects into components
  • Ability to understand and implement educational tools: repetition, variation, adaptation and synthesis
  • Demonstrated strong technical or creative writing skills
  • Ability to transform documentation, code and goals into an educational product
  • Able to work alongside a team to implement the vision of each educational product
  • Strong research skills
  • Ability to own and guide projects to completion

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in Instructional Design or related degree
  • Exposure to web development and Java technologies (HTML/CSS/JS, Java, React, Angular, etc.)
  • Familiarity with Git and Markdown
  • Strong interest in open source technologies
  • Familiarity with developing using cutting-edge tools and frameworks
  • Can solve problems creatively under pressure

What We Offer

  • Salary package w/ competitive benefits according to qualifications and experience
  • Opportunities to take responsibility and grow professionally
  • A positive and collaborative work culture
  • Working at a leading open source company

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

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