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Adobe Experience Manager – Architect

Available Position

The Opportunity
Xpediant Digital is seeking technologists who are self-driven and business solution focused with a proven track record of high integrity, a “get it done” attitude, and a passion for helping organizations solve complex business problems using technology. This candidate will have strong Adobe Experience Manager (AEM) experience developing in the enterprise-class web content management ecosystems. These positions (multiple architect levels) can be located anywhere in the US based on experience and qualifications. Come join our growth and be part of an exceptional team to build Xpediant Digital into the leader in the marketing ecosystem integration and optimization space, while providing products and world class services for some of the world’s biggest brands in the Pharmaceutical, Life Sciences, and Financial Services sectors.
As an integral part of our team, you are/have:
  • A professional with 4 to 10+ years (depending on level) of software/web development, integration, and architecture experience with a BS or MS degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or other relevant areas
  • Experienced in the Life Sciences industry, in particular Pharmaceuticals (preferred, but not required)
  • Experienced working within a collaborative, cross-functional agency environment, particularly with QA analysts, creatives, UX and Visual designers, strategy, and business analysts
  • An experienced technologist in the CMS, DAM, and creative ecosystem; understand the CMS and DAM space; and, have scoped, developed, and supported sites using industry leading CMS and DAM solutions (AEM is one of those, Veeva Vault or Drupal may be others)
  • Working to stay current with development trends and innovative technologies
  • Actively pursuing certifications to help you grow
  • A mentor to fellow team members
  • A valued leader helping deliver client satisfaction through innovation and execution
Responsibilities include:
  • Build, lead, mentor, and encourage a team of engineers and help steer their competencies and career growth (experience dependent)
  • Architect solutions with your deep understanding of digital solutions from Adobe, Dell Boomi, and Salesforce, with a focus on the digital marketing stack
  • Work closely with creative teams, front end engineers, and leadership to bring the site vision to life while ensuring best practice solutions are implemented
  • Work directly with clients’ technical staffs to establish relationships and become a trusted advisor
  • Implement complex components, templates, and API integrations following architecture best practices
  • Translate business requirements into well-architected system designs and solutions while identifying project risk points and defining mitigation strategies
  • Lead technical design sessions; architect and document technical solutions that are aligned with business objectives
  • Participate in sales solutioning and proposal creation; develop detailed estimates and project plans
  • Manage the technical delivery of custom development, integrations, and data migration elements of AEM implementations
  • Develop custom solutions and interfaces leveraging the Adobe platform, including AEM/CQ, CRX, CQ WCM, and DAM
  • Design and manage test plans to ensure quality solutions are delivered
  • Conduct code reviews for ongoing projects to ensure code quality is at the highest level possible and appropriate best practices and design patterns are being utilized effectively
  • Diagnose and solve technical problems related to entire web application, including performance, stability, and security
  • Participate in post launch reviews to assess continuous improvement
  • Represent Xpediant Digital in the engineering community, including supporting recruiting and hiring
Additional Requirements:
  • 4+ years of experience with Adobe AEM/CQ
  • 4+ years of experience with other CMS/DAMs
  • Experience with Agile and Waterfall project delivery methodologies
  • Hands on engineer with deep working experience on Adobe Experience Cloud and understanding of standard Java development, particularly in web application development (e.g., Java, J2EE, application server development, Spring, Ajax, OSGI, JCR, and SQL)
  • Experience with dev-ops pipelines and tools (e.g., Git, Jenkins, Bamboo, TeamCity, Docker, Chef, etc.) and at least one cloud infrastructure provider (e.g., AWS and/or Azure)
  • Experience developing iconic experiences with modern SPAs such as ReactJS and VueJS
  • Multi-solution architect and engineer with demonstrated expertise delivering solutions on the Adobe Experience Cloud using version 6.3+ (e.g., AEM, Assets, Analytics, Target, etc.)
  • Experience building modern decoupled web applications (e.g., React, Vue, Angular) backed by REST or GraphQL web services
  • System architecture experience including cloud infrastructure, data management, RESTful APIs, basic system administration, and dev-ops
  • Develop custom solutions and interfaces leveraging the Adobe platform, including AEM/CQ, CRX, CQ WCM, and DAM
  • Development and architectural experience with WCM, CMS, CRXDE, CRXDE Lite, OSGI Framework, JCR, Apache sling, and DAM
  • Custom AEM reusable components (e.g., Widgets, Templates, Widgets on top of JCR and Apache Sling, Apache Jackrabbit CRX, and AEM)
  • Programming experience in J2EE, Java, JSP, Sightly, Servlets, Struts, Spring, Web services, ANT, Maven, HTML5, XML, CSS, EJB, JSON, JMS, JDBC, RWD, and Oracle
  • Experience integrating Adobe Analytics or Google Analytics with AEM
  • Applicants for employment in the US must have valid work authorization that does not and will not in the future require sponsorship of a visa for employment authorization in the US
  • AEM Certifications a plus
  • Some travel will be required
  • Apply by submitting your resume to careers@xpediantsolutions.com with the job you are applying to in the subject of your email.

Who is Xpediant Digital?

Xpediant Digital is an innovative product and services firm rooted in the pursuit of digital asset ecosystem integration excellence focused on the Life Sciences and Pharmaceutical industries. We specialize in optimizing the digital asset supply chain with products and services. That means we are experts across the creative to technical agency ecosystems, driving marketing ecosystem solutions where we lead with value and loyalty through a relentless focus on placing our clients at the center of everything we do. Led by experts in strategy, marketing, data, design, and technology, we work in cross-functional teams to solve client problems and deliver results at market speed. As a Certified Partner with Adobe and Technology Partner with Veeva, we mix twenty years of experience, innovative thinking, and proven results to streamline processes, enable cost savings, and maximize returns on our clients’ Adobe and Veeva investments.

Above all, Xpediant Digital is committed to creating an inclusive employee experience – one that reflects the world we live in today. We are an equal-opportunity employer. We offer a competitive compensation package, significant growth incentives, generous work/life opportunities, and an outstanding benefits package that includes paid time off, holidays, and work-hour flexibility that align with our customers. Xpediant Digital – is a great place to work and grow!

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