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Ref No.: 17-01441
Location: covance, New Jersey
AEM Architect
Location NJ


Adobe Experience Manager (CQ) Architect - Job Description
Title Tier:
Experience: Total 10+ years of experience with a minimum of 5 years of AEM based WCM experience
Position Description: The role requires both broad and deep technology knowledge and the ability to architect AEM solutions by mapping common customer business problems to end-to-end technology solutions. Demonstrated ability to engage in senior level technology decision maker discussions related to agility, business value, and architecture is a must.
Responsibilities: Develop project technology strategy by understanding key client objectives; diagnosing and mapping client requirements; articulating solution risks and barriers; recommending project approaches; preparing time and cost estimates; planning full project life cycle
Lead and facilitate information gathering sessions to validate business cases, gather and document business and functional objectives
Implement AEM architecture by building components and custom designs; prototyping; data migration; maintaining technical integrity and consistency; documenting system
Define AEM Migration / upgrade strategy and solution from previous AEM versions to latest one (AEM 6.3)
Design and implement AEM Templates, Components, libraries based on CRX, CQ and sling guidelines. Manage customer relationship by communicating AEM architecture standards and frameworks; answering questions; resolving concerns and issues
Proficiency in architecting and designing a solution using Adobe CQ product suite
Recommend best of breed customer solutions, based upon existing products and/or custom work
Ability to advise on implementation strategy, performance, tools, operations, release, deployment to the customers
Experience in integrating third-party systems with AEM as part of overall architecture is a plus
Experience in handling the pre-sales pursuits, Demos and POCs for potential new clients
Architect, design reusable assets and solutions
Required Skills/
10+ years of IT experience
5+ years of experience working with JCR based WCM Technologies. Experience with AEM 6.3, 6.0, 5.6, 5.4, in particular, is critical.
3+ year of experience with JEE related technologies
Deep experience in architecting and delivering solutions on AEM, AEM Communities, AEM DAM etc.,
Experience in Adobe Digital Marketing products like Analytics, Target, Campaign and its integrations with AEM
Experience with server-side components design & implementation is a must
Proven leadership and managerial skills to independently manage teams, during multiple phases of the project lifecycle
Strong skills to effectively interface with client executives
Good business analysis/redesign skills with architecture and implementation experience
Requirements analysis, conceptual, logical and detailed design skills
Configuration planning, testing, change management and support experience
Knowledge of Web architectures including portals, application servers, security, Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) and .Net technologies is a plus
Knowledge of relational database technologies and data access patterns and frameworks is a plus
BA/BS degree in Computer Science, Management Information Systems or related field
Additional technical qualifications include hands-on experience in several of the following products or technologies: JSON, Ext-Js, Java, Spring, SOA, XML, SOAP, Flex, SQLite, iOS, Android, Objective-C, XCode, git, svn, Ant, jQuery, Sencha Touch, dojo, Portals, Drupal, SSO, QR Codes, WebGL, OpenGL, CSS Media Queries, Responsive Web Design
Other Skills (desired):
Demonstrated consulting skills, including client relationships and team facilitation
Well-developed organizational and interpersonal communications skills
General understanding of the business environment, models and motivations
Excellent verbal and written communication skills, such as meeting facilitation, presentation and documentation
Have strong collaboration and influencing skills
Project management experience is a plus
Consulting experience with a large multi-national is a plus
Work experience in the Insurance, Banking, Financial Services, Healthcare, Communication industries is a plus.
Travel: Ability to apply for a visa – no prior visa rejections.
International travel to client location for short/long term as needed.