Principal Software Engineer, AEM Web Development

Full Time Stamford, Connecticut Posted 11/26/2021 Areas of interest: Information Technology, Software Engineering Requisition Number: 296593BR ISW601
The Principal Software Engineer role is responsible for architecting Digital Marketing applications, guiding teams on architecture principles and best practices, hands-on development of applications, services, and various web properties within an Adobe Experience Manager (AEM) and JavaScript based environment. The ideal candidate will serve as a technical subject matter expert and is comfortable working on UI/UX customer facing applications as well as building and integrating with various back-end services. This position will be responsible for leading developers, participating in architecture reviews, defining best practices and team member growth.

That person ideally has the following in their background:
  • Owned the technical solutions for Adobe implementations and have strong knowledge of Java technologies
  • Complete understanding of the declarative capabilities of the platform and ability to solution
  • Ability to evaluate and integrate off-platform capabilities into the solution
  • Strong communication skills and ability to translate complex technical topics to senior stakeholders

Actively and consistently supports all efforts to simplify and enhance the customer experience

Leads and works with a variety of team members to construct scalable, web-based applications and tools using Adobe Experience Manager (AEM).

8+ years of experience in designing and building Web Content Management platforms.

AEM Development experience for 6+ years using any JCR based WCM products.

Generate documentation about AEM architecture, interactions, and behaviors with REST APIs or any other mechanism to process data (GraphQL, etc.).

AEM enterprise roll out experience in 6.3 and 6.5. Java programming experience.

CMS Design, Java/J2EE, Sling, Application design and development experience.

Evaluate new frameworks and tools that can be integrated into the existing applications without breaking previous implementations.

Sets the standard by writing high quality code that is performant, reusable, and secure while adhering to industry best practices.

Solve complex CSS and HTML compatibility issues in legacy browsers.

Codes and performs unit and integration testing of software to ensure proper and efficient execution and adherence to business and technical requirements

Writes and reviews programs according to functional and non-functional requirements

Collaborates with internal customers, technical and architecture teams to solve complex software problems

Abilities and Knowledge
Ability to read, write, speak, and understand English
  • Understanding of software design patterns and principles
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Ability to manage and work seamlessly within a team on individual tasks as assigned
  • Proven ability to lead a team developing and deploying solutions, and to deliver projects on time with
Technical Skills and Knowledge
  • Demonstrated Content Management System (CMS) experience
  • Experience with production implementations of Adobe Experience Manager (AEM)
  • Development background with Java/J2EE
  • Demonstrated experience with AEM templates, components, dialogs, widgets and services
  • Strong knowledge of HTML/HTML5, Sightly, CSS and LESS
  • Experience building mobile responsive websites (Bootstrap)
  • Demonstrated experience with AEM dispatcher configurations
  • Demonstrated experience with JavaScript libraries (Underscore, Lodash, JQuery)
  • Demonstrated experience with RESTful/JSON API service delivery
  • Demonstrated experience with the Java Content Repository (JCR) specification, Apache Sling, Apache Felix, OSGI, DAM and workflows

  • Demonstrated experience with JavaScript frameworks (Angular, React, Backbone, etc.)
  • Experience working with a Content Delivery Network (CDN) such as Akamai
  • Experience deploying into cloud platforms (e.g. AWS, OpenStack, etc.)
  • Knowledge of the full stack of Adobe tools (Target, Analytics, Dynamic Tag Manager, etc.)

BA/BS in Information Technology, Computer Science, related field or equivalent work experience

Related Work Experience Number of Years
JavaScript experience 8+
Development experience with Adobe Experience Manager (AEM) 8+
HTML/HTML5 and CSS 10+

Office environment ISW601 296593 296593BR

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