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AEM Developer

at Blue Acorn

Posted: 10/4/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: FIfalWDsin

Job Description

Company overview

Blue Acorn iCi is the only digital consumer experience company combining analytics, ecommerce, content management, and full-service commerce operations. No other company brings together engineers, data scientists, retail experts, designers and strategists to create seamless, memorable and scalable customer experiences. Through our integrated capabilities and unparalleled expertise, Blue Acorn iCi makes content and commerce more effective for legacy brands and digital natives alike, including Le Creuset, Casper, Food Lion, Charter, Ticketmaster, and Panera. Join our incredible team as we successfully deliver extraordinary digital experiences. We are truly a one of a kind company! 

Our need

Blue Acorn iCi’s Digital Solutions team is currently looking to hire an experienced AEM Developer. The developer will deliver complex content management solutions to customers and be able to work effectively both as an individual, and as part of a team that is led by a Project Manager. They will participate in the implementation of a large enterprise AEM initiatives and will be responsible for design and development of web applications using the AEM/CQ5 platform, including, but not limited to, designing and developing site structure, custom components, custom workflows, object model designs (Java APIs), implementation strategy, and unit testing.   

The successful candidate must be self-motivated and have an assertive yet professional demeanor, a high technical aptitude, be detail oriented, and possess strong multitasking skills.

Responsibilities and duties

Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position. The below list represents the major tasks assigned to incumbents in this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all tasks.   

  • Develop, implement, and configure web content management solutions using AEM (Adobe CQ) and technologies such as Java, HTML/DHTML, XML, JavaScript, and web services  
  • Assist clients in achieving strategic objectives through technology solution implementation  
  • Setup and configuration of AEM development environments  
  • Setup and configuration of AEM Author and Publish instances and ensuring all code works in both environments  
  • Setup and configuration of dispatcher or proxy to run in front of AEM  
  • Translating business requirements into technical details relevant to AEM  
  • Ensuring quality of code is high for themselves and other team members  
  • Designing reusable AEM components for authoring content  
  • Understand the client’s technical environment and how they use technology to provide the best, focused advice  
  • Provide input into estimating engagement activities and execute engagements following the Agile methodology including SCRUM   

Qualifications and skills

  • Bachelor’s degree, preferably in Computer Science and/or equivalent experience in the development industry  
  • 3-5 years of web content management system experience working with one or more CMS packages, including Adobe CQ5 (AEM) version 5.3 or above  
  • Web portal back-end development experience  
  • Strong Java/J2EE/JSP experience – minimum of 4 years developing large system applications  
  • Working knowledge and understanding of the following: JCR, Apache Sling, Apache Felix, OSGi, REST, JavaScript, jQuery, AJAX, JSON, HTML, CSS  
  • Ability to juggle multiple projects while meeting stringent deadlines   

Travel requirements 

Willingness to travel up to 25%  

Physical demands requirements

Common office/desk environment that involves long periods of time at a stationary desk with extensive computer work that requires repetitive motion of the wrists, hands, and/or fingers.

We're flexible about remote work, especially when it's balanced with an office presence.

Employees enjoy a competitive benefits package that includes medical, dental and vision insurance, life insurance, disability, paid time off, 401(k), and more! Additional perks vary by location.

Blue Acorn iCi provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws. Blue Acorn iCi complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.