AEM Developer

Chicago, IL (Remote)
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Chris Woodbridge

Job Description:

Our Chicago based Consultancy is in need of an AEM developer for a short term project:


Responsible for design and development of web applications and integrations using the AEM/CQ5 platform and technologies such as Java, HTML/DHTML, XML, JavaScript, .Net and web services
Design and develop site structure, custom components, custom workflows, object model designs (Java APIs), implementation strategy, and unit testing
Participate in the implementation of a large enterprise AEM initiative
Assist with setup and configuration of AEM development environments
Assist with setup and configuration of AEM Author and Publish instances and ensuring all code works in both environments
Translate business requirements into technical details relevant to AEM
Ensure quality of code is high for themselves and other team members
Design reusable AEM components for authoring content
Provide ongoing support and maintenance of existing web-based applications, including production issues, software updates and bug fixes
Update web applications according to changing SEO best practices and search algorithms
Follow emerging technologies/industry trends and apply them to projects and activities
Train and serve as resource for colleagues using AEM CMS to create content
Verify the technical feasibility of UI/UX designs and ensure it works across modern mobile and desktop browsers
Monitor and report on performance, traffic and search engine results for all web properties

Bachelor's degree, preferably in Computer Science and/or equivalent experience in the software development industry
3-5 years of web content management system experience working with one or more CMS packages, including Adobe CQ5 (AEM) version 6.0 or above
Strong Java/J2EE/JSP experience – minimum or 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
Web portal back-end development experience
Working knowledge and experience with .Net, C# and SQL Server technologies highly preferred