Senior AEM Architect

Senior AEM Architect

Category: Development/Engineering
City: Montréal, Quebec, Canada
Position ID: J1019-1824
Employment Type: Full Time

Position Description:

This is a great opportunity to become a member of CGI’s Web Design and Development Team. Our team works with world class clients bringing ideas and concepts into life. Our design and build process is user experience focused and takes advantages of the latest technologies and the best of breed Content Management Systems such as Adobe Experience Manager.



The Adobe Experience Manager (AEM) Architect must have:

o Effective organizational and time management skills.

o Ability to work effectively with End Users and Management

o Sound knowledge in use of specific development tools and development languages.

o Advanced knowledge of the systems environment in which the system is being developed and/or targeted for implementation.

o Technical coaching and leadership skills.



RESPONSIBILITIES AND MAIN TASKS

• Lead the analysis, design, and development of new Digital Services;

• Mentor developers, applying best practices and standards for Adobe Experience Manager

• Participate in the upkeep, maintenance and improvement of existing Systems;

• Provide accurate estimates based on business requirements;

• Understand and apply Scrum rules and principles in every tasks;

• Collaborate across development and infrastructure teams to find innovative solutions and deliver value;

• Recognize the potential reuse of existing systems in the broader system environment.

• Visualize and share systems composed of multiple components as well as the interactions and dependencies between them

• Subdivide a complex application, during the design phase, into smaller, more manageable pieces.

• Communicate and ensure comprehension of these concepts to developers.



• University degree in Computer Science or equivalent;

• 10 years of experience in java development;

• 5 years of experience with a CMS framework;

• 5 years of experience with Relational databases (MySQL, Postgres, MariaDB or other);

• 5 years of experience with Service Oriented Architecture (APIs and SDKs)

• 5 years of experience in writing unit and integration tests;

• 5 years of experience with Jenkins, Maven, Git, Tomcat;

• 2 years of experience with Docker, Vagrant, Consul, Eureka, Rancher

• A candidate with 5+ years of experience with the following technologies/concepts (Java, Apache, Maven)

• JCR (Apache JackRabbit Oak), strong with file system storage/tree storage concepts

• Proven ability to translate requirements into object oriented hierarchies applying inheritance, encapsulation, etc.

• Apache Sling or comparable experience in handling HTTP request to resource mapping

• Sling annotations and appropriate usage are critical

• Experience with Java project modularization utilizing OSGi

• Experience in OOP and design patterns;

• Experience with Javascript;

• Experience in NoSQL databases (CouchDB, MongoDB)

• Autonomy and an ability to learn are critical to being part of the team;

• Gifted thinker who is extremely resourceful, pays attention to detail and is proactive;

• Strong interpersonal, oral and written communication skills, and a good sense of humour;

• Team player who always put the interest of the team above all other priorities;

• Strong time management skills and work ethic (highly motivated) to manage multiple projects/accountabilities



Preferred Competencies:

• Experience with PHP

• Experience with Spring Boot

• Experience with high volume data processing

• Bilingual (English and French)

What you can expect from us:

Build your career with us.

It is an extraordinary time to be in business. As digital transformation continues to accelerate, CGI is at the center of this change—supporting our clients’ digital journeys and offering our professionals exciting career opportunities.

At CGI, our success comes from the talent and commitment of our professionals. As one team, we share the challenges and rewards that come from growing our company, which reinforces our culture of ownership. All of our professionals benefit from the value we collectively create.

Be part of building one of the largest independent technology and business services firms in the world.

Learn more about CGI at www.cgi.com.

No unsolicited agency referrals please.

CGI is an equal opportunity employer. In addition, CGI is committed to providing accommodations for people with disabilities in accordance with provincial legislation. Please let us know if you require a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during any aspect of the recruitment process and we will work with you to address your needs.