AEM Developer

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Category: Development/Engineering
City: Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
Position ID: J0318-0611
Employment Type: Full Time

Position Description:

CGI is the one of the World’s largest independent IT and business process services company, providing high-end services in over 40 countries. We’ve continued to grow year over year, providing great value for our clients and awesome opportunities for our members. CGI Victoria has a substantial local presence and a strong focus on application maintenance and application development. As a member of CGI, you would be part the local 225 member team, as well as the overall global team of over 70,000 members.

This is a great opportunity to become a member of CGI Victoria’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 technology such as HTML5, Responsive Design and the best of breed Content Management Systems such as Adobe Experience Manager, Drupal and Kentico.

The Adobe Experience Manager (AEM) Developer will be responsible for the design, development, testing and delivery of all our supported AEM Web sites and applications. Site enhancements, support and defect resolution will be required on an ongoing basis. Best practices and design methods are utilized to insure the success of each and every AEM web projects and initiatives. Flexibility, adaptability and the ability to learn quickly in various technical and creative environments, while delivering quality work by tight deadlines are required attributes. Those who have applied to earlier postings are encouraged to re-apply.

Your future duties and responsibilities:

Principal Accountabilities:

• Operate effectively as a senior mentor and member of the development team
• Design, code and test existing and new web sites based on detailed business requirements
• Assume responsibility for design and development of web pages, graphics, multimedia and GUIs
• Understand and address web related issues
• Operate effectively for quick turnaround of enhancements, fixes and solutions.
• Utilize storyboarding, wireframes and predesigns to prepare detailed and accurate specifications and estimates
• Demonstrate ability to independently manage multiple tasks and deadlines in a collaborative team environment
• Develop and maintain reference material and documentation, including user guide/help sites.

Required qualifications to be successful in this role:

Required Skills:

• Practical and extensive experience in development of Adobe AEM 6.x and CQ 5.x websites.
• Practical experience in creating and developing AEM templates and components using AEM and technologies such as JAVA, JSP, XML , JavaScript, JSON and HTML/DHTML
• Practical exposure and/or experience in design, implementation, testing and deployment of enterprise scale Drupal web applications with experience using and configuring Author and Publish instances, Dispatchers and other Replication agents
• Practical exposure and/or experience in Sling, JCR Repository, Solr and Apache Felix.
• Practical experience in design and developing service interfaces and system integration in AEM to/from external systems and web services.
• Practical exposure and/or experience with Responsive Design and mobile development using best practice and modern frameworks such as Twitter Bootstrap and React.
• Practical exposure and/or experience with some or all of the following: HTML, JavaScript and CSS, LESS, Sass, Ruby, Ajax, Java and JSP, UML, XML and Wireframes.
• Practical exposure and/or experience with graphics creation with Photoshop, Illustrator, Adobe Creative Suite and HTML5
• Solid understanding of navigation and GUI for maximizing UI usability
• Experience with software development life cycle, including design, testing, deployment, and documentation activities
• Experience with using and managing source codes using repositories such as SVN, GIT and TFS.
• Excellent written and oral communication skills
• Desire and willingness to work in a collaborative, innovative, flexible and team-oriented environment


• Successful completion of a 2 year or longer Computer Science/Information Technology program achieving a Diploma or Degree a plus
• Experience with other Web Content Management Systems such as WordPress, Drupal, Kentico, or Interwoven is a plus
• Adobe Certified Expert certification for CQ and AEM development is a plus


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.

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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.


  • Adobe CQ (Adobe Experienc Mgr)
  • Adobe CQ (Adobe Experienc Mgr)
  • HTML
  • Java
  • JavaScript

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