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Aem Developer

Proximate Technologies Inc
Chicago, Illinois, United States
January 15, 2019


Duties and Responsibilities:

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


Master's degree, preferably in Computer Science and/or equivalent experience in the software development industry

0-3 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 in 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

Good understanding of SEO principles and experience applying them to applications

Proficiency with Google Analytics & tracking software

Ability to juggle multiple projects while meeting stringent deadlines

Strong communication skills

Aptitude for complex problem analysis and resolution

Strong organizational skills and the ability to meet deadlines