Backend Developer in Chicago, IL at Signature Consultants

Date Posted: 7/14/2020

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Senior AEM Engineer:

Signature Consultants has an opportunity for a senior AEM Engineer to work on Ecommerce and Marketing projects, as well as new groundbreaking applications designed for associates and guests. This is a senior position for this team ideal for someone who is skilled and passionate about front-end and/or back-end development, and eager to fill in the gaps in their toolbox. You will lead and mentor more junior developers in a new team built from the ground up, focused on continuous delivery. The team is responsible for architecture, methodology, tools and processes, and delivery management for the development and support, mobile apps, and new apps created in an internal startup environment. As a member of this team, the Senior AEM Engineer will provide input as we work with all business functions to help build a digital culture. Our team works closely with the Product Management team to plan and negotiate iterative development cycles in an agile environment. They also collaborate with the Ops team to build infrastructure and care for .com and associated properties in production, as Tier 3 support. They apply DevOps tools and culture to deliver software to production early and often, with highly automated and reliable procedures.


  • Experience working in agile environments that have embraced DevOps and Continuous Delivery practices.
  • Design and Development of AEM Components and Templates to provide omni-channel content to .com and mobile app users
  • Ensure quality and on-time delivery on projects with associated documentation, user training, and operationalization; drive engineering best practices throughout the project lifecycle
  • Ownership and accountability for delivering quality outcomes that balance technical, business and operational goals
  • Mentoring junior team members
  • Provide Tier 3 production support
  • Participate in architecture reviews and technology standards definition
  • Demonstrate a commitment to clients core values
  • The position responsibilities outlined above are in no way to be construed as all encompassing. Other duties, responsibilities, and qualifications may be required and/or assigned as necessary


  • 5+ years overall of progressively responsible software development experience.
  • Deep knowledge of Adobe Experience Manager 6.3 & Up and AEM Core components (Example: Sling, OSGI, JCR, Dispatcher).
  • Deep Knowledge of Content Fragment Models, Content Fragments and Experience Fragments
  • Strong knowledge and experience in integration with components of Adobe Marketing Cloud (including Adobe Target, Adobe Analytics, and Campaign) and Adobe Social
  • Well-versed with AEM workflows setup and maintenance as well as User and Group Management
  • Ability to fine-tune AEM application for optimal performance, including configuring Threads, Heap, GC Policy. FEO, JS and CSS minification and optimization.
  • Familiar with application profilers
  • Strong Java (OSGi, JSP, Servlets) skills and Hands-on experience with Sightly (AEM Templating language) and CoralUI/TouchUI frameworks
  • Past integration experience with CDP, DMP or CRM.
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or equivalent combination of technical education and work experience
  • Any experience with front-end technologies like Html, CSS, JavaScript, ReactJS, VueJS is a plus.
  • You are a software craftsman who values quality over quantity, but you are not a zealot or perfectionist.
  • Preferred candidate is passionate about travel and the Hospitality industry

About Signature Consultants, LLC

Headquartered in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, Signature Consultants was established in 1997 with a singular focus: to provide clients and consultants with superior staffing solutions. For the ninth consecutive year, Signature was voted as one of the "Best Staffing Firms to Work For" and is now the 14th largest IT staffing firm in the United States (source: Staffing Industry Analysts). With 28 locations throughout North America, Signature annually deploys thousands of consultants to support, run, and manage their clients' technology needs. Signature offers IT staffing, consulting, managed solutions, and direct placement services. For more information on the company, please visit Signature Consultants is the parent company to Hunter Hollis and Madison Gunn.