Job Description :
Role : AEM/CQ5 Application Development Lead

Location : Houston TX
Duration : Long Term

Job Description:
We are seeking a passionate result-oriented technologist to drive better, faster, simpler solutions and technology direction focused on the use of Adobe AEM/CQ5. Someone that is highly motivated, hands-on and cross-functional with the capability of driving high quality solutions to difficult problems.

Main Responsibilities:
- Responsible for the technical integrity of our team''s delivery.
- Partner with the Application Development Manager in the analysis and estimation of future work impacting our team.
- Partner with the Scrum Master to lead our team in breaking down complex Features/Stories into well understood and achievable tasks.
- Partner with Architects on the design and architecture for our team''s deliverables.
- Be an active developer and contributor to the team’s delivery. Take the lead on solving and implementing difficult technology challenges and drive our team to successful delivery.
- Work closely with BA/QA team members to create test plans and ensure that issues are properly identified, fixed, and tested.
- Ensure development quality is being tracked and improved using techniques like Unit Testing and Peer Review.
- Strengthen the presence of our team as a Technical center of excellence for Web Content Management.
- Mentor team members to progress their technical and professional skills.

Qualifications:
- Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or a related field or the foreign equivalent.
- Knowledge and experience working in an Agile environment.
- 9+ years experience implementing solutions with one or more Web Content Management system.
- 2+ years experience working hands-on (actively coding) with AEM/CQ5.

- Technologies
- AEM/CQ5
- Expert-level knowledge and implementation skills with the core AEM/CQ5 technology stack.
- Strong experience with core frameworks including Apache Felix and Apache Sling.
- Strong experience implementing custom AEM/CQ5 components and workflows.
- Experience with AEM/CQ5 upgrades and migrations.
- Experience with integrating AEM/CQ5 with other products and vendors.
- Experience setting up AEM/CQ5 using Maven and standard Eclipse tooling.
- Some experience with internalization concepts and techniques is preferred.

- Web Development
- Strong experience with HTML, CSS and client-side javascript including libraries such as jQuery.
- Experience with RESTful services for both the client and server implementations.
- Experience with Responsive Design techniques and implementation.
- Database – Must be highly proficient in SQL preferably across multiple databases.
- Application Servers – Broad and deep understanding of multiple application server platforms.
- General – Comfortable in more than one programming language and have a firm grasp of fundamental web/internet technologies.

- Engineering Practices
- TDD – Must have practical experience with unit testing and how to apply it to AEM/CQ5 projects.
- ATDD – Preferred experience with Acceptance Test Driven Development including the use of tools like Cucumber and Selenium.
- Continuous Integration – Experience automating builds with Maven using CI Servers like Jenkins/Hudson.
- Experienced mentor with the ability to work in a collaborative environment and coach other team members on coding practices, design principles and implementation patterns that lead to high-quality maintainable solutions.
- Excellent communication skills in English (both written and spoken forms