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TIAA Technical Lead - Adobe Experience Manager (AEM) in DALLAS, Texas


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TIAA is looking for an Adobe Experience Manager (AEM) Technical Lead for the design, development, and delivery of solutions on the AEM platform for a multi-year program to replace the legacy Oracle WCM Platform. The new AEM platform includes providing Content as a platform, Content as a Service and User Generated Content for over 6000 websites.

This role is responsible for planning and estimation, implementation, testing, deployment, support, documentation, and overall technical ownership of the AEM platform. This individual will manage a team of developers onshore and offshore but is also expected to write code hands-on as needed.

In addition to deep technical knowledge of the AEM platform, this position requires strong communication and interpersonal skills, as the role will be responsible for building and maintaining trusted relationships with various business and technology stakeholders.


  • Leading the technical design, development, code reviews, testing, deployment, web site performance and stability, strong coding standards for efficiency and reuse of Adobe Experience Manager solutions.

  • Hands-on coding of templates, components, dialogs, workflows, models, and services, OSGi services, optimization of dispatcher caching behavior.

  • Managing development workload across a team of AEM developers, onshore and offshore.

  • Providing technical guidance and mentorship to the team on software development best practices using clean code, solid architecture and craftsmanship.

  • Determining feasibility and scalability of AEM to solve business needs, interacting with business and product owners in order to define technical solutions.

  • Interpreting and translating wireframes and creative designs into functional requirements and technical designs.

  • Integrating RESTful APIs and third-party systems as part of the overall architecture.

  • Driving the adoption of automated testing and CI/CD best practices.


Required Skills

  • 5+ years of Experience in full cycle AEM implementations using version 6.3+ (AEM component development, Asset workflow development, Schedulers, Metadata & Tag Management plus integrating AEM with other applications).

  • 3+ years of Experience in AEM touch UI/modern components.

  • 2+ years of experience using Adobe Digital Asset Manager (DAM) integrating with Adobe Sites and enterprise asset management solutions.

  • 8+ years of software development experience using java/JEE, spring, TDD and related frameworks.

  • 5+ years of front-end development using JavaScript, HTML, CSS.

  • 2+ years in cloud adoption using AWS or Azure and experience using Route 53, VPC, Subnet, ELBs, EC2 instances etc.

Preferred Skills

  • 3+ years executing projects using Agile Methodologies. SAFE Agile certification a plus.

  • Hands-on development Java/J2EE, servlets, and web services, spring framework.

  • Hand-on development of CRX/JCR, Apache Sling, Apache Felix, and OSGi frameworks.

  • Hands-on developing AEM sites, DAM, templates, components, dialogs, workflows, models, and services.

  • Expert in integration with third party and other Adobe solutions using REST APIs.

  • Expertise in build automation using Maven and Maven release process.

  • Expertise in advanced dispatcher and CDN caching strategies.

  • Expertise in application performance testing, unit testing and automated testing tools.

  • Expertise with AEM Multi Site Manager and security best practices.

  • Ability to work in a diverse environment with multiple stakeholders and geographically separate project teams.

  • Proven knowledge in breaking down high level objectives into discrete, measurable tasks with estimates of development effort for planning purposes.

  • Experience with other Adobe Marketing Cloud products (Target, Analytics, Campaign, Audience) preferred.

  • Familiar with tools like JIRA, Confluence etc.

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Additional Information

  • Requisition ID: 1728685

Company: TIAA

Post Date: Sep 11, 2020