This position can be remote or based out of any Hero Digital office.

We are looking for an AEM Technical Architect to join the team at Hero Digital. Do you love leading engineering efforts for a variety of projects? Are you comfortable owning a track of work and playing a variety of roles? Are you an inspirational leader who enjoys mentoring junior staff? If so, you are the right person for this job! 

What you’ll do

  • Join an engineering team that has deep experience delivering world-class custom software solutions for Fortune 500 companies
  • Architect and build dynamic web applications based on digital marketing and commerce stacks such as Adobe Marketing Cloud and Adobe Commerce Cloud.
  • Utilize deep understanding of package solutions with a focus on the digital marketing stack; make recommendations when appropriate
  • Estimate and scope projects, and manage engineering, client relationship, and successful project delivery
  • Collaborate with our internal teams to design, develop, test, and troubleshoot advanced, accessible, and W3C-compliant data-driven web applications including integration with existing client systems, web services and third party web service APIs
  • Learn and apply new technologies that are recommended for, or in use by our customers
  • Lead, mentor, and encourage a team of engineers and help steer their career growth and trajectory
  • Work with teams from multiple geographic locations
  • Apply development/programming “best practices”, such as, specification design and review, object oriented development, in-line comments and other typical documentation specifications
  • Work in an agile, rapid development and prototyping environment
  • Collaborate with design and other departments to clarify requirements and provide feedback
  • Diagnose and solve technical problems related to entire web application, including performance, stability and security
  • Collaborate with the QA team in design and implementation of test plans resolving any issues and ensuring software quality
  • Clearly communicate technical details, requirements, and run project demos in client meetings
  • Represent Hero Digital in the engineering community, help with recruiting and hiring

Who you are

We’re looking for someone with serious AEM chops who loves building large scale web projects and thrives on an ever changing set of clients and technologies. You’ll also need to have:

  • Demonstrate expertise leading large-scale teams within the Adobe experience marketing and commerce products suite (e.g., AEM, Assets, Analytics, Target, Marketo, Magento)
  • Architecture and implementation experience of dynamic sites design using AEM in traditional (HTL/Sightly), AEM SPA Framework, and/or headless mode
  • Architecture and implementation experience integrating AEM with standards based HTML, Vanilla JavaScript, JavaScript Libraries, CSS/SaaS/LESS
  • Experience with DevOps pipelines and tools, Adobe PaaS and/or SaaS models, and cloud infrastructure providers (AWS, Azure, GCP)
  • Adobe Experience Cloud Expert, specifically AEM 6.2+ & AEM Cloud SDK, and experience with standard Java development, particularly in web application development. namely; Java, J2EE, Application server development, Ajax, Sling, OSGI, JCR and SQL
  • Knowledge of Accessibility, Security, and Web Standards
  • Demonstrated expertise in implementing solutions in an industry vertical and integrating specific tools and technologies with AEM (e.g. Retail, Healthcare)
  • 10 years of professional software and/or web development experience
  • Experience as a Tech Lead for projects, including estimation, scoping, managing project engineering team, client management, and successful delivery
  • Demonstrable experience managing a team of EngineersExperience working within a collaborative, cross-functional agency environment, particularly with QA analysts, UX and Visual designers, and business analysts is a plus
  • Experience working within a fast-paced, iterative development environment
  • Comfortable balancing priorities and deadlines across multiple projects simultaneously
  • A BS or BA in Computer Science or related discipline, or equivalent experience and certification

Who we are

We are a leading independent customer experience agency in North America that was born in California, at the intersection of business, design and technology. Our purpose is to bring moments of Truth & Beauty into people’s lives by creating customer experiences that are good for people and good for business. We drive growth and loyalty through a relentless focus of placing our client’s customers at the center of their business. Led by the experts in strategy, marketing, data, design, and technology, we work in blended teams, solving client problems and delivering results at market speed. These teams help Fortune 500 companies like Comcast, Oracle, Twitter, U.S. Bank, Salesforce, Sephora, UnitedHealthcare, and TD Ameritrade Institutional invent, transform, and perform to deliver new brand and business value.

Do you share the values that set our company apart?     

We are expanding our team of humble and hardworking people who share the qualities we believe in. We seek those who are Wholehearted, Craft-driven, and Bright.

We are grounded in the values of who we are that ultimately lead to moments of Truth & Beauty. We celebrate leaders at all levels who take risks and create magic. We bring our complete, genuine, and whole-hearted selves forward each day. We are craft-driven in nature, with strong curiosities, but with a diligent and meticulous approach. And we bring an unexpected brightness through imagination, inspiration and an optimistic mindset. The commitment we make to our work is the source of our pride and the basis of our reputation. 

Above all, Hero Digital is committed to creating an inclusive employee experience. One that reflects the world we live in today. We are an equal opportunity employer that welcomes people regardless of backgrounds, experiences, abilities, and perspectives.

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