AEM Architect Jobs in Norristown, PA at Merkle

Title: AEM Architect

Company: Merkle

Location: Norristown, PA

Salary: $80K – $100K*

Category: Business Services

Job Description:

The AEM Architect role will be responsible for taking AEM platform implementations projects through the entire life cycle. You will work as the technical lead and will be directly involved in the design, development, and testing of multiple AEM sites. This position will also document and support the sites and extensions throughout the production life cycle. The position will include both working with project teams in an Agile environment and self-directed activities. The position’s responsibilities require independent analysis, communication, and problem solving. Work is performed with little supervision and requires initiative, organization, and judgment.

Essential Functions:

Designs and implements Adobe Experience Manager solutions

Performs role of subject matter expert for Adobe Experience Manager

Quickly learns and designs integrations with various marketing technologies

Communicates both to non-technical clients and technical development teams

Understanding of cross-browser compatibility issues and approaches

Experience in following Agile development practices

Ability to get things done without being micromanaged

Excellent written and oral communication skills

Technical proficiency to accurately document code

Require minimal supervision and provide oversight for assigned projects

Prepare proposals and time estimates for future work

Schedules work to meet completion dates and technical specifications


Advanced architecture design and diagramming

Advanced code design and execution skills

Advanced interpersonal skills and ability to work/learn as part of a team

Advanced knowledge of ticket based tracking system

Advanced organizational, time management, and prioritization skills

Advanced skill in providing confident and polite customer service

Advanced troubleshooting and configuration skills

Advanced technical knowledge of PC hardware and software products and support

Advanced troubleshooting technical issues via phone and in-person


To perform the job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Minimum 4 years of experience developing with AEM (version 6.2 and higher)

Adobe AEM certifications beneficial but not required


4+ years building sites using: AEM CMS, HTML, CSS, JavaScript, React, or Vue

4+ years experience with creating custom AEM components and templates

4+ years experience maintaining and administering AEM sites

4+ years experience with Java

4+ years experience with HTTP and REST API usage

Experience utilizing BitBucket, GitHub, Jira and Confluence

Experience with AMS as a hosting platform

Familiarity with eCommerce and Magento

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