Pearson Adobe AEM Technical Lead Contract in London, United Kingdom

Adobe AEM Technical Lead Contract

Description

Join Our Team: Core Platforms and Enterprise Architecture

We are building a brand new global platform for content and eCommerce using the latest enterprise technologies and innovative micro-services architecture where Adobe AEM plays a key role.

We are skilled in many areas and have responsibility over Enterprise and Solutions Architecture, Platform Delivery, Business Systems & Services, Content & Rights Platforms, Data Platforms, Learning Platforms, Web Foundational and Enabling Platforms.

We align Pearson’s technology capabilities and target architecture with the company’s overall strategy, ensuring shared platforms help Pearson to gain a competitive advantage in the education marketplace.

We design, build and deliver global, foundational technology platforms that support Pearson’s vision of connecting with every learner, on any device, anywhere in the world, and to improve their lives through education.

About the job

The right person will be a high­ performing, hands­-on technical lead with extensive experience with large scale Adobe AEM implementations.

We are looking for someone who can bring technical gravitas, thought leadership and a passion for technology.

This is a unique opportunity for a senior technologist to help us build something that will

directly enhance the lives of millions, by supporting the provision of education on a

global scale.

The role will report into the Customer Facing & AEM Senior Development Manager.

Key Responsibilities

  • Technical design and hands-on development of customer facing applications based on Adobe AEM v6.

  • Code reviews and management of the complex code base branches of the global platform for AEM

  • Active monitoring of risks to code­ based delivery.

  • Engaging with Technical Leads, Solutions Architect and Enterprise Architecture to find and solve gaps in technical direction.

  • Identification and management of technical debt.

  • Coordination with DevOps to ensure our platform delivery meets the needs of ourselves and our customers.

  • Coordination with the Quality Assurance Team to support test activities.

Qualifications

Skills & Abilities

  • Strong technical credentials with 7 years development experience in Java.

  • Significant experience with building, launching and managing complex websites on the Adobe AEM Experience Manager (4 years)

  • Significant hands­-on experience building server side technologies and platforms using Java, Spring, Maven.

  • Established track record of designing and developing simple solutions to complex problems.

  • Experienced in designing scalable solutions, write efficient code, optimizing performance and debugging issues.

  • Knowledge and experience in implementing large scale commercial web applications

  • Comfortable working in a fast ­paced, multi-­tasking, dynamic environment.

  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to present complex technical information in a clear and concise manner to a variety of audiences, both technical and non­technical.

Requirements

  • This role is based in our central London office on 80 Strand, London

  • There are no requirements for regular or frequent travel

  • Right to work in the UK

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Primary Location: GB-GB-London

Work Locations: GB-London-80 Strand 80 Strand London WC2R 0RL

Job: Technology

Organization: Technology & Operations

Employee Status: Fixed Term

Job Type: Standard

Shift: Day Job

Job Posting: Jun 29, 2017

Req ID: 1711026