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Senior Web Developer (AEM)

PlayStationFull-time$160k - $241kSan Mateo, CaliforniaJan 10, 2024
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Sr. Web Developer (AEM)

San Mateo, CA (Collab)

This is a phenomenal opportunity for a Senior Web Developer (AEM) to help build, lead, and scale SIE’s Global Marketing Web Engineering team, and be responsible for the development of PlayStation.com and delivery of internal and consumer facing web applications. Our ideal candidate will be a highly effective and motivated AEM developer who can participate and contribute to the entire software development lifecycle including analysis, technical design, implementation, testing and deployment of the applications. They will work closely with architects, developers, quality engineers, DevOps to support and enhance our digital platform. The role will deliver assigned tasks/solutions on time and escalate issues when appropriate, including educating and leading others in the form of code reviews, workshops, and documentation.

Main Areas of Responsibility:

  • The Senior AEM developer will play a vital role in the development, design, testing and deployment of AEM Assets and Sites, as well as Adobe Marketing Cloud tools.
  • Share new concepts, strategies or innovative approaches to development execution that will have significant impact on the project.
  • Provide deep knowledge expertise in AEM and working knowledge of Adobe Target and Analytics.
  • Ensure we are developing using web best practices including areas such as user experience, SEO, A/B testing, and website performance optimization.
  • Employ strong coding standards for efficiency, readability, and reuse of code.
  • Troubleshoot issues by reviewing or debugging code, provide fixes and workarounds, suggest changes for operability and maintaining existing project solutions.
  • Provides technical guidance and mentorship to peers.
  • Ensures software developed adheres to best practices and quality standards through code and design reviews.
  • Influence development decisions based on a working knowledge of current digital marketing trends on topics such as personalization, recommendations, mobile and digital product management.

Qualifications:

Education

  • BS or MS degree in Computer Science/Information Technology or equivalent experience with Software Engineering. 
  • You must show a combination of technical skills, leadership skills, and a strong product development background.

Experience

  • 6-8 years of recent and progressive experience in AEM Content Management, AEM developer tools.
  • Strong experience with AEM building blocks including templates, components, dialogs, widgets, and bundles.
  • Experience and in-depth knowledge of Experience fragments, Content fragments and SPA.
  • Experience in a few front-end web technologies like HTML/5, CSS, JavaScript (React js/Angular) and responsive web technologies.
  • Experience with one or more Java concepts and patterns including Java/J2EE, JSP, JMS, Junit.
  • Experience in JCR suite, Sling web framework and Apache Felix OSGI framework.
  • Experience with project automation technologies like: Jenkins, Automated unit testing, Maven, SonarQube, Jira and GitHub.
  • Working knowledge of web technologies like Tomcat, Apache http, Content delivery networks (CDN, Akamai).
  • Deep familiarity with digital production marketing technology, processes, and tools with particular emphasis in web/mobile.
  • Proficient in front-end technologies, including HTML, CSS, JavaScript, and ReactJS.
  • Knowledge of Search engines, CDN, middleware integrations, Load Balancers.
  • Identify and resolve performance and scalability issues.
  • Working in Agile development practices and scrum model.
  • Strong knowledge of technical documentation processes/procedures.
  • Flexibility to work with geographically diverse team and familiar with the onsite/offshore working models.
  • Must possess excellent communication skills and be able to clearly and concisely communicate both verbally and in writing with both technical team members and business process owners.

Candidate Preferred Qualities

Ideal candidate attributes

  • Experience executing projects with Jira and/or Wrike is a plus.
  • Understanding of Algolia Search.
  • Adobe certified Expert as AEM developer.
  • Web application development experience, including React, NextJS, NodeJS.
  • Demonstrable ability to prioritize work and manage multiple demands.
  • Passionate about gaming and video game culture.

 

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At SIE, we consider several factors when setting each role’s base pay range, including the competitive benchmarking data for the market and geographic location.

Please note that the base pay range may vary in line with our hybrid working policy and individual base pay will be determined based on job-related factors which may include knowledge, skills, experience, and location. 

In addition, this role
is eligible for SIE’s top-tier benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, matching 401(k), paid time off, wellness program and coveted employee discounts for Sony products. This role also may be eligible for a bonus package. Click here to learn more.

 

The estimated base pay range for this role is listed below.
$160,900$241,300 USD

Equal Opportunity Statement:

Sony is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All persons will receive consideration for employment without regard to gender (including gender identity, gender expression and gender reassignment), race (including colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin), religion or belief, marital or civil partnership status, disability, age, sexual orientation, pregnancy or maternity, trade union membership or membership in any other legally protected category.

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PlayStation is a Fair Chance employer and qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records will be considered for employment.

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