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IBM Application Architect: Adobe Experience Manager in Bangalore, India


As an IBM Application Architect, you directly help clients transform their business and solve complex problems. You will define the scope and vision for projects that deliver customized solutions using your knowledge of IBM platforms. You are a technical leader, serving as a liaison among business partners, technical resources, and project stakeholders.

Your Role and Responsibilities

As Adobe Solution Architect, you are responsible to understand client's business benefits and identify the gaps and focus area that need to be addressed to bring in the 'wow-factor' in terms of real value add to the solution offered. You must have hands-on expertise on at least 4 implementations with Adobe Experience Manager along with a minimum of 1 real time implementations on one of the following Adobe Marketing Cloud capabilities: Adobe Analytics, Adobe Target, Adobe Campaigns, Adobe Audience Manager.

You will need to be comfortable working with clients to demonstrate technical, functional and non-functional expertise to generate trust and confidence within the client and help them envision the roadmap ahead, in alignment with their motto. You should be able to define how AEM and Adobe Marketing Cloud capabilities will fit into their enterprise architecture ecosystem and lead the technical development and delivery teams for AEM solutions, thus owning the client relationship.

Having a sound understanding of cloud platforms integrations like AWS, Azure, etc., Ad-Tech solutions such as Adobe Media Optimizer and eCommerce capabilities such as IBM eCommerce, Hybris and Magento will be added preferences for sure. Exposure to Devops or AMS will also be added preference .


  • Analyse business requirements (RFPs or Business Requirements documentation) - both functional and non-functional, to derive technical solutions / designs that are scalable and sustainable, using the industry best practices design principles and own the solution blueprint.

  • Streamlining scope and assumptions, perform project delivery estimations involving AEM and multiple capabilities of Adobe Marketing Cloud, recommend hardware sizing basis of load information and write down Scope of Work independently, for AEM and various capabilities of the Adobe Marketing Cloud stack.

  • Derive Staffing Plans, Delivery Drops, perform dependency management, etc.

  • Provide end to end enterprise architecture demonstrating how they should fit into the overall solution, describing the purpose / role of each defined component.

  • Responsible for creation and integration of solution using Adobe Marketing Cloud.

  • Demonstrate communication and collaboration skills - being able to work with geo-separated teams, effective communication on client meetings, interactions to explain and present the solution approach, etc.

  • Keen attention to the deliverable code - Ensure code quality assurance, performance tuning, system administration, be able to get into developer shoes and help the team technically with hands-on complex code implementations and defect solving ability.

  • Have sound knowledge on various modes of Agile project operation

  • Groom up prospect resources and help grow the IBM Adobe competency.

  • Conduct technical interview sessions to assess and enable lateral hire of capable resources on Adobe Marketing Cloud capabilities, in IBM.

  • Good to have Hands-on development expertise with:

  • Content Fragment, Experience Fragment, Form etc.

  • UI Framework (i.e. Bootstrap, Angular, React, MDL languages)

  • Single Page Application (SPA),

  • AEM forms

  • AMS

  • Devops

  • Large scale Assets migration.

  • Campaigns integration with AEM

  • Scene7 integration, AEM Assets Smart Tagging, Analytics for assets.

  • Admin activities - Server configurations, dispatcher rules, configuration and caching, repository compaction, re-indexing, performance tuning and optimization

  • Proven Java knowledge

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • Minimum 12+ years of experience in IT Architecture

  • Must have Hands-on development expertise with:

  • Sightly (Template Language)

  • OSGi framework (Bundles / Services, Tag Libraries)

  • Tag-libraries, Sling Model, Workflow, Scheduler, Observation etc.

  • AEM integration with various components of the Adobe Marketing Cloud

  • Personalization journeys (online and offline segmentation), eCommerce integrations, Enterprise Search integrations, etc.

  • User Authorization and Authentication (OAuth, SAML, SSO, LDAP sync, etc.)

  • Migration to AEM from any other CMS

  • AEM Product Upgradation

  • Design and implement enterprise multi-tier solutions for highly scalable, highly available systems

  • Omni-channel experiences (Web, Tablets and Mobile), define journeys, client presentations, demonstrations, etc.

  • DevOps configuration and administration - Maven, Jenkins, Azure DevOps, VSTS, Define Bitbucket / GitHub Repository branching strategy, etc.

Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise

  • You love collaborative environments that use agile methodologies to encourage creative design thinking and find innovative ways to develop with cutting edge technologies

  • Ambitious individual who can work under their own direction towards agreed targets/goals and with creative approach to work

  • Intuitive individual with an ability to manage change and proven time management

  • Proven interpersonal skills while contributing to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed

  • Up-to-date technical knowledge by attending educational workshops, reviewing publications

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