AEM Architect

Back End Development · Wilmington, Delaware
Department Back End Development
Employment Type Full Time
Minimum Experience Experienced

The Archer Group recruits some of the brightest digital thinkers from our region and beyond in a broad range of disciplines spanning design, development, brand and content strategy, account planning, social media, UX, marketing strategy, and QA to name a few. We pride ourselves on our people being as likeable as they are capable. We were founded in 2003 and have grown into one of the largest independent digital agencies in the Philadelphia area, serving an expanding roster of Fortune 500 clients. We attribute our rapid success and continued excellence to a culture of mutual respect and a spirit of wonder that is palpable, and encouraged, at every level, organization-wide.

Our AEM team is growing, and there is a ton of opportunity for individuals to add value! We are looking for an AEM Architect who has experience creating custom web development. Engineering is a huge component to the solutions we provide to our clients. This opportunity will be responsible for taking projects through the entire life cycle, while communicating with our clients throughout that process and setting the bar for future teams at our company. 


  • Architect and lead development of mission-critical systems, delivering high-availability and performance
  • Lead and participate in client meetings, professionally and expertly
  • Translate business needs into technical requirements
  • Contribute in all phases of the development life-cycle
  • Write well designed, testable, efficient code
  • Provide constructive feedback in code reviews
  • Create Architecture and Technical specifications documents
  • Prepare and produce releases of software components
  • Support continuous improvement by investigating alternatives and technologies
  • Mentor senior engineers and share technical knowledge with the entire engineering practice


  • 7+ years of professional hands-on Software Development experience
  • 3+ years of experience in Java development in a professional environment
  • The ideal candidate will have a 2 or 4 year degree in CS/Engineering, be a bootcamp grad, or be self-taught with practical experience using Amazon Web Services (EC2, S3, RDS, etc.)
  • Experience with systems using User Generated Content (i.e. communities)
  • Worked with Agile development, preferably SCRUM, and Unit Testing / TDD


  • Highly motivated, organized, able to multi-task, and work under tight deadlines
  • Architected and launched sites using using AEM 6.1 and above
  • Proficiency with AEM, Java, Sling, OSGI, JCR, and Apache Web Server
  • Experience integrating with 3rd party systems (e.g. Salesforce)
  • Solid understanding of systems design, High Availability, Disaster Recovery, Caching, CDN and Persistence
  • Strong communication and problem-solving skills

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  • Location
    Wilmington, Delaware
  • Department
    Back End Development
  • Employment Type
    Full Time
  • Minimum Experience