AEM Lead Developer AEM Lead Developer
Vancouver, Canada
5d ago

CGI in Canada

Canadian roots, global reach

Founded in Canada in 1976, CGI has evolved into the country’s largest IT services provider, serving as a long-term, committed partner to clients in Canada and in more than 40 countries around the world.

With more than 12,000 professionals across Canada, we work where our clients do business, providing local responsiveness and accountability that ensure the highest level of service and support.

CGI is more than just an IT consulting company; we are a global organization offering a world of opportunities. Become part of a unique culture that gives you the freedom to innovate, to make decisions, to achieve your full potential, and to chart your own career.

This is a great opportunity to become a member of CGI’s Web Design and Development Team, collaborating with world class clients, bringing ideas and concepts to life.

Our design and build process is focused on the user experience and takes advantage of the latest technologies such as HTML5, Responsive Design, and best of breed Content Management Systems such as Adobe Experience Manager, Drupal and Kentico.

Your future duties and responsibilities

The Adobe Experience Manager (AEM) Lead Developer will be responsible for the design, development, testing and delivery of all our supported AEM Web sites and applications.

Site enhancements, support and defect resolution will be required on an ongoing basis. Best practices and design methods are utilized to ensure the success of every AEM web project and initiative.


Operate effectively as a senior mentor and member of the development team

Lead the team in the evaluation of requirements, identification, estimate and delegation of tasks for the design, development and implementation of projects and operational changes

Design, code and test existing and new web sites based on detailed business requirements

Assume responsibility for design and development of web pages, graphics, multimedia and GUIs

Understand and address web related issues

Operate effectively for quick turnaround of enhancements, fixes and solutions

Utilize storyboarding, wireframes and predesigns to prepare detailed and accurate specifications and estimates

Demonstrate ability to independently manage multiple tasks and deadlines in a collaborative team environment

Develop and maintain reference material and documentation, including user guide / help sites

Required qualifications to be successful in this role

Flexibility, adaptability and the ability to learn quickly in various technical and creative environments, while delivering quality work under tight deadlines are required attributes.


Proven technical team leadership, estimation and task management experience

Development of Adobe AEM 6.x and CQ 5.x websites.

Creating and developing AEM templates and components using AEM and technologies such as JAVA, JSP, XML, JavaScript, JSON and HTML / DHTML.

Design, implementation, testing and deployment of enterprise scale Drupal web applications with experience using and configuring Author and Publish instances, Dispatchers and other Replication agents.

Experience in Sling, JCR Repository, Solr and Apache Felix.

Design and development of service interfaces and system integration in AEM to / from external systems and web services.

Experience with Responsive Design and mobile development using best practice and modern frameworks such as Twitter Bootstrap and React.

Experience with some or all of the following : HTML, JavaScript and CSS, LESS, Sass, Ruby, Ajax, Java and JSP, UML, XML and Wireframes.

Graphics creation with Photoshop, Illustrator, Adobe Creative Suite and HTML5.

Solid understanding of navigation and GUI for maximizing UI usability.

SDLC including design, testing, deployment, and documentation activities.

Using and managing source codes using repositories such as SVN, GIT and TFS.

Excellent written and oral communication skills.

Desire and willingness to work in a collaborative, innovative, flexible and team-oriented environment.


Successful completion of a 2 year or longer Computer Science / Information Technology program achieving a Diploma or Degree

Experience with other Web Content Management Systems such as WordPress, Drupal, Kentico, or Interwoven

Adobe Certified Expert certification for CQ and AEM development

  • JavaScript
  • Mentoring / Coaching
  • Drupal
  • Adobe CQ (Adobe Experienc Mgr)
  • UX requirements
  • Adobe CQ (Adobe Experienc Mgr)
  • What you can expect from us

    Build your career with us.

    It is an extraordinary time to be in business. As digital transformation continues to accelerate, CGI is at the center of this change supporting our clients’ digital journeys and offering our professionals exciting career opportunities.

    At CGI, our success comes from the talent and commitment of our professionals. As one team, we share the challenges and rewards that come from growing our company, which reinforces our culture of ownership.

    All of our professionals benefit from the value we collectively create.

    Be part of building one of the largest independent technology and business services firms in the world.

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