Accenture AEM Functional Lead in Des Moines, Iowa
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The digital economy has caused a massive increase in the amount and importance of digital content. Digital content and the customer experiences it fuels are, together, a vital expression of a brand’s voice and purpose. We help leading brands create and deliver the right content for the right customer at the right time for immersive, relevant experiences. We offer an end-to-end approach to the content lifecycle and cut through the complexity for improved speed to market and relevance, at scale. Our unique tools and services organize, store and optimize content, including taxonomy, rights and asset management, analytics and quality assurance
Do clients rely on your impressive ability to define and implement innovative, web-based solutions that transform their ability to acquire and engage customers? Or perhaps you’ve become the go-to thought leader for eCommerce and web content management systems? If driving the business and functional requirements of large-scale projects fits squarely within your digital wheelhouse, Accenture may be the perfect place to build your career.
Plans and performs analysis of content management activities and/or functions and guides the subsequent design and implementation or improvement of existing AEM applications
Offers suggestions and recommendations during AEM solution design and execution phase from a functional perspective to ensure business intent is understood by the project team
Serves as the bridge/translator between the business team and technical resources during development and implementation to ensure that requirements and dependencies are well understood
Provides insights and recommendations around AEM best practices and drives client team for optimal decision making across global digital strategy, AEM platform governance, onboarding of net-new sites and other essential AEM digital deliverables
General understanding of the overall Application Architecture, including: Author, Publisher, Dispatcher, Load Balancing, CDN and other security layers.
Outlines pros and cons to AEM solutions and showcases a forward-thinking approach for both short term and long term business use cases
Provides oversight across Adobe Assets/Analytics setup, taxonomy and configurations
Drives framework for Adobe tools to ultimately interface and integrate with Third Party applications
Helps to identify technical feasibility of requirements while calling out gaps and raising issues accordingly
Oversees and serves as functional SME for integration points, workflows, content authoring, run management, platform governance as well as documentation deliverables
Shows deep understanding and knowledge in Agile development as well as in User Story/Backlog management
Leads and contributes to the definition of content governance procedures and business requirements, functional designs, and work flows for creating, managing and publishing web content
Assists with business process redesign, roadmap planning, and identifying touch points through multi-channel applications
Organizes and assists in “bringing together” the suite of Adobe Cloud Marketing offerings (Sites, Assets, Analytics, Forms, Campaign, Target, Magento, etc.)
Mentor and coach team members by sharing perspective and knowledge of Content Management initiatives and maintaining open dialogue with colleagues and clients
Support the development of strong client relationships by building trust, rapport and strong working relationships with key sponsors, stakeholders, and team members
Here’s what you need:
5+ years of full lifecycle implementation experience using various SDLC methodologies
3+ years of experience in tactical deployment or re-launch of WCM applications
Bachelor's degree or equivalent (minimum 12 years) work experience
Bonus points if:
Experience eliciting high-level business requirements and creating detailed functional specs as well as other documentation like requirement traceability matrixes, work-flow diagrams and use-cases
Ability to lead functional discussions and scoping decisions based on best practices for implementing the AEM application and proven knowledge of AEM out-of-the-box features and latest functions
Experience in working closely with content authoring teams to setup and assemble AEM Sites, DAM
Functional expertise in relevant Digital Experience packaged solutions such as Adobe AEM, Acquia/Drupal, EpiServer, Sitecore, SAP hybris, SalesForce CloudCraze/Commerce Cloud, and ElasticPath
Experience working with interactive designers to fulfill UI/UX designs in parallel with Front End (UI) and Back End (AEM) developers to build solutions
Ability to understand content migration needs and to define and execute content migration plans
Experience with multi-lingual and multichannel implementations
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