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Technology Lead (CMS)

Location: Columbia, MD.
Company Description:

We are champions for meaningful progress, helping our clients to win, keep and grow their best customers. With best-in-class services and solutions in media, CXM, and creative, we operate in over 145 markets worldwide with more than 48,000 dedicated specialists.

Job Description:

Provide technology leadership and delivery oversight across all large-scale Content Management System (CMS) engagements across the organization; Provide support for sales cycle, engagement scoping, define the deliverable approach, and project timelines, and outline the team structure; Provide executive-level technology guidance for clients as a trusted advisor; Chief architect for large Content Management System (CMS) based implementations across the globe for the company’s strategic clients; Drive global teams towards high-quality, well-designed, enterprise-grade Content Management System (CMS) based solutions at scale; Define scalable Content Management System (CMS) implementation processes, the blueprint of Commerce and other complex integrations, quality gates, and standards for global engagement delivery model; Define and manage the company’s portfolio of Content Management System (CMS) capabilities; and Establish and maintain technical/strategic relationships with vendors and partners.

Qualifications:

Must have experience with the following in order to complete the above-mentioned tasks:

  • Experience in delivering large-scale software development using Content Management System (CMS) platforms with agile methodologies;
  • Experience in leading and building global and scalable enterprise-grade applications using Content Management System (CMS) platforms such as Adobe Experience Manager, Sitecore, Acquia, OpenText, with multi-point integrations and business process implementations;
  • Experience leading global strategic technology engagements involving Content Management System (CMS) with both business and technical stakeholders defining technology roadmaps;
  • Understanding of the Content Management System (CMS) landscape and familiarity with latest technological trends even outside of the CMS domain across the industry to define strategies for how to best apply them in the organization’s context;
  • Knowledge of top Content Management System (CMS) vendors including Adobe Experience Manager, Sitecore, Opentext, Acquia, Kentico, Contentful, Salesforce CMS;
  • Experience with front-end web technologies, including HTML5, CSS3, ECMA Script 6, JavaScript, JavaScript frameworks (e.g., React.js, Vue.js, jQuery, Angular.js), templating engines, and JSON;
  • Expertise in server-side technologies Java/JEE, Python, .NET, Spring and Hibernate, REST/SOAP web services, and XSLT;
  • Experience with major search vendors (e.g. Solr/Lucene, Elastic Search, Amazon Cloud Search, Algolia, Coveo) and best practices for integration with Content Management System (CMS) based applications;
  • Knowledge of API gateways and management software (Apigee, Azure API Management, MuleSoft, AWS API Gateway, Kong);
  • Knowledge of SQL (e.g. Oracle, MySQL) & NoSQL (e.g. MongoDB, Amazon DynamoDB) databases;
  • Experience with optimizing the web applications built on Content Management System (CMS) for Search Engines (SEO);
  • Experience with integrating CMS based applications with cloud provider-specific service offerings and managed platforms (Elastic Beanstalk, Azure App Service, Lambda, RDS, Amazon DynamoDB etc.);
  • Technical knowledge to troubleshoot issues across multiple domains by identifying root causes and creating solutions;
  • Proficient with user experience, business analysis / requirements, and visual design methodologies; and Showcase examples of defining investment opportunities for defining organization’s capabilities.
  • Requires a Bachelor’s degree or foreign equivalent in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Information Systems or Engineering or related field and at least 5 years of experience as a Technology Lead, CMS Developer or related occupation.
  • Itinerant employment - employee may be required to work at various unanticipated locations throughout the U.S.
  • Option to work from home. 
Additional Information:

The anticipated base salary for this position is $164,030. Salary is based on a range of factors that include relevant experience, knowledge, skills, other job-related qualifications, and geography. Additionally, this position is eligible for discretionary incentive compensation. The company’s incentive compensation plan is subject to change. A range of medical, dental, vision, 401(k) matching, paid time off, and/or other benefits also are available. For more information regarding dentsu benefits, please visit dentsubenefitsplus.com

Employees from diverse or underrepresented backgrounds encouraged to apply.
Dentsu (the "Company") is committed to a policy of Equal Employment Opportunity and will not discriminate against an applicant or employee of the Company, on the basis of age, sex, sexual orientation, race, color, creed, religion, ethnicity, national origin, alienage or citizenship, disability, marital status, veteran or military status, genetic information, or any other legally-recognized protected basis under federal, state or local laws, regulations or ordinances. Applicants with disabilities may be entitled to reasonable accommodation under the terms of the Americans with Disabilities Act and/or certain state or local laws. A reasonable accommodation is a change in the way things are normally done that will ensure an equal employment opportunity without imposing an undue hardship on the Company. Please contact [email protected] if you need assistance completing any forms or to otherwise participate in the application process or to request or discuss an accommodation in connection with a job at the Company to which you are applying.

About dentsu international

Part of Dentsu Group, Dentsu International is a network designed for what’s next, helping clients predict and plan for disruptive future opportunities and create new paths to growth in the sustainable economy. Dentsu delivers people-focused solutions and services to drive better business and societal outcomes. This is delivered through five global leadership brands - Carat, Dentsu Creative, dentsu X, iProspect and Merkle, each with deep specialisms.

Dentsu International’s radically collaborative team of diverse creators unifies people, clients and capabilities through horizontal creativity to help clients create culture, change society, and invent the future.

Powered by 100% renewable energy, Dentsu International operates in over 145 markets worldwide with more than 46,000 dedicated specialists, and partners with 95 of the top 100 global advertisers.
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We are champions for meaningful progress and we strive to be a force for good—for our people, for our clients, for the industry and for our society. We keep our people at the center, creating space for growth, understanding and learning so they can thrive. We embed diversity, in our mindset, in our solutions and in our teams to empower an inclusive, equitable and culturally fluent environment. Building this culture within our teams makes us better collaborators with each other and with our clients, driving better outcomes for all.

Dentsu (the "Company") is committed to a policy of Equal Employment Opportunity and will not discriminate against an applicant or employee of the Company, on the basis of age, sex, sexual orientation, race, color, creed, religion, ethnicity, national origin, alienage or citizenship, disability, marital status, veteran or military status, genetic information, or any other legally-recognized protected basis under federal, state or local laws, regulations or ordinances. Applicants with disabilities may be entitled to reasonable accommodation under the terms of the Americans with Disabilities Act and/or certain state or local laws. A reasonable accommodation is a change in the way things are normally done that will ensure an equal employment opportunity without imposing an undue hardship on the Company. Please contact [email protected] if you need assistance completing any forms or to otherwise participate in the application process or to request or discuss an accommodation in connection with a job at the Company to which you are applying. 

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