Senior Software Engineer

OVERVIEW

Senior Software Engineer

Digitas is a highly caffeinated playground where brilliant minds come together to bring bold, award-winning ideas to life. Our amazing Technology capability delivers cutting-edge, high-impact digital products and campaigns. We have strategic partnerships with the world’s leading marketing and technology vendors that allow us to leverage the top platforms and tools for our clients. Through collaborating with Strategy, Experience Design, Data Science, Project Management, and Account teams, our technologists are paving the way for innovation and transforming the marketing landscape.

To help with this, we’re looking for an outstanding Senior Software Engineer with practical AEM experience – a passionate coder and born collaborator who can apply their superior skills to create world-class web solutions. 

Sound like you? Read on.

 

What you’ll do:

The Software Engineering team works closely with other members of the Technology capability including front-end engineers, business analysts, and quality assurance (QA) specialists to design and build innovative technical solutions to solve our clients’ business challenges. Our engineers build highly functional and engaging websites—everything from quick-and-dirty microsites to multilingual, multiregional enterprise CMS implementations. But our work isn’t just websites and widgets, we implement emergent and experiential technologies like digital assistants, interactive bots, and solutions leveraging IoT concepts. Digitas engineers are passionate about technology, nimble, and eager to push the envelope. As Senior Software Engineer, you’ll work closely with cross-disciplinary teams to create first-rate web experiences and ensure top-notch, end-to-end solutions.

 

Day to day your role includes:

  • Implementing modern and maintainable code solutions
  • Developing and adhering to coding standards
  • Working alongside other engineers to drive mutually beneficial solutions between our
  • Creative and Technology teams
  • Thoroughly testing your work to ensure high-quality products
  • Keeping a pulse on emerging technologies and techniques
  • Ensuring that software solutions are performant, secure, and properly documented
  • Participating in code reviews and contributing to coding and architectural standards
  • Verifying functionality through unit testing and writing automated tests
  • Working with architects and leads to flesh out our requirements
  • Researching new technology feasibility and alternate designs
  • Mentoring and overseeing junior developers
  • Collaborating with other departments to ensure focused, high-quality, and timely
  • delivery
  • Encouraging teams to adopt new technologies when appropriate
  • Serving as a recognized subject matter expert within your field
  • Playing a supportive role in helping to scope, shape, plan, and execute a project
  • Presenting work to other departments and clients
  • Creating technical documentation and specifications

 

We’re looking for strong, impactful work experience, which typically includes:

  • Strong proficiency in Adobe Experience Manager (AEM) with at least 3 years commercial
  • experience
  • Proficiency in at least one and experience with web-facing programming languages or
  • frameworks, including Java, C#, and PHP
  • Solid understanding of OOP principles and concepts
  • Working knowledge of HTML and JavaScript
  • Experience working with one or more database packages, including MySQL, SQL Server,
  • or Oracle
  • Experience with or working knowledge of cloud-based infrastructure services such as
  • AWS, GCP, or Azure
  • An understanding of the SDLC and awareness of methodologies such as Lean, Agile,
  • and XP
  • Experience with continuous integration, product and data security, application scaling,
  • and software refactoring
  • An understanding of application performance parameters as well as the ability to assess
  • and optimize them
  • Eagerness to learn new languages, frameworks, and technologies
  • Experience with one or more of the following: custom-developed web applications,
  • mobile app development, or open-source libraries, tools, and platforms
  • Using logging, test-driven development and working in peer-programming scenarios
  • Being aware of data privacy concerns when developing solutions
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • A positive attitude towards both work and people
  • The motivation to work independently as well as part of a team
  • The ability to prioritize tasks, meet deadlines, and work in a fast-paced environment
  • Intellectual curiosity, passion, inventiveness, and a desire to learn and grow

 

Got what it takes? We’d love to hear from you.

About Digitas

Digitas is The Connected Marketing Agency, committed to helping brands better connect with people through Truth. Connection. Wonder. With diverse expertise in data, strategy, creative, media and tech, we work across capabilities and continents to make better connections and achieve ambitious outcomes through ideas that excite, provoke and inspire. Curious and fully transparent, we are always examining real human behavior to create authentic connections—between brands and consumers, clients and partners, and ideas and outcomes. Digitas has 3,500 employees across 18 countries and 32 offices, with an extended network via Publicis Media of over 23,500 employees present in more than 100 countries worldwide. To connect with Digitas or learn more, visit www.digitas.com.