AEM - Systems Engineering Director

Pune, Maharashtra, India Full-time

Merkle|Sokrati, a leader in Paid Search & Social Advertising, provides a sophisticated technology solution to efficiently manage Digital Marketing campaigns for several large brand clients in India. The platform deals with 20M+ impressions per day, real-time optimization algorithms, a scalable & intuitive analytics platform and more - all developed in-house. We are currently a 150+ people team, and growing extremely fast to gain more market share and roll out even cooler technology solutions in Digital Advertising space.

In pursuit of this, Merkle|Sokrati seeks to hire AEM - Systems Engineering Director. The Director of Systems Engineer will be required to collaborate with departmental managers to create
budgets and develop business plans and Statements of Work (SOWs). They will also be responsible for
timecard approval, interviewing and hiring personnel, and guiding the global team in integration. The
ideal candidate for this position possesses proven leadership skills, as well as a strong ability of problem-solving and make sound decisions that encourage corporate growth.
The individual in this role will lead technical requirements sessions; act as a liaison between clients and
Merkle-Sokrati development team; architect and document solutions; and develop interfaces between AEM,
AWS, and other systems.

@Merkle|Sokrati, you will:

  • Improve the business processes for the department through analysis and collaboration
  • Get involved in long-term business planning at the managerial and executive level
  • Collaborate with department management to develop financial plans
  • Analyze the performance of support functions for departments such as human resources and
  • Make recommendations for improvement
  • Work with project managers to develop budgets for special programs
  • Act as responsible individual for the approval SOWs, Incident Reports, Post-mortems, and monthly billing/charges for services and vendors
  • Be last-line of response for customer escalation issues, service events, and internal hosting/managed services needs.
  • Act as internal business owner for Merkle-Sokrati solutions and interact with Merkle IT to ensure adherence to the Global Information Security Program (GISP) and Guiding Principles for Building and Managing Solutions in the Cloud
  • Manage the technical delivery of custom development, integrations, operations, management, and data migration elements of Cloud and On-Premise implementations of Adobe Experience Manager.
  • Manage technical scopes, client expectations, and drives technical direction for automation and retainer-based services
  • Provide hands-on, expert-level technical assistance to developers and customer teams
  • Be a credible subject matter expert to clients and partners on sales cycles and marketing events 
  • Coach and mentor junior technical resources
  • Ensure adherence to the Merkle Global Information Security Program (GISP)
  • Ensure adherence to the Merkle IT Guidelines for Building and Managing Solutions in the Cloud

If you have:

  • 2+ years of experience implementing and maintaining AEM architecture
  • 5+ years of experience in designing and implementing distributed and fault tolerant solutions in
    AWS Cloud
  • Experience instituting industry best practices for DevOps, Security Site Reliability, Monitoring
    and Tooling
  • Hands-on experience with AWS technologies (EC2, EBS, S3, ELB, VPC)
  • Experience with AEM implementation, Java, OSGi and JVM tuning(NICE TO HAVE)
  • Experience with configuration management tools such as Ansible, Chef etc.(NICE TO HAVE)

Also, if you're excited about:

  • Being a part of the company doing something really amazing & redefining stuff.
  • Making a splash in a multi-billion dollar Digital Advertising industry
  • Learning & Growing far beyond your current horizon
  • A place full of like-minded & ridiculously smart folks

Then, we would love to have a chat with you!