Hyatt Senior AEM Architect in CHICAGO, Illinois


Position Summary We are looking for an experienced AEM Architect to act as a core resource as part of a growing new internal AEM practice that Hyatt is building. This person will be responsible for establishing both operational and administrative best practices as well as serving as a application architect for new AEM applications. The ideal candidate must have prior experience architecting and deploying AEM solutions and be familiar with content management principles, devops, and team software development. Java and JEE experience and working with maven are a must.

Position Responsibilities

  • Page component development as well as component hierarchy and inheritance
  • Developing components to author and publisher run modes that are environment-specific
  • Optimizing dispatcher configuration
  • Page template development and permissions
  • Extending existing CQ resource types and foundation components
  • Dialog elements and their relation to underlying a content node’s JCR structure
  • JCR query optimization
  • Client-side Libraries (a.k.a. Clientlibs)
  • Content packages and OSGi bundle projects generated by Maven archetypes
  • OSGi bundle manifest structure (importance of Export-Package, Import-Package, Private-Package and resolution of dependencies within Apache Felix container)
  • Sling Servlet development with OSGi configurable parameters
  • Understanding of Dispatcher Cache and stat levels
  • Workflow creation, management and configuration
  • Experience with integrating AEM/CQ with 3rd party external services and handling transactional services in AEM
  • Demonstrate a commitment to Hyatt core values
  • The position responsibilities outlined above are in no way to be construed as all encompassing. Other duties, responsibilities, and qualifications may be required and/or assigned as necessary



  • At least five years architecture experience
  • Preferable 10 years


  • Bachelors degree or combination of experience, education, and certification that demonstrates an ability to perform the duties and responsibilities required for this role

Computer Skills Needed to Perform this Job

  • Java, Node
  • Adobe Experience Manager (AEM)

Primary Location: US-IL-Chicago
Organization: Global Operations Center
Pay Basis: Yearly
Job Level: Full-time
Job: Information Systems
Req ID: CHI008182