Legg Mason

Application Development Manager - Marketing Technology

US-CT-Stamford | US-MD-Baltimore
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Global Information Business Solutions
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Position Overview

Legg Mason is seeking an amazing Director of Application Development - a Marketing Technologist (specific to the Adobe marketing technology stack) to manage a team of developers to provide robust content managing capabilities on the core AEM ecosystem used to host multiple web applications including the public facing leggmason.com sites.

This is a key senior level position to influence and implement all the necessary solutions to satisfy the needs to the key business partners and stakeholders. The candidate must possess leadership ability, and the experience to drive the team forward.

Key Responsibilities & Duties Include, but not Limited to

  • Serving as the primary Technical Advisor to business partners and development teams for solution creation.
  • Manage agile teams for execution of projects and solutions while following LM standards, procedures and policies for delivery of solutions.
  • Define AEM, java coding and industry standards for the team to follow and execute delivery.
  • Architect, design, document and enable custom development on the AEM ecosystem (not task management, but technical problem resolution, critical thinking around development approach, tradeoff resolution, code reviews/QA).
  • Enable design/code reviews and frameworks for development teams to ensure appropriate LM standards and industry best practices regarding performance and security are followed.
  • Enable dedicated AEM support analysts in root cause analysis and resolution of production issues.
  • Support the approach and delivery scope/effort estimation/team definition of future projects.
  • Support in researching marketing technology space to support future growth and thought leadership with our business partners and stakeholders.
  • Vendor managment for the AEM infrastructure.

Ideal Qualifications and Experience

  • 10-12 years of IT experience with proven track record in defining solutions and executing multiple JEE/J2EE projects. 6+ years developing solutions in any CMS.
  • 4+ years’ experience in architecting and leading solutions in the AEM/CQ platform. Used or knowledgeable on most of the modules in AEM.
  • Experience managing development teams in an Agile environment.
  • Experience and knowledge in designing the content architecture, hierarchy and lifecycle using AEM/CQ.
  • Thorough knowledge in the marketing technology stack, specifically in Adobe technical stack.
  • Strong exposure in customizing all aspects of AEM like Templates, Components, Widgets, Designs, Workflows.
  • Experience and knowledge of the AEM technical stack like Apache Sling, OSGi, Lucene, etc.
  • Experience in Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery environment.
  • Exposure to Javascript UI frameworks. ( Bootstrap, etc)
  • Possess good organizational, interpersonal, communication and documentation skills
  • End-to-end understanding of web architectures including mobile web considerations and responsive web design.
  • Experience with Personalization, Authentication, Authorization and entitlement frameworks.
  • Experience with UI frameworks like bootstrap, 960 etc., and JS frameworks like Angular.
  • Experience with complete application development life-cycle including requirements gathering, analysis and design, development, integration, testing, deployment, maintenance and support.
  • Experience in using Object Oriented software development methodologies like XP-Agile, Scrum, Rapid Application Development & Test Driven Development and extensive implementation knowledge of Software Design Patterns & multi-threaded Asynchronous Programming Model.
  • Working on a setup with Adobe Managed Services is a huge plus.
  • Working knowledge in Adobe Marketing Cloud would be a huge plus.

Company Overview

Legg Mason is a leading global asset management firm, Legg Mason offers rewarding career opportunities for individuals who share our passion for investing, and our commitment to putting clients first in everything we do. Whether you have industry experience and are seeking new challenges or are just beginning your career, we invite you to explore the many advantages of joining our global team.


With a presence in every major financial center across the globe, we are always looking for exceptional professionals who want to shape a rewarding career through intellectual curiosity, leadership and collaboration. If you're looking to build your future with one of the industry's premier firms, consider the many opportunities at Legg Mason today.


Legg Mason offers a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package which includes medical, dental, vision, 401(k) with company match, profit-sharing, extensive paid time off, employee stock purchase plan with company match, tuition reimbursement, paid parental leave, and much more. Learn more about our amazing culture #LifeAtLeggMason and our benefits package here.



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