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Lilly Content Technology and Marketing Automation Engineer in Indianapolis, Indiana

At Lilly, we unite caring with discovery to make life better for people around the world. We are a global healthcare leader headquartered in Indianapolis, Indiana. Our 35,000 employees around the world work to discover and bring life-changing medicines to those who need them, improve the understanding and management of disease, and give back to our communities through philanthropy and volunteerism. We give our best effort to our work, and we put people first. We’re looking for people who are determined to make life better for people around the world.

Eli Lilly USA is embarking on an exciting journey to transform how we connect with our customers! Ultimately, we are crafting new processes and deploying new technology as part of a larger initiative to deliver the right content, to the right customer and at the right time using AI and machine learning. Foundational to this work is rebuilding the process and technology to create reusable and modular content used within and across marketing channels (email, display, web, etc.).

The Lilly Content Intelligence team has been formed to deploy the Adobe Experience Manager (AEM) as the technology platform to more quickly author, review, approve and distribute content. Initial implementation will focus on Eli Lilly USA brand content but will be expanded as a global platform to drive content reuse. The project is in the delivery phase meaning it is not yet deployed to production, but you will be instrumental in the technical delivery of the solution.

As part of a larger and cross-functional team, The Content Technology and Marketing Automation Engineer will help deliver this new technology platform and become a Lilly technical expert on the Adobe Experience Manager platform and the marketing channels we use. The focus on this role will be ensuring the AEM environment maintains the channel specific specifications to ensure they meet all requirements prior to distribution to our customers.


  • Learn and develop technical expertise on the AEM platform from the perspectives of: AEM Backend Developer e.g. (Java, Maven, Junit) – 20% ; AEM Frontend Developer e.g. (HTML, CSS, JS) – 60%; AEM Author e.g. (AEM Templates, Content Fragments, Workflows) – 20%

  • Partner with development team members, architecture and product management to prioritize automating as much of the continuous delivery pipeline for the solution as possible (Dev, Build, Test, Deploy, Monitor, Release, Measure, etc.)

  • Assist in detailing system functional requirements for validation delivery

  • Research and maintain technical requirements for marketing channels and tactic types

  • Partner with UX team to synchronize Lilly Design System with AEM implementation

  • Work directly with Adobe on technical implementation tasks

  • Perform source code reviews & maintain automated, source code compliance tests

  • Help drive weekly technical syncs between Adobe and Lilly

  • Provide technical leadership for channel Change Control Board

  • Assist colleagues on technical tasks for deployment of AEM solution (CI/CD, Security, change control, integration patterns with other systems)

  • Join in agile delivery including story writing and execution

  • Become the technical channel design expert within the AEM platform

  • Challenge processes or decisions that jeopardize quality or delivery

Basic Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree and 3-5 years of IT experience

Additional Skills/Preferences:

  • Experience working with content design

  • Experience working within commercial marketing

  • Experience with developing or distributing email, Web, and Banners Ad

  • Experience working in Jira and on agile teams

  • Background in process development and automation

  • Ability to balance multiple projects and work at a fast pace

  • Superb communication and interpersonal skills

Lilly is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.

As a condition of employment with Eli Lilly and Company and its subsidiaries in the United States and Puerto Rico, you must be fully COVID-19 vaccinated and provide proof of vaccination satisfactory to the company. If you would like to request an accommodation for medical or religious reasons, you may do so at

At Lilly we strive to ensure our employees are part of a team that cares about them and our shared purpose of making life better for those around the world. How do we do this? We continue to look for ways to include, innovate, accelerate and deliver while maintaining integrity, excellence and respect for people.​ We hope that you seek to join us on our journey as we create medicine and deliver improved outcomes for patients across the globe!