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Architect

Location:

Noida - None - India

Function:

Engineering

Ref #:

201700880
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Corporate overview

You’re empowered when you’re a Kronite

Want to be part of an elite group of highly skilled professionals? We think our employees are a special group of talented, energetic, and innovative people. And for that reason, we refer to ourselves as Kronites. Kronites care about more than just work. We recognize the need to maintain a healthy work-life balance — to live inspired. In fact, it’s expected! Whether you’re playing foosball in one of our game rooms, working up a healthy sweat in group fitness classes, or videoconferencing with Kronites thousands of miles away, you’ll soon learn that we take work and fun seriously. No matter what position you hold at Kronos, you’re a Kronite. And we want you to feel like you have the power to make a difference in your life and the lives of others, at work and beyond.

Kronos is the global leader in workforce management solutions that enable organizations to control labor costs, minimize compliance risk, and improve workforce productivity. Tens of thousands of organizations in 100 countries – including more than half the Fortune 1000® - use Kronos time and attendance, scheduling, absence management, HR and payroll, hiring, and labor analytics applications.  Kronos customers include enterprises large and small across diverse industries worldwide including retail, hospitality, healthcare, manufacturing, public sector, services, and distribution.

Kronos is a privately held company and was founded in 1977. Headquartered in Chelmsford, Massachusetts, Kronos employs more than 5,000 people worldwide.

Kronos is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Description

Want to join an innovative engineering team building exciting cloud-based solutions for companies like Apple, Starbucks and Ikea? We are seeking an experienced
Architect to provide leadership for our engineering teams in India as they design our future cloud product line.
As an Architect for Kronos India, you will be responsible for establishing the technical vision and championing the architectural integrity, consistency, and long term design of multi-tenant, SaaS solutions. You will work with other engineering leaders to actively foster a high energy, highly productive engineering organization and culture.

You will assist senior management in charting the future product and technology strategy - considering both technical and business trends and factors. You will coordinate and drive the evaluation, conceptualization, design, and integration of new capabilities into the product line with the product teams, ensuring that product design and technology choices anticipate future needs, while efficiently satisfying short term market requirements. You will proactively search out, take on, and efficiently drive resolution of the technical challenges the business faces.
Success in this role requires the ability to work effectively at multiple levels ranging from in the trenches with individual engineers, to at the white board with designers and engineering managers and customer stakeholders. This means that you need to be comfortable and effective communicating in many different ways and advancing an agenda through personal credibility and influence.
You will be expected to provide and exemplify exceptional technical leadership for the Kronos India technical community as a whole and the senior product architects in particular. You will be a trusted member of our senior leadership team.
Key Areas of Responsibility:
• Owns the architecture for complete end to end solutions comprised of multiple components/ products/services.
• Conceptualizes, designs and integrates new capabilities and technologies into existing product lines.
• Keeps current on new technologies and makes recommendations on future directions as appropriate. Educates and leads the engineering teams in design practices for cloud based products.
• Identifies and fills technical gaps, and facilitates knowledge transfer throughout the organization.
• Develops and maintains domain, product and process knowledge to improve the market alignment, product quality and engineering practices within Kronos India.
• Exhibits a high degree of skill in matrix management and influencing teams in other geographies.
• Collaborates with cross functional groups in India and in other geographies to understand the business needs, educate them, and build solutions to address the needs.

Qualifications

Qualification/ Experience:
• A minimum of 16+ years’ experience in software development with increasing architectural responsibility for commercial software products – preferably as a senior architect for cloud solutions.
• A solid engineering foundation indicated by a demonstrated understanding of product design of complex systems and/or web-based enterprise applications for a SaaS multi-tenant environment. Strong track record of architectural leadership manifested through successfully completed SaaS products that yielded competitive advantages in their respective markets, ideally in growth company environments.
• Exceptional verbal and written communication skills
• High energy and passion for nurturing great engineers, teams, and products
• Ability to work collaboratively across functional boundaries and across multiple organizational levels to drive results and to influence others.
• Clear appetite for continuous learning and staying up-to-date with the latest technology

EEO Statement

Kronos is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and is committed to maintaining a diverse and inclusive work environment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, physical or mental disability, age, or veteran status or any other basis protected by federal, state, or local law.