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Architect

Location:

Noida - None - India

Function:

Engineering

Ref #:

201700992
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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

1. Responsible for conducting, leading and coordinating the development activities throughout the project, including key design decisions for the technology, structure and configuration of the system to build a best in class software with focus on security, performance and highly responsive user experience. Experience on UI would be required.
2. Work in a highly visible role and driving the overall architecture and design of Kronos' s Next Generation product.
3. Work on identifying the architectural improvements needed in the front end stack.
4. Adopt new and emerging technologies to provide solutions to the needs.
5. Handles the architecture and high level design for products, and contributes to architecture and high level design across products.
6. Provides in-depth subject matter expertise in related domain areas
7. Ensures adherence of the development team to the architectural vision and high level design of the product
8. Provides accurate inputs into effort estimation that helps determine project costs
9. Works as a guide and independently sets directions for medium sized projects, in order to provide a complete end-to-end solution of the product
10. Assumes a mentoring role for different teams across locations – mentoring developers, building the skills of less experienced team members, and proactively suggesting process improvements
11. Analyzes, designs and helps in development of features to meet new customer requirements
12. Providing support in conceptualizing the overall software architecture addressing functional and nonfunctional needs of the software.
13. Determines a course of action, which is then executed by project teams
14. Works on problems of highly complex scope, through expert usage of concepts & principles requiring high levels of judgment & interpretation
15. Prepares proof of concept & participates in the writing of technical documents (functional specifications, design documents, etc.) as required
16. Estimates the work required for new features to be added to products
17. Addresses and manages issues for non-functional needs of the architecture such as scalability, performance, and flexibility.
18. Applies advanced knowledge and experience to the development of new methods, programs and procedures
19. Offers expertise cutting across units / providing critical points of view on business issues and makes tactical decisions having an impact on business
20. Interacts with senior management on specialized technical issues
21. Conducts, supports and reports research for capability development of the team/ unit.

Qualifications

- Bachelors/Masters in Engineering / Computer Science or equivalent experience with excellent academics from some reputed college    
- Minimum of 15+ years software development experience in a fast-paced environment, working through all phases of the software development life cycle      
• Possess extensive design portfolios showing high proficiency in any Java based development technologies including UI technologies. (Adobe Flash platform, HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, jQuery)
• Create and maintain guidelines, standards, and development processes for user-centric products.
• Experience in designing complete framework/SDK for at least few products.
• Experience in architecting highly responsive presentation tier for high traffic, consumer facing applications.
• Strong working knowledge in user interface information architecture.
• Experience in detailed analysis, feasibility studies, performance analysis and prototyping.
• Experience in developing Software application for Multiplatform development.
• Experience in object oriented programming and design, Service oriented architecture and design patterns.
• Good interpersonal and communication skills.
• Strong analytical, problem-solving and conceptual skills.
• Knowledge of Unit testing framework e.g. Karma-Jasmine, Junit etc
• Understanding of usability, interaction designing aspects and cross browser compatibility
• Understanding of Core Java, web services and XML APIs, Node.js will be a plus
• Knowledge about Front-end Performance Optimization is a plus
• Experience with the full software development life cycle, including design, testing, deployment, and documentation activities
• Aptitude for learning and applying programming concepts
• Prior experience with agile methodologies and scrum practices, including continuous integration and TDD, is a plus.
• Team-oriented, meticulous, rigorous, attention to details, strong customer focus
• Excellent communication skills

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.