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Master Architect

Location:

Lowell - Massachusetts - USA

Function:

Engineering

Ref #:

201701208
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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, AI augmented solutions for companies like Apple, Google and Ikea? We are seeking an experienced senior architect and technologist to provide global leadership for system architecture of our newly developed SaaS product line, and collaborate with internal research teams and external stakeholders to build out revolutionary workforce management capabilities enabled by AI.

The successful candidate will:

• Create, maintain and drive the execution of an architecture and technology road map that will help significantly improve the reliability, availability, supportability, security, performance and scalability of the entire solution.
• Provide oversight on architecture consistency and system integrity across all services in the new SaaS product line.
• Collaborate with data science team to create a pipeline for productizing AI based workforce management solution
• Help create, maintain architecture and technology roadmap for incorporating AI based solution into the core product.
• Educate and lead the engineering teams in design practices for cloud based products.
• Educate and lead the engineering teams in design practices for bring AI based solution into the product line.
• Keep current on new technologies and make recommendations on future directions as appropriate.
• Identify and fill technical gaps, and facilitate knowledge transfer throughout the organization.
• Exhibit a high degree of skill in matrix management and influencing teams in other geographies.
• Collaborate with cross-functional groups across geographies to understand the business needs, educate them, and build solutions to address the needs.

Qualifications

• Bachelor’s degree or higher in Computer Science or related discipline.
• Minimum of 15-20+ years' experience in software development with increasing architectural responsibility for commercial software products preferably as a senior architect for cloud solutions.
• Solid engineering foundation indicated by a demonstrated understanding of product design of complex systems and/or web-based enterprise applications for a SaaS 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.
• In depth knowledge of latest advancement in AI technologies, and hands on knowledge of architecture patterns and technologies that are necessary to productize AI based solution.
• In depth knowledge and experience with Java and Java based technologies.
• 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.