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Senior Architect


Noida - None - India



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Want to join an innovative engineering team building exciting cloud-based solutions for companies like Apple, Starbucks and Ikea? We are seeking an experienced Senior Architect to provide leadership for our architects and engineering teams in India as they design our future cloud product line.
As a Senior 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 coordinate and drive the evaluation, conceptualization, design, and integration of major new capabilities into the product line with the senior product architects, ensuring that product design and technology choices anticipate future needs, positioning us well for the long term, while efficiently satisfying short term market requirements. You will proactively search out, take on, and efficiently drive resolution of the toughest technical challenges the business faces. You will conduct research on leading edge technologies and make a determination on their probability of successful productization.

Key Areas of Responsibility:
• Own the architecture for end to end solutions comprised of multiple components or services.
• 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 Platform services
• Provide oversight on architecture consistency and system integrity across all services in the existing SaaS product line
• Conceptualize, design and integrate new capabilities and technologies into existing product
• Keep current on new technologies and make recommendations on future directions as appropriate. Educate and lead the engineering teams in design practices for cloud based products
• Identify and fill technical gaps and facilitate knowledge transfer throughout the organization
• Develop and maintain domain, product and process knowledge to improve the market alignment, product quality and engineering practices within Kronos India
• Exhibit a high degree of skill in matrix management and influencing teams in other geographies
• Collaborate with cross functional groups in other geographies to understand the business needs, educate them, and build solutions to address the needs


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 senior designers and engineering managers. 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 should be willing to travel to North America for short durations as and when need arises.
• A minimum of 17+ 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


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! 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. Want to learn more about our culture? Follow us on Twitter @work4kronos. #MyWorkInspired

Kronos is a global provider of workforce management and human capital management cloud solutions. Kronos’ industry-specific workforce applications are purpose built for businesses, healthcare providers, educational institutions and government agencies of all sizes. Tens of thousands of organizations – including half of the Fortune 1000® - and more than 40 million people in over 100 countries use Kronos every day. 

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.