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UI architect

Location:

Lowell - Massachusetts - USA

Function:

Engineering

Ref #:

20200014113
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Description

Kronos is looking to hire an experienced and motivated Architect who drive the teams with the front-end architectural direction and support those decisions by articulating the benefits and tradeoffs to the development, and product owner teams. Collaborate with UI architects to define reusable common patterns and platform improvements. An Architect who can define development best practices, in collaboration with the UI leads, document and share with the development community. These best practices include processes and tools used as part of the IDE, code quality, performance, and code maintainability.

• Investigate new frameworks and libraries that can help improve our development process. In collaboration with the UI leads, investigate new technologies and new libraries to define how they can be integrated into our current development process.
• Define and execute on the strategy for the move to Angular from AngularJS based applications working with the different UI architects/leads/managers.
• Design the new common components and evolve the existing ones. The UI architects are responsible for the UI common-component design with the supervision of the suite UI architect and in collaboration with the UI leads. For each existing common component, the UI architects need to assess the existing implementation and define the component road map which includes the list of expected improvements, the sizing of the work, and the impacts on the component consumers.
• Provide support for UX design validation. Work up front with UI designers and product owners to ensure that the proposed UX design can be implemented efficiently and will meet our performance standards.
• Produce high level designs and mid level designs along with estimates for UI headlines and conduct PoC for feasibility of any new proposals in the platform updates. The PoC results need to be reviewed with the Suite UI architect and other architects depending on the impact of the changes.
• Work with the UI platform team to provide a performant and developer friendly infrastructure in Node and Nginx. This would include implementing better build models and providing hardening guidance for Node and nginx infrastructure.
• Manage global style guide and global component guidelines and enforce those guidelines rigorously.
• Assess usage of node and nginx services by the different domain implementations and provide best practices for usage of different frameworks in those services (e.g. redis, express..).

Qualifications

• Bachelor's degree in business, computer science or equivalent combination of education and experience
• 7+ years of professional experience in front-end development, with 2+ years of that experience in a leadership role
• Expert knowledge in building frameworks in managing patterns across HTML/CSS/JS and node
• Experience in responsive layouts and in developing NodeJS applications in large scale
• Expert in developing quality software
• Familiarity with and experience working within Agile development methodology
• Passionate about how people use technology in the workplace

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. 

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