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Technical Architect

Knoldus is a new age startup which is trying to disrupt the Reactive Software Development, Analytics, Machine Learning and Fast Data space.

Locations:

Knoldus is incorporated in India, Singapore, US and Canada and is 100+ people overall.

Wondering who we are?

We are the only company which has the distinction of being Select partners with

  • Knoldus arrow iconLightbend (Scala ecosystem)
  • Knoldus arrow iconDatabricks (Spark in the Big Data space)
  • Knoldus arrow iconConfluent (Kafka ecosystem)
  • Knoldus arrow iconDatastax (Cassandra and Graph ecosystem)

We started working on the Scala ecosystem and Spark in 2009 and have gained an industry reputation of being a go to company for Reactive and Fast Data product development. Some of our marquee clients include Google, HPE, EY, Elsevier, BoA, Cisco, VMWare, Huawei, Philips and quite a few silicon valley startups which have gone from being 2 people companies to 50 million dollars + companies.

Our process focus:

Strongly Agile and NO to CMM

Knoldus software development model called Knolway is based upon the best Agile practices built on the combination of Scrum and XP where concepts such as Domain Driven Design, Continuous Integration, Test Driven Development and Pair Programming are used extensively.

What do we offer?

  • Knoldus arrow iconOpportunity to work with top-notch people who are authors, write blogs, contribute to open source community, speak at conferences.
  • Knoldus arrow iconVarious social events organized by Knoldus (eg. Community events and conferences with the Industry leaders)
  • Knoldus arrow iconFlat organization no hierarchies.
  • Knoldus arrow iconOfficial time for doing your own professional growth which includes open source projects, blogging, pod-casting and technical article publishing. Visit https://blog.knoldus.com/ and https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCP4g5qGeUSY7OokXfim1QCQ
  • Knoldus arrow iconWeekly knowledge sharing program. See http://knolx.knoldus.com
  • Knoldus arrow iconCubicle free workspace, relaxed and fun-filled work atmosphere.

Learn more about us: https://www.knoldus.com

Technical Skills:

  • Knoldus arrow iconBattle scars from building reliable web-scale systems
  • Knoldus arrow iconPassion for building products used by hundreds of millions worldwide.
  • Knoldus arrow iconExperience building large scale, high performance distributed systems.
  • Knoldus arrow iconExcellent programming skills in Scala.
  • Knoldus arrow iconExperience with Storm, Spark, Hadoop, Cassandra, MongoDB, Riak, Neo4j.
  • Knoldus arrow iconExperience with high availability systems.
  • Knoldus arrow iconBlogger, Conference Speaker, Open Source Contributor.

KRA:

Customer Management:

  • Knoldus arrow iconManage client requests and expectations; coordinate with the client engineering team
  • Knoldus arrow iconAssist Onsite Coordinator to Set/ negotiate expectations
  • Knoldus arrow iconUnderstand (implicit and explicit) customer feedback and adopt in the subsequent deliveries

Project Management:

  • Knoldus arrow iconPrimarily responsible for successful completion of the project on time, on budget, specification with an objective to delight and satisfy customers
  • Knoldus arrow iconPerforming basic project management activities such as planning, budgeting, resource allocation, high utilization, estimation etc
  • Knoldus arrow iconProviding technical vision for project(s)
  • Knoldus arrow iconPrimary responsibility for project execution, meeting timelines, achieving planned milestones, ensuring quality of deliverables sent to client, project monitoring & control, and project closure
  • Knoldus arrow iconEngage client in all project life cycle activities for quality delivery and reducing risk
  • Knoldus arrow iconEnsure project documentation is in place, complete, and of good quality and kept in versioning tool
  • Knoldus arrow iconSupervise and manage project development effort estimation and precisely calculate project size.
  • Knoldus arrow iconSet architectural and design Guidelines and Checklist
  • Knoldus arrow iconManage customization, integration and QA activities
  • Knoldus arrow iconSupervise, schedule and allocate tasks, integrate, review and produce status reports

Issue & Risk Management:

  • Knoldus arrow iconAnticipate risks at customer’s end and mitigate early
  • Knoldus arrow iconUnderstand political & competitive threats and strategize to respond to them
  • Knoldus arrow iconIssue escalation and resolution

Team Management:

  • Knoldus arrow iconEnsure that the team works in proper coordination and in sync with the plans – anticipate personal or professional issues and help sort them out
  • Knoldus arrow iconSupervise and help the Project lead/ team members working with analysts on the feasibility and workability of a conceptual design by taking high-level functional / technical specifications prepared by the analyst and designing system components to meet the stated need.
  • Knoldus arrow iconAlso supervise the preparation of functional / technical specifications.
  • Knoldus arrow iconMentor team members to match with the Project expectation.

Organizational activities:

  • Knoldus arrow iconHelp in Building future capabilities for the company – both with regard to technology development and managerial talent – in line with the company’s overall long term strategy.
  • Knoldus arrow iconCommunicate company plans and future strategy to the team members with discretion, with the aim of keeping them involved and informed.
  • Knoldus arrow iconLiaison with other Project managers / project leads to help solve technical issues at a quick pace, and provide for re-use of components / functionalities wherever possible.
  • Knoldus arrow iconEstablishing, updating and sharing good practices and processes for designing, coding, testing, team collaboration, knowledge sharing, communication, configuration management, documentation, etc. for project.
  • Knoldus arrow iconEnsure compliance of the performance measurement processes laid down by the organization.
  • Knoldus arrow iconParticipating in Staffing activities of the organization
  • Knoldus arrow iconEnabling a professional and friendly work environment.
  • Knoldus arrow iconAssistance in POC and contribute to RFPs.

Experience and Qualifications:

  • Knoldus arrow icon6 to 10 years of industry experience.
  • Knoldus arrow iconMCA/BTech in computer science, information systems, or similar technical field would be the preferred.
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