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UI Architect in Richardson, TX at HumCap Recruiting

Date Posted: 11/30/2018

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Job Description

Description:Growing Leading Edge Company is looking for a UI Architect in their web technologies division.

Job Responsibilities:

Responsible for architecting, developing, deploying & maintaining software platforms associated with next-generation audio, video & control systems for professional solutions.
Maintain a process-oriented culture for a team developing software products using agile methodologies.
Participate in overall business planning by contributing current knowledge and future vision of how technology and systems will enable business strategy, growth and competitive positioning. The Software lead will propose projects derived from these regular planning sessions and align with the Platform leaders for their approval.
Collaborate closely with other crossfunctional groups to identify & prioritize right platforms for development.

Portfolio Management including ‘make or buy’ decisions in his/her field of expertise and have the ability to integrate acquired technologies.

Basic Qualifications:

Master or Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Software Engineering, or a related technical discipline.
Minimum 8 years of experience in architecting & developing large-scale software applications with an emphasis on User Interface (UI).
Minimum of 5 years of professional experience in Web-based technologies HTML / CSS / Javascript / Typescript.
Minimum of 3 years of professional experience using Javascript frameworks such as Angular or React.
Experience building cross-platform applications with libraries such as Electron or nw.js preferred.
Experience building and maintaining automated tests.
Ability to work effectively within a matrix environment.
Profound knowledge of software architecture styles and design principles.
Profound knowledge of OOA/OOD, and object-oriented software languages.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English.
A strong ability to build relations and work independently.

Preferred Qualifications:

Software Development – 8-10 years of experience in driving and leading software predevelopment and core development, understanding the needs of program and product execution – technical capability to guide strategically and manage resources – experienced in leading agile software development
Business Acumen - Business acumen, to gauge not just what can be done but to know what can be profitable, is a key requirement for this role. The ability to manage near-term R&D costs/risks with long-term product commercialization is a critical requirement for this position.
Communication Skills - While it is required this person to be technically skilled, he/she must also be able to communicate effectively with customers and constituents outside the engineering organization. This person must have the ability to promote and explain technology initiatives to business leaders outside of the technology organization and to external partners and customers.
Organizational Leadership - This person should have led a significant part of a technology team. He/She must bring strong people leadership experience up to and including senior technologists.
Strategy - This person must be a strategic technology leader; that is, he/she must combine a solid technical foundation with forward-looking strategic skills to effectively develop a software strategy to enable the company to capitalize on emerging technologies including emerging technology trends outside of core domain.
Domain Expertise - Understanding of professional solutions in the domain of Audio, Video, Lighting & Control will be an added advantage. Knowledge of audio signal processing or audio technologies is highly desirable.
Professional experience in Microsoft Azure/Amazon Web Services/Google Compute Cloud.
Experience with Scrum in an Agile Development environment and familiarity with relevant tools.
Team Player - The successful individual will have deep and broad experience leading and managing a team and collaborate with business owners and technology peers. He/She will be able to effectively communicate, motivate, coach and develop technical excellence. Establish credibility throughout the organization and with Corporate Executive Management as an effective developer of solutions to business challenges.
Financial & Commercial Acumen - The individual must have demonstrated an ability to think beyond the technology itself and will understand key business drivers that ensure technology investment will provide substantial value or improvements to customers.