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Senior Software Architect in Richardson, TX at HumCap Recruiting

Date Posted: 11/30/2018

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Description:Position Summary:
Responsible for architecting, developing & maintaining software platforms associated with next-generation audio, video, light & control systems in Professional Solutions. This person will collaborate closely with CSU, CTG/CTO Office & Product Management Teams to identify, prioritize & develop software platforms. He/she will also be responsible to work closely with NPI teams to integrate software platforms in order to deliver successful products.
 Supervisory Responsibilities: Manage a global team of 8~10 highly competent, senior software professionals.
Job Responsibilities:Responsible for architecting, developing, deploying & maintaining software platforms associated with next-generation audio, video & control systems for Professional Solutions.
Manage a global team across the lifecycle of a software product including Requirement Management, Design, Development, Testing, Integration & Release Management. Special focus on Architecture Design, Build & Test Automation, System Profiling & large-scale deployment.
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 CoC Software lead will propose projects derived from these regular planning sessions and align with the Platform leaders for their approval. Collaborate closely with CTG/CTO, CSU & PMO groups to identify & prioritize right platforms for development.
Talent Management by being at the forefront  of the technology curve and build up organization competencies within the group to address the new areas.
Portfolio Management including ‘make or buy’ decisions in his field of expertise and have the ability to integrate acquired technologies into the company portfolio.
Partner with NPI Teams to successfully launch Software Products in the market
Leading a Team - Build and develop a strong global team of software and system specialists, responsive to the needs of our businesses. Ability to attract, retain and motivate best in class talent. Promotes and develops top talent, move or change incorrect talent when needed.
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.
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.
Basic Qualifications: Master’s or Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Software Engineering, Electrical Engineering or a related technical discipline
Minimum of 10 years of experience in architecting & developing large-scale software applications
At least 3+ years of professional experience in Microsoft Azure/Amazon Web Services/Google Compute Cloud
Experience with building highly scalable APIs supporting large high-volume mission-critical environments.
Experience with Spring, Hibernate and REST frameworks
Experience with NoSQL technologies like MongoDB/HBase/Cassandra/DynamoDB/Aerospike
Experience with Jenkins, Maven, SVN and JIRA.
Experience building and maintaining automated tests using JUnit and mock frameworks
Ability to work effectively within a matrix environment
Profound knowledge of software architecture styles and design principles
Profound knowledge of OOA/OOD, UML, and object-oriented software languages using C/ C++
Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English
A strong ability to build relations and work independently
Experience with Scrum in an Agile Development environment and familiarity with relevant tools
Preferred Qualifications:
Software Development – 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 Harman to capitalize on emerging technologies including emerging technology trends outside of the company’s 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.
 Eligibility Requirements: Willingness to travel 15% of the time.
Willingness to work in an office.
Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background investigation and drug screen.