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Kyndryl, Inc. Software Architect in CHENNAI, India

Your Role and Responsibilities

At Kyndrl – Software Architect will interact with multiple stakeholders in the organization to understand requirements, viable technologies and strategic direction when making decisions regarding software. Their work includes determining multiple design alternatives, assessing each based on constraints (such as cost, schedule, space, power, safety, usability, reliability, maintainability, availability, and so on), and selecting the most suitable options for further refinement. The output sets the core properties of the system, and those that are hardest to change later. Software Architects document and outline the overall system and interface with the users and stakeholders. Very large, highly complex systems may include multiple architects, in which case the architects work together to integrate their subsystems. A Software Architect works closely with Product Management and Development leadership in overarching designs affecting the entire software portfolio. Software Architect will also work closely with other supporting functions such as Marketing, Support, and Services.


• Interfacing with company leaders and Product Management to determine direction and evolving technology needs.

• Be a champion for Data and AI team initiatives and values. Ensuring all actions promote the company mission statement.

• Mentor and support others as needed to cultivate and sustain industry leading technical expertise and professionalism.

• Working through others to identify the highest level of system requirements, based on the user's needs and other constraints. Ensuring that this set of high level requirements is consistent, complete, correct, and operationally defined.

• Participate in cost–benefit analyses to determine whether requirements are best met by manual, software, or hardware functions; making maximum use of commercial off-the-shelf, appropriately licensed free or open source software or already developed components.

• Partitioning large systems into (successive layers of) subsystems and components each of which can be handled by a single engineer or team of engineers or subordinate architect.

• Interface with the Tech Leads, Senior Developers, DevOps and Cloud team members, so that any problems arising during design or implementation can be resolved in accordance with the fundamental design concepts, management and user needs and constraints.

• Ensuring that a maximally robust design is developed.

• Work with Cloud infra team on a variety of activities including; defining requirements; assessing server, storage and infrastructure sizing; analyzing hardware sizing to meet application requirements; and designing load balancing and clustering solutions according to architecture standards.

• Generating documentation for design, implementation and/or consumption of systems. Documentation such as sketches, models, an early user guide, technical specifications, technical requirements and prototypes to keep the managers, users and the engineers constantly up to date and in agreement on the system to be provided as it is evolving.

• Ensuring that all architectural products and products with architectural input are maintained in the most current state and never allowed to become obsolete. While adhering to Data and AI architecture guidelines.

• Provides technical guidance for system design, design implementation and integration engineering activities. Ensures conceptual integrity of system design.

• Participates in internal and external technical reviews, as required.

• Contributes to code base as needed on core modules or sensitive functional areas.

• Follows the architecture governance process and understands concepts around it.

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • • 12 to 15 years exp on product development, lifecycle management, planning etc.• Proven software architecture and development experience, including windows and web services (including Service Oriented Architecture, Microservices, Devops), cloud-based services (including AWS, Azure, and Google Cloud Platform), Windows and Web applications, JavaScript, HTML5, AngularJS 2.0+, Typescript, JSON, XML , CSS, LESS, SASS.• Experience with Ngrx, RxJs.• Advanced Java, Javascript, C#,GoLang, Web API 2, REST services• Strong knowledge of enterprise computing software, including system management standards and solutions.• Strong understanding of object-oriented design principles.• Strong understanding of web and general design patterns.• Must be a good trouble shooter and apply strong analytical skills.• Strong understanding of AGILE, DevOps development principles.• Experience in Unit test frameworks and practices.• Experience working in an agile software development environment.• Experience with developing APIs, Design pattern and best practices. • Experience with SQL, NoSQL database design and development.• Team player – experience within, or desire to be part of, a technical team.• Experience working in a global environment, where teams are working in different time zones.• Ability to "think outside the box".• Working closely with management team in evaluating current systems and making decisions on future development.

Preferred Technical and Professional Experience

  • • Experience in Multi-Cloud Product development offerings• Previous SaaS, PaaS experience • Proven experience working as a product developer in a non-managerial role• Demonstrable knowledge in SEM and online advertising

Required Education Bachelor's Degree

Preferred Education Master's Degree

Country/Region India

State / Province MULTIPLE

City / Township / Village MULTIPLE CITIES

Being You @ Kyndryl

Kyndryl is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, pregnancy, disability, age, veteran status, or other characteristics. Kyndryl is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.

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Primary job category Software Development & Support

Role ( Job Role ) Software Developer

Employment Type Full-Time

Contract type Regular

Position Type Professional

Travel Required No Travel

Company (Y030) Kyndryl Solutions Private Limited

Is this role a commissionable/sales incentive based position? No