USER EXPERIENCE ARCHITECT
 
(Multiple positions available)
 
Location: San Jose, California and Bangalore, India
 
The networking industry is going through a disruptive transformation. With the introduction of new technologies such as Dynamic Datacenters and Cloud infrastructure, automation allows end users to directly or indirectly interact with various infrastructure products. Our User Interface Architect will invent the way Network and DevOps engineers interact with Orchestration Systems and underlying infrastructure. User Experience Architect and engineers will be at the front of every stage of the product process - from brainstorming, wireframes, iterating on ideas, and implementation. Are you passionate about building frictionless user experiences over complex engineering problems? Are you excited to lead the UI technology architecture at Versa? The problem domain is complex, real-time, and at a massive scale. We are building the next generation User Interface and looking for an Architect to lead that effort. You will utilize object-oriented libraries to be more efficient and consistent, but will also be expected to possess experience with core concepts like prototyping and inheritance. Your components should be modular, reusable, and well documented to the benefit of the greater team. You will experiment with emerging technologies, discuss their merits with fellow team members, and set the strategic direction for the company. Please be prepared to present a strong portfolio of work.
 
Responsibilities:
  • Architect, design, develop, and maintain innovative, engaging, and informative applications
  • Advise, collaborate with, and synthesize feedback from Marketing and Product partners
  • Set direction and mentor UI developers across the company
  • Translate broad concepts from prototypes to final product
  • Design simple front-end that allows users for intuitive experience
  • Present large amounts of data in easy to understand forms
  • Work with Product Management team throughout product lifecycle
  • Develop a new direction for User Interfaces within Cloud Orchestration Systems
  • Create API and/or Protocols for 3rd party integration 
 
Qualifications / Requirements:
  • BA/BS in Computer Science or related field, Masters preferred
  • 10+ years developing clean, valid, and compatible websites and applications. HTML5, CSS, and Expert Web 2.0 experience essential, including use of OO JavaScript, AJAX, HTML, CSS, MVC frameworks, and JS libraries (eg Ext JS, jQuery, GWT)
  • Fluency in JavaScript plus one or more of: Python, Java, C/C++, Perl, PHP
  • Excellent leadership, communication, project management, and organizational skills
  • Strong consistency and attention to detail
  • Ability to design and prototype UI front ends and mockups
  • Detailed knowledge of different UI frameworks and server side programming
  • Excellent problem solving, imagination, and verbal skills
  • Knowledge of networking concepts (Routing, MPLS, DNS, TCP, Load-Balancers, Firewalls, Proxy Servers, DMZ)
  • Familiarity with OpenStack, CloudStack, VSphere etc and cloud technologies like Amazon Web Services and Azure
 
 
 
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