Job Description :
Job Title: Javascript Architect
Location - Chicago
Start Date - Immediate
End Date - 31-Dec-2019
The general interview process is 2 rounds of Skype interviews (30 minutes and 1 Hour) . If the candidate is local to Chicago, the 2nd interview will be F2F.
Note: Will have a coding exercise during interview

Architect:
JavaScript ES6, async coding, NodeJS, NPM module creation and packaging, JS unit testing, Fetch API, communicating with REST services using JS, Isomorphic React, server-side rendering, AWS, Internationalization, Accessibility
Able to create JS-SDK, understand Network request and response API, Network Caching, Data layer and storing of Data (Configuration Data for SDK API), make use of database in browser and/or understanding of integrating SDK with onboard database for server side coding, Assembling the code, Understanding CI/CD automation, automate testing.


Must be a team player
be able to direct developers
early morning calls (7:30 am - can be taken from home)
will be talking to offshore team in India and guiding them
creating design and architectural documents, writing epics, stories in JIRA
grooming definition of readiness in the stories, and handing over to offshore for development
interacting with internal and external teams
o internal : PMs, Scrum masters, BA, developers, cross functional architects
o external: cross functional architects (backend), and product owners
Generally, will collaborate with Sapient PM to come up with plan for the team, while planning itself will be Sapient PMs accountability
should be able to estimate work


Key points in my talk with the Hiring Manager:
Will hire the Arch first, we need to staff this lead position first – will allow them to settle down 2-3 weeks, she will talk with arch and then ask how they want to plan out track and she needs this persons input on that and we will then staff devs
Prefer Gaming apps prior experience (not mandatory) or consulting background like Sapient
MUST have Hands on experience
Must have Deep knowledge of code
Managed less than 10 people is ok
Individual contributor is ok as well
Needs to be able to talk to offshore
Ideally will have Mobile experience
Ideally will have Food and retail experience