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Frontend Architect

Experience: 2-4 years
Location: Hyderabad

The Opportunity: Come Build the Next-Gen Hi-Tech Product Platform


Background:

In the United States, a new TV broadcasting standard has recently been ratified by the US Government's Federal Communications Commission referred to as ATSC 3.0, this new technology literally doubles the broadcaster bandwidth pipes for the same amount of spectrum utilization apart from providing the ability to deliver broadcast TV signals to mobile devices. Coinciding with the widespread network build out and adoption of 5G technologies by US Telecom operators, the new standard, is poised to revolutionize TV services, significantly alter the IoT landscape, and is also poised to impact the connected car/autonomous car automotive industry. The broadcast industry and the telecom industry are expected to unprecedented levels of cooperation and synergies across all dimensions of offering digital communications and content services to consumers.

More details of the broadcasting standard and articles describing its impact are:

Gaian Solutions is working with some of the industry’s' largest broadcasting groups to operate a Openstack based Cloud Content Delivery Platform that leverages the best of AI, ML and Data Science technologies in monetizing content delivery services for the 3.0 ecosystem.

About the position:

Frontend Architect will:

  • ensure the implementation of tactical programs to pursue targeted goals and objectives
  • identify and implement operational best practices.
  • manage and develop internal customer relationships to ensure service level agreements are met.
  • engage in key or targeted customer activities.
  • lead or participate in other projects or duties.
  • research trends associated with the discipline and identify application opportunities.
  • travel occasionally, if required.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Hands-on mastery of JavaScript, and experience with one or more front-end frameworks: React, Angular, Vue, Hybrid apps, etc.
  • Experience with front-end build tools: Webpack, Grunt, Gulp, Rollup
  • Develop front-end code based on wireframes, visual designs, and UX specifications.
  • Understanding of charting libraries and rendering libraries.
  • Basic understanding of back-end technologies is therefore necessary as well
  • Ability and willingness to handle multiple projects at a time.
  • Be a mentor to junior developers.
  • Be a change agent. Help move our design, development, and delivery processes into the next generation.
  • Delivery of highly available, highly reliable, scalable product
  • Lead a team of front-end developers in the successful execution of a client engagement.
  • Contribute to the development of our internal tools and reusable architecture.
  • Knowledge of agile project execution and articulate complex requirements.
  • Deep understanding of technologies and architecture in a highly scalable and available set-up
  • Deep understanding & expertise with highly transactional, large relational, and complex web-based systems.
  • Experience hiring and growing a top-notch engineering team, and scaling the organization. Start-up experience will be highly preferred
  • Experience writing JavaScript that is maintainable, object-oriented and sensitive to different browser technologies
  • Experience implementing 3rd party tools/libraries where appropriate
  • Development experience with different browser technologies and mobile environments
  • Experience in reviewing code and suggesting changes with feedback.
  • Knowledge of the Agile methodology including sprints, SCRUMS and test-driven development
  • A deep understanding of REST and API design

Additional Roles and Desirable Skills:

  • Help in Design, Development, and improvement in delivery processes
  • Delivery of highly available, highly reliable, scalable product

About Gaian Solutions:

Gaian Solutions is a 14-year-old product organization and a leading edge provider of products and solutions to the media and entertainment industry.

Headquarters: San Francisco/Silicon Valley, USA

R&D development centers: India and China

Gaian’s products and solutions are deployed across the globe—US, APAC, Mexico, Maldives, & India. Today, the company serves businesses as diverse as billion dollar enterprises with corporate communication needs, federal emergency warning centers with real-time alert dissemination requirements, public transport networks broadcasting live streams of information, retail chains looking for sales closures from impactful content experiences as well as entertainment service providers with a constant need to delight consumers.

Gaian is all about our people, our values and our way of doing things—intangibles that can't be measured or modeled in business terms but that truly make the difference. With close to 250 experienced software architects, consultants, project managers, software, broadcast and media engineers located worldwide our purpose is honored each time we exceed our client’s expectations, each time an employee reaches his/her goals, and each time we contribute to the society positively and make it a better place.

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