About VERITAS Veritas solves what no one else can. With an industry-leading product portfolio, we offer proven, modern, and integrated technology that brings together availability, protection, and insights. Our Veritas Enterprise Data Services Platform addresses current and future data issues end-to-end – keeping mission-critical workloads highly available, protecting data everywhere, and providing insights to optimize costs and maintain regulatory readiness. Veritas supports 500+ data sources, 150+ storage targets, 50+ clouds, and any deployment model imaginable. We serve 99% of the Fortune 100, 90% of the Fortune 500, and are the market leader in Software-defined Storage, Data Protection, and Archiving. The Data Protection Group drives the product strategy, roadmap, and engineering delivery of the Veritas products, which includes NetBackup, APTARE, Backup Exec, Enterprise Vault (EV), EV.cloud, eDiscovery platform, and Veritas SaaS Backup. About VERITAS Veritas' vision is to enable organizations to thrive in this new world of digital business. Did you know that the International Data Corporation (IDC) predicts that data will double every 2 years, reaching 44 zetabytes by 2020? That's more bytes than gallons of water in the ocean and an exponentially growing problem for businesses. Veritas helps organizations harness the power of their data & turn it into actionable insights. We believe information is everything! Data is an organization's digital currency; a critical business asset that is growing in value. We are the only company that provides a data management platform to address the core challenge of accessing, managing, and analyzing all of their data, no matter where it is, in real-time - allowing organizations to truly maximize the value of their data. Veritas is currently looking for motivated individuals who not only do but are also leaders who influence change and make a difference. The team is always looking for passionate, dedicated individuals who are self-motivated in their work and careers. RESPONSIBILITIES: This senior role will be responsible for helping to define the next-generation user experiences. Working closely with the UX leaders from our product business units, you will lead collaborative design explorations that will directly influence the future state of UX for our solutions. You will produce well-illustrated cutting-edge design concepts to elevate expectations for UX at Veritas, grow early product/feature ideas using UX research and design thinking methods and processes. The role will include the following responsibilities: Be responsible for helping to ensure a compelling and cohesive end-to-end user experience across key product touch points (hardware, software and services) and experiences (e.g. installation/configuration, patching/upgrade and migration) Collaborate closely with other Designers, Engineers, User Researchers, Info Developers and Product Management to ensure product and service experiences that delight our customers Lead fast-paced design brainstorming and ideation sessions with cross-disciplinary teams that result in breakthrough UX design innovations for future Veritas products and services Work on highly complex problems with diverse scope, researching and/or designing new solutions to user experience challenges Make user experience design recommendations grounded in customer insights based on research results, field research, usability sessions etc. Develop high level and/or detailed wireframes, storyboards, mockups, and prototypes to effectively communicate interaction and design concepts Drive designs through the Agile development process to ensure that the design vision is fully executed to meet customer needs Compare and contrast various design solutions, taking technical and resource constraints into account Ability to quickly iterate, revise the designs based on frequent reviews Be a part of an active and supportive User Experience Design community Coach junior designers through reviews and feedback. Support their UX/UI growth JOB QUALIFICATIONS: B. Des./M.Des (Visual communication/ Industrial Design/ UI/UX) from premier institutes preferably NID, IDC, IITs Minimum 4-6 years’ experience designing complex software products, including at least 2 years leading UI Design projects Experience in enterprise-level applications and services. Ability to work on complex problems where analysis of situations or data requires an in-depth evaluation of various factors Exercises judgment within broadly defined practices and policies in selecting methods and techniques for generating design solutions Enthusiasm, creativity and a desire to work with an innovative team Demonstrated skill in leading cross-disciplinary design/ideation sessions Strong project management skills Experience in applying UX methodologies within the framework of Agile development Excellent written and verbal communication skills Comfortable with minimal direct supervision in dealing with complex issues of wide-ranging scope Advocate the user’s perspective across all development phases, effectively communicating with cross-functional stakeholders (Product Management, Program Management, and Engineering) Ability to outline design and usability goals, and process for achieving those goals, for consumption by cross-functional product teams and vendors/contractors. Strategies could span multiple releases, device types, multiple products, and even product lines Knowledge and proficiencies in wire-framing, prototyping and creating mockups, as needed, including prototyping tools such as Sketch and Balsamic Exemplary ability to build positive, collaborative relationships across teams/groups/functions Evangelizing design with cross functional teams Knowledgeable in web development technologies, including HTML5, CSS, Responsive Design etc. Preferred Perform basic user research (including user testing, focus groups, surveys, etc.) and develop and execute collaborative plans for addressing research findings Ability to create quick storyboards to illustrate early conceptual discussions/demos Drive to continually "raise the bar" and be an effective leader of positive change Passion for creating customer experiences that resonate on an emotional level Experience designing applications implemented by API’s a plus Familiarity with basic engineering concepts needed to have meaningful conversations about the UX tradeoffs for a given design based on API capability a plus Sense of humor is a plus! At Veritas, we care about the causes close to your heart and enable you to volunteer, donate, and do good. We also value uniqueness and know that a more diverse and inclusive workforce makes a winning team, so come as you are! Interested? Then apply and find out more about #TeamVTAS!