EPAM Systems

Adobe Architecture Director

3+ months agoLondon, United Kingdom

Since 1993, EPAM Systems, Inc. (NYSE: EPAM) has leveraged its advanced software engineering heritage to become the foremost global digital transformation services provider - leading the industry in digital and physical product development and digital platform engineering services. Through its innovative strategy; integrated advisory, consulting and design capabilities; and unique 'Engineering DNA,' EPAM's globally deployed hybrid teams help make the future real for clients and communities around the world by powering better enterprise, education and health platforms that connect people, optimize experiences, and improve people's lives. Selected by Newsweek as a 2021 Most Loved Workplace, EPAM's global multi-disciplinary teams serve customers in more than 40 countries across five continents.

As a recognized leader, EPAM is listed among the top 15 companies in Information Technology Services on the Fortune 1000 and ranked as the top IT services company on Fortune's 100 Fastest-Growing Companies list for the last three consecutive years. EPAM is also listed among Ad Age's top 25 World's Largest Agency Companies and in 2020, Consulting Magazine named EPAM Continuum a top 20 Fastest-Growing Firm.


Are you an avid technologist who enjoys solving complex architectural challenges and driving digital solutions? Are you hungry to thrive in an entrepreneurial environment and take ownership for critical technical/business decisions that directly impact EPAM and our clients? If the answer to these is 'Yes!', then EPAM has a rare opportunity for you to join us as an Adobe Architecture Director and be part of our rapidly growing Digital Engagement Practice (DEP) in London.

This is a great opportunity to play a highly visible and leading role driving Solution Architecture and working closely with our DEP leadership teams.
This position requires a strong hands-on technical background in AEM and/or Campaign with the ability to work closely with clients in defining their overall technology strategy, designs, implementation and delivery.

Adobe Solution Gold Partner
70+ Customer Success Stories
170+ Certified specialists
800+ Consultants and Engineers

  • Wear multiple hats as a director of technology, lead solution architect, senior technical consultant and delivery manager
  • Lead Adobe architecture engagements and transformations through execution phases and where applicable, help drive internal, client and third party vendor mixed teams
  • Work with EPAM's architecture teams, sales/pre-sales teams, account managers, heads of business units and competency centres, providing technical guidance and solution designs
  • Evaluating architecture options and making recommendations in the light of technical, delivery and commercial factors
  • Translating business and technical requirements into coherent, consistent and complete architecture designs
  • Define how propositions can be implemented within the client architecture
  • Support pre-sales activities by assessing Adobe opportunities, responding to RFP's, creating proposals and presentations, establishing relationships with clients and prospective clients, and helping to close / sign new deals
  • Develop and present project proposals, technical and project management guidelines for development of complex applications in multiple business domains
  • Suggest solution implementation approaches, create estimates, timeline and cost analyses that will lead to successful implementation and program delivery
  • Kick off new projects, drive initial discovery phase working with EPAM project management and clients driving prototypes and proof of concept
  • Understand, define and capture the architecture of clients and identify opportunities for transformation
  • Serve as internal trusted advisor, ensuring internal product management, and managing access to early release programs and product roadmaps
  • Perform partner needs assessment to identify training courses required to ramp-up on platforms and solutions
  • Make recommendations on integration strategies, and the platforms required to successfully implement and extend partner platforms
  • Engage clients with varying degrees of maturity to lead innovation and the development of strategy
  • Communicating with and managing business stakeholders to understand context and set strategic direction
  • Stay abreast of current and emerging trends, unique opportunities and challenges of the space/markets in which the clients operate, and how it affects clients' business and initiatives
  • Chair and lead meetings, such as workshops
  • Industry visionary and avid technologist at heart
  • High achiever with a passion for success and a history of driving large scale Adobe transformation projects and build long lasting client relationships
  • Extensiveexperience withAdobeplatforms andvarious otherdigital marketing solutions
  • Strong hands-on experience as a senior AEM or Campaign Solution Architect involved in implementations of complex system architectures/Web Content Management Systems
  • WorkFront is a nice to have
  • Conversant in enterprise product, solution and technology strategies with the ability to convert current knowledge and skills toAdobe ecosystem
  • Confident in expressing points-of-view, making recommendations and presenting analysis and recommendations up to board level where appropriate
  • Able to articulating the pros and cons of technology choices and solution design decisions and to construct and present rational options to clients and prospective clients on the options they have
  • Delivering technology strategy, roadmaps and delivery blueprints for the technology design
  • Solutions selling skills and demonstrated success of communicating complex technical issues to both business and technical audiences
  • Building large transactional systems with a deep understanding of the technical and operational challenges
  • Experience in a project management or technical team lead capacity with excellent understanding of software development life cycle (SDLC), software development processes and Agile/SCRUM
We offer
  • We offer a range of benefits including
  • A competitive group pension plan, life assurance and income protection
  • Private medical insurance, private dental care and critical illness cover
  • Cycle scheme Tech scheme and season ticket loan
  • Employee assistance program
  • Various perks such as Gym discount, Friday lunch, on-site massage and regular social events
  • Unlimited access to LinkedIn learning solutions
  • EPAM Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP) (subject to certain eligibility requirements)
  • Some of these benefits may be available only after you have passed your probationary period
  • Various perks such as Gym discount, Friday lunch, on-site massage and regular social events

Job ID: EPAM-60558