EPAM Systems

Lead/Principal Cloud Solution Architect (AWS, Azure or GCP) (m/f/d)

1 month agoStuttgart, Germany

EPAM is a leading global provider of digital platform engineering and development services. We are committed to having a positive impact on our customers, our employees, and our communities. We embrace a dynamic and inclusive culture. Here you will collaborate with multi-national teams, contribute to a myriad of innovative projects that deliver the most creative and cutting-edge solutions, and have an opportunity to continuously learn and grow. No matter where you are located, you will join a dedicated, creative, and diverse community that will help you discover your fullest potential.

DESCRIPTION

Are you an industry visionary and technologist at heart with a passion for designing complex Cloud solutions? Are you able to guide and advise business and IT teams on creating new Cloud-native applications and services? Do you have strong soft skills, solid stakeholder management and technology governance experience? Do you want to transform businesses, so they are able to operate and grow successfully in the cloud-first world?

Then you have an opportunity to join as a Lead/Principal Cloud Architect to work with highly skilled and engaged teams across the globe to build either AWS, Azure or GCP Cloud solutions.
Responsibilities

  • Work closely with business in identifying solution requirements and key case-studies/scenarios for the future solution
  • Enable AWS, Azure or GCP cloud journey, analyse TCO and create a business case, make the Cloud dream become reality
  • Design and prototype cloud solutions, create solution architecture document covering deep technical aspects of the implementation
  • Create a unified strategy for cloud transformation governance, automation, security, implementation and operations
  • Analyse existing application portfolios, develop next-gen application architecture, transformation and modernisation roadmap
  • Conduct cloud solutions architecture review/audit and create review/audit report
  • Lead implementation of the solution from establishing project requirements and goals to solution "go-live"
  • Oversee the development efforts and provide technical help as needed
  • Day-to-day lead the client through the technical and organisational challenges of Cloud transformation
  • Participate in the full cycle of pre-sale activities, including RFP processing, proposal development and direct communications with potential clients
  • Maintain a strong understanding of industry trends and best practices
  • Create thought leadership on cloud solutions and hybrid clouds
  • Serve as a cloud evangelist, consult and provide technical guidance on cloud solutions design, build, governance, security, operations and cost control best practices
Requirements
  • Avid technologist, with deep expertise in modern cloud architecture and history of successful implementation of complex AWS, Azure or GCP solutions
  • Large-scale software development or application engineering with recent coding experience in some of the following languages: Java, JavaScript, C/C++, C#, Objective-C, Node.js, .NET, Python, PHP or Ruby
  • Designing and building applications using container and serverless technologies
  • Experience architecting highly available systems that utilize load balancing, horizontal scalability and high availability
  • Deep expertise in solution architecture including web services, relational and non-relational databases, front-end and/or back-end technologies
  • Good exposure to Agile software development methodologies and DevOps practices such as Infrastructure as Code (IaC), Continuous Integration (CI) and automated deployment
  • Experience working with highly scalable, performant and mission critical architectures
  • Ability to suggest competitive and innovative technical decisions, get client buy-in and deliver commitments
  • Strong communication skills, ability to present technical ideas in business-friendly language
  • Analytical and problem-solving abilities
  • Relevant cloud certifications are highly desirable
  • Fluent spoken and written German and English mandatory
We offer
  • Competitive compensation depending on experience and skills
  • Regular performance assessments
  • Opportunities for personal and professional growth
  • Unlimited access to LinkedIn learning solutions
  • Friendly and enjoyable working team
  • Relocation package support
  • Regular corporate and social events
  • 30 days holiday per annum
Additional
  • Our Cloud Practice Offers:
    • Opportunity to join agile, creative and rapidly growing Cloud practice
    • Work on leading edge technologies and platforms with likeminded and passionate software engineering teams
    • Knowledge-sharing and collaboration with colleagues from EPAM's global technical communities
    • Opportunities for continuous professional growth
    • Competitive compensation depending on experience and skills
    • Regular performance feedback and salary reviews
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