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Java Solution Architect

  • Kharkiv, Ukraine
Job #: 43531
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DESCRIPTION


The Solution Architect is a primary member of the project leading team in EPAM and is responsible for the overall architecture of the system and alignment of the business requirement to the technical design. The Solution Architect works closely with the customer, Delivery Manager and implementation team to deliver the entire solution.

Our ideal candidate must be a passioned technologist with a proven track record of being on an architectural or a technical leader’s position. Candidate must have an engineering mindset, must have experience of communicating technical aspects to the different audience and should be current with the latest technologies in Java solutions.

Project technologies and tools

  • Java, JVM, JDK
  • Spring, SpringBoot, Spring Cloud, other JEE frameworks
  • SDLC tools: maven, gradle, Jenkins, Team City, Sonar etc
  • Public clouds: AWS/GCP/Azure
  • Containirization: Docker, Swarm, Kubernetes
  • RDBMS: MS SQL, Oracle DB, PostgreSQL etc
  • NoSql: MongoDB, Cassandra etc
  • UML, Architectural templates
  • Visio, PlantUML, Draw.io etc

Responsibilities

  • Design large-scale solutions using one or more technology stacks
  • Document solution architecture on a good level with deep technical details
  • Work closely with business stakeholders to identify requirements to the solution
  • Directly communicate with customers during solution architecture design or solution implementation activities
  • Drive all technical aspects, provide justification for any architectural decision
  • Participate in the full cycle of pre-sale activities, solution architecture reviews and architecture audits
  • Maintain a strong understanding of technology trends and engineering practices
  • Participate and lead engineering community inside company in specific field
  • Be a thought leader

Requirements

  • 2+ years industry experience in Architect, TL and/or PM roles
  • 5+ years of experience of design and hands-on development of web services and applications in Java
  • 5+ years of experience of working with relational and non-relational databases
  • 3+ years of experience development for clouds (Amazon, Azure or GCP)
  • 2+ years of experience of direct communication with customer
  • 2+ years of experience with distributed systems, SOA or microservices
  • Good understanding of architectural theory, practices and approaches
  • Good understanding of Agile software development life-cycle, approaches and methods (SCRUM, XP, etc)
  • Knowledge of front-end technologies: JavaScript, Angular, React JS will be a plus
  • Experience with other languages: Scala, Kotlin, Groovy, Go, Python will be a plus
  • Good spoken and written English level

We offer

  • Competitive compensation depending on experience and skills
  • Individual career path in architecture
  • Engineering communities and focused educational programs
  • Social package - medical insurance, sports
  • Compensation for sick lists and regular vacations
  • English classes with certified English teachers
  • Flexible work hours
Learn more about EPAM in Ukraine

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