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Principal, Azure Application Architect Description

Job #: 50689
EPAM is committed to providing our global team of 36,700+ EPAMers with inspiring careers from day one. EPAMers lead with passion and honesty and think creatively. Our people are the source of our success and we value collaboration, try to always understand our customers’ business, and strive for the highest standards of excellence. In today’s new market conditions, we continue to support operations for hundreds of clients around the world remotely, with the vast majority of our teams working from home. No matter where you are located, you’ll join a dedicated, 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 Senior or Principal, Azure Application Architect within our growing Azure Cloud Solutions Practice. You will have the opportunity to work with highly skilled and engaged teams across the globe to build Azure Cloud solutions. This is an opportunity to shape and build the future of the Azure Cloud Solutions Practice here at EPAM.
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What You’ll Do

  • Work closely with business in identifying solution requirements and key case-studies/scenarios for the future solution
  • Enable Azure cloud journey, analyse TCO and create a business case, make the Cloud dream become reality
  • Coordinate with Microsoft executives and EPAM customer executives to help with Architecture design sessions, roadmaps and overall application design
  • Design and prototype Azure solutions, create solution architecture document covering deep technical aspects of the implementation
  • Create a unified strategy for Azure cloud transformation governance, automation, security, implementation and operations
  • Analyse existing application portfolios, develop next-gen application architecture, transformation and modernisation roadmap
  • Conduct Azure 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 Azure solutions and hybrid clouds
  • Serve as an Azure evangelist, consult and provide technical guidance on Azure solutions design, build, governance, security, operations and cost control best practices

What You Have

  • Large-scale software development or application engineering with recent coding experience in two or more 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
  • Avid technologist, with deep expertise in modern cloud architecture and history of successful implementation of complex Azure solution
  • 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
  • Azure certifications are an additional advantage

What We Offer

  • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance (Subsidized)
  • Health Savings Account
  • Flexible Spending Accounts (Healthcare, Dependent Care, Commuter)
  • Short-Term and Long-Term Disability (Company Provided)
  • Life and AD&D Insurance (Company Provided)
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Unlimited access to LinkedIn learning solutions
  • Matched 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan
  • Paid Time Off
  • Legal Plan and Identity Theft Protection
  • Accident Insurance
  • Employee Discounts
  • Pet Insurance

Equal Employment Opportunity

EPAM Systems, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.  We recognize the value of diversity and inclusion in creating success for our customers, business partners, shareholders, employees and communities. We are committed to recruiting, hiring, developing and promoting employees without discrimination. As a global employer, this commitment includes complying with all laws in the countries in which we operate. Nevertheless, we believe equal employment practices should not be limited to what the law requires. Equal opportunity and inclusion are essential to motivate, empower and recognize the best in everyone.

At EPAM, employment actions are based on individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, pregnancy status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital or familial status, national origin, ancestry, genetics, age, disability status, veteran status, citizenship status when otherwise legally able to work, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Pay Transparency Non-Discrimination Provision

EPAM will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Affirmative Action Obligations as a U.S. Government Federal Contractor

As a U.S. federal government contractor, EPAM is committed to meet its affirmative action obligations to make good faith efforts to expand the recruiting pool of women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and protected veterans through outreach, targeted recruitment, training opportunities and other activities. We affirm this commitment annually in EPAM’s Affirmative Action Plans. The full text of our Affirmative Action Plan for Persons with a Disability and Protected Veterans is available for inspection in the People Operations Department during normal business hours. Email the People Operations Department to schedule an appointment.

Accessibility for Applicants with Disabilities

EPAM is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. If you require an accommodation at any stage of the employment application process, please send an email to the People Operations Department including your name, a detailed description of your requested accommodation, and the best method to contact you. If you have already reviewed a job posting or submitted an application for a job, please include the requisition number. We will assist you and make a determination on your accommodation request on a case-by-case basis.

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