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Solution Architect (FS/Payments) Description

Job #: 52292
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DESCRIPTION


EPAM is looking for a highly competent Solution Architect (Financial Services/Payments) to strengthen our Solution Architecture & Technology Consulting unit in London.

This is a great opportunity to work with EPAM’s senior strategic tech leaders and those from our client accounts, mainly involved in Financial Services projects.

The role requires a strong background in consulting, architecture and software development, building client relationship, customer engagement and stakeholder management resulting in new wins and increased footprint in strategic accounts.

Our Solution Architects must have the ability to engage in opening discussions with stakeholders, identify their issues, and communicate solutions.

Within this unit we are:
• Supporting Projects by fulfilling Architect positions.
• Providing Sales and Pre-Sales pursuits with Technology Consultancy.
• Providing guidance through the complexity of solution architecture options and the long-term roadmap for the solution.
• Finding the right balance between innovation, technical feasibility, long term sustainability.
• Creating and presenting Proof-of-Concepts whenever required.
• Creating and presenting Architecture proposals.
• Liaison with delivery managers, business analysts, and development teams.
• Carrying out technical audits and design reviews.
• Evaluating new technologies, monitor hardware and software trends.
• Participating in internal and external conferences.

Requirements

  • Proven experience acting as a hands-on Solution Architect ideally with Java
  • Experience in the Financial Services industry projects with a strong desire for someone with Payments experience
  • Strong understanding and experience of Cloud eco-systems: Microsoft Azure (ideally Azure Solutions Architect Expert) or AWS (Solutions Architect Professional), knowledge of Google Cloud, Baidu Cloud, Alibaba Cloud (nice to have)
  • Hands-on applications development background including a good understanding of Enterprise systems, Digital Technology including Cloud, Mobility, Data Analytics, User Interfaces, Microservices, and Decentralized Systems
  • Advanced end-to-end troubleshooting and debugging skills
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively, both in written and verbal form
  • Ability to manage and lead teams of experts and share solution architecture methodologies
  • Ability to demonstrate full commitment to providing exceptional customer care and service in all activities
  • Leadership skills to work comfortably with senior colleagues, up to and including C-level
  • Previous experience in a customer-facing role
  • Experience in Machine Learning is an advantage

We offer

  • We offer a range of discretionary benefits from time to time, including
  • Group personal pension plan, life assurance and income protection
  • Private medical insurance, private dental care and critical illness cover
  • Cycle scheme and season ticket loan
  • Employee assistance program
  • Gym discount, Friday lunch, on-site massage and social events
  • 1 day off for your wedding and baby basket
  • Tech purchase scheme
  • Unlimited access to LinkedIn learning solutions
  • Some of these benefits may be available only after you have passed your probationary period

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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