Solution Architect Infrastructure (m/f/d)

Solution Architect Infrastructure (m/f/d)

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. In 2021, EPAM was added to the S&P 500 and included among the list of Forbes Global 2000 companies.  

Selected by Newsweek as a 2021 and 2022 Most Loved Workplace, EPAM’s global multi-disciplinary teams serve customers in more than 50 countries across six continents. As a recognized leader, EPAM is listed among the top 15 companies in Information Technology Services on the Fortune 1000 and ranked four times as the top IT services company on Fortune’s 100 Fastest Growing Companies list. EPAM is also listed among Ad Age’s top 25 World’s Largest Agency Companies for three consecutive years, and Consulting Magazine named EPAM Continuum a top 20 Fastest Growing Firm.

Learn more at www.epam.com and follow EPAM on Twitter and LinkedIn.

DESCRIPTION

Are you an avid technologist who enjoys solving complex architectural and technical consulting challenges whilst driving digital solutions? Are you hungry to thrive in an entrepreneurial environment as part of a rapidly expanding and very successful global engineering company?
If so, then EPAM is looking for a physical infrastructure-focused Solution Architect able to design infrastructure platforms offering for data center, IaaS and PaaS, including private and hybrid-cloud to strengthen our Solution Architecture & Technology Consulting unit in Germany as we continue to rapidly expand. The role requires a strong background in technology consulting, solution and technical architecture, building deep client relationship, and stakeholder management that results in new wins and increased footprint in strategic accounts.
This is a great opportunity to work in a fast-paced environment with EPAM’s senior strategic technical leaders, our European Architects/Engineers, and our clients’ stakeholders and senior management, supporting them navigate in a rapidly developing technology landscape. Does this sound like you? We are looking forward to hearing from you!

Responsibilities

  • Design and review low-level architecture designs, covering deep technical aspects of the implementation
  • Oversee the infrastructure engineering efforts and act as the main point of contact for other architects and engineers, providing technical assistance, as needed
  • Work closely with business to identify solution requirements and key case-studies for future solutions
  • Analysis of existing infrastructure and IT services portfolios
  • Contribute to solution implementation, from establishing project goals and requirements, through to the solution “go-live”
  • Contribute to Technology Blueprints, White papers, SA artifacts and templates
  • Work in a close cooperation with infrastructure architects and delivery teams to ensure a successful implementation of Data Application Migration and project delivery
  • Provide guidelines for infrastructure migration approaches and techniques, within regulated enterprise environments
  • Day-to-day client support, ensuring resolution of technical and organizational challenges
  • Maintain a deep understanding of industry trends and best practices, and create thought leadership on infrastructure solutions

Requirements

  • Ability to work with stakeholders and project team to define and agree infrastructure requirements, in both English and German
  • Understanding the tradeoffs of scalability, performance, accessibility, security, resiliency, etc. in the design of physical infrastructure ecosystems
  • Ability to document and communicate via diagrams, text, presentations, etc:
    • New solution designs
    • Existing solutions, including reverse engineering
    • Document and communicate in both English and German
  • Experience designing private and hybrid cloud infrastructure
  • Understanding of the technologies that are the main building blocks for physical infrastructure:
    • Compute
    • Storage
    • Network
    • Bare Metal
  • Virtualization. Minimum of 3 years of experience with at least one of the following:
  • Container technologies:
  • Datacenter design basics, including access control, power, ventilation, cooling systems, etc
  • Disaster recovery and multi-site failover
  • Backup systems
  • Infrastructure-as-Code: Terraform, Ansible, Scripting, etc
  • Monitoring and alerting ecosystems: ELK, Graphite, Prometheus, InfluxDB, etc

Nice to have

  • Modern security concepts for infrastructure in private, cloud, and hybrid-cloud ecosystems
  • Modern networking and Software Defined Networks
  • Fiber optic and long-haul data connections and networking
  • Software system solution architecture
  • Unix operating system
  • Web application gateways and firewalls
  • Understanding and experience migrating legacy systems, including mainframe and (Cobol) applications, etc
  • SCADA and other industrial control systems
  • IoT
  • Cloud architecture certifications

We offer

  • EPAM Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP)
  • 30 days holiday per annum
  • Company Pension Scheme
  • 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
  • Flexible and remote working opportunities
  • All benefits and perks are subject to specific eligibility requirements

Why join EPAM

  • Work across markets and verticals and gain exposure to a great variety of projects and cutting-edge technologies
  • Become part of a global community of 60,250 well-connected experts across 50+ countries: enjoy a career without borders within an international environment and relocation opportunities
  • Carve your career path: as the Fastest-Growing IT Services Company in the Fortune 100 List, EPAM is committed to help you discover your fullest potential by creating career plans that best suit you and your future plans
  • EPAM Germany was named a Top Company 2022 & 2023 by Kununu for its people centric culture built on life-long learning

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