Financial Services Solution Architect remote position | EPAM Anywhere
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Solution Architect for a Financial Services Company

Solution Architect for a Financial Services Company 40 hrs/week, 12+ months

We're looking for a remote Solution Architect with 3/5+ years of experience on the main domain, and Google Cloud and Anthos experience to join our team.

The customer is one of the world’s largest providers of financial markets data and infrastructure, serving over 40,000 institutions in approximately 190 countries. It provides leading data and insights, trading platforms, and open data and technology platforms that connect a thriving global financial markets community - driving performance in trading, investment, wealth management, regulatory compliance, market data management, enterprise risk, and fighting financial crime.

The main pool of tasks is associated with the development of the Platform which allows software development teams to safely automate their integration and delivery. The overall goal and motivation of the product and respective squad is to provide the best-in-class SDLC experience to any development team, improve the efficiency of software and systems development while at the same time ensuring the compliance of security and reliability standards as these are defined by the responsible stakeholders.

A genuine container platform guru, who has proven experience in leading and architecting large container hosting platforms at an enterprise level. Someone who can hit the ground running and really drive the project forwards in terms of requirements, approach and solution.

Responsibilities

  • Define the customer's enterprise container hosting strategy and architecture
    • Create an enterprise-wide container hosting and service mesh strategy, architecture, and framework
      • Consolidate container hosting solutions to secure, standard solutions
        • Employ a fact-based, data-driven approach to assess the current state of combined cloud estate, envision and develop a transformation plan
          • Detailed data-driven discovery and inventory assessment of containerized workloads
            • Actionable change management plan that defines the implementation roadmap from discovered current state towards envisioned future of standardized and hardened containerization platforms
              • Collaborative envisioning of the most optimal containerization options, technology stacks, controls, and processes
                • Implement MVP based on new containerization standards
                  • Validate and refine standards
                    • Use MVP as a reference model for future implementations

                      Requirements

                      • 3/5+ years of experience on the main domain
                        • 1+ years of relevant leadership experience
                          • Must have extensive and in-depth experience of Anthos (to be leveraged during the discovery), Kubernetes, and multi/hybrid cloud-native offerings (AWS in the majority, Azure, GCP)
                            • Clear understanding of the existing landscape, maturity levels, existing standards, and best practices
                              • Experience in Scrum, Kanban, ITIL
                                • Experience with Containerization, Anthos, AWS/Azure/GCP
                                  • Strong team player, flexible, stress-resistant, fast-learning
                                    • English level: B2/C1

                                      We offer

                                      • Competitive compensation depending on experience and skills
                                        • Work on enterprise-level projects on a long-term basis
                                          • Full-time remote work
                                            • Unlimited access to learning resources (EPAM training courses, English classes, Internal Library)
                                              • Community of 38,000+ industry's top professionals

                                                Benefits in eligible locations

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                                                For you

                                                • Voluntary health insurance for you (100% covered) and your family (with corporate discount)
                                                • Individual sessions with professional psychologists and coaches
                                                • Free corporate sports and wellness programs
                                                • Stable income
                                                • Paid time off
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                                                For your comfortable work

                                                • 100% remote work forever
                                                • Free licensed software
                                                • Possibility to work on your own device (BYOD)
                                                • Stable workload
                                                • Relocation opportunities
                                                • Flexible engagement models
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                                                  For your growth

                                                  • Free trainings for technical and soft skills
                                                  • Access to LinkedIn Learning platform
                                                  • Language courses
                                                  • Access to internal and external e-Libraries
                                                  • Certification opportunities
                                                  • Skill advisory service

                                                    40 hrs/week

                                                    Hours per week

                                                    12+ months

                                                    Project length

                                                    Belarus, Russia, Ukraine

                                                    Locations eligible for the position