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Lead Big Data Solution Architect

Lead Big Data Solution Architect 40 hrs/week, 12+ months

Currently, we are looking for a smart, passionate, and creative remote Lead Big Data Solution Architect.

Our ideal candidate will possess skills that make them a subject matter expert in various big data technologies and data science. These roles will entail architecture analysis, design, client management, and other skills.

Please note that even though you are applying for this position, you may be offered other projects to join within EPAM Anywhere.


  • 5+ years’ of experience in programming and scripting languages such as Java, Python, Ruby
    • Experience with major big data technologies and frameworks including but not limited to Hadoop, MapReduce, Pig, Hive, HBase, Oozie, Mahout, Flume, ZooKeeper, MongoDB, and Cassandra
      • Experience with big data solutions developed in large cloud computing infrastructures such as Amazon Web Services, Elastic MapReduce or Pivotal Cloud Foundry
        • Experience in client-driven large-scale implementation projects
          • Data Science and Analytics experience is a plus (Machine Learning, Recommendation Engines, Search Personalization)
            • Technical team leading and team management experience, deep understanding of Agile (Scrum), RUP programming process
              • Strong experience in applications design, development and maintenance
                • Solid knowledge of design patterns and refactoring concepts
                  • Practical expertise in performance tuning and optimization, bottleneck problems analysis
                    • Solid technical expertise & troubleshooting skills
                      • Possess expertise in Object-Oriented Analysis and Design
                        • English level: Upper-Intermediate+ (B2+)


                          • Lead a cross functional team of 6-10 members using Scrum methodology
                            • Provide technical assistance, mentorship and guidance to team members
                              • Communicate with Product Owner and customer to clarify the project requirements
                                • Develop proposals for implementation and design of scalable big data architecture
                                  • Participate in customer’s workshops and presentation of the proposed solution
                                    • Design, implement, and deploy high-performance, custom applications at scale on Hadoop
                                      • Define and develop network infrastructure solutions to enable partners and clients to scale NoSQL and relational database architecture for growing demands and traffic
                                        • Define common business and development processes, platform and tools usage for data acquisition, storage, transformation, and analysis
                                          • Develop roadmaps and implementation strategy around data science initiatives including recommendation engines, predictive modeling, and machine learning
                                            • Review and audit of existing solution, design and system architecture
                                              • Perform profiling, troubleshooting of existing solutions
                                                • Create technical documentation

                                                  We offer

                                                  • Competitive compensation depending on experience and skills
                                                    • Work in enterprise-level projects long-term
                                                      • Full-time remote work (you can work from anywhere you are)
                                                        • Unlimited access to learning courses (LinkedIn learning, EPAM training courses, English regular classes, Internal Library)
                                                          • Community of 36,700+ industry’s top professionals
                                                            • Corporate and social events
                                                              Big Data

                                                              40 hrs/week

                                                              Hours per week

                                                              12+ months

                                                              Project length

                                                              Belarus, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, India, Russia, Ukraine

                                                              Locations eligible for the position