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Java Solution Architect

  • Sofia, Bulgaria
  • hot
Job #: 43188
Striving for excellence is in our DNA. Since 1993, we have been helping the world’s leading companies imagine, design, engineer, and deliver software and digital experiences that change the world. We are more than just specialists, we are experts.

DESCRIPTION


Currently, we are looking for a Java Solution Architect for our Sofia office to make the team even stronger.

Responsibilities

  • Design large-scale solutions using at least one technology stack
  • Create solution architecture document on good level with deep technical details
  • Work closely with business in identifying solution requirements and key case-studies/scenarios for the future solution
  • Conduct solution 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
  • Participate in the full cycle of pre-sale activities:
    • Direct communication with potential customers
    • RFP processing
    • Development of proposals for implementation and design of the solution
    • Presentation for proposed solution architecture to customer
    • Participation in meetings with the customer's representatives
  • Participation in the customer’s workshops and presentation of the proposed solution
  • Directly communicate with customers during solution architecture design or solution implementation activities
  • Maintain a strong understanding of industry trends and best practices
  • Create and follow personal education plan in the technology stack and solution architecture
  • Conduct advisory on creation of personal education plan for colleagues

Requirements

  • Practical experience:
    • 7+ years’ experience in hands-on development of solutions of different nature (web applications, web services, desktop applications) on J2EE (JavaScript experience is nice-to-have)
    • 5+ years’ experience developing relational and non-relational data storages
    • 5+ years’ experience in team leadership
    • 3+ years' experience in project management and direct customer communications
  • Development background:
    • Strong development background with the development platform (J2EE)
    • Strong development background with the JavaScript stack
    • Strong background using various libraries, framework and patterns in particular technology stack
    • Strong background in design and implementation of external services integrations (using REST, SOAP and/or ESB)
    • Strong experience with multiple full lifecycle software development processes, approaches and methods (SCRUM & RUP)
  • Solution architecture:
    • Deep expertise in solution architecture
    • Web application architectures
    • Web services architectures
    • Relational and non-relational data storage specific
    • Web application front-end and/or back-end architecture
    • Solution cross-cutting concerns (security, monitoring, caching, etc.)
  • Strong understanding of:
    • Mission critical application architecture design
    • Scalable application architecture design
    • High performance application architecture design
  • Strong expertise in:
    • Architectural styles
    • Enterprise architecture patterns
    • Integration patterns
    • Development patterns
    • Architecture artifacts and deliverables
    • Solution architecture design approaches and practices
    • Change management processes
    • Understand performance issues and approaches to address them systematically
  • Leadership and communications:
    • Pro-active approach and leadership in architecture engagement
    • Experience in customer site assignments
  • Strong communications skills:
    • Excellent general communication skills
    • Ability to communicate message to customer representatives, listen and manage their concerns
    • Ability to read context and people
    • Fluent English

We offer

  • Personal development program that will allow you to be valued for your strengths
  • Wide range of professional trainings and workshops
  • Unlimited access to LinkedIn learning solutions
  • Attractive salary, additional health and dental insurance as well as other social benefits
  • Broad projects variety and possible mobility between projects over the time
  • Experience exchange with colleagues around the world
  • Work-life balance and flexible schedule, team buildings and sport opportunities
  • Modern office in the Infinity Tower business center
  • If you are interested in this role please send your CV in English. All applications will be treated as strictly confidential
  • Only short-listed applicants will be contacted

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.

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