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Job #: 50521
EPAM is committed to providing our global team of 36,700+ EPAMers with inspiring careers from day one. EPAMers lead with passion and honesty and think creatively. Our people are the source of our success and we value collaboration, try to always understand our customers’ business, and strive for the highest standards of excellence. In today’s new market conditions, we continue to support operations for hundreds of clients around the world remotely, with the vast majority of our teams working from home. No matter where you are located, you’ll join a dedicated, diverse community that will help you discover your fullest potential.

DESCRIPTION


Do you have a combination of deep technical expertise, business acumen and strong interpersonal skills? Do you enjoy helping customers architect systems and solve technical problems? Are you passionate about transforming and shaping leading organizations?

Then you have an opportunity to join EPAM as a Solution Architect (Data Science & AI) and work with highly skilled and professional architects and engineers who specialize in building and integrating custom software solutions at enterprise scale.

You are curious, persistent, logical and enjoy crafting and developing elegant solutions for complex problems. If this sounds like you, keep reading to learn more about this exciting role!

Come and join EPAM where Engineering is in our DNA.

JOB OVERVIEW


EPAM recruits exceptionally talented people who have a passion for and take pride in their work, they are perfectionists in what they do. Due to ongoing growth within a key client we require a Solution Architect with experience within Data Science & AI to play a key role in establishing our UK onsite presence as part of a wider Global Account team.

This is a long-term project role, so ideally looking for the successful candidate to join our growing UK Architect practice on a permanent basis. This role is expected to be heavily client facing so you must be able to commit to working onsite in Cambridge when required in the future.

Responsibilities

  • As a solution architect in Science IT, you'll be designing solutions that will form a part of our foundational data platform for science, aligned to our client’s data science and AI strategy. You'll be providing the architectural leadership to craft requirements and opportunities into well-architected solutions across cloud and on-premise infrastructure
  • You will identify opportunities for innovation in your delivery, bringing to bear new technologies and methodology best practices externally and internally. You will work closely with colleagues across the wider IT organisation, including business analysts, data engineers and data scientists, as well as commercial software suppliers
  • As a solution architect, you will be responsible for ensuring that the solutions you help deliver form an integral part of the global IT estate and align with the wider Enterprise reference architecture and domain roadmaps. You will need to be a good communicator and have a collaborative delivery approach

Requirements

  • Experience with a range of infrastructures and technology stacks needed to support global solutions
  • Experience of designing/developing innovative solutions, blueprints, and standards for solution design
  • Hands-on experience with AWS cloud technologies
  • Practical experience in agile delivery of complex IT projects, including interpretation of the non-functional requirements associated with successful implementation
  • Knowledge of current and new technologies and their applicability to the Science domain
  • We expect people to build strong domain (science) and technology (IT) skills and we need architects who can focus on and deliver value in the R&D domain
  • A deep understanding of the Pharmaceutical Industry
  • Knowledge of the types of technical solutions employed and the associated data utilized in drug discovery (from initial Target identification through to Clinical Trials)
  • Understanding of the high-level business processes/workflows and associated dataflow across the R&D domain
  • Understand large set of technologies (Java, Python, .NET)
  • Quickly learn domain-specific tools (Pipeline Pilot, Bioinformatics tools, etc)

What 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
    • 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.

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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.

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