Solution Architect (Azure) at EPAM Systems Ltd, London, 12 Months, £Contract Rate

  • Contract Spy
  • London, UK
  • Oct 11, 2021
6 Months or more

Contract Description

EPAM systems are seeking a Solution Architect to migrate a large proportion of over 1000 applications to public cloud infrastructure and managed services.
You'll work with IB CTO to advise on all aspects of the cloud adoption; financial, architectural, engineering and process. You will work across IB Technology to drive adoption of Terraform to improve the efficiency and correctness of cloud adoption.

We're looking for someone who'll be able to:
Challenge current thinking with experience on similar transformations
Work collaboratively across the organisation
Solve challenging problems in an elegant but pragmatic way
Write professional, clear and comprehensive documentation
Write high quality, reusable code and adhere to coding standards, with particular expertise in HCL & Terraform.
Apply best development and DevOps practices and effectively utilize technologies

You'll be working in the Investment Bank IT area and will be a key part of a small multi-functional team driving adoption of cloud. The team is split between London and Poland. Our role is to accelerate IB Technology teams' adoption of cloud, through any practical means; documentation, consultancy, architecture, engineering, finance, process, monitoring progress, incentivisation and education. The team supports delivering the firsts' (build deploy pipeline, containers, database, logging, monitoring, security), delivering an end to end slice into production and drive strategic architecture on public cloud services.


  • Experienced in enterprise-wide cloud migrations using Azure
  • Aware of on-going technology trends and know how to pragmatically leverage their benefits
  • Comfortable working independently, as well as in a team-oriented, collaborative environment
  • Excellent communicator
  • Quick learner
  • Fluent in English


  • Microsoft Azure, Architecture, Services, Infrastructure as Code
  • Expert in DevOps practices and value of automation, Infrastructure as Code and Terraform
  • Confidence in cloud architectures especially cloud native architectures
  • CI/CD including tools such as Maven, Gradle, Jenkins, TeamCity etc
  • Containers and container orchestration using Docker, Kubernetes and Helm
  • Github or similar, contributing to open source projects
  • Agile development practices (Scrum, Kanban)