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Solution Architect Krakow, Poland

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Solution Architect Description

Job #: 50737
EPAM is committed to providing our global team of more than 41,150 EPAMers with inspiring careers from day one. EPAMers think creatively and lead with passion and honesty. Our people are the source of our success. We value collaboration, work in partnership with our customers, and strive for the highest standards of excellence. In today’s market conditions, we’re supporting operations for hundreds of clients around the world remotely. No matter where you are located, you’ll join a dedicated, diverse community that will help you discover your fullest potential.


We are looking for talented Solution Architect who will work on a big scale project for one of our most prospective clients.

Our Customer is the world’s largest international TV and broadband company, with operations in 10 European countries under the consumer brands.


• Microservice architecture with several new microservices already deployed
• Single platform deployed in several countries
• Production proven solution
• Internal open source with possibility to work on different services
• Automated deployment process
• CI on all environments
• Code quality practices: code review, sonarqube, code coverage
• Automated integration and preproduction load tests
• Separate microservices with common foundation
• Nonfunctional improvements as part of the process
• Kubernetes as orchestration system (AWS and on premises)
• Scrum process with separate Scrum Masters

Project technologies and tools

  • Java 11+
  • Docker, Kubernetes, Helm, NGINX
  • AWS S3, Lambda, RDS
  • PostgreSQL
  • Kafka
  • MQTT
  • Jenkins Pipeline
  • Prometheus, Grafana
  • ELK
  • Ansible


  • Creating, documenting and socializing E2E architecture solutions for business problems
  • Raising and implementing architecture and solution improvements
  • Lead teams (no formal reporting) to achieve engineering maturity
  • Participation in estimation sessions
  • Requirements clarification
  • Planning – both long-term and short-term
  • Customer communication
  • Participation in code review process for critical components
  • Documenting key technical decisions and designs
  • Work distribution:
    • 50% solutioning & planning
    • 50% coding


  • 8+ years of practical hands-on experience in software development in Java and related technologies
  • 2+ projects in technical team lead role with constant hands-on work during last 3 years
  • Experience with creating microservices based solution
  • Soft skills: work with distributed, independent team with internal open source spirit
  • Strong OO design and OO programming skills
  • Solid understanding of design patterns and concepts like OOD, TDD, CI/CD
  • Upper Intermediate English
  • Strong analytical thinking and ability to solve algorithmic tasks
  • Solid experience working with Java core
  • Strong communication skills and capability of successful collaboration with cross- functional teams
  • Ability to hold and drive a customer facing meetings
  • Automation-first mindset
  • Ability to review and validate system architecture from maintainability point
  • Ability to deep-dive in new technology and get familiar with it in short terms (and pass this knowledge to others)
  • Ability to compile high level view of entire system from independent parts
  • Ability to clearly visualize conceptual things
  • Can create system architecture documentation, work/feature-breakdown structure document and other related artifacts with deep technical details
  • Can act as Team Lead able to support end-to-end project cycle
  • Can produce high level estimations with technology risks raw estimations on the implementation of architectural assets
  • Translates customer's requirements to the tech language and communicate them to the development and operations teams, and to the business
  • Able to work closely with business to identify and document requirements and key case-studies/scenarios for the future solution

Nice to have

  • Spring
  • Python, Go
  • Redis, Hazelcast
  • Terracotta
  • GraphQL

We offer

  • Vast opportunities for self-development: online courses and library, experience exchange with colleagues around the world, partial grant of certification
  • English language classes
  • Polish language classes for Foreigners
  • Career development center
  • Unlimited access to LinkedIn learning solutions
  • Possibility to relocate for short and long-term projects (ex. to USA or Switzerland)
  • Benefit package (private insurance, health care, multisport, lunch tickets, and shopping vouchers, etc.)
  • Possibility to be involved in an international project
  • Remote work options
  • Relocation package for foreign applicants as well as for people relocating within Poland
  • Please note that only selected candidates will be contacted
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