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Practice Head (Advanced Technologies) Description

Job #: 57549
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.


You are curious, persistent, logical and clever – a true techie at heart. You enjoy living by the code of your craft and developing elegant solutions for complex problems. If this sounds like you, this could be the perfect opportunity to join EPAM as a Practice Head (Advanced Technologies). Scroll down to learn more about the position’s responsibilities and requirements.


  • Hands-on technical expert, ready for challenges. Influences solution direction
  • Contributes to technical initiatives with consistently positive feedback from stakeholders
  • Required to led SWAT activities outside of primary assignment
  • A role model for engineers in the same area of expertise and specialties
  • Designs and implements the whole System as distinct from the parts for production and operation
  • Approaches solutions systematically considering a whole Platform
  • Able to solve systemic and platform-scale problems
  • Systems Engineering experience, applied Systems Engineering knowledge
  • Deals comfortably with complex platforms and systems and understands how tactical technical decisions affect longevity of the overall solution
  • Able to decompose and recompose complex systems using various approaches such as Systems Engineering and etc
  • Able to adopt emerging technologies for project needs and has a track record of successfully using recent advancements in software technologies and programming languages in production projects
  • Engineers (comes up with the idea) and implements new frameworks or libraries (closed or open-source) that solve technical problems in a new or unique ways that help solve business problems (e.g. specialized rules engine for search and categorization on top of Elasticsearch, NER that is really good at understanding dates in natural language, etc.)
  • Shares knowledge inside and outside of EPAM, promotes engineering culture, helps less mature engineers advance to the next level of their career. Any of the following activities qualify:
    • Mentoring of engineers
    • Active participation in educational programs and trainings
    • Can technically validate and implement a solution designed by an architect of the same level
    • Technical design authority
    • In charge of engineering problems of the implementation
    • Can produce ready-for-implementation low-level design
    • Evangelizes best practices and leads by example
    • Can improve and further evolve engineering practices


  • 7+ years’ hands-on experience with multiple technologies, business domains, programming languages and frameworks
  • Hands-on technical expert with deep knowledge in multiple areas and a variety of experience across different technologies, business domains, programming languages and frameworks
  • Able to engineer and implement critical parts of a complex solution (e.g. a distributed cloud-based system, high-load/low-latency service, heterogeneous system that spans and integrates multiple platforms)
  • Able to adopt emerging technologies for project needs. Able to modernize legacy systems using new technologies. Applies system thinking for analysis, design, implementation
  • Deep understanding and practical experience working in team setups that follow practices accepted in the industry (e.g. flavors of Agile)
  • Develops technical communities and actively participates in knowledge sharing and educational activities (e.g. learning week, Online sessions, etc.)

We offer

  • Career plan and real growth opportunities
  • Unlimited access to LinkedIn learning solutions
  • International Mobility Plan within 25 countries
  • Constant training, mentoring, online corporate courses, eLearning and more
  • English classes with a certified teacher
  • Support for employee’s initiatives (Algorithms club, toastmasters, agile club and more)
  • Enjoyable working environment (Gaming room, napping area, amenities, events, sport teams and more.)
  • Flexible work schedule and dress code
  • Collaborate in a multicultural environment and share best practices from around the globe
  • Hired directly by EPAM & 100% under payroll
  • Law benefits (IMSS, INFONAVIT, 15 days December bonus, 25% vacation bonus)
  • Major medical expenses insurance: Life, Major medical expenses with dental & visual coverage. (For the employee and direct family members)
  • 13 % employee savings fund, capped to the law limit
  • Grocery coupons
  • 10 vacations days plus 2 floating days
  • Official Mexican holidays, plus two extra holidays (December 24th & 31st)
  • Relocation bonus: transportation, 2 weeks of accommodation for you and your family and more

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.

Pay Transparency Non-Discrimination Provision

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.

Accessibility for Applicants with Disabilities

EPAM is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. If you require an accommodation at any stage of the employment application process, please send an email to the People Operations Department including your name, a detailed description of your requested accommodation, and the best method to contact you. If you have already reviewed a job posting or submitted an application for a job, please include the requisition number. We will assist you and make a determination on your accommodation request on a case-by-case basis.

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