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

As a Java Solution Architect, you will participate in design of solutions for a large enterprise, drive architecture analysis, design, and implementation.

Project technologies and tools
• Core Java/J2EE
• Struts
• Spring
• Hibernate
• Architecture

• Design large-scale solutions using at least one technology stack
• Create solution architecture document at a good level with deep technical details
• Work closely with business for 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 presales activities: direct communications with potential customers, RFP processing, the development of proposals for implementation and design of the solution, presentation for proposed solution architecture to customer, participation in meetings with customer representatives
• Participate in customer’s workshops and presentation of the proposed solution
• Communicate with customers directly 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

• 7+ years' experience in hands-on development of solutions of different nature (web applications, web services, desktop applications, native mobile applications) on Java/J2EE, platform or Content Management stack
• 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
• Strong development background in the development platform (Java2JEE, .NET, Content Management)
• Strong development background in JavaScript stack
• Strong background in 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 in multiple full lifecycle software development processes, approaches and methods (Scrum & RUP)
• Experience integrating search technologies and web analytics (like Apache Solr)
• Experience in developing multilanguage, multicultural web applications for both web and mobile platforms
• Understand web application architectures, web services architectures, relational and non-relational data storages specific, web application front-end and/or back-end architecture, solution cross-cutting concerns (security, monitoring, caching, etc.)
• Understand architectural styles, enterprise architecture patterns, integration patterns and development patterns
• Understand performance issues and approach them systematically
• Good communications skills and ability to communicate with customer representatives on any topic
• Fluent English

We offer
• Opportunity to work on technical challenges that may impact across geographies
• Vast opportunities for self-development: online university, knowledge sharing opportunities globally, learning opportunities through external certifications
• Opportunity to share your ideas on international platforms
• Sponsored Tech Talks & Hackathons
• Possibility to relocate to any EPAM office for short and long-term projects
• Focused individual development
• Benefit package:
• Health benefits
• Retirement benefits
• Paid time off
• Flexible benefits
• Forums to explore beyond work passion (CSR, photography, painting, sports, etc.)
Type: Contract | Location: Bethesda, Maryland