Solution Architect (Java)

Pune, India

Striving for excellence is in our DNA. Since 1993, we have been helping the world’s leading companies imagine, design, engineer, and deliver software and digital experiences that change the world. We are more than just specialists, we are experts.


Currently we are looking for a Solution Architect for our Pune office to make the team even stronger.

You will participate in the design of solutions for a large enterprise, drive the architecture analysis, design, and implementation.


  • Design large-scale solutions using at least one technology stack;
  • Create solution architecture document on good level with deep technical details;
  • Work closely with business in 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 pre-sale activities:
    • Direct communications with potential customers;
    • RFP processing;
    • Development of proposals for implementation and design of the solution;
    • Presentation for proposed solution architecture to customer;
    • Participation in meetings with customer representatives.
  • Participation in customer’s workshops and presentation of the proposed solution;
  • Directly communicate with customers 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.


  • Practical experience:
    • 7+ years’ experience in hands-on development of solutions of different nature (web applications, web services, desktop applications, native mobile applications) on J2EE or .NET platform (JavaScript experience is nice-to-have);
    • 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.
  • Development background:
    • Strong development background with the development platform (Java2JEE, .NET, Content Management);
    • Strong development background with the JavaScript stack;
    • Strong background 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 with multiple full lifecycle software development processes, approaches and methods (Scrum & RUP);
  • Deep expertise in solution architecture:
    • Web application architectures;
    • Web services architectures;
    • Relational and non-relational data storage specific;
    • Web application front-end and/or back-end architecture;
    • Solution cross-cutting concerns (security, monitoring, caching, etc).
  • Strong understanding of mission critical application architecture design, scalable application architecture design, scalable application architecture design;
  • Strong expertise in architectural styles, enterprise architecture, integration, development patterns, architecture artifacts and deliverables, solution architecture design approaches and practices, change management processes;
  • Understand performance issues and approaches to address them systematically;
  • Proactive approach and leadership in architecture engagement;
  • Experience in customer site assignments;
  • Strong communications skills:
    • Excellent general communication skills;
    • Ability to communicate message to customer representatives, listen and manage their concerns;
    • Ability to read context and people.
  • 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.).