Lead Systems Engineer

Kyiv, Ukraine

(83905323)

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DESCRIPTION


Our customer provides property information, analytics, and data-enabled services in North America, Western Europe, and the Asia Pacific. The company provides its services to mortgage lenders, brokers, credit unions, commercial banks, investment banks, fixed-income investors, real estate agents, MLS companies, property and casualty insurance companies, government agencies, and government-sponsored enterprises.

The team is currently working on a solution for our client for comprehensive commercial and residential building valuation and risks assessment for insurers. EPAM is expanding its long-term engagement with this company and is scaling up its existing Production Support team.

We are looking for a Team Lead experienced in setting up and managing SLA-driven managed services project in maintenance, support and data migration area.

Responsibilities

  • Manage team of 6+ application support engineers located in Kyiv (Ukraine) and Guadalajara (Mexico);
  • Manage knowledge transition from the customer team;
  • Ensure systems stay running in a stable state and are meeting SLA requirements;
  • Together with CL’s manager manage change planning and resource assignment;
  • Maintain and enhance alerts within application monitoring software to ensure performance anomalies are reported immediately;
  • Facilitate the hand-off of new release functionality from the development team to the Production Support team;
  • Optimize existing workflows and operations in close cooperation with DevOps and Dev teams;
  • Define, implement improvements and meet SLAs;
  • Participate in definition of SLAs as part of the transition, do calibration and re-calibration with the customer, and meet SLAs;
  • Lead Production Support team members through the analysis, root cause and remediation of tickets;
  • Ensure all work effort is documented in tracking tools and remains current through closure;
  • Periodic updates of process documentation as a result of any changes;
  • Facilitate weekly/monthly reporting with Management to explain the health (reliability, availability) of the applications.

Requirements

  • Hands-on experience in MS platform technologies: .NET, IIS, MS SQL;
  • 2+ years of experience in leading teams and managing the workload for a team;
  • 2+ years of experience in leading resolution of issues across multiple applications;
  • 2+ years of experience in providing production support for a high priority application;
  • Ability to be available for emergency on call 24x7;
  • Experience with Microsoft SQL databases;
  • Experience with IIS;
  • Upper-intermediate English level (B2) or higher.

We offer

  • Competitive compensation depending on experience and skills;
  • Individual career path;
  • Social package - medical insurance, sports;
  • Sick leave and regular vacation;
  • Partial grant of the cost of certification;
  • English classes with certified English teachers;
  • Flexible work hours.