Lead Systems Engineer

London, UK

Ranked as #12 on Forbes’ List of 25 Fastest Growing Public Tech Companies for 2017, EPAM is committed to providing our global team of 25,900+ 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. No matter where you are located, you’ll join a dedicated, diverse community that will help you discover your fullest potential.


Currently we are looking for a Cloud and DevOps Systems Architect/Lead Engineer with strong knowledge in planning, architecting and implementing “end-to-end” automation of CI/CD solution for microservices in Public and Private Clouds. Candidate should have extended knowledge of modern Cloud and DevOps tools and technologies, great understanding of DevOps culture, deep experience in using microservice architecture for building highly available and scalable solutions in Clouds. A Systems Architect should have a deep knowledge of Cloud Architectural patterns, hands-on experience in implementing zero downtime deployment strategies (Blue/Green, Canary, Red/Black, etc.). Experience in migrating SQL/noSQL databases is a huge advantage.

The role is open for applications from 10th August to 8th September 2018.


  • 6+ years of work experience in IT;
  • Great understanding of SDLC (Agile, Waterfall, Spiral, etc.);
  • Experience in designing solutions in AWS/Azure/GCP;
  • Hands-on experience with microservice architecture;
  • Experience in designing, building and maintaining end-to-end CI/CD solutions;
  • Experience with containers and container orchestration tools (Docker, Docker Swarm, Kubernetes, AKS, EKS, GKS);
  • Experience with CM tools (Chef, Puppet, Ansible);
  • Experience with IaC tools (Terraform, CloudFormation, ARM, CDM, Vagrant);
  • Experience with CI/CD tools (Jenikns, VSTS, TeamCity, GitLab CI);
  • Experience in automation using scripting languages (PowerShell, Shell Scripting, Python);
  • Understanding of testing strategies for microservices;
  • Hands-on experience on designing and implementing DR strategies;
  • Mentoring and couching experience;
  • Ability to work under high pressure;
  • Ability communicate a solution to stakeholders;
  • Great presentation skills;
  • DevOps evangelist.

Nice to have

  • Experience in writing and code reviewing on Java/.NET;
  • Understanding of security practices and concepts in Clouds;
  • Experience in migrating on-premises Data centers to Clouds;
  • Deep understanding of Agile methodology and Scrum framework;
  • Experience working with SAFe;
  • ITIL Certification is a big plus;
  • Holding one of the certificate: AWS Architect/MCSE Cloud Platform and Infrastructure/GCP Cloud Architect Professional;
  • Experience with VMWare product.

We offer

  • Competitive salary;
  • Opportunity to work on leading edge platforms, working in a fast-paced, agile, software engineering culture;
  • Knowledge-sharing with colleagues from EPAM's global tech communities;
  • Regular performance feedback and salary reviews;
  • Opportunities for professional growth.