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Senior Cloud Architect for GCP and Financial Services


  • Work closely with business in identifying solution requirements and key case-studies/scenarios for the future solution
  • Enable multi cloud journey, analyse TCO and create a business case, make the Cloud dream become reality
  • Design and prototype cloud infrastructure, create infrastructure and security architecture document covering deep technical aspects of the implementation
  • Create a unified strategy for cloud transformation governance, automation, security, implementation, and operations
  • Analyse existing application and IT services portfolios, develop assets’ migration, transformation and automation roadmap
  • Lead implementation of the solution from establishing project requirements and goals to solution “go-live”
  • Oversee the cloud system engineering efforts and provide technical help as needed
  • Design and develop next-generation hybrid-cloud and multi cloud solutions, supervising their implementation, ensuring that the industry best practices are followed
  • Work in a tight cooperation with GCP architecture and delivery team to ensure a successful implementation and transparent delivery of the projects
  • Robust and consistent Cloud Strategy design aligned with business objectives
  • Provide guidelines for infrastructure migration approaches and techniques including numerous applications migrations into the cloud and implementation of hybrid cloud solutions within regulated enterprise environments
  • Day-to-day lead the client through the technical and organizational challenges of Cloud transformation
  • Maintain a strong understanding of industry trends and best practices and create thought leadership on GCP solutions


  • Hands-on multi cloud or GCP delivery experience in a Lead/Senior Architect position
  • Google Cloud Platform Expertise in Financial Services Industry
  • Technical expertise with Anthos Service Mesh
  • Avid technologist, with strong technical background and deep expertise in modern cloud architecture
  • A strong history of successful implementation of complex multi cloud or GCP solutions
  • Experience architecting, designing, migrating workloads to the public cloud
  • Multi-tier distributed architecture experience within IT consulting, IT operations, application development or support which includes migrating, architecting, operating on premises and cloud-based solutions, or experience transforming legacy IT solutions, and working knowledge of software development tools and methodologies
  • A strong management and leadership skillset, experienced managing medium to large sized teams including budgeting, staffing, escalations, development
  • Experience developing proper product approach for platforms and implement container strategies using Anthos (or other container platforms) for public cloud and on prem environments
  • Ability to suggest competitive and innovative technical decisions, get client buy-in and deliver on commitments
  • In-depth understanding and hands on experience with DevOps techniques and processes related to cloud solutions
  • Extensive experience and understanding of Cloud FinOps
  • Broad knowledge of troubleshooting approaches and driving-to-resolution technical integration issues across various platforms
  • Experience in architecting and running consumer-facing applications in a hybrid, multi-cloud environment
  • Strong written, verbal communication skills with ability to present technical ideas in business-friendly language
  • Analytical and problem-solving abilities

We offer

  • We offer a range of benefits including
  • A competitive group pension plan, life assurance and income protection
  • Private medical insurance, private dental care and critical illness cover
  • Cycle scheme Tech scheme and season ticket loan
  • Employee assistance program
  • Unlimited access to LinkedIn learning solutions
  • EPAM Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP) (subject to certain eligibility requirements)
  • Various perks such as Gym discount, Friday lunch, on-site massage and regular social events
  • Some of these benefits may be available only after you have passed your probationary period

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  • Company: EPAM Systems
  • Published: 3rd May 2023
  • Closing Date: 10th December 2023
  • Country: United Kingdom
  • Type: Full-time
  • Seniority: Senior
  • FinOps Certifications Required: None