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GCP Data Solutions Architect London, UK

GCP Data Solutions Architect Description

Job #: 87223
Are you an avid technologist who enjoys solving complex data and technical consulting challenges?

Are you hungry to thrive in an entrepreneurial environment as part of a rapidly expanding and very successful global engineering company?

If so, then EPAM is looking for a hands-on GCP Data Solution Architect to be part of this continued acceleration to strengthen our business in Western Europe.

What you will do

  • Work closely with business in identifying solution requirements and key case-studies/scenarios to architect data solution for business transformation
  • Lead GCP Data and Big Data initiatives on enterprise level as adept of data technologies
  • Design GCP data analytics solutions by utilizing the data technology stack with Big Data techniques
  • Conduct solution architecture review/audit, calculate and present ROI
  • Create and present solution architecture documents with deep technical details to customer and implementation teams
  • Participate in the full cycle of “pre-sale” activities to prepare technical proposals on customer requests: direct communications with customers, RFP processing, the development of proposals for implementation and design of the solution, presentation for proposed solution architecture to the customer and participate in technical meetings with customer representatives
  • Lead implementation of the solutions from establishing project requirements and goals to solution "go-live"
  • Maintain a strong understanding of industry trends and best practices
  • Stay on cutting edge of data technologies and be the first one to propose & implement new technologies for the best business value of EPAM and its customers
  • Constantly grow expertise by gathering and monitoring available EPAM project experience and ongoing projects with clients from different business domains to drive further EPAM business in data field
  • Create and follow personal education plan in the technology stack and solution architecture
  • Share experience, knowledge and vision with EPAM, colleagues and customer teams. Participate in seminars, meet ups, mentoring, training programs. Prepare white papers and presentations


  • Strong experience and knowledge working with GCP and Google Data Products like:
    • Cloud Storage
    • BigQuery
    • Dataflow
    • Dataproc
    • Looker
    • Cloud Data Fusion
    • DLP
  • Strong experience as a Big Data Architect with a solid design/development background with Java, Scala, or Python
  • Architecture experience and practice in some of the following areas:
    • Data Management
    • Data Storage
    • Operation
    • Presale Support
    • Security
    • Data Governance
  • Strong Data Modelling skills
  • Solid experience in continuous delivery tools and technologies, containers and resource management systems
  • Able to lead Big Data initiatives on enterprise level and to architecture customer business transformations with data technologies
  • Strong communication skills, including customer facing, pre-sales activities and team coordination
  • Fluent English

Nice to have

  • Experience and hands-on with TB & PB scale analytics platform, understanding and theoretical knowledge for developing and building such kind of platforms
  • Experience in high load and IoT Data Platform architectures and infrastructures
  • Experience and knowledge on the following:
    • AI Building Blocks
    • Data Visualization
    • Disaster Recovery
    • Integration
  • Practical experience in performance tuning and optimization, bottleneck problem analysis
  • Programming Languages: Java/ Scala; Python; SQL; Bash
  • Big Data stack: Hadoop, HDFS, MapReduce, Hive, Spark, Kafka
  • Background in traditional data warehouse and business intelligence stacks (ETL, MPP Databases, Tableau, Microsoft Power BI, SAP Business Objects)
  • Data Visualization: Looker, Power BI, Tableau, QlikView

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

About EPAM

  • EPAM is a leading global provider of digital platform engineering and development services. We are committed to having a positive impact on our customers, our employees, and our communities. We embrace a dynamic and inclusive culture. Here you will collaborate with multi-national teams, contribute to a myriad of innovative projects that deliver the most creative and cutting-edge solutions, and have an opportunity to continuously learn and grow. No matter where you are located, you will join a dedicated, creative, and diverse community that will help you discover your fullest potential

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