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Senior Solution Architect (Retail or Consumer Packaged Goods SME) Hoofddorp, Netherlands

Senior Solution Architect (Retail or Consumer Packaged Goods SME) Description

Job #: 87180
Are you an avid technologist who enjoys solving complex architectural and technical consulting challenges whilst driving digital solutions?
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 Senior Solution Architects with Retail/CPG to strengthen our Solution Architecture & Technology Consulting unit which sits with our Global Delivery Organisation in London as we continue to rapidly expand in 2023!
These are great opportunities to work in a fast paced environment with EPAM’s senior strategic technical leaders, our European Architects/Engineers and those from our client accounts supporting them navigate in a rapidly developing technology landscape.

The role requires a strong background in technology consulting, solution/technical architecture and software development, building deep client relationship and stakeholder management resulting in new wins and increased footprint in strategic accounts.

Our Solution Architects must have the ability to engage in opening discussions, identify issues, and communicate solutions. You will take on a broad spectrum of responsibility with exposure to some big customer players in the market.


  • Thought leadership in the retail and consumer space complemented with people leadership
  • Define vision, strategy, solution for our clients’ businesses and back it by execution
  • Trusted advisor to senior stakeholders as well as multi-disciplinary teams
  • Independently run discovery to deliver solution blueprints
  • Drive and scale initiatives from inception up to launch and rollout
  • Create propositions and value driving reusable assets that are retail and CPG focussed
  • Collaborate with customers, technology vendors and delivery teams to bring the best out of EPAM’s value proposition to maximise outcomes
  • Creating and presenting proof-of-concepts whenever required
  • Providing pre-sales pursuits with technology consultancy
  • Creating and presenting architecture proposals
  • Participating in internal and external conferences
  • Working with EPAM tech and business leaderships teams across Europe


  • Proven experience acting as a hands-on Solution Architect with a strong foundation in Software Engineering
  • A Career grounded in internet and consumer businesses
  • Experience in advising, leading and delivering large scale digital transformation
  • Expertise in defining end to end solutions particularly in Microservices API based Cloud native & Headless (MACH) based solutions with a background in either of Adobe, CommerceTools, Acquia, GCP, AWS, Azure in the digital marketing and commerce domains
  • Worked with Agile methodologies & frameworks like Scrum, Kanban, SAFE etc
  • Hands-on applications development background including a good understanding of Enterprise systems, Digital Technology including Cloud, Mobility, Data Analytics, User Interfaces, Microservices, Serverless, and Decentralised Systems
  • Ability to manage and lead teams of experts in technology consulting or architecture & design engagements
  • Ability to demonstrate full commitment to providing exceptional customer care and service in all activities
  • Strong leadership skills to work comfortably with senior colleagues, up to and including C-level
  • Previous experience in a customer-facing role is essential, building long term relationships based on trust and expertise
  • Thrived in complex and sometimes ambiguous scenarios
  • Inspired and mentored early career technologists
  • Excellent communication skills

We offer

  • Competitive Compensation
  • 26 paid holiday days
  • Commuting to work- costs reimbursement
  • Pension Plan scheme
  • Discretionary Performance Based bonus
  • Laptop + Corporate Simcard + Corporate Mobile Device (subject to certain eligibility requirements)
  • Annual Salary Review
  • Trainings, Internal Education and Dutch Language Courses
  • Unlimited access to LinkedIn learning solutions
  • Relocation Package
  • Regular Corporate and Social Events
  • The opportunity to be part of a diverse and multicultural company
  • EPAM Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP) (subject to certain eligibility requirements)
  • Certain benefits and perks may be subject to eligibility requirements

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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