Delivery Director

| Greater NYC Area

Named as one of Fortunes’ 100 Fastest Growing Companies for 2019, EPAM is committed to providing our global team of 30,100+ 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.
 

DESCRIPTION

You are strategic, resilient, engaging with people and a natural self-starter. You have a passion for solving complex problems. If this sounds like you, this could be the perfect opportunity to join EPAM as a Delivery Director. Scroll down to learn more about the position’s responsibilities and requirements.

EPAM is currently looking to grow its East Coast Delivery practice, specifically in New York. At EPAM, we consider the Delivery Director position key to the success of every project that we accomplish. The ideal candidate will be a mix of Solution Architect, Program Manager and people leader. This role will work hand-in-hand with EPAM’s Account Managers and our clients to ensure our services are delivered successfully. The Delivery Manager translates the vision of the work into a comprehensive plan and drives execution, while building a strong relationship with the client.

The Enterprise Strategic Labs is dedicated to solving strategic problems for EPAM clients. ESL is focused on digital transformations and enablement of innovative digital products and services. Our DNA is of a software company and we are helping clients to establish integrated organizational, business, product, experience and technology footprint, maximizing innovation and time to market. R&D and innovative streamlining of business, products and services definition, design and delivery are at the heart of ESL approach. We are looking for versatile leaders capable of helping EPAM, ESL and our clients to transition to the modern digital world.

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WHAT YOU’LL DO

  • Alongside other EPAM members such as Account Managers, Project Managers and Solution Architects, you will lead initiation, planning and execution of complex projects (often united in a program), while ensuring EPAM deliverer standards are met
  • Work with business stakeholders, executive leadership and EPAM delivery team to define Product Delivery Roadmap
  • Create (or adjust existing) development standards
  • Hire skilled teams based on project landscape and complexity
  • Be able to dig into any issue within delivery organization and provide necessary leadership to the team to find optimal solution (architecture, project management, business analysis, Agile questions, quality assurance, etc.)
  • Lead, coordinate and drive decision making process for key technology decisions
  • Align EPAM and Client architecture teams; act as mediator to find a compromising decision where needed
  • Develop, maintain and update integrated project/program plans, and ensure alignment of these plans across functions and with team leadership
  • Track and communicate with key client stakeholder roadmap execution status. Provide transparency for any changes in delivery dates (reasons, risks exploded, mitigation plan)
  • Lead cross-functional analysis, technology and quality assurance teams to achieve key program objectives within a portfolio
  • Establish effective, accurate, appropriate and timely communication within cross functional teams to achieve key program objectives
  • Provide updates on key issues and progress to Sr. Management both within EPAM and at the client
  • Proactively identify issues and provides general guidance to resolve program and team challenges
  • Develop practical solutions to achieve program productivity and quality goals and objectives
  • Develops, maintain and updates integrated project/program plans, and ensures alignment of these plans across functions and with team leadership
  • Maintain knowledge of current status, milestones, issues and key data for assigned programs and serves as the conduit of information and updates
  • Provide input and general guidance to the team for presentations and updates to management and outside collaborators where applicable
  • In collaboration with senior team members, you will assist in formulating and executing the strategy for advancing EPAM programs to successful completion
  • Identifies opportunities for standardization of processes and working best practices as well as recommends a plan for implementation
  • Remains aware of any potential problems and works to mitigate any risks

WHAT YOU HAVE

  • Bachelor's degree in computer science or related field
  • Strong background in Software Delivery Management and Solution Architecture
  • Excellent Project Management skills
  • Experience in establishing and managing a multi-project setup
  • Experience working in a pre-sales environment from solutioning to client communication highly desired
  • Knowledge of software development/Product lifecycle, methodologies (Agile, Kan-ban, Waterfall) and IT roles
  • Excellent business communication and time management skills required
  • Relevant progressive project / program management experience in the drug development / pharmaceutical industry is a big plus but not must have
  • Candidate should have strong project or program management skills in a highly technical environment
  • A thorough understanding of how to plan, resource, and deliver large-scale technical projects

WHAT WE OFFER

  • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance (Subsidized)
  • Health Savings Account
  • Flexible Spending Accounts (Healthcare, Dependent Care, Commuter)
  • Short-Term and Long-Term Disability (Company Provided)
  • Life and AD&D Insurance (Company Provided)
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Unlimited access to LinkedIn learning solutions
  • Matched 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan
  • Paid Time Off
  • Legal Plan and Identity Theft Protection
  • Accident Insurance
  • Employee Discounts
  • Pet Insurance
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Location

Located just West of Madison Square Park, EPAM is surrounded by great lunch spots and easily accessible by New York and NJ public transportation.

An Insider's view of EPAM Systems

How would you describe the company’s work-life balance?

My manager ensures that I have a great work-life balance at EPAM. This is of particular importance to me being the mother of a 19-month-old. They allow me the flexibility to care for my child while providing me with a rewarding career path.

Regine Jones

Senior Manager, Life Sciences Consulting

How has your career grown since starting at the company?

EPAM gave me a fresh start and a great opportunity. From the first day, I was given the support I needed from my mentors to feel that anything is possible. At EPAM, I had the rights tools, support and drive to know that I could really grow my career here.

Ariani

Junior Data Scientist

How do your team's ideas influence the company's direction?

Our team is constantly looking for ways to improve our ability to deliver to the customer and ways to provide our people with a great work environment and career opportunities. Through involvement with different practices within the company, we provide meaningful feedback and ideas to enhance and better target our solutions to our customer needs.

Martin

VP, Technology Solutions

What makes someone successful on your team?

To be successful at EPAM and on my team, you have to be tenacious with a proclivity for pioneering into emerging areas and driving hyper-growth.

Broderick

Managing Principal, Health & Life Sciences Consulting

What are EPAM Systems Perks + Benefits

EPAM Systems Benefits Overview

EPAMers appreciate our flexible and casual work environment, excellent benefits and endless opportunities to thrive. In addition to health benefits, a 401(K) matching program and paid time off, EPAM offers the following perks:

- Competitive Salary & Bonus Program
- Career Development Opportunities
- Tech Community Meet-Ups & Hackathons
- Access to LinkedIn Learning Solutions
- Cutting-edge Internal Tools
- Volunteer & Mentoring Programs
- Travel & Relocation Opportunities
- Employee Discounts

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Pair programming
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Documented equal pay policy
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Highly diverse management team
Unconscious bias training
Diversity manifesto
Someone's primary function is managing the company's diversity and inclusion initiatives
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Wellness Programs
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Stocked Kitchen
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Time allotted for learning
Online course subscriptions available
Customized development tracks
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