Director Business Consultant - Media and Entertainment Industry - Remote at EPAM Systems

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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.
EPAM is growing rapidly, and we are looking to expand our consulting expertise with more subject matter experts aligned to the media and entertainment domain to meet the ever-expanding demand from our client base.
As a Principal Telecom, Media & Entertainment Consultant, you would become part of and help shape a newly formed team, to introduce and drive change activities to help clients transform their business and to recognize the greatest value from technology-driven initiatives.
Expectations include supporting client team by leading or participating in the delivery of large program management, business transformation, and organizational change management activities.
A critical component of this role is to partner with EPAM's Practices including Sales, Digital, Delivery, and Product Development and to create a plan to help our clients achieve their business objectives.
Req. #202736856
  • Contribute towards the definition of the strategy for the TME consulting team and broader telco and media business unit by
    • Regularly engaging with clients to understand new business opportunities that would naturally extend EPAM's core capabilities or drive significant growth
    • Regularly engaging with EPAM account leads to understand existing and future pain points across the client base
    • Conducting industry research to assess the size of emerging trends and defining steps for EPAM to align the current competency or develop new skills
    • Identify potential partners to align with EPAM and extend our capabilities
    • Document our strategic intent, architectural trends and roadmap and regularly communicate to stakeholders
  • Contribute to business development on existing and new accounts by
    • Supporting account teams in pre-sales activities including pitch meetings, RFP responses etc
    • Directly generating new opportunities by analyzing the Media & Entertainment market (or aligned verticals) and engaging technology or business leaders
    • Continually raising the profile of EPAM by identifying and participating in relevant industry events and seeking accreditations or endorsements by influential industry bodies
  • Work directly in a client(s) engagement on a part time basis or as required in capacity of one of the following
    • Act as a subject matter expert for streaming video, broadcast, media distribution, and the products enabled by them in the industry
    • Apply the business models, monetization strategies, and the market trends driving the industry to solve client challenges
    • Develop business and product strategies to support our clients' operations, commerce, and digital platforms
    • Work with our clients to understand emerging industry trends and guide their product strategy to support those trends

  • Fluent in English language with strong written, verbal, presentation & communication skills
  • Strong experience in the Telco, Media, and Entertainment sector, resulting in a significant industry understanding
  • Strong experience in strategy, product, architecture or design within the media & entertainment industry
  • Ability to communicate and work at all levels of an organization from C-level presentations to technical working groups
  • Familiar with relevant leading and emerging technologies and their associated value/impact of change
  • Comfortable to promote consulting activities and best practices
  • Experience with contributing towards technical pre-sales and defined business development activities
  • Demonstrated understanding of business context on customer side by
    • Understanding and describing technology and business context
    • Identifying gaps in technology, architecture and business process
    • Proposing high-level recommendations to address the gaps
  • Ability to develop and present product roadmaps showing the sequence and dependencies of prioritized initiatives/programs linked to timeline
  • Excellent understanding of how technology is adopted to enable business outcomes with the ability to formulate associated technology strategy
  • Previous experience in business case creation to underpin technology transformation with associated drivers and expected benefits including: digital channel shift, legacy IT transformation and automated orchestration
  • Awareness of or active participation in relevant industry bodies and forums

  • 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

  • Depending on the position, EPAM employees may need to work at a client worksite or an EPAM office. To protect employees and help communities fight the COVID-19 pandemic, vaccination is required to visit an EPAM office in the US, and many of our clients have similar policies in place. Due to this, a COVID-19 vaccination may be necessary and when applicable, specific details will be discussed during the interview process which may include providing proof of vaccination. For candidates with exceptional circumstances that prevent them from getting the COVID-19 vaccine, we will offer alternative reasonable accommodation, where possible, which should be coordinated by your recruiter and discussed directly with an HR Representative
  • This position operates in a remote capacity, but you must live within driving distance to an EPAM office. Your recruiter will discuss specific details about work location during the initial interview process
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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.


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.


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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.


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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.


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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

Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Daily sync
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Pair programming
Open office floor plan
Documented equal pay policy
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Highly diverse management team
Unconscious bias training
Diversity manifesto
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) 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
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Stocked Kitchen
Relocation Assistance
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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