Delivery Director

Philadelphia, PA, USA

Ranked as #12 on Forbes’ List of 25 Fastest Growing Public Tech Companies for 2017, EPAM is committed to providing our global team of 25,900+ 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 Philadelphia. 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 modern digital world.

WHY EPAM



EPAM occupies a unique position in the technology and digital services industry. Part agency, part consultancy, part innovation lab, EPAM is dedicated to helping global enterprises thrive in the technology age. We innovate breakthrough strategies, experiences and products designed to reinvent the relationship between companies and their customers. We believe in testing and measuring, in continuous improvement, in the relentless pursuit of results.

EPAM Systems is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, status as a protected veteran, status as a qualified individual with disability, or any other protected characteristic under law.

Background investigations are required for all new hires as a condition of employment, after the job offer is made. Employment will not begin until EPAM Systems receives and approves the results of the background check.

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);
  • Matched 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan;
  • Paid Time Off;
  • Legal Plan and Identity Theft Protection;
  • Accident Insurance;
  • Employee Discounts;
  • Pet Insurance.