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Delivery Director

  • Boston, MA, USA
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Job #: 44588
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.

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You are a natural leader. You think strategically and are adept at juggling multiple priorities. You are organized in everything you do. If this sounds like you, this could be the perfect opportunity for you 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 Boston. 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.

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

Equal Employment Opportunity

EPAM Systems, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.  We recognize the value of diversity and inclusion in creating success for our customers, business partners, shareholders, employees and communities. We are committed to recruiting, hiring, developing and promoting employees without discrimination. As a global employer, this commitment includes complying with all laws in the countries in which we operate. Nevertheless, we believe equal employment practices should not be limited to what the law requires. Equal opportunity and inclusion are essential to motivate, empower and recognize the best in everyone.

At EPAM, employment actions are based on individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, pregnancy status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital or familial status, national origin, ancestry, genetics, age, disability status, veteran status, citizenship status when otherwise legally able to work, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Pay Transparency Non-Discrimination Provision

EPAM will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Affirmative Action Obligations as a U.S. Government Federal Contractor

As a U.S. federal government contractor, EPAM is committed to meet its affirmative action obligations to make good faith efforts to expand the recruiting pool of women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and protected veterans through outreach, targeted recruitment, training opportunities and other activities. We affirm this commitment annually in EPAM’s Affirmative Action Plans. The full text of our Affirmative Action Plan for Persons with a Disability and Protected Veterans is available for inspection in the People Operations Department during normal business hours. Email the People Operations Department to schedule an appointment.

Accessibility for Applicants with Disabilities

EPAM is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. If you require an accommodation at any stage of the employment application process, please send an email to the People Operations Department including your name, a detailed description of your requested accommodation, and the best method to contact you. If you have already reviewed a job posting or submitted an application for a job, please include the requisition number. We will assist you and make a determination on your accommodation request on a case-by-case basis.

EEO is the Law. Applicants to and employees of EPAM Systems Inc., are protected under Federal law from discrimination.

EPAM Systems, Inc. participates in eVerify.

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.

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