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Senior Business Strategist Description

Job #: 55103
EPAM is committed to providing our global team of 36,700+ 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. In today’s new market conditions, we continue to support operations for hundreds of clients around the world remotely, with the vast majority of our teams working from home. No matter where you are located, you’ll join a dedicated, diverse community that will help you discover your fullest potential.


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 Senior Business Strategist. Scroll down to learn more about the position’s responsibilities and requirements.

Who We Are

EPAM Continuum integrates business, design, and technology consulting to focus on accelerating breakthrough ideas into meaningful impact. Driving transformation in today’s world requires a uniquely constructed network of connected teams, working across silos, to help tackle our client’s biggest challenges. This is core to our DNA.

The EPAM Continuum network of teams is made up of multi-disciplinary professionals with diverse experiences, including design & business strategists, architects, product, service, & interaction designers, technologists, data analysts, prototypers, and electrical, mechanical, & software engineers.

Some of the world’s most well-respected brands and organizations rely on EPAM Continuum as their innovation partner, including American Express, Bose, Fisher-Price, Herman Miller, Johnson & Johnson, Nestle, PepsiCo, Procter & Gamble, Reebok, Samsung, Southwest Airlines, and UnitedHealthcare.

We want to meet great people who are interested in working in a global firm where culture matters and curiosity is valued. We work collaboratively. We think globally. We’re passionate. We firmly believe that we can advance lives and bring businesses into the future. And we make it happen every day.

What You’ll Do

  • EPAM Continuum is looking for a Senior Business Strategist to help us expand our expertise driving innovation at the intersection of business and design. In this position, you will collaborate with design strategists, engineers and designers to identify new opportunities and develop compelling value propositions that are consumer driven, financially viable and technologically feasible. You will also structure and develop business and financial models to evaluate and analyze the potential economic success of an idea, strategy, service or new product

What You Have

  • Consulting Skills:
    • Ability to identify and articulate the questions essential to understanding a client challenge
    • Experience as a thought partner, helping clients develop and articulate a clear and innovative vision for their business in the near-, mid- and long-terms
    • Experience working with large client organizations, navigating organizational complexity and ensuring new thinking is successfully deployed
  • Point of View:
    • A holistic view of innovation with an emphasis on customer experience, systems thinking and business viability
    • Ability to absorb, evaluate and develop new approaches and frameworks for thinking about business innovation challenges
  • Business Toolbox:
    • Thoughtful financial modeling capabilities for new products, services, and businesses, emphasizing clarity and appropriateness of assumptions and structure. Many modeling situations will require quantitative analysis of business opportunities based upon new ideas or thinking that have little or no precedent
    • Ability to inform strategy, support recommendations, and tell compelling stories through creative data analysis. Sources include customer surveys, CRM records, and secondary research
    • A good understanding of major business strategy and innovation frameworks and their strengths and weaknesses
  • Human Centered:
    • Experience with human centered design
    • Strong interest in understanding the consumer perspective, and using consumer needs to drive innovation
  • Mentoring Ability:
    • Experience and willingness to mentor future strategists at Continuum and those across the company that will look for guidance and expertise in their development
    • Ability to educate colleagues on methods of business strategy and analysis
  • 5+ years of experience in management consulting, innovation consulting, design consulting, corporate strategy or related field
  • Undergraduate degree required
  • MBA is strongly preferred
  • Excellent presentation, communication, writing and organization skills
  • Experience in project and client management
  • Experience working in group settings with teammates with different skills (e.g., designers and engineers)
  • Experience in managing and mentoring junior strategists and co-workers
  • Ability to manage and prioritize multiple projects and responsibilities
  • Ability to travel up to 30% of each year based on project work needs

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
  • REQ #: 184349155

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.

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