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Big Data Delivery Manager Hoofddorp, Netherlands

Big Data Delivery Manager Description

Job #: 60005
Since 1993, EPAM Systems, Inc. (NYSE: EPAM) has leveraged its advanced software engineering heritage to become the foremost global digital transformation services provider – leading the industry in digital and physical product development and digital platform engineering services. Through its innovative strategy; integrated advisory, consulting, and design capabilities; and unique 'Engineering DNA,' EPAM's globally deployed hybrid teams help make the future real for clients and communities around the world by powering better enterprise, education and health platforms that connect people, optimize experiences, and improve people's lives. In 2021, EPAM was added to the S&P 500 and included among the list of Forbes Global 2000 companies.  

Selected by Newsweek as a 2021 and 2022 Most Loved Workplace, EPAM's global multi-disciplinary teams serve customers in more than 50 countries across six continents. As a recognized leader, EPAM is listed among the top 15 companies in Information Technology Services on the Fortune 1000 and ranked four times as the top IT services company on Fortune's 100 Fastest Growing Companies list. EPAM is also listed among Ad Age's top 25 World's Largest Agency Companies for three consecutive years, and Consulting Magazine named EPAM Continuum a top 20 Fastest Growing Firm.

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DESCRIPTION



Currently we are looking for a Big Data Delivery Manager for our Hoofddorp office to make our team even stronger.

The role will be to oversee a portfolio of projects and manage EPAM clients’ relationships. The Delivery Director will be accountable for the overall project delivery, client satisfaction and management of expectations while ensuring that the work is on strategy, on time and within budget. You will be working alongside a globally renowned and award-wining Design, development and technology teams who are passionate about what they do and how they do it. To play a key role building strong business / technology relationships, taking a ‘hands on’ approach to define and deliver Embodying and driving a culture of continuous improvement.

Responsibilities

  • Commercial experience of designing, delivering and operating digital solutions for small and large enterprises as well as building highly performing engineering teams
  • Ability to operate strategically at C-level while remaining capable of successfully communicating with technical engineering teams, in order to successfully execute against the business objectives
  • Full delivery lifecycle experience (from RFP through to operations) with responsibility for budgets in excess of £10M+ and management of teams of 75+
  • Ability to design and implement agile methods (such as Scrum, Kanban and DevOps) with a view to improve the speed and efficiency of delivery
  • Capacity to flexibly adapt to the needs of the business and scale up or down involvement within programme delivery
  • Global experience with track record of leading both nearshore and offshore delivery teams
  • Personal gravitas and natural influencer able to successfully steer the digital operating model
  • Experience of negotiating commercial agreements, establish MVPs, define technical architecture, partner selection and "go to market' strategy while owning responsibility for the end to end solution
  • Project management covering the full project initiation and life cycle: lead management, qualification for the bid/financing, staffing, client management, delivery and execution governance
  • Running multiple delivery streams and clients, to ensure governance at top management level
  • Oversee delivery from financial, sourcing, development and business perspectives
  • Suggest innovative solutions to business problems/processes that leverage technology to provide marketing differentiation, efficiency improvements, and better user experiences
  • Investigate complex issues of production delivery, run the root cause analysis, establish a solution and push it through required steps necessary in order to deliver
  • Driving integrated teams to deliver solid technology solutions in support of key client initiatives
  • Co-ordinate the preparation of customer proposals and statements of work
  • Participates in new business development and discovery led projects
  • Manage customer expectations and relationship. Manage high-level client relationships, looking for opportunities to up/ cross-sell products and services through relationship management
  • Work closely with multi-disciplined teams of product owners, architects, engineers and quality assurance to drive estimates, delivery plans and retrospectives. Identify and manage engagement risks and flag major issues early
  • Management of a team of Technology Project Managers - providing coaching, mentoring and development support to drive up delivery capability across the department
  • Mentoring of peers, including making sure that the offshore and onsite project team undertakes their duties effectively; ability to see the big picture and not micro-manage

Requirements

  • Proven experience of managing delivery of an organization of 75+ FTE and or high business impact engagements of a similar size
  • Ability to apply a mix of business knowledge and delivery practices to projects to achieve the best results
  • Knowledge and ability to assess and propose a variety of methodology, process and technology on accounts
  • Proven experience working in consulting or outsourcing account/project management
  • Requires the ability to establish solid working relationships with clients, plus the ability to work effectively as a virtual member of a dynamic, dispersed team and to meet deadlines
  • Strong DM who can bring people together (internal/external stakeholders) and foster a sense of team
  • Good understanding of Jira and preferably experience of using this
  • Strong experience working with distributed teams on client side
  • Excellent communication, presentation, and planning skills are necessary, experience with working with nearshore teams preferable
  • Expected to have exceptional organization, leadership and stakeholder management skills
  • Software product experience required

We offer

  • Competitive Compensation
  • 26 paid holiday days
  • Commuting to work- costs reimbursement
  • Option to participate in our Pension Plan scheme OR Health insurance Compensation
  • Discretionary Performance Based bonus
  • Laptop + Corporate Simcard
  • Annual Salary Review
  • Trainings, Internal Education and Dutch Language Courses
  • Unlimited access to LinkedIn learning solutions
  • Relocation Package
  • Regular Corporate and Social Events
  • The opportunity to be part of a diverse and multicultural company
  • EPAM Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP) (subject to certain eligibility requirements)

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