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Project Manager Westport, CT, USA

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Project Manager Description

Job #: 77436
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.

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 Project Manager . Scroll down to learn more about the position’s responsibilities and requirements.


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What You’ll Do

  • Own people management life cycle
  • Facilitate resolution of all EPAM personnel issues
  • Partner with People Manager and Engineering Managers on client side to timely fulfill the staffing needs, proactively suggest the team composition (including new position proposals) and potential movement of folks among the client’s teams and departments if needed
  • People Management:
    • Performance and compensation management, tracking morale and diagnosing the root causes of people’s issues timely and proactively
    • Maintain a current synthesis of all team members and proactively flag/make recommendations regarding personnel risks – performance, morale, security issues, decision to leave, and resourcing risks – resource mismatch, hiring challenges
    • Performance improvement planning and executing, expectations setting
  • Operational management – managing and mediating cross-business (Client/EPAM) topics:
    • Recruiting, hiring, onboarding, and terminating/offboarding
    • Managing topics related to promotions, contracts, relocations, policy changes, and other EPAM-related topics involving the Client
    • Partnering with the Client on team- or organization-wide policies
  • Partner with other EPAM delivery managers of the Client account to align on the common goals and share transparency
  • Partner with Technical Leads to ensure the team achieves the goals with the required level of predictability, transparency, quality, and efficiency
  • Report the status to all stakeholders (including upper-level management) instantly
  • Track the progress and handle/escalate off-track situations
  • Act like an owner
  • Have a clear understanding of the goal and care about the final result

Requirements

  • Excellent English, both verbal and written communication skill
  • People Management / Engineering management
  • Agile teams' management - 1-2 distributed/dispersed Scrum teams (multi-cultural, different time zones - US/Offshore)
  • Experience in establishing/improvements of Agile processes (Scrum-like, Kanban-like)
  • Traditional Project Management (stakeholders, communication, risks, dependencies, scope, people, quality, schedule) in Agile environments
  • Ability to participate in discussions with technical stakeholders
  • Ability to read technical documents, understand solution architecture, understand the impact of tech decisions on the delivery
  • Ability to hold people accountable
  • Ability to manage own time, priorities, and energy/state

Nice to have

  • Experience with Financial domain
  • Experience in working in a highly secured environment
  • Experience in scaled Scrum (SAFe, LeSS, Nexus)
  • Certification in Scrum (PSM, PSPO, CSM, CSPO)
  • Certification in Kanban (KMP)
  • Certification in Project Management (PMP)
  • Technical background is a plus

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

Additional

  • 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

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