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Director – Delivery Management (Life Science)

Delivery Management, P&L management, Engineering, Technical Architecture, Code Review, Solution Architecture, Java, .NET, Cloud

EPAM, a leader in product development and product-engineering services recognized by leading analyst firms, ranks #12 on Forbes' list of 25 fastest-growing tech companies and is also on Forbes' list of the 100 most trustworthy companies in America. As the top Information Technology Services Company on Fortune's 100 fastest-growing companies, EPAM is targeting exponential growth over the next few years.

We are seeking a Senior Engineering Leader with a strong product development background to be part of our delivery team. This individual will be responsible for: 1) building engineering teams with a product mindset, 2) instilling a DNA of engineering excellence, and 3) fostering a continuous improvement mindset within the organization. This position will play a pivotal role in our ability to scale key account(s) in India. Ideally, this individual will be located in our Bengaluru office.

The ideal candidate will have significant experience in a technical leadership role, managing large teams of developers, exceptional people management skills, hands-on development and design experience, the ability to delve deep into technology and expand into business applications as needed, a deep understanding of agile methodologies, exceptional communication and presentation skills and is not afraid to get their hands dirty. If this sounds like a role for you, please review the details below.

In this role, you will be helping EPAM Clients adopt a modern delivery approach to envision, design, build, deploy, and operationalize products & platforms. Particular emphasis is on engineering excellence, cultivating agile thinking, improving the flow of work using the right engineering practices, automation, and cloud enablement. You will work with a global talent pool of Engineering leaders, Business Unit Heads, and the Senior Leadership team to deliver enterprise solutions for clients from various industries, to build talent pools to deliver projects and to contribute to pre-sales activities.

  • Provide leadership and strategic planning to the Delivery Management function within EPAM India
    • Lead and manage diverse project teams facilitating the delivery of software solutions while ensuring client satisfaction and project quality
      • Maintain a primary focus on client engagement and on managing client expectations while ensuring the project's economic viability and success
        • Foster Engineering Excellence within the teams - enforce best practices for software development and project management to facilitate high-quality, efficient project delivery
          • Deploy your expertise, innovative capabilities, and market understanding to provide value and ensure delivery excellence
            • Encourage Engineering Excellence as the standard working model, embracing a modern delivery approach to envision, design, build, deploy, and operationalize products & platforms
              • Implement proactive strategies to improve client satisfaction and employee Net Promoter Score (eNPS), with a focus on reducing involuntary project attrition
                • Encourage a culture of learning, ensuring adherence to key learning initiatives such as AI, Cloud and Engineering Excellence education
                  • Collaborate with sales and account management teams to support pre-sales activities, including project estimations and proposal development
                    • A Bachelor’s/master’s degree in information technology or a related field
                      • 20+ years of overall experience in IT is required
                        • 10+ years of experience in project delivery leadership roles within the IT services industry, with hands-on experience leading large programs of 10+ feature teams
                          • Extensive knowledge and hands-on experience in software delivery and project management
                            • Proven experience in customer relationship management, conflict resolution, and project escalation management
                              • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to present complex technical information clearly and concisely to a variety of audiences
                                • Prior initiative and responsibility for budgets, project delivery critical paths, and client relationships
                                  • Solid understanding of the technology landscape and hands-on experience with digital technology initiatives
                                    • An innovative mindset and a strong drive to stay up to date with the latest technological advancements
                                      • Ability to solve complex, technical & business problems, partnering with a wide range of audiences
                                        • Ability to handle multiple competing priorities in a fast-paced environment
                                          • A strong track record of project delivery for large, cross-functional, projects
                                            • Experience in working in high-pressure environment with tight deadlines and budgets meeting EPAM standards
                                              • Proven experience in influencing and negotiation skills to get management buy-in on ideas and concepts
                                                nice to have
                                                • Experience in the Life Science domain is preferred
                                                  • Relevant certifications in Project Management would be advantageous (PMP, CSM, SAFe, or similar)


                                                    For you
                                                    • Insurance Coverage 
                                                    • Paid Leaves – including maternity, bereavement, paternity, and special COVID-19 leaves. 
                                                    • Financial assistance for medical crisis 
                                                    • Retiral Benefits – VPF and NPS 
                                                    • Customized Mindfulness and Wellness programs 
                                                    • EPAM Hobby Clubs
                                                    For your comfortable work
                                                    • Hybrid Work Model 
                                                    • Soft loans to set up workspace at home 
                                                    • Stable workload 
                                                    • Relocation opportunities with ‘EPAM without Borders’ program

                                                    For your growth
                                                    • Certification trainings for technical and soft skills 
                                                    • Access to unlimited LinkedIn Learning platform 
                                                    • Access to internal learning programs set up by world class trainers 
                                                    • Community networking and idea creation platforms 
                                                    • Mentorship programs 
                                                    • Self-driven career progression tool