Delivery Director/Solution Architect

New York, NY, USA

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DESCRIPTION


Currently we are looking for a Delivery Director/Solution Architect for our New York, NY office to make the team even stronger.

EPAM is currently looking to grow its East Coast Delivery practice, specifically in New York. At EPAM, we consider the Delivery Director position a 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 Director will translate the vision of the work into a comprehensive plan and drive execution, while building a strong relationship with the client.

Responsibilities

  • Partner with Account Managers and be accountable for all aspects of delivery;
  • Be responsible to run discovery and consulting engagements alongside other EPAM members from Account Managers to Solution Architects to Practice heads;
  • Provide sales assistance as a technology expert and Pre-sales supervision, coordination and execution;
  • Perform Technical Architecture and Estimations validation;
  • Assist in setting up the team and kicking-off the project;
  • Ensure all aspects of on-going Program and Project Management;
  • Manage client expectations from deliverables perspective;
  • Work closely with our Staffing coordination team and resource managers;
  • Be responsible for People Management - creating and managing career development plans, compensation, etc.

Requirements

  • Strong project or program management skills in a highly technical environment;
  • Additional experience in risks management is a plus;
  • Highly technical consultant with an engineering or solution architecture background;
  • Thorough understanding of how to plan, resource, and deliver large-scale technical projects;
  • Proven experience managing/coordinating portfolio of project;
  • Experience working in a presales environment from solutioning to client communication;
  • Experience in kicking off new projects;
  • Good knowledge of software development lifecycle, methodologies (Agile, Kanban, Waterfall) and IT roles;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skill;
  • Good business communication and time management skills.