EPAM Systems

Director / Senior Director, Sitecore Principal, Technology Consulting

3+ months agoParis, France

EPAM is committed to providing our global team of more than 41,150 EPAMers with inspiring careers from day one. EPAMers think creatively and lead with passion and honesty. Our people are the source of our success. We value collaboration, work in partnership with our customers, and strive for the highest standards of excellence. In today's market conditions, we're supporting operations for hundreds of clients around the world remotely. No matter where you are located, you'll join a dedicated, diverse community that will help you discover your fullest potential.

DESCRIPTION
Are you an avid technologist who enjoys solving complex architectural and consulting challenges and driving digital solutions? Are you hungry to thrive in an entrepreneurial environment and take ownership for critical technical and business decisions that directly impact EPAM and our clients? If the answer to these are 'Yes!', then EPAM has a rare opportunity for you to join us as a Sitecore Principal, Technology Consulting and be part of our rapidly growing Digital Engagement Practice (DEP) in Paris.

This is a great opportunity to play a highly visible and leading role driving Architecture and Technology Consulting projects whilst working closely with our DEP leadership teams.

This position requires a strong hands-on and technical consulting background in Sitecore with the ability to work closely with clients in defining their overall technology strategy, designs and delivery programmes.

We are a global Sitecore Platinum Partner, with our solutions winning 11 Sitecore Experience Awards over the years. Our Sitecore teams and implementations are very well recognised in the industry.

SITECORE AT EPAM AT A GLANCE
• Global Sitecore Platinum Partner
• We have won 11 Sitecore Experience Awards
• We have 8 Sitecore MVPs
• 750+ trained Sitecore professionals
• 100+ Sitecore customers
• 150+ successful Sitecore projects
Responsibilities

  • Wear multiple hats such as Director of Technology Consulting and Director of Enterprise Architecture working with the delivery teams in large-scale complex programmes
  • Lead and develop our local Sitecore practice in France as well as the Sitecore partnership
  • Lead technology consulting, architecture engagements and major transformation through execution phases and, where applicable, drive internal, client and third-party vendor mixed teams
  • Work with EPAM's technical teams, sales/pre-sales teams, account managers, heads of business units and EPAM competency centres, providing technical guidance and solution designs
  • Support pre-sales activities by assessing Sitecore opportunities, responding to RFPs, creating proposals and presentations, establishing relationships with clients and prospective clients, and helping to close / sign new deals
  • Develop and present project proposals, technical and project management guidelines for development of complex applications in multiple business domains
  • Suggest solution implementation approaches, create estimates, timeline and cost analyses that will lead to successful implementation and program delivery
  • Kick off new projects, drive initial discovery phases working with EPAM project management and clients driving prototypes and proofs of concept
  • Helping clients to get more out of their existing digital channels identifying the best-of-breed technologies and services based on client needs, constraints and strategies
  • Work with the assigned partner manager to identify, prepare and deliver product messaging to demonstrate EPAM value prop as a trusted systems integrator
  • Stay abreast of current and emerging trends, unique opportunities and challenges of the markets and geographies in which the clients operate, and how it affects clients' businesses and initiatives
  • Engage clients with varying degrees of maturity at the CxO level to lead innovation and technical strategy
  • Communicating with and managing business stakeholders to understand context and set strategic direction
  • Evaluating architecture options and making recommendations in the light of technical, delivery and commercial factors
  • Translating business and technical requirements into coherent, consistent and complete architecture designs
  • Chair and lead meetings, such as workshops, reviews and governance bodies
Requirements
  • Industry visionary and avid technologist at heart
  • High achiever with a passion for success and a history of driving large-scale Sitecore transformation projects
  • Ability to lead the Sitecore capability in France and therefore build and enhance long-lasting client relationships
  • Extensive experience with Sitecore platforms and ideally .NET/ASP.NET MVC, headless/JSS solutions and knowledge of Sitecore Content Hub
  • Background as a hands-on Sitecore Technical Consultant or Senior Sitecore Architect involved in implementation of complex system architectures and integrations
  • Conversant in enterprise product, solution and technology strategies with the ability to convert current knowledge and skills to Sitecore ecosystem
  • Confident in expressing points-of-view, making recommendations and presenting analysis and recommendations up to board level where appropriate
  • Able to articulating the pros and cons of technology choices and solution design decisions and to construct and present rational options to clients and prospective clients on the options they have
  • Delivering technology strategy, roadmaps and delivery blueprints for the technology design
  • Solutions selling skills and demonstrated success of communicating complex technical issues to both business and technical audiences
  • Building large transactional systems with a deep understanding of the technical and operational challenges
  • Able to work with and build strong relationships with EPAM's nearshore teams
We offer
  • Competitive compensation depending on experience and skills
  • Opportunity to work on leading edge platforms, working in a fast-paced, agile, software engineering culture
  • Knowledge-sharing with colleagues from EPAM's global tech communities
  • Regular performance feedback and salary reviews
  • Opportunities for professional growth
  • Unlimited access to LinkedIn learning solutions


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Job ID: EPAM-60755