EPAM Systems

Head of Engineering Excellence (m/f/d)

1 month agoFrankfurt, Germany

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

Are you a technologist at heart who understands the full software development lifecycle (SDLC) from requirements through to production? Do you know what good Engineering practices look like? Do you understand how the organisation and culture impacts the SDLC and how Do you have a passion for guiding and advising customers on how to organise and execute highly efficient organisation including SDLC? Are you trusted by customers to assess, design, plan and execute transformations at both organisational and technical levels to such an SDLC? Do you want to transform businesses, so they can benefit from next generation IT automation and are able to operate and grow successfully in the cloud-first IT world? If you answered yes to most of these questions, you might be our ideal candidate!

We have an opportunity to join EPAM at Director level to lead this work and help build a local team. You would be joining our team of cross-functional experts who work with highly skilled and engaged teams across the globe on Engineering Excellence and DevOps transformation opportunities. Our mission is to radically improve the performance of engineering organizations in these areas. We are open-minded, innovative and bold in our recommendations.
What You'll Do

  • Help internal and external product engineering organizations to improve cost, quality, and time to market
  • Elicit relevant information through formal and informal interview, surveys, and system data analysis
  • Ideate and socialize solutions collaboratively through different workshops
  • Tailor and design crisp and clear message for executive how to execute change
  • Do service design and continuously improve our methodology and consulting offering
  • Conduct research in your domain expertise such as engineering, operations, organization, architecture, data, and product management
  • Do publications and presentations within and beyond the organization
  • Participate in pre-sale and sales activities: RFP responses, meeting with executives, proposals preparation, SOW development
  • Post Covid we expect this role could have up to 50% travel
Responsibilities
  • The ideal candidate:
    • Likely educated to degree level, or have equivalent in-work experience
    • Have 7+ years of software industry experience in one of the following function: Engineering, Infrastructure, Automation, Quality Assurance, Architecture, Data Science
    • Possesses a deep understanding of the software development lifecycle, the culture and organisation around that
    • Is experienced with various software development agile methodologies such as SCRUM, XP, Kanban, SAFe, etc
    • Is fluent in technical engineering best practices such as test-driven development, pair programming, code review, continuous integration, trunk-based development, feature toggling, test automation, infrastructure as a code, etc
    • Has practical experience of workshop execution on the director and executive level
    • Is inquisitive or investigative by nature
    • Has the ability to communicate complex ideas effectively, both verbally and in writing, in English and in local language
    • Is a collaborative team player
We offer
  • Competitive compensation depending on experience and skills
  • Regular performance assessments
  • Opportunities for personal and professional growth
  • Unlimited access to LinkedIn learning solutions
  • Friendly and enjoyable working team
  • Relocation package support
  • Regular corporate and social events
  • 30 days holiday per annum
  • EPAM Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP) (subject to certain eligibility requirements)
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