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Project Manager (DevOps Team) Kharkiv, Ukraine or Remote

Project Manager (DevOps Team) Description

Job #: 57381
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.


Currently, we are looking for a Project Manager for our Kharkiv office to make the team even stronger.
As a Project Manager, you will lead a project portfolio that includes both development and support teams. The development projects are taking best of the modern Cloud and DevOps technologies, engage Native Cloud Development tools, as well as Infrastructure as Code, AWS Lambda, scripting, containerization and modern CI/CD approaches. Meanwhile, the other projects aimed to support and enhance existing solutions and need detailed attention to establishing effective processes and managed services, as well as need close cooperation with dev teams.


  • Day to day project activities, follow Scrum artifacts and ceremonies
  • Manage ready of done for planning (review backlog with BA, priorities, list of stories), run grooming sessions
  • Handle Jira for a Scrum activities (track statuses, check team load, health dashboards e.t.c.)
  • Review team progress with highlevel plan
  • Manage project timelines (due dates, number of bugs, root of the bugs, change requests e.t.c. The key goal is to identify risks for sprint unsuccessful completion)
  • Mitigate risks of conflict situation between different teams on project via constructive collaboration, overall risk management procedures
  • Onboarding, off-boarding teammates, resource plan (introduction, team structure, product demo, e.t.c.)
  • Work closely with the customer, product manager and solution architect to drive product vision and product requirements inside the team
  • Constantly and carefully review performance to find possible gaps in processes, approaches, or inefficient usage of available team capacity (e.g. manual repeated work, solving problems instead of root cases e.t.c.)
  • Control scope of the project
  • Contribute to upcoming periods planning sessions


  • At least 1+ years of Project management experience
  • Proficient understanding of Agile frameworks, Waterfall
  • Well familiarize with PMBOK guide
  • Proven experience to manage distributed frontend, backend, QA, BA, DevOps distributed teams, established reliable collaboration and capacity management
  • Strong understanding SDLC, especially CI/CD and release process
  • People management, performance review, staffing
  • Solid experience of using different planning\tracking (Atlassian stack) tools
  • Upperintermediate English level (both verbal and written)

Nice to have

  • Technical background a DevOps, system or release engineer
  • Experience with scaled Agile delivery frameworks (Nexus\Less\SAFe)
  • Familiarize with Cloud development, CI/CD
  • Experince of initiating, leading and participating continuous improvement process based on delivery and service metrics
  • Experience with providing process guidance and mentoring to tech/dev operations team members
  • Outstanding and effective interpersonal skills; along with strong communication skills both verbal and written, EN- B2
  • Service Management, ITIL/Agile

We offer

  • Competitive compensation depending on experience and skills
  • Individual career path
  • Unlimited access to LinkedIn learning solutions
  • Social package - medical insurance, sports
  • Compensation for sick lists and regular vacations
  • English classes with native speakers (certified English teachers)
  • Flexible work hours

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