Automotive Project Manager

Izhevsk, Russia

Striving for excellence is in our DNA. Since 1993, we have been helping the world’s leading companies imagine, design, engineer, and deliver software and digital experiences that change the world. We are more than just specialists, we are experts.


Currently we are looking for an Automotive Project Manager for our Izhevsk office to make the team even stronger.

We offer you a unique chance to discover the both sides of the modern automotive embedded development: low-level hardware internals of high-class steering systems developed using industry proven AUTOSAR model-based design in conformity with Automotive SPICE and Functional Safety standards.

Your engagement will be highly facilitated by close contacts with experienced automotive professionals from customer side to ramp up your participation in industrial projects for well-known vehicle OEMs.


Our client is a leading industrial corporation providing top-notch solutions in the automotive space. The company operates in more than 80 countries, and put emphasis on environment-friendly manufacturing and energy efficiency.


  • Represent and summarize several software projects to the customer’s Software Project Leader, and Project Manager;
  • Clarify the requirements, interfaces and architecture;
  • Be able to judge work timelines;
  • Report status reports to project stakeholders; take ownership for delivery;
  • Plan, execute and monitor the software development cycle of platform services, coordinating the work of the software development team;
  • Give feedback to team members, help the education and growth of team members;
  • Provide feedback on the performance of team members to higher management;
  • Be responsible for software deliveries;
  • Analyze problems, improve processes, manage escalations;
  • Document and maintain software design and architecture;
  • Lead and mentor EPAM Team Leads and check on deliveries;
  • Manage risks and do risk analysis;
  • Keep contact with international development teams and client teams and staff.


  • Excellent communication skills;
  • Ability to represent project to C-level executives;
  • Strong people management experience with different cultures;
  • Strong embedded developer background;
  • 5 years in V-model or waterfall project management area;
  • Upper-Intermediate level of English is a must;
  • Strong interest in project management/project management experience;
  • Team leading experience (multiple teams, more than 25+ people);
  • Experience in reorganization;
  • Possibility and willingness to travel;
  • Ability to keep cool under pressure;
  • International experience with understanding of management expectations from automotive area;
  • Ability to train and support Team Leads, managed TL’s before;
  • Proactiveness;
  • Ability to see a job as a career maker – take interest in delivery, highly motivated, curious person.

Nice to have

  • German and/or Russian language;
  • Knowledge of automotive standards: ASPICE, AUTOSAR, ISO26262, MISRA;
  • Knowledge of automotive tools: DOORS, Vector, Lauterbach.

We offer

  • Experience exchange with colleagues all around the world;
  • Competitive compensation depending on experience and skills;
  • Regular assessments and salary reviews;
  • Social package: medical care, sports, family care;
  • Free English classes;
  • Opportunities for self-realization;
  • Friendly team and enjoyable working environment;
  • Flexible working schedule;
  • Corporate and social events.