My name is Laszlo Markert. I work as a Project Manager for EPAM. I live in Zürich, Switzerland.
Project Manager — Professional Scrum Master™ I — Certified Scrum Product Owner® (CSPO) — ISTQB® Certified Tester on Foundation Level — ISPMA® Certified Software Product Manager — Certified SAFe® Agilist
I have 13 years of IT experience, 7 years as a Business Analyst and 6 years as a Project Manager.
I’m working as a Service Delivery Manager for our biggest client in Switzerland, taking full ownership of staffing, delivery, escalation handling, project ramp ups and ramp downs, internal and external movements of staff, coordination with other accounts, overseeing more than 120 EPAMers in cca. 10 projects. I am the head of the Swiss BA & PM department helping almost 100 EPAMers. I’m also working as a BA & PM pipeline manager, filling so far more than 100 positions, conducting over 500 technical interviews.
Previously, as a project manager, I worked on various assignments, starting with being a PM of testing teams, continuing to work as a transition manager ramping up a team from 0 to 25, continuing my work there first as PM and then as delivery unit manager. Afterwards, I worked on multiple vendor transitions to ramp up teams of 15 to 30 people.
I’m a proud EPAMer since 2010, I got the EPAM Impact (CEO) Award twice (2016, 2018).