My name is Laszlo Markert. I live in Zürich, Switzerland. I work as a Software Engineering Director at EPAM.
Director, Software Engineering — Project Manager — Business Analyst — 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 17 years of IT experience, 7 years as a Business Analyst and 10 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 120 EPAMers in cca. 10 projects. I am the head of the Swiss BA & PM solutions group helping 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 three times (2016, 2018, 2021).