Financial Services Insurance Config/Integration Lead - Director

Pwc New York , NY 10007

Posted 2 months ago

A career in our Financial Services Enabling Technologies practice, within Industry and Functional Apps services, will provide you with the opportunity to build secure and new digital experiences for customers, employees, and suppliers. We focus on improving apps or developing new apps for traditional and mobile devices as well as conducting usability testing to find ways to improve our clients' user experience. As part of our team, you'll help clients harness technology systems in financial services focusing on areas such as insurance, sales performance management, retirement and pension, asset management, and banking & capital markets.

To really stand out and make us fit for the future in a constantly changing world, each and every one of us at PwC needs to be an authentic and inclusive leader, at all grades/levels and in all lines of service. To help us achieve this we have the PwC Professional; our global leadership development framework. It gives us a single set of expectations across our lines, geographies and career paths, and provides transparency on the skills we need as individuals to be successful and progress in our careers, now and in the future.

As a Director, you'll work as part of a team of problem solvers, helping to solve complex business issues from strategy to execution. PwC Professional skills and responsibilities for this management level include but are not limited to:

  • Arrange appropriate assignments and experiences to support others' learning and development.

  • Seek out different ways to use current and relevant technological advances.

  • Analyse marketplace trends - economical, social, cultural, technological - to identify opportunities and create value propositions.

  • Deploy methods to keep up with, and stay ahead of, new developments and ideas.

  • Offer a global perspective in stakeholder discussions and when shaping solutions/recommendations.

  • Drive and take ownership for developing networks that help deliver what is best for stakeholders.

  • Proactively manage stakeholders to create positive outcomes for all parties.

  • Uphold the firm's code of ethics and business conduct.

Preferred Knowledge/Skills:

Demonstrates proven intimate knowledge and success with leading and directing private, public or hybrid cloud environment-related Business Systems Integrations solutions, which includes the following:

  • Leveraging intimate knowledge of the following areas to create and deliver cloud computing solutions to meet PwC's and the client's objectives: Enterprise Architecture, Integration Strategy and Roadmap, Service Oriented Architecture, Vendor Selection, Business Process Management, Systems Architecture and AnyShore Delivery;

  • Conceptualizing, presenting and executing ideas within a tight schedule, with particular emphases on cloud computing and technical architecture;

  • Building on existing investments in virtualization, service oriented architecture, and web solutions, while leveraging mature concepts, architectures, and technologies largely borrowed from the mainframe;

  • Collaborating with other technical and non-technical experts to define, build, and deliver solutions, utilizing an extensive understanding of business fundamentals to enable traversing multiple verticals;

  • Progressing in professional IT roles of increasing responsibility from Developer to Architect and Team Lead to Program and/or Project Manager across multiple technology implementation systems.

Demonstrates intimate abilities and/or a proven record of success with utilizing the following technologies to provide architecture cloud computing and virtualization-based solutions that include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Backend languages: Java, C, C++;

  • Side-server scripting language: PHP, Python, Ruby;

  • Amazon EC2, Amazon S3, Microsoft Azure, Google Apps, Rackspace Cloud, Eucalyptus and similar technology set.

Proven extensive track record of success leading and managing business development opportunities and/or engagements from pre-sale and initial scoping through final delivery and signoff. Utilizing consistently intimate-level creative problem-solving abilities and a consistent consultancy mindset while working on, as well as proven intimate knowledge of researching problems and/or issues and developing and offering effective solutions for, clients' initiatives related to Business Systems Integrations solutions and Cloud Application Transformation.

Demonstrates expert-level abilities as a team leader: supervising teams to create an atmosphere of trust; seeking diverse views to encourage improvement and innovation; participating in various staff recruitment and retention activities; and coaching staff including providing timely meaningful written and verbal feedback.

Proven intimate abilities to develop strategy; as well as write, communicate, facilitate, and present cogently; to and/or for all levels of industry audiences, clients and internal staff and management, which includes whitepapers, studies and client briefings.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment at PwC without regard to race; creed; color; religion; national origin; sex; age; disability; sexual orientation; gender identity or expression; genetic predisposition or carrier status; veteran, marital, or citizenship status; or any other status protected by law. PwC is proud to be an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer.

For positions based in San Francisco, consideration of qualified candidates with arrest and conviction records will be in a manner consistent with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.


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