Pwc Technology - Cloud Technical Design Architect

Pwc Birmingham , AL 35202

Posted Yesterday

A career in Information Technology, within Internal Firm Services, will provide you with the opportunity to support our core business functions by deploying applications that enable our people to work more efficiently and deliver the highest levels of service to our clients. You'll focus on managing the design and implementation of technology infrastructure within PwC, developing and enhancing both client and internal facing applications within PwC, and providing technology tools that help create a competitive advantage for the Firm to drive strategic business growth. Our System Architecture team helps build customisable specific system solutions that enhance PwC's system capabilities to appropriately serve all client needs. As part of the team, you'll use enterprise architecture across application areas to build delivery models that map PwC capabilities to business needs outlined by clients.

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 a purpose-led and values-driven leader at every level. 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 Manager, 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:

  • Develop new skills outside of comfort zone.

  • Act to resolve issues which prevent the team working effectively.

  • Coach others, recognise their strengths, and encourage them to take ownership of their personal development.

  • Analyse complex ideas or proposals and build a range of meaningful recommendations.

  • Use multiple sources of information including broader stakeholder views to develop solutions and recommendations.

  • Address sub-standard work or work that does not meet firm's/client's expectations.

  • Use data and insights to inform conclusions and support decision-making.

  • Develop a point of view on key global trends, and how they impact clients.

  • Manage a variety of viewpoints to build consensus and create positive outcomes for all parties.

  • Simplify complex messages, highlighting and summarising key points.

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

Job Requirements and Preferences:

Basic Qualifications:

Minimum Degree Required:

Bachelor Degree

Minimum Years of Experience:

4 year(s)

Preferred Qualifications:

Preferred Fields of Study:

Information Technology

Preferred Knowledge/Skills:

Demonstrates intimate-level abilities and/or a proven record of success managing efforts with identifying and addressing client needs including:

  • Working with Cloud Engineers to review and validate understanding of customer requirements and translate initial scope into technical deliverables;

  • Creating architectural documentation and artifacts to support PwC's cloud journey;

  • Maintaining required level of knowledge on company-offered solutions including the completion of assigned courses and relevant certification exams when applicable;

  • Possessing the ability to educate others within the organization within the areas of your specialization;

  • Evaluating and designing technical end-to-end solutions;

  • Planning and designing with a global mindset and a region and/or territorial view for building;

  • Supporting technology and the business to align cloud standards;

  • Updating and maintaining the key Enterprise Architecture deliverables for cloud technology;

  • Providing engineering leadership in the resolutions of inter-program and inter-project cloud issues;

  • Performing ongoing cloud research and assessment of new analysis approaches for potential design and use within the Enterprise;

  • Coordinating cloud activities globally or regionally;

  • Developing enterprise architecture for cloud services and cloud patterns for use/reuse by Solution Architects;

  • Developing and maintaining a cloud product map to support the reference framework;

  • Supporting the audit of cloud standards used and implementing so delivery methods conform to technology and business outcomes;

  • Influencing business strategies in alignment with cloud capabilities;

  • Driving, designing and implicitly representing various cloud artifacts within the enterprise framework that represents cloud components and solutions;

  • Continuing to expand personal knowledge of the cloud industry, services, and innovation; and,

  • Displaying knowledge of Microsoft Azure Cloud and associated Iaas, Paas, Integration, Database and DevOps tools.

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