Systems Modernization & Tech Delivery Solution Architect-Senior Associate

at PwC in Montpelier, Vermont, United States

Job Description

Specialty/Competency: Advisory – Other

Industry/Sector: Not Applicable

Time Type: Full time

Travel Requirements: Up to 80%

PwC’s Cloud Computing and Networking practice helps our clients transform their business through innovative technology solutions and effective IT Service Management. Part of that journey includes helping our clients enable innovation, reinventing their customer experience, and exploring new markets.

You will be immersed in a variety of different projects, groups, and locations while getting inspired through your community to grow as an individual as well as a team. Our diverse client service teams encourages out-of-the-box thinking, problem solving, great team mentality and a curiosity for understanding the latest in technology.

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 Senior Associate, 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:

+ Use feedback and reflection to develop self awareness, personal strengths and address development areas.

+ Delegate to others to provide stretch opportunities, coaching them to deliver results.

+ Demonstrate critical thinking and the ability to bring order to unstructured problems.

+ Use a broad range of tools and techniques to extract insights from current industry or sector trends.

+ Review your work and that of others for quality, accuracy and relevance.

+ Know how and when to use tools available for a given situation and can explain the reasons for this choice.

+ Seek and embrace opportunities which give exposure to different situations, environments and perspectives.

+ Use straightforward communication, in a structured way, when influencing and connecting with others.

+ Able to read situations and modify behavior to build quality relationships.

+ 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 :

3 year(s)

Required Knowledge and Skills :

Demonstrates proven thorough knowledge and success as both team leader and member roles within a professional services firm or large enterprise

+ Experience with one or more of the cloud platforms and providers, such as Amazon Web Services (AWS), Google Cloud Platform (GCP) and Microsoft Azure;

+ Proven track record of participating in the implementation of multiple cloud applications, preferably for highly-available and fault-tolerant enterprise software deployments;

+ Experience in assessing existing large scale IT environments towards migration to Cloud;

+ Experience migrating or transforming legacy solutions to the cloud with a particular focus on mainframe applications;

+ Experience applying common migrations patterns, such as the Strangler Pattern, to the decomposition of monolithic applications;

+ Experience with mainframe analysis tools: SML, Cast, etc.;

+ Thorough understanding of the overall architecture of a monolithic or mainframe application and the common patterns used in those applications (procedural systems, batch processing, sequential data storage such as VSAM/QSAM files, etc.);

+ Hands on Cloud engineering experience with compute, storage and network domains;

+ Evaluate cloud application requirements and make architectural recommendations for implementation, deployment and provisioning of applications;

+ Hands on working experience using cloud development frameworks;

+ Thorough understanding of Integration platforms and protocols (REST, SOAP, HTTP, UDP etc.);

+ Experience with CI/CD technologies such as Jenkins, GitHub etc.;

+ Hands on experience in database access protocols such as MongoDB, NoSQL, Hadoop etc.;

+ Experience participating in technical discussions with other solution architects, engineers, infrastructure teams, vendors and other stakeholders to align on future state architecture and application hosting services in a hybrid environment; and,

+ Communicate solution approach in an organized and knowledgeable manner.

Preferred Qualifications :

Certification(s) Preferred :

Any Cloud Provider Solutions Architect Certifications are preferred.

Preferred Knowledge/Skills :

Demonstrates thorough abilities success with managing the identification and addressing of client needs:

+ Experience integrating SaaS products like Salesforce, Workday, SAP;

+ Experience in reverse engineering, determining requirements from a code base or using AI or other automated methods to accelerate the process of analyzing legacy application code;

+ Experience in a technical leadership role as a Solution Architect or Technical Architect (or similar) is ideal;

+ Expertise in one or more of the following is desirable: DevOps, Serverless, Networking, Security, Storage, Databases, IOT, AI/ML, Cloud Migration and IT Transformation;

+ Assist the architecture team with interpretation and translation of client goals into technical specifications, delivering a POV on specific technologies, and driving technology change; and,

+ Research and evaluate software technology, products, and solutions, and make recommendations on technology/production introduction, phase out, and retirement.

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PwC does not intend to hire experienced or entry level job seekers who will need, now or in the future, PwC sponsorship through the H-1B lottery, except as set forth within the following policy:

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.

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Job Posting: JC260890599

Posted On: Jun 06, 2024

Updated On: Jul 15, 2024

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