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PwC Systems Modernization and Tech Delivery-Solution Architect-Manager in Boston, Massachusetts

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 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 :

5 year(s)

Preferred Qualifications :

Certification(s) Preferred :

Any Cloud Provider Solutions Architect Certifications are preferred

Preferred Knowledge/Skills :

Demonstrates extensive abilities and/or success in the following areas:

  • Manage engagements as a trusted technical advisor to clients and projecting members to solve complex technical challenges, and establishing credibility & build trusting relationships with individuals within client organization;

  • 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;

  • Assess 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.;

  • Understand 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;

  • Possess extensive 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.

Demonstrates extensive abilities with, and/or a proven record of success directing efforts in the following areas:

  • 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);

  • Specialization 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:

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