PwC DevOps Manager - Global Enterprise Tax Solutions in Albany, New York

PwC/LOS Overview

PwC is a network of firms committed to delivering quality in assurance, tax and advisory services.

We help resolve complex issues for our clients and identify opportunities. Learn more about us at www.pwc.com/us.

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Are you ready to build a career in a rapidly changing world? Developing as a PwC Professional means that you will be ready

  • to create and capture opportunities to advance your career and fulfill your potential. To learn more, visit us at www.pwc.com/careers.

The PwC network is a global market leader in tax services.

We assist businesses, individuals, and organizations with tax strategy, planning, and compliance, while also delivering a wide range of business advisory services.

With over 32,000 tax professionals, this means that the PwC network can support our clients both locally and globally.

We have experience working with an expansive and diverse client-base, which comprises all types of businesses-multinationals, local companies, privately-owned organizations, entrepreneurs, family businesses, trusts, partnerships, and private individuals.

Job Description

Global Enterprise Tax Solutions (GETS) positions at PwC are at the forefront of the tax profession

  • creating a distinctive new approach to providing managed tax services. GETS delivers top talent, technology and processes across our global network to provide an alternative tax function model that is fit for purpose today and into the future. Clients are seeing this as an innovative collaboration in response to a strategic evolution in the global market for managed tax services.

As part of PwC’s GETS Technology team, our goal is to be the industry leading innovator of Technology Enabled Tax Solutions while partnering with our clients to provide maximum value and efficiency across their global tax lifecycle processes, disrupting the market, and delivering strategic commercial assets for PwC. The GETS IT team has extensive experience in a holistic suite of tax applications that support our clients the entire tax life cycle.

When a company is looking for an in-house feel for their Tax IT solutions, the team has the skills and experience to provide expertise in client engagement, seamless systems integration, and unparalleled support.

The Global Enterprise Tax Solutions (GETS) DevOps Team partners will both developers and operation team members in building out a robust continuous delivery platform across a suite of 100 applications. We

define, manage, and promote DevOps practices including continuous integration/deployment, continuous testing, and monitoring.

Position/Program Requirements

Minimum Year(s) of Experience: 5 DevOps, automation, and/or Linux experience.

Minimum Degree Required: Bachelor's degree

Certification(s) Required: CPA, Member of Bar, or one of the following:

Enrolled Agent, PhD

  • Computer Science/Information Science (OR STEM Equivalent), Professional Certification in Project Management (PMP), Six Sigma Black Belt (Lean, Green, Black, Master), Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE), Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer (MCSD), Microsoft Certified Professional Developer, Certified Software Quality Analyst (CSQA), Certified Software Tester (CSTE), UX Certificate

  • Nielson Norman Group, Certified Analytics Professional (CAP) or equivalent institutional Data Science Program, Certified Secure Software Lifecycle Professional (CSSLP), Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), Certified Developer (JAVA, SQL, SAP), Lotus Professional Certification, Certified Software Quality Analyst (QAI), Certified Software Quality Test Engineer (QAI), Masters

  • Computer Science/Information Science, Oracle Certified Professional

, Professional Certification in Business Analysis, Certified Compensation Professional, Global, Remuneration Professional, Technology Specialist: Adobe Technologies, or Technology Specialist: IBM Technologies.

Degree Preferred: Bachelor's degree or Master's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or a related field.

Knowledge Preferred:

Demonstrates extensive knowledge and/or a proven record of success in DevOps tools and methodologies including the following:

  • Container management platforms (e.g. Rancher, Kubernetes, Swarm);

  • Docker;

  • Logging technologies (ELK stack, Splunk);

  • Continuous integration tools (e.g. Jenkins, Gitlab);

  • Linux Administration experience;

  • Cloud hosting solutions (AWS preferred);

  • Previous J2EE Application development experience (Struts, Spring, etc.); and,

  • High Availability/Resiliency methodologies.

Skills Preferred:

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

  • Liaising with other tax technology partners and teams including internal PwC IT Support Teams, TTD Operations group, GETS SysAdmins, Application Development teams, and various 3rd party vendors;

  • Managing and mentoring a small team of DevOps support staff;

  • Developing and coordinating both a DevOps strategic vision and a business continuity plan across technology offerings;

  • Developing and leading a cloud migration strategy;

  • Driving change and continuous improvement through the adoption of proven development practices, utilizing creative analytical problem-solving, and decision-making skills with a high attention to detail and quality;

  • Identifying and addressing technology opportunities; and,,

  • Managing multiple projects including preparing concise, accurate documents; and maintaining flexibility for unanticipated issues or opportunities.

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.