PwC Fullstack Developer Technical Lead in Chicago, Illinois
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PwC established New Ventures to invest in new business models that leverage our knowledge and build solutions for the growing digital market.
New Ventures identifies, develops, and commercializes technology-enabled solutions that deliver PwC value, knowledge, and experience to our clients. Each new solution focuses on data-driven platforms or other IP-based solutions that leverage emerging technologies and new business models. Through the process of building new solutions, we foster a culture of innovation within the Firm, extend brand relevance in the market, and generate new revenue.
The New Ventures Architecture team is responsible for the research, collaboration, and prototyping of products, solutions, and services for PwC New Ventures (NV).
The NV Solution Architect thinks strategically about business goals and objectives, creates technical definitions around customer objectives in complex situations, and develops solution strategies to meet customer needs. As a trusted advisor and mentor, the NV Solution Architect is a proactive self-starter who focuses on motivating teams and delivering results.
Minimum Year(s) of Experience: 4 of proven success in roles involving the identification, development and/or commercialization of IP-based solutions.
Minimum Degree Required: Bachelor's degree
Degree Preferred: MBA Engineering, Computer Science or related field
Demonstrates extensive knowledge and/or a proven record of success as the go-to technical lead including the following areas:
Providing guidance on developing functional solution architecture by advising in varying domains including web/mobile application design, cloud platforms and architecture, and big data;
Producing and maintaining project artifacts that communicate primary system components and objectives;
Collaborating across customer and technical resources to fulfill product requirements and identify new business areas of potential business opportunity;
Researching, recommending, and implementing tools and technology that will reduce product risk, increase project transparency, and further drive innovation across technical teams; and,
Leveraging business acumen to interpret and translate business requirements into functional design and architecture.
Demonstrates extensive abilities and/or a proven record of success directing efforts involving IT-related solutions, including the following areas:
Leading rapid-prototyping efforts with new and emerging technologies leveraging agile/lean development techniques;
Designing successful technical/integration architectures for large-scale platforms with a mix of 3rd party vendor, open-source, and custom software;
Contributing and managing incubators/innovation lab environments, working with small teams across a variety of new and emerging technologies;
Performing as a solution architect across all aspects of a technology solution including integration, data, services, front-end, back-end, network, deployment, scaling, security, performance, and development;.
Leveraging and performing in environments that involve cloud solutions, virtual platforms, software development experience, operational management practices and frameworks;
Leveraging and performing extensive project management, multi-tasking, organizational, and prioritization abilities;
Demonstrating a specialization in verbal and written communication with the ability to translate between business and technical stakeholders as required to meet strategic program/project objectives;
Working in a challenging and collaborative environment with small teams;
Driving and using creative problem solving skills, emphasizing the ability to deliver workable solutions/designs under tight timeframes with limited budgets; and,
Exhibiting a work modality that is open to new ideas and possessing a strong passion for learning and understanding new and emerging technologies, techniques and tools.
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.