PwC IST Director - Sabrix SAP Solutions Architect 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.

At PwC, we develop leaders at all levels. The distinctive leadership framework we call the PwC Professional (http://pwc.to/pwcpro) provides our people with a road map to grow their skills and build their careers. Our approach to ongoing development shapes employees into leaders, no matter the role or job title.

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

Insourced Solutions for Tax (IST) positions at PwC are at the forefront of the tax profession

  • creating a distinctive new approach to providing tax managed services. IST 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 tax managed services.

As part of PwC’s IST 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 IST 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 Information Technology Operations and Infratructure team plans and directs the Insourced Solutions for Tax (IST) platform migration and future vision of the program. The team also plays a critical role regarding release management, deployment automation, and support automation.

Position/Program Requirements

Minimum Year(s) of Experience: 8

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

Knowledge Preferred:

Demonstrates thought leader-level knowledge with, and/or a proven record of success directing efforts in the following areas:

  • Cloud architecture design, including AWS, Azure, and networking knowledge;

  • Systems Development Life Cycle (SDLC) with agile development experience;

  • Data management, data governance, risk control, process improvement and performance enhancement while creating business value;

  • Cloud database design including AWS and/or Azure, as well as knowledge of big data solutions (Hadoop, Spark, or any NoSQL);

  • Major infrastructure management programs;

  • Application support for development teams;

  • Major big data solutions and products available in the market; and,

  • Creation and deployment of

industry leading practices and methodologies.

Skills Preferred:

Demonstrates thought leader-level abilities with, and/or a proven record of success directing efforts in the following areas:

  • Planning and directing infrastructure platform migration and future vision of programs;

  • Facilitating the migration of infrastructure/environments;

  • Providing architecture and technology leadership across a platform in support of Big Data and Cloud technologies;

  • Collaborating with technical and subject matter experts to understand the complex technological system in order to produce integrated end-to-end solution options;

  • Providing direction to the DevOps team with release management, deployment automation, and support automation;

  • Partnering with leadership to drive short and long-term commercialization goals; and,

  • Facilitating short/long-term resource alignment and hiring needs to support the vision and strategic direction a team.

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.