PwC Azure Cloud Architect- Senior Manager in Atlanta, Georgia
Specialty/Competency: Cloud Computing & Networking
Industry/Sector: Not Applicable
Time Type: Full time
Travel Requirements: Up to 60%
A career within Microsoft Consulting services, will provide the opportunity to help our clients evaluate their supporting technologies needed to engage effectively with their customers, supply chain and employees. We contribute to PwC’s value proposition of strategy led and technology enabled by aligning our Advisory industry focus with Microsoft’s key technologies such as Dynamics AX, Dynamics365, Office365, Azure and Business Intelligence Analytics.
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 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:
Encourage everyone to have a voice and invite opinion from all, including quieter members of the team.
Deal effectively with ambiguous and unstructured problems and situations.
Initiate open and candid coaching conversations at all levels.
Move easily between big picture thinking and managing relevant detail.
Anticipate stakeholder needs, and develop and discuss potential solutions, even before the stakeholder realises they are required.
Contribute technical knowledge in area of specialism.
Contribute to an environment where people and technology thrive together to accomplish more than they could apart.
Navigate the complexities of cross-border and/or diverse teams and engagements.
Initiate and lead open conversations with teams, clients and stakeholders to build trust.
Uphold the firm's code of ethics and business conduct.
Job Requirements and Preferences :
Basic Qualifications :
Minimum Degree Required :
Minimum Years of Experience :
Required Knowledge and Skills :
Demonstrates intimate-level abilities and/or a proven record of success with identifying and addressing client needs:
Validating the solutions created adhere to the client’s technical architecture standards;
Promoting the incorporation of appropriate Azure services into the design of solutions;
Designing and implement enterprise-wide scalable and highly available Azure-based solutions;
Collaborating with analysts and designers in the development and establishment of new cloud programs and applications;
Defining and developing cloud reference architectures;
Training and mentor cloud engineers, helping them grow their technical abilities and business acumen; and,
Participating in recruiting and interview activities for new hires into the practice.
Preferred Qualifications :
Certification(s) Preferred :
Preferred Knowledge/Skills :
Demonstrates intimate-level abilities and/or a proven record of success with identifying and addressing client needs by using the following tools:
Cloud Strategy, Architecture, and Migrations;
Azure-native Resilience (e.g., VM Availability Sets / Zones, Paired Regions, Storage Geo-Replication)
Cloud Disaster Recovery methods and Tools;
Azure Subscriptions, Management Groups, and Policy-as-code;
Azure Security and Identity services (e.g., Security Center, Azure Active Directory, RBAC, NSGs / ASGs);
Azure Networking services (e.g., VNETs, Load Balancers, Front Door, ExpressRoute, Traffic Manager, Content Delivery Network);
DevOps practices, CI/CD Pipelines, and related tools (e.g., Azure DevOps, Ansible, Terraform, Docker);
Cloud Automation and Infrastructure as Code (e.g., Terraform, PowerShell, ARM, Azure Automation);
Azure Compute, Database, and Storage technologies (e.g., VMs, Web Apps, AKS, Azure SQL, Cosmos DB);
Azure PaaS services (e.g., Data Factory, Event Grid, Logic Apps, Service Bus, API Management, Azure Functions);
Cloud Infrastructure logging and monitoring (cloud-native or 3rd-party vendor solutions); and,
Traditional On-Premises Infrastructure technologies (e.g., virtualization, storage, networking).
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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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