PwC PwC Tech - Azure Cloud Engineer in Birmingham, Alabama
Specialty/Competency: IFS - Information Technology (IT)
Industry/Sector: Not Applicable
Time Type: Full time
Travel Requirements: Up to 20%
A career in Information Technology, within Internal Firm Services, will provide you with the opportunity to support our core business functions by deploying applications that enable our people to work more efficiently and deliver the highest levels of service to our clients. You’ll focus on managing the design and implementation of technology infrastructure within PwC, developing and enhancing both client and internal facing applications within PwC, and providing technology tools that help create a competitive advantage for the Firm to drive strategic business growth.
Our System Architecture team helps build customisable specific system solutions that enhance PwC’s system capabilities to appropriately serve all client needs. As part of the team, you’ll use enterprise architecture across application areas to build delivery models that map PwC capabilities to business needs outlined by clients.
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 :
High School Diploma
Minimum Years of Experience :
Preferred Qualifications :
Preferred Knowledge/Skills :
Demonstrates extensive abilities and/or a proven record of success as a team leader in planning, implementing and deploying IT Infrastructure projects, including the following areas:
Understanding core domains of IT Infrastructure such as Data Networks, Voice systems, Server hardware and Operating Systems, Storage and Backups, and related monitoring and management systems;
Understanding enterprise technologies, authentication and authorization schemes (Active Directory, LDAP, PAM, CyberArk etc.);
Understanding convert manual processes into automated processes using orchestration tools and high-level programming languages;
Understanding business plan translation into Infrastructure technical objectives that will be used for infrastructure design guidance for the Firms' IT environments;
Understanding design and architecture of cloud technologies including virtual switches, firewalls, proxy servers, web filters, load balancers, storage and compute virtualization in Azure (AWS and/or GCP a plus); and,
Creating and maintaining Hashicorp Packer templates to facilitate creation of custom images.
Demonstrates extensive abilities and/or a proven record of success in the following areas:
Supervise/manage a geographically dispersed team of at least 8 members, both onshore and offshore;
Possess procurement responsibilities, including providing vendor management and license management;
Provide leadership/management over technical operations
Understand and apply Agile, CI/CD, and DevOps principles; and,
Understand and apply project management principles
Work collaboratively to provide design guidance services to sourcing vendor for specific projects that follows the enterprise architecture vision and adheres to applicable application technology roadmaps and standards;
Understand and mitigate the impact of technical design to security, performance and data privacy;
Communicate effectively at different levels within and outside the organization, leadership/management, business stakeholders, software vendors and sourcing suppliers;
Provide thought leadership on use of specific application technology for innovation and/or cost reduction;
Be a team player and lead multi-disciplinary teams in resolving complex technical issues; and;
Maintain network technologies roadmap and official technical architecture documents.
At PwC, our work model includes three ways of working: virtual, in-person, and flex (a hybrid of in-person and virtual). Visit the following link to learn more: https://pwc.to/ways-we-work.
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: https://pwc.to/H-1B-Lottery-Policy.
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.
For positions based in San Francisco, consideration of qualified candidates with arrest and conviction records will be in a manner consistent with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.
For positions in Colorado, visit the following link for information related to Colorado's Equal Pay for Equal Work Act: https://pwc.to/coloradoifsmanager.