PwC Digital Products - Technical Lead - Sr. Associate in Chicago, Illinois
Specialty/Competency: Advisory - Other
Industry/Sector: Not Applicable
Time Type: Full time
Travel Requirements: Up to 20%
A career in Products and Technology is an opportunity to bring PwC's strategy to life by driving products and technology into everything we deliver. Our clients expect us to bring the right people and the right technology to solve their biggest problems; Products and Technology is here to help PwC meet that challenge and accelerate the growth of our business. We have skilled technologists, data scientists, product managers and business strategists who are using technology to accelerate change.
Our team plans, designs and implements the architectural vision for Infrastructure supporting the firm. Additionally, we support/troubleshoot issues related to the design and implementation of Infrastructure solutions.
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 Associate, 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:
Use feedback and reflection to develop self awareness, personal strengths and address development areas.
Delegate to others to provide stretch opportunities, coaching them to deliver results.
Demonstrate critical thinking and the ability to bring order to unstructured problems.
Use a broad range of tools and techniques to extract insights from current industry or sector trends.
Review your work and that of others for quality, accuracy and relevance.
Know how and when to use tools available for a given situation and can explain the reasons for this choice.
Seek and embrace opportunities which give exposure to different situations, environments and perspectives.
Use straightforward communication, in a structured way, when influencing and connecting with others.
Able to read situations and modify behavior to build quality relationships.
Uphold the firm's code of ethics and business conduct.
Job Requirements and Preferences :
Basic Qualifications :
Minimum Degree Required :
Additional Educational Requirements :
In lieu of a Bachelor Degree, 12 years of professional experience involving technology-focused process improvements, transformations, and/or system implementations.
Minimum Years of Experience :
3 year(s) of experience in software development with at last 1 year leading developers in delivery of software products.
Preferred Qualifications :
Degree Preferred :
Preferred Knowledge/Skills :
Demonstrates thorough abilities and/or a proven record of success in modern software engineering approaches, technologies, and tools including:
Cloud-ready architectures utilizing infrastructure and platform cloud services for AWS, GCP, or Azure;
Event-driven and microservices architectures;
Big Data / Analytics / AI tools;
DevOps - virtualization, automation, continuous integration;
Mobile/Web architecture stacks;
Polyglot Persistence - RDBMS/NoSQL data stores and appropriate use cases;
Rapid-prototyping workflows & development tools;
Frameworks/Libraries: Angular, React, D3;
Databases: noSQL (mongo, neo4j, firebase), relational (mySQL, postgres);
Configuration Management: Chef, Puppet, Ansible, Terraform;
Messaging: Kafka, RabbitMQ, Redis, GraphQL; and,
Containers: Docker, Kubernetes.
Demonstrates thorough abilities and/or proven success in technical lead roles involving the following areas:
Communicating, verbally and written, with both business and technical stakeholders to achieve product engineering objectives;
Leading across all aspects of a technology solution - integration, data, services, front-end, back-end, network, deployment, scaling, security, performance, development, etc.;
Managing rapid-prototyping efforts with new and emerging technologies leveraging agile development techniques;
Designing successful technical/integration architectures for large-scale platforms with a mix of 3rd party vendor, open-source, custom software, including the documentation of technical assumptions and decisions;
Contributing and managing incubators/innovation lab environments, and working with small teams across a variety of new and emerging technologies;
Working in an environment that leverages project management skills like planning and tracking, issue and risk management, multitasking, team organization, and activity prioritization; and,
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/coloradoproductstechseniorassociate.