PwC PwC Technology - Solutions Architect in Chicago, Illinois
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 :
Additional Educational Requirements :
Bachelor's degree or in lieu of a degree, demonstrating, in addition to the minimum years of experience required for the role, three years of specialized training and/or progressively responsible work experience in technology for each missing year of college
Minimum Years of Experience :
Preferred Qualifications :
Degree Preferred :
Preferred Fields of Study :
Business Analytics, Computer and Information Science, Mathematics, Information Technology, Economics and Finance & Technology, Statistics, Data Processing/Analytics/Science
Preferred Knowledge/Skills :
Demonstrates level of knowledge and/or ability to learn the following in support of technology solutions for a global professional services firm:
Demonstrating experience in Solution Design, Service Delivery and end-to-end oversight for application onboarding for several business functions;
Developing enterprise-wide reference architectures that facilitate application integration and solution delivery;
Arranging and supporting appropriate assignments and experiences to help people realize their potential and support their long-term aspirations;
Demonstrating innate ability to find solutions to complex problems that may or may not have been encountered before;
Governing projects & coordinating with business stakeholders and IT leads;
Executing on projects that follow an Agile Scrum methodology;
Leading small development teams and fostering robust working relationships;
Demonstrating experience with event-driven, asynchronous programming concepts and best practice application design principles;
Leveraging deep software development skills, and an understanding of programming constructs (C#, Java, Python, Node JS);
Demonstrating experience with SDK Development including effective versioning strategies and the importance of user documentation;
Demonstrating knowledge of Azure API Management, Event Hubs, Nifi , Source Control (Git), CI/CD workflows using Jenkins or AzDevOps;
Utilizing visualization tools: PowerBI or Tableau;
Working within relational databases and writing SQL queries;
Demonstrating ability to deal with ambiguity and adapt to constant change;
Exhibiting unlimited curiosity, with a desire to learn and seek understanding of how things work;
Understanding current business processes & technologies and the ability to learn new business processes & technologies quickly;
Exhibiting proven written and verbal communication skills;
Working well under pressure and meeting demanding deadlines with high attention to detail; and,
Working efficiently with remote teams using collaboration technology.
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.