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PwC Global Technology - Cloud Hosting Leader in Florham Park, New Jersey

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 Director, 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:

  • Support team to disrupt, improve and evolve ways of working when necessary.

  • Arrange and sponsor appropriate assignments and experiences to help people realise their potential and support their long-term aspirations.

  • Identify gaps in the market and spot opportunities to create value propositions.

  • Look for opportunities to scale efficiencies and new ways of working across multiple projects and environments.

  • Create an environment where people and technology thrive together to accomplish more than they could apart.

  • I promote and encourage others to value difference when working in diverse teams.

  • Drive and take ownership for developing connections that help deliver what is best for our people and stakeholders.

  • Influence and facilitate the creation of long-term relationships which add value to the firm.

  • 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 :

8 year(s) of progressive roles leading IT architecture and engineering designs and domains.

Preferred Qualifications :

Degree Preferred :

Bachelor Degree

Preferred Fields of Study :

Information Technology, Computer Systems Analysis, Management Information Systems, Computer Engineering, Computer Programming

Certification(s) Preferred :

  • ITIL v4 Foundation Certification;

  • Azure Fundamentals and/or AWS Cloud Practitioner Certification; and,

  • PM Methodologies - Kanban and Work Visualization Basics.

Preferred Knowledge/Skills :

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

  • Displaying an enterprise level cloud transformational leader with experience in the adoption and application of cloud models globally and across numerous business units primarily within IaaS and PaaS. Leverages DevOps and DevSecOps principles producing agile and dynamic operations;

  • Demonstrating Enterprise level products and technology experience servicing large internal customers and numerous internal business units; and implementing DevOps and DevSecOps principles and tools providing agility, automation, and security;

  • Demonstrating experience with global cloud compute operations;

  • Demonstrating leadership experience of third party cloud and infrastructure providers across multiple technology platforms;

  • Demonstrating expertise in governing the cloud strategy and providing subject matter expertise on cloud architecture and compute infrastructure;

  • Owning, driving, and supporting annual compliance activities with knowledge of ISO-27001, SOC-2, HiTrust, etc.;

  • Demonstrating hands-on industry experience within one or more of the following cloud platforms: Microsoft Azure, Amazon Web Services, Google Cloud Platform specifically driving transformation and adoption programs;

  • Applying Continuous Integration/Continuous Delivery (CI/CD);

  • Leading project management principles;

  • Leading cross-functional work teams toward task completion;

  • Leading adoption of a DevOps culture for customer workloads, including improvements to our hiring practices, onboarding, mentorship and career development practices;

  • Building highly collaborative teams with bottom-up ownership;

  • Informing executive leadership of enterprise-wide exposure to release risk and effectively mitigate it;

  • Facilitating, negotiating, and working with internal customers;

  • Identifying and eliminating redundancies at the portfolio level, capable of recognizing patterns and opportunities for improvement throughout the entire product development lifecycle;

  • Utilizing strategic Cloud/SaaS perspective, including market understanding and using Cloud as a competitive advantage;

  • Working experience in operations, including automation, monitoring, alerting, and incident management;

  • Measuring release cadence and effectiveness using common SLO metrics across the entire hosting portfolio;

  • Managing risks and resolving challenges that impact release scope, quality, and schedules;

  • Creating common standards and formats for release playbooks and work with production control to standardize release decision-making;

  • Defining common mechanisms for rollback and standards for capturing release-related performance indicators;

  • Forecasting demand for release resources and identify opportunities for greater efficiency across the enterprise; and,

  • Preparing, communicating, and presenting complex written and verbal materials for audiences of all levels.

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/coloradoifsdirector.

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