PwC Digital Products - Devops Manager in Grand Rapids, Michigan
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 covers a variety of responsibilities that are executed by DevSecOps, Site Reliability and ML Ops Engineers, including: -Defining standard release automation patterns for infrastructure and application components -Defining standard CI/CD pipeline patterns that include a common set of DevOps and SecOps tools -Developing reports and metrics to validate existing and new pipelines use standard DevSecOps tools -Proactive optimization of redundancies, monitoring and alerting practices and patterns -Developing resilient and highly available cloud patterns -Controlling and executing the promotion of code through all environments -Infrastructure as Code development for buildout cloud infrastructure -Building and Releasing pipeline development -Secrets and configuration management -Monitoring systems and services, providing incident and emergency response to triage and resolve system or client issues -Management of the application ecosystem improving platform infrastructure and applications with high reliability, resiliency, performance and quality -Supporting documentation, knowledge articles, and runbooks -Designing, building and Implementing devops patterns that adhere to PwC’s security guidelines and policies.
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.
PwC Digital DevOps Engineer will have the passion and the drive to achieve and deliver world-class operational performance. At PwC, we expect our DevOps engineers to work side-by-side with our software developers and solution architects to solve infrastructure problems, create infrastructure from code, and leverage continuous integration and continuous deployment principles.
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 :
Required Knowledge and Skills :
A DevOps Engineer will:
Contribute to the design process, transforming plans into tasks that assist in developing systems and applications that are loosely coupled and highly performant;
Maintain & advance a culture of trust, integrity, accountability and teamwork;
Establish and maintain a culture that puts the team first with a product oriented mentality;
Investigate, develop, monitor, and administer programmatically scalable infrastructure components using Azure/AWS/GCP technologies;
Ensure backups and disaster recovery plans are in compliance with IT directives;
Participate in capacity planning, optimization and system monitoring improvements;
Ensure all Cloud Services (PaaS,IaaS,SaaS) comply with IT Compliance Policies;
Provide feedback on solution designs offering insights and improvements utilizing the latest technologies;
Ensure proper monitoring are configured for infrastructure layer; and,
Continuous learning of the latest features and technologies.
Preferred Qualifications :
Degree Preferred :
Preferred Fields of Study :
Engineering, Computer and Information Science
Additional Educational Preferences :
At least 5+ years of experience in software development or in the DevOps space in delivery of software products.
Preferred Knowledge/Skills :
Our DevOps engineers have a passion for solving problems, exploring new tools and continuously looking for ways to automate and work together with our Global teams. Demonstrating extensive abilities and/or a proven record of success as a team leader:
4+ years of container/orchestration experience (Docker, Kubernetes, EC2, Container Services like AKS, ECS etc.);
4+ years of experience with infrastructure as code to automate deployment (Terraform, AWS CloudFormation, Chef, Puppet, Ansible etc.);
4+ years of experience with leveraging PaaS and Azure Services (Web Apps,App Gateway,ApiM,Sql Server,SignalR,Functions);
3+ years of experience scripting in Bash, Perl, Python, Powershell);
4+ years of experience with virtualization of servers, networking, and storage;
4+ years working with Cloud Technologies (AWS/GCP/Azure strongly preferred);
4+ years working with or around code repository systems (Git, Bitbucket, GitHub);
4+ years working with Jenkins/Azure DevOps, Maven, or other CI/CD/CM Tools, Git, Docker Registry, Package Repository;
Ability to use a wide variety of open source technologies and tools;
Background as a developer a strong plus;
Experience researching and designing highly available system;
Ability to work in a fast paced and Agile environment, Scrum experience a strong plus;
Automation first approach;
Understanding and focus on business outcomes; and,
Understanding and efficiency in collaboration, open communication and reaching across functional borders.
Demonstrates extensive abilities and/or a proven record of success in technical roles involving the following areas:
Communicating, verbally and written, with both business and technical stakeholders to achieve objectives;
Managing rapid-prototyping efforts with new and emerging technologies leveraging agile methodologies;
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; and,
Working in an environment that leverages project management skills like planning and tracking, issue and risk management, multitasking, team organization, and activity prioritization.
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