PwC Senior Data and AI Architect in Grand Rapids, Michigan
Specialty/Competency: Cloud Computing & Networking
Industry/Sector: Not Applicable
Time Type: Full time
Travel Requirements: Up to 40%
A career in our Software Development and Information Technology Operations practice, within Cloud Computing and Networking services, will provide you with the opportunity to focus on the joint business relationship between PwC and Google, HP, Microsoft, Oracle, SAP, and other cloud based platforms to bring new and innovative services to some of the largest companies. We help our clients adopt the cloud to transform Information Technology, scale and streamline operations and create new cloud based businesses through our strong alliances. You’ll be at the forefront of helping organisations around the globe adopt innovative technology solutions that optimise business processes or enable scalable technology.
In joining, you’ll develop and manage integration strategies that helps our clients implement cloud computing solutions related to enterprise architecture, service architecture, systems architecture, and business process management.
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 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:
Encourage everyone to have a voice and invite opinion from all, including quieter members of the team.
Deal effectively with ambiguous and unstructured problems and situations.
Initiate open and candid coaching conversations at all levels.
Move easily between big picture thinking and managing relevant detail.
Anticipate stakeholder needs, and develop and discuss potential solutions, even before the stakeholder realises they are required.
Contribute technical knowledge in area of specialism.
Contribute to an environment where people and technology thrive together to accomplish more than they could apart.
Navigate the complexities of cross-border and/or diverse teams and engagements.
Initiate and lead open conversations with teams, clients and stakeholders to build trust.
Uphold the firm's code of ethics and business conduct.
Job Requirements and Preferences :
Basic Qualifications :
Minimum Degree Required :
Minimum Years of Experience :
Required Knowledge and Skills :
Demonstrates extensive-level, abilities success with managing the identification and addressing of client needs by:
Designing and building modern data pipelines and data streams, AI solutions, data service APIs, Power BI development, software development and process reengineering;
Providing expertise with demonstrated successes in developing modern, complex, scalable architectures for customers/businesses;
Working knowledge in the Microsoft Cloud eco-system and bring experience with the array of Azure Services that can be leveraged to build and launch modern applications and data analytics services and technologies;
Working experience with data modeling, machine learning, Azure Databricks, Data Factory, Data Explorer, and Data Lake;
Working experience track record delivering large-scale enterprise IT projects;
Working experience with data visualization using Power BI, SSRS or Tableau;
Working with data Governance, including Master Data Management (MDM) and Data Quality tools and processes;
Working with predictive and cloud analytics tools, preferable in the Azure data services;
Developing scalable solutions utilizing Microsoft Azure’s Well Architected Framework tailored for each unique client’s needs;
Designing and building essential services utilizing various Azure technologies (C#/.NET Frameworks, Azure Data & Analytics services, Azure Data Factory, SQL Server, Cosmos DB, Power BI);
Developing data processing pipelines using Python and Spark to server Machine Learning models;
Designing and building scalable infrastructure and platforms for large amounts of data ingestion, aggregation, integration and advanced analytics;
Presenting technology solutions to senior leadership and influence architectures that will lead the transformation of data analytics platforms and services; and,
Supporting the planning and implementation of data platform services including sizing, configuration, and needs assessments.
Preferred Qualifications :
Certification(s) Preferred :
Azure Solutions Architect Expert or Azure Administrator Associate
DevOps Engineer Expert or Azure Network Engineer Associate
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.
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