PwC US Technology Applications Developer in Grand Rapids, Michigan
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 Information Technology Development team helps develop and supports internal information technology systems and applications for use by all staff levels. You’ll help our team develop programmes and applications that cater to PwC’s strategic technology needs using your knowledge of technical domains of application.
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 :
Minimum Years of Experience :
Preferred Qualifications :
Preferred Fields of Study :
Computer and Information Science, Management Information Systems, Information Technology
Additional Educational Preferences :
Minimum degree: 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."
Certification(s) Preferred :
Certification or significant progress towards completing one or more of the following Microsoft certification exams preferred:
Exam 70-461 Querying Microsoft SQL server 2012
Exam 70-486 ASP.NET MVC .NET 4.0
Exam 70-487 Developing Windows Azure and Web Services
Exam 70-513 MCTS: Windows Communication Foundation Development with Microsoft .NET Framework 4
Exam 70-515 MCTS: .NET Framework 4, Web Applications
Exam 70-516 MCTS: Accessing Data with Microsoft .NET Framework 4
Exam 70-573 MCTS: SharePoint 2010, Application Development
Exam 70-576 MCPD: SharePoint Developer 2010
Exam 70-667 MCTS: SharePoint 2010, Configuration
Exam 70-668 PRO: Microsoft SharePoint 2010, Administrator
Preferred Knowledge/Skills :
Demonstrates significant proven success as an individual .NET software developer and significant experience managing virtual teams and/or mixed on-shore/off-shore teams.
Demonstrates proven extensive knowledge of, and/or success in roles involving, managing design-related client projects and/or work streams, emphasizing significant experience as a systems analyst, conducted technical reviews of off-shore deliverables, and the following areas:
Visual Studio, Sharepoint, SQL Server, Team Foundation Server reporting tools, and other application tools/languages;
Development methodologies such as SCRUM or Agile;
Software development patterns: MVC, MVVM. - Web development patterns;
Object-oriented programming principles;
Application debugging approaches and principles;
Performance with ORMs;
Code patterns such as singleton, repository, factory, facade, flyweight, etc.;
Management of small development projects with at least 3 consultants;
Significant experience as the Lead Manager Architect on large projects, as well as client service teams during client implementations;
Client service consultation in areas of technical matters;
Performance of application maintenance and support of client solutions;
Resolution of complex technical issues for the area of responsibility on the project; and,
Review of deliverables of offshore resources;
Demonstrates proven extensive skills in a .NET developer role in the following areas:
.NET C# - ASP.NET, VBA, SharePoint 2010/2013, WPF;
HTML/HTML5/XML. - SQL Server querying or RDBMS equivalent;
Design patterns programming tools and systems such as Factory, Singeton, MVC, MVVM; and,
Utilization of Telerik products, Kendo UI - Performance of design and code reviews.
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.