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PwC PwC Technology - Senior Solutions Architect in Los Angeles, California

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 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 :

Bachelor Degree

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 :

6 year(s) of progressive roles managing IT architecture and engineering designs and domains.

Preferred Qualifications :

Degree Preferred :

Master Degree

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 knowledge and/or ability to learn the following in support of technology solutions for a global professional services firm:

  • Demonstrating ability to lead Solution Design, Service Delivery and end-to-end oversight for Application Onboarding projects for 4-5 named business functions;

  • Developing enterprise-wide reference architectures that facilitate application integration and solution delivery;

  • Arranging and sponsoring appropriate assignments and experiences to help people realize their potential and support their long-term aspirations;

  • Innating the 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;

  • Leading teams in a dynamic work environment while managing stakeholder expectations and scope;

  • Demonstrating experience with event-driven, asynchronous programming concepts and best practice application design principles;

  • Demonstrating 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;

  • Executing on projects that follow an Agile Scrum methodology;

  • Demonstrating the 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:

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