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PwC Digital Products – Senior Manager, Azure Cloud Architect in Nashville, Tennessee

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 plans, designs and implements the architectural vision for Infrastructure supporting the firm. Additionally, we support/troubleshoot issues related to the design and implementation of Infrastructure solutions.

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 realizes 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.

Custom Orgs :

Global LoS :


Global Network :

Advisory - Other

Global Competency Network :

Advisory - Other

Go-To-Market :

Not Applicable

Sector :

Not Applicable

Programme Type :

Not Applicable

Job Requirements and Preferences :

Basic Qualifications :

Minimum Degree Required :

Bachelor Degree

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 :

8 year(s)

Preferred Qualifications :

Degree Preferred :

Master Degree

Preferred Fields of Study :

Business Analytics, Computer and Information Science, Computer Engineering, Engineering, Data Processing/Analytics/Science, Management Information Systems, Statistics

Preferred Knowledge/Skills :

Demonstrates intimate knowledge and/or a proven record of success leading and managing DevOps-Azure implementations, transformations and engineering including the following areas:

  • Understanding complex cloud architectures and the ability to coach and guide delivery teams in engineer practices.

  • Understanding dependencies; how developer’s code, check-in into source control, perform manual and automated tests.

  • Aligning performance vulnerability and performance tests; and deploying to production.

Demonstrates thorough abilities and/or a proven record of success as a team leader involving executing various aspects of client engagements and/or projects within a professional services environment, including the following areas:

  • Having hands-on experience creating solutions for building and maintaining CICD pipelines, performing cloud migrations, and automating manual processes.

  • Maintaining large infrastructure on premise and/or in the cloud (Azure); Working with Docker and related containerization and orchestration technologies.

  • Working with both cloud deployment and on premise release workflows;Working with cloud providers and large hardware installations;.

  • Working knowledge and a foundation in the basics around how to operate and secure: web servers, databases, systems and configuration management.

  • Working with networking, load balancing, clustering and firewall/security group security concepts.

  • Working knowledge with Unix and Shell scripting skills, programming with Python.

  • Working knowledge and experience with of several distributions of Linux (Ubuntu, Red Hat), Windows and security concepts;

  • Working knowledge and experience with version control software like GitHub, TFS.

  • Working experience with ADO/Jenkins/related CICD tools, virtualization and Dockers and maintaining and managing cloud infrastructure on Azure, AWS, Google Cloud.

  • Demonstrating extensive knowledge of cloud providers and large hardware installations, modern continuous development and integration tools, have an understanding of Linux and Windows OS and internals, and be familiar with Development Operations methodologies and practices.

  • Having Azure and Kubernetes certification is a plus.

Demonstrates intimate abilities and/or a proven record of success in the following areas:

  • Thinking creatively, and possessing problem solving skills and individual initiative.

  • Communicating in an organized and knowledgeable manner in written and verbal formats including delivering clear requests for information and communicating potential conflicts.

  • Conducting quantitative and qualitative analyses of large and complex data.

  • Demonstrating proven intimate abilities as a team member;

  • Understanding personal and team roles.

  • Contributing to a positive working environment by building relationships with team members.

  • Seeking guidance, clarification and feedback proactively.

  • Providing guidance, clarification and feedback to less-experienced staff.

  • Using Linux/Unix Administration foundations.

  • Demonstrating experience with automation/configuration mgmt. using either Puppet, Chef or an equivalent.

  • Using a wide variety of open source technologies and cloud services.

  • Implementing industry leading practices and IT operations to be always-up, always-available service.

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:

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:

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.

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