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PwC Azure Architect-Manager in New York, New York

Specialty/Competency: Microsoft

Industry/Sector: Not Applicable

Time Type: Full time

Travel Requirements: Up to 80%

A career in Cloud Architecture will provide you with the opportunity to bring our clients a competitive advantage through delivering architecture solutions, governance and alignment during the delivery process and ensure alignment to the overall project objectives and technology strategy.

As part of our Cloud Architecture team, you'll focus on the architecture of data centers, including the design and implementation of network architecture and information storage to optimize innovation and program delivery for our 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 an authentic and inclusive leader, at all grades/levels and in all lines of service. 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:

  • Pursue opportunities to develop existing and new skills outside of comfort zone.

  • Act to resolve issues which prevent effective team working, even during times of change and uncertainty.

  • Coach others and encourage them to take ownership of their 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.

  • Develop a perspective on key global trends, including globalisation, and how they impact the firm and our clients.

  • Manage a variety of viewpoints to build consensus and create positive outcomes for all parties.

  • Focus on building trusted relationships.

  • Uphold the firm's code of ethics and business conduct.

Job Requirements and Preferences :

Basic Qualifications :

Minimum Degree Required :

Bachelor Degree

Minimum Years of Experience :

7 year(s)

Preferred Qualifications :

Certification(s) Preferred :

Microsoft Certified: Azure Fundamentals

Microsoft Certified: Azure Administrator

Microsoft Certified: Azure Architect

Preferred Knowledge/Skills :

Demonstrates extensive-level, abilities success with managing the identification and addressing of client needs by the following:

  • Developing Cloud based solutions (Azure strongly preferred) as an engineer or solution architect;

  • Designing resilient and scalable Azure-based architectures, and validating that they adhere to customer technical requirements and leading practices;

  • Deploying Azure resources with infrastructure as code automation (e.g., Terraform, ARM, PowerShell);

  • Rolling out cloud automation solutions for managing and maintaining the deployed environments;

  • Working experience as a Project or Client Engagement Manager (desired);

  • Leading transformational projects centered around Azure Cloud services;

  • Managing and evaluating the performance of team members / direct reports;

  • Coaching Azure engineers / developers in order to help them upskill and succeed in completing their assigned responsibilities;

  • Managing project operations, including effort estimation, staffing, budget, timelines, deliverables, risks & issues;

  • Preparing and presenting status reports to multiple stakeholders;

  • Owning and maintaining strong relationships with customer counterparts;

  • Consulting and / or client facing experience desired but not required;

  • Understanding of Cloud foundational components, with design and hands-on experience (Azure preferred) in most of the following areas: Azure Cloud IaaS & PaaS services, Identity and access management; Software-defined networking, security, governance, and compliance , Cloud automation and provisioning tools / techniques (ARM, Terraform, and Azure DevOps a plus) , Azure native disaster recovery & resilience capabilities;

  • Migrating on-premises workloads to the cloud, and / or designing cloud-native application architectures;

  • Preparing architecture and operational documentation, including design diagrams and runbooks (desired);

  • Implementing Azure Virtual Desktop / Windows 365, SAP on Azure, multi cloud or hybrid cloud deployments, native application development t an containers (e.g. Docker, Kubernetes); and,

  • Possessing working experience or familiarity with Site Reliability Engineering.

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.

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