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PwC PwC Tech - Software Architect in Richmond, Virginia

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 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 :

High School Diploma

Minimum Years of Experience :

6 year(s) 6 year(s) of progressive roles focused on managing information technology applications and its overall impact on business strategies and productivity.

Preferred Qualifications :

Degree Preferred :

Bachelor Degree

Preferred Fields of Study :

Information Technology, Computer Systems Analysis, Management Information Systems, Computer Applications, Computer Programming

Preferred Knowledge/Skills :

Demonstrates intimate abilities and/or a proven record of success as a tech leader in the development of microservices for cloud workflow automation including utilizing the following:

  • API microservice, service mesh approaches;

  • Scripting languages: (e.g. Python, Bash, Powershell, Google Apps Script);

  • OS virtualization environment: Docker containers, Kubernetes;

  • Message Bus: NATs, Kong;

  • Python Libraries: Pulumi, FastAPI, SQLAlchemy;

  • Programming Languages (e.g. C#, Go, Java);

  • Databases (e.g. Postgres, MongoDB, Casandra, Cosmos DB, etc.);

  • Other: Artifactory, Hashicorp Vault, Poetry, Terraform, OPA, Argo, Sonarcube;

  • Main stream Cloud Portals

  • API management (e.g. Azure API Management, Google Cloud Endpoints, AWS API Management);

  • Continuous integration/continuous deployment (e.g. Git, Azure DevOps, Puppet,);

  • Data Integration Tools; and,

  • Enterprise Application Integration and Identity Management (ForgeRock, OpenAM, OpenDJ and OpenIDM.

Demonstrates intimate abilities and/or a proven record of success as a tech leader in microservices and distributed systems development using multiple technologies, preferably for a global network of professional firms including the following areas:

  • Looking continuously for opportunities to mentor staff at junior levels;

  • Managing and/or leading a team of developers, inspecting and directing their work to meet scope objectives and timelines;

  • Demonstrating experience with Microsoft, AWS and/or Google and Open source technologies;

  • Leveraging deep technical cloud knowledge that spans multiple cloud platforms, including portals and APIs for the deployment of resources;

  • Developing applications using modern API approaches using containers and kubernetes clusters;

  • Directing a team strategically while leading projects and initiatives related to cloud automation with internal staff, contractors and managed service vendors;

  • Interacting with senior leadership and peers across the organization to impact the strategic direction of application support processes;

  • Defining short and long term plans for automation on strategic priorities of business;

  • Leading and influencing others while performing work with significant independence; and,

  • Supporting and facilitating formal and informal coaching and development activities for employees and coordinating contractors and managed services.

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/coloradoifsseniormanager.

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