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PwC PwC Technology - Sr Java Developer Lead in San Francisco, 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 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 :

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 system/software development and project management processes

Preferred Qualifications :

Degree Preferred :

Master Degree

Preferred Fields of Study :

Computer and Information Science

Preferred Knowledge/Skills :

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

  • Providing technical leadership and influence across the team necessary for the organization to execute on new innovative programs. Establishes and oversees the delivery operating model across architecture, cloud, engineering, analytics, and platforms;

  • Enabling a collaborative working environment by identifying risks, helping troubleshoots, resolves, and escalates issues and risks to the next level and/or Product Owners, when necessary;

  • Demonstrating experience and passion for writing distributed, highly scalable and available backend systems using Java and Python;

  • Designing and implementing in our Next-Gen Architecture built on Microservices and Event Driven Design;

  • Leading independently with the continued development of the platform, its features and services, as well as a staff of developers;

  • Demonstrating experience with Knative, Docker (Docker compose, Dockerfile etc) and container orchestration tools (Kubernetes, AKS, EKS etc.);

  • Demonstrating experience using monitoring tools like Splunk, Prometheus, Grafana;

  • Demonstrating experience troubleshooting issues on a remote distributed system;

  • Working knowledge of Kafka, RDBMS such as Postgres, NoSql such as Cosmos, Apache Ni-Fi helpful;

  • Possessing Azure Cloud experience;

  • Being a quick learner with a sense of ownership, urgency, and drive; and,

  • Demonstrating abilities driving operational excellence and best practices.

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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