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PwC Global Mobility Services - Technology Architect - Manager in San Jose, California

A career in our Global Mobility Technology practice, within People and Organisation Consulting services, will provide you with the opportunity to help our clients reset their talent strategies and deliver extraordinary business results through their people. We focus on evaluating and managing their unique challenges so our clients can maximise their return on the overall investment in human capital. You’ll gain a tremendous depth of expertise in all aspects of human capital, including creating sustainable value through people culture and change, designing compensation and retirement strategies, and improving human capital operations.

Our team helps multinational clients manage their mobile workforce by developing effective expatriate management solutions. You’ll be assisting our team manage business processes through expatriate software implementation, systems redesign and integration with enterprise Human Resources/Payroll solutions such as PeopleSoft, Workday, SAP and Human Resources Access.

Responsibilities

As a Manager, you’ll work as part of a team of problem solvers with extensive consulting and industry experience, helping our clients solve their complex business issues from strategy to execution. Specific responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Proactively assist in the management of a portfolio of clients, while reporting to Senior Managers and above

  • Be involved in the financial management of clients

  • Be actively involved in business development activities to help identify and research opportunities on new/existing clients

  • Contribute to the development of your own and team’s technical acumen

  • Develop strategies to solve complex technical challenges

  • Assist in the management and delivering of large projects

  • Train, coach, and supervise staff

  • Keep up to date with local and national business and economic issues

  • Continue to develop internal relationships and your PwC brand

We’re leading the way as technology-enabled tax advisors who provide value through digitization, automation and increased efficiencies - all made possible by equipping our professionals to succeed in a world where transactions are faster, more complicated and require a deeper level of sophistication. PwC Tax provides unparalleled technical knowledge and specialization and industry insights, coupled with the One Firm knowledge that brings everything PwC offers to solve our clients’ needs

Job Requirements and Preferences :

Basic Qualifications :

Minimum Degree Required :

Bachelor Degree

Minimum Years of Experience :

5 year(s) of prior programming experience and 3 years prior software architecture experience

Preferred Qualifications :

Degree Preferred :

Master Degree

Preferred Fields of Study :

Computer and Information Science, Engineering, Management Information Systems

Certification(s) Preferred :

Microsoft certification (e.g. MCSD, MCA)

Preferred Knowledge/Skills :

Demonstrated proven success in roles and extensive knowledge of the following IT architecture-related technologies and methodologies to build custom-designed, automated web and mobile technologies related to clients facing business issues involving expatriates and global mobility:

  • Solution Delivery Methodologies including traditional SDLC and Agile;

  • Security Development Lifecycle;

  • Source Control (TFS, Subversion, Git, Mercurial);

  • MSSQL 2008/2012; Oracle 10+ -C#, ASP.NET MVC, ASP.NET Web Api, Linq;

  • HTML, CSS, JavaScript -IoC (Autofac, Unity, Ninject);

  • ORM (nHibernate, Entity Framework);

  • Testing Methods & Tools (TDD, BDD / xUnit, NUnit, Jasmine);

  • Object-Oriented Programming;

  • Functional, Imperative and Declarative Programming Languages;

  • Design Patterns / Enterprise Design Patterns (Factory, Singleton, Strategy, ActiveRecord, Repository, etc.);

  • Separation of Concerns;

  • IDesign Method;

  • Representational State Transfer (REST);

  • Hypertext as the Engine of Application State (HATEOS); and,

  • Mobile Development (iOS, Android).

Demonstrated proven extensive abilities and success with IT architecture-related technologies and methodologies to build custom-designed, automated web and mobile technologies related to clients facing business issues involving expatriates and global mobility, which include the following areas:

  • Working alone or as part of a team to design and build quality software solutions;

  • Demonstrated understanding of the purpose of the software or functionality being built;

  • Building solutions that meet the requirements and acceptance criteria;

  • Determining the best implementation approach considering factors such as build time, cost, performance, scalability, reliability, security and maintainability;

  • Anticipating potential problems and proactively suggesting solutions;

  • Respectfully challenging solutions and bringing new ideas to the team;

  • Driving change and continuous improvement through the adoption of solid development practices; and,

  • Discussing work with stakeholders inside and outside the development team.

Demonstrated proven extensive success and abilities to drive change and continuous improvement through the adoption of proven development practices, utilizing creative analytical, problem-solving and decision-making skills with a high attention to detail and quality. Demonstrated proven success and extensive ability to take ownership of tasks and complete them with minimal direct supervision. Demonstrated extensive ability to achieve, and a proven record of, success as an individual contributor and team member, identifying and addressing technology opportunities: actively participating in product and technology discussions and meetings; managing multiple projects, including preparing concise, accurate documents; and maintaining flexibility for unanticipated issues or opportunities. Demonstrated repeated success and extensive skills in meeting expectations; respecting the work-life quality of team members; providing candid, meaningful feedback in a timely manner; keeping supervisors and team members informed of progress and issues; answering questions and providing direction to less-experienced staff. Demonstrated proven success and willingness to learn and upgrade continually skills and knowledge as the business environment and technology evolve.

Demonstrates success as tax technical business advisor, including developing new relationships, making introductions to sell new services and doing so with a "One Firm" service mindset. Preferred familiarity with a CRM system.

Demonstrates knowledge of automation & digitization in a professional services environment including but not limited to:- innovating through new and existing technologies, along with experimenting with digitization solutions;

  • working with large, complex data sets to build models and leverage data visualization tools to provide insights to clients;

  • utilizing digitization tools to reduce hours and optimize engagements

Knowledge of alternative fee arrangements, including the use of pricing tools, to provide a point of view on pricing strategies.

We are transforming the way we deliver tax services. Find out more about what we do on our Tax Career Page at pwc.to/whatwedotax

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.

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.

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