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 System Architecture team helps build customisable specific system solutions that enhance PwC's system capabilities to appropriately serve all client needs. As part of the team, you'll use enterprise architecture across application areas to build delivery models that map PwC capabilities to business needs outlined by clients.
To really stand out and make us ?t 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 Director, 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:
- Arrange appropriate assignments and experiences to support others' learning and development.
- Seek out different ways to use current and relevant technological advances.
- Analyse marketplace trends - economical, social, cultural, technological - to identify opportunities and create value propositions.
- Deploy methods to keep up with, and stay ahead of, new developments and ideas.
- Offer a global perspective in stakeholder discussions and when shaping solutions/recommendations.
- Drive and take ownership for developing networks that help deliver what is best for stakeholders.
- Proactively manage stakeholders to create positive outcomes for all parties.
- Uphold the firm's code of ethics and business conduct.
Job Requirements and Preferences:
Minimum Degree Required: High School Diploma
Minimum Years of Experience: 8 year(s) in DBA experience in both primary and secondary database.
Degree Preferred: Bachelor Degree
Preferred Fields of Study: Information Technology, Computer Systems Analysis, Management Information Systems, Computer Engineering, Computer Programming
Demonstrates thought leader-level abilities as a team leader emphasizing the following areas:
Designing and delivering large scale databases in more than one Enterprise database (Oracle, Microsoft SQL Server, PostgreSQL, etc.);
Delivering highly available databases in both Azure and/or Amazon Web Services such as Google Cloud, IBM Cloud or Oracle Cloud;
Possessing experience with highly available database strategies and implementations as well as architectural design and application delivery;
Communicating technical details to less technical audiences;
Delivering POV's through governance process;
Understanding of basic Cyber Security awareness and exposure;
Leading Agile development teams and making IT design recommendations;
Working with system integration of COTS and or Custom Development;
Communicating effectively with senior leadership;
Delivering POV's through governance process;
Understanding Established Software Development Lifecycles and methodologies including agile, scrum, iterative and waterfall, using blended resources;
Possessing analytical thinking skills with the ability to identify, debug and resolve technical issues;
Understanding the protection of intellectual property, disaster recovery planning and adherence to SDLC as well as COBIT, CMMI, PMM4, and ITIL;
Possessing architectural domain knowledge including exposure to cloud application architecture and container-based deployment;
Interpreting and translating goals into technical specifications, delivering thought leadership of specific technologies and driving technology change;
Possessing business knowledge and interpersonal skills to build, maintain and influence relationships with senior leaders and vendors as appropriate;
Leveraging business and domain acumen to interpret and translate architecture plans to business plans;
Collaborating with other Architects and Developers to provide technical design guidance to align with strategy and applicable technical standards;
Working independently to evaluate and make strategic decisions that will address specific technology design needs;
Participating in the development of thought leadership to influence their sphere of technology in the use of innovation to advance business capabilities;
Researching and evaluating emerging technologies and novel approaches in order to make recommendations to enhance business processes and/or create a competitive advantage;
Collaborating with multidisciplinary teams in resolving complex technical issues;
Providing design guidance that follows the enterprise architecture vision and adheres to applicable application technology guidelines; and mitigating the impact of technical design to security, performance and data privacy;
Participating in application solutions including assisting with planning and architectural design, development, resolution of technical issues and application rationalization;
Learning rapidly and continuously taking advantage of new technologies, concepts and business models; and,
Demonstrating a history of staying current in emerging technology trends.
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.