PwC Labs is focused on standardizing, automating, delivering tools and processes and exploring emerging technologies that drive efficiency and enable our people to reimagine the possible. Process improvement, transformation, effective use of innovative technology and data & analytics, and leveraging alternative delivery solutions are key areas of focus to drive additional value for our firm.
The Data Lab will provide you with the opportunity to redesign, redefine, and redeploy how PwC uses data and analytics to be a strategic asset across the enterprise. The focus is on assisting teams as they incorporate increased automation, machine learning, analytics, open source technologies into their processes to deliver better quality output and contribute more strategically to organizational decision making.
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 Senior Associate, 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:
Use feedback and reflection to develop self awareness, personal strengths and address development areas.
Delegate to others to provide stretch opportunities and coach to help deliver results.
Develop new ideas and propose innovative solutions to problems.
Use a broad range of tools and techniques to extract insights from from current trends in business area.
Review your work and that of others for quality, accuracy and relevance.
Share relevant thought leadership.
Use straightforward communication, in a structured way, when influencing others.
Able to read situations and modify behavior to build quality, diverse relationships.
Uphold the firm's code of ethics and business conduct.
Job Requirements and Preferences:
Minimum Degree Required: Bachelor Degree
Additional Educational Requirements:
In lieu of a Bachelor Degree, 12 years of professional experience involving technology-focused process improvements, transformations, and/or system implementations
Minimum Years of Experience: 5 year(s)
Degree Preferred: Master Degree
Preferred Fields of Study: Analytics, Artificial Intelligence and Robotics, Business Analytics, Computer and Information Science, Computer Engineering & Accounting, Management Information Systems, Mathematics
Demonstrates extensive knowledge and a proven record of success improving the productivity of technology processes and business processes by creating highly automated workflows for software development and operations including the following areas:
CI/CD toolchains centred around tools such as Jenkins, Spinnaker, Teamcity, etc.;
Enabling DevOps tools such as Gitlab, Github, Artifactory, Sonarqube, Fortify/Veracode, Vault;
Operations tools (e.g. Splunk, ELK stack, New Relic, App Dynamics, Data Dog);
Test automation tools (e.g. Selenium, Qualitia);
Agile software development practices;
Configuration management tools (such as Terraform, Ansible);
Cloud infrastructure and container-based infrastructures including containerization of Data Science tools such as JupyterHub, RStudio, TensorFlow, and PyTorch;
Lean IT principles and data driven approaches;
Administering Linux OS to include network and software application configuration;
Configuring continuous integration within a development environment using tools such as VSTS, Jenkins, Puppet, Chef, Git and Nexus;
Automating repetitive development, operations and deployment tasks;
Documenting systems and networks, refining requirements, self-identify solutions and communicating to the team;
Managing databases, including database design, creation, manipulation and query; and,
Utilizing enterprise tools (such as BPM or ESB tools) for orchestration of services and workflows, as well as messaging queues (e.g. RabbitMQ).
Demonstrates extensive abilities and a proven record of success automating workflows and identifying process improvements, which includes the following areas:
Demonstrating desire to keep learning, maintain own skill set, stay up to date and expand one's knowledge across the full stack;
Demonstrating desire to improve the 'status quo', especially automating and improving software development and operations processes to achieve massively higher delivery velocity and operations quality;
Managing and analyzing existing processes to identify automation opportunities across multiple platforms and technologies;
Contributing to thought leadership through participation in the development of technology processes;
Developing reporting to measure the effectiveness of the toolchain on dev and ops;
Applying continuous independent judgement while collaborating with others, and influencing others within the project and domain teams; and,
Building and leveraging relationships as well as specialist level verbal and written communication skills.
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.