Oct 20, 2019
A career in our Emerging Solution Architecture practice, within Enterprise Architect services, will provide you with the opportunity to bring our clients a competitive advantage through defining their technology objectives, assessing solution options, and devising architectural solutions that help them achieve both strategic goals and meet operational requirements. We help build software and design data platforms, manage large volumes of client data, develop compliance procedures for data management, and continually researching new technologies to drive innovation and sustainable change.
Our team helps our clients plan, align, and enable relationships among all work streams of the business. As part of our team, you'll help with technology strategy, enterprise architecture delivery, and specific software development for our clients needs. 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 : Basic Qualifications : Minimum Degree Required : Bachelor Degree Minimum Years of Experience : 10 year(s) contributing on or managing enterprise business architecture projects Preferred Qualifications : Preferred Knowledge/Skills : Demonstrates proven expertise leading teams to understand business strategies, envision and prioritize business capabilities, and design business solutions that involve creating and providing business and technology implementation road maps and technology architecture recommendations, utilizing tools and techniques to develop and implement project phases. This includes proven success in roles within a professional services firm or large enterprise leading and supporting teams that services clients and expertise of these areas: - Business architectures (i.e. Knowledge or Information Architecture, Process Architecture, Organization Architecture, or Products and Services Offering Architecture) and Operations used to support creating client-driven transformation solutions throughout the transformation lifecycle; - Enterprise-level business solutions within industries: HR, Finance, Supply Chain, Claims, etc.; - Collaboration with Enterprise Technical Architects to create and maintain strategic roadmaps, principles, standards and reference architectures; - Engagement with business executives to define, understand and document business strategy and desired business capabilities, iterating new business capabilities into the future-state business architecture; - Maintenance of business architecture structures from business capability to process to organization, emphasizing profiles of customer events and their relationship to business capabilities; - Guidance provided to Project Architects to develop project level requirements and establish compliance with business architecture, enterprise and functional area strategic roadmaps; - Establishment of interoperability across functional domains; - Alignment with internal teams to verify budget and resource commitment to support roadmaps. Demonstrates proven expert-level abilities and success with directing and executing architecture engagements aligned to a client's business strategy, preferably within a professional services firm or large enterprise supporting a team servicing clients, which include: - Identifying and addressing client needs: build solid relationships with clients; - Develop an awareness of Firm services; communicate with the client in an organized and knowledgeable manner; - Deliver clear requests for information; - Demonstrate flexibility in prioritizing and completing tasks; - Communicate and manage potential conflicts; - Leading staff to generate a vision, to establish direction and motivate members, as well as create an atmosphere of trust, leverage diverse views, coach staff, to encourage improvement and innovation; - Searching and analyzing large and complex data sets, conducting quantitative and qualitative analyses; - Developing and translating end-state business and technology models into architectural blueprints; - Understand and document existing business systems and technology; gather, analyze and articulate high-level business capabilities and requirements; - Formulate business and technical solutions; - Develop architecture diagrams, drawings, visual and communications; identify, assess and select alternative solutions; - Developing strategy; as well as writing, communicating, and presenting cogently; to and/or for all levels of industry audiences, clients and internal staff and management - documenting effectively, using non- technical business terms and vocabulary that will be clearly understood by all users and co-workers, and coordinating, facilitating and making presentations; - Leading and managing business development opportunities and engagements from pre-sale and initial scoping through final delivery and signoff. 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.
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