Lead Cloud Solutions Architect
Posted on Sep 13, 2021 by PricewaterhouseCoopers
PwC's Cloud Computing and Networking practice helps our clients transform their business through innovative technology solutions and effective IT Service Management. Part of that journey includes helping our clients enable innovation, reinventing their customer experience, and exploring new markets.
You will be immersed in a variety of different projects, groups, and locations while getting inspired through your community to grow as an individual as well as a team. Our diverse client service teams encourages out-of-the-box thinking, problem solving, great team mentality and a curiosity for understanding the latest in technology.
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 Manager, youll 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:
Develop new skills outside of comfort zone.
Act to resolve issues which prevent the team working effectively.
Coach others, recognise their strengths, and encourage them to take ownership of their personal development.
Analyse complex ideas or proposals and build a range of meaningful recommendations.
Use multiple sources of information including broader stakeholder views to develop solutions and recommendations.
Address sub-standard work or work that does not meet firms/clients expectations.
Use data and insights to inform conclusions and support decision-making.
Develop a point of view on key global trends, and how they impact clients.
Manage a variety of viewpoints to build consensus and create positive outcomes for all parties.
Simplify complex messages, highlighting and summarising key points.
Uphold the firms code of ethics and business conduct.
PwCs Cloud Engineering and Security Hub enables us to supercharge business transformation, powered by the cloud. The Hub combines deep cloud talent and business, industry, and technical expertise to deliver cloud-powered business outcomes. Our full-stack cloud engineering capabilities enhance our Cloud Transformation solutions, helping clients unlock the full potential of their IT strategy from App Migration & Modernization, Native Cloud development, through data transformation and beyond.
Job Requirements and Preferences:
Minimum Degree Required:
Minimum Years of Experience:
1 or more Architect associate-level certifications from AWS, Azure, GCP, OpenShift
Preferred Fields of Study:
Systems Engineering, Engineering, Engineering and Business, Computer and Information Science, Computer Applications, Computer Engineering, Computer Systems Analysis, Data Processing/Analytics/Science
1 or more Architect professional-level certifications from AWS, Azure, GCP, OpenShift
Demonstrates extensive abilities and/or proven knowledge with the following:
Understanding cloud architecture and implementation features (OS, multi-tenancy, virtualization, orchestration, elastic scalability);
Understanding the design of Multi-Cloud Services;
Possessing thorough knowledge of cloud architecture, cloud native patterns, container management and cloud computing capabilities especially as offered by one or more cloud providers: AWS, Azure, or GCP;
Understanding Core AWS security and auditing capabilities;
Understanding IT systems, cloud computing and their sales drivers;
Utilizing cloud security controls, network boundary controls, and related toolsets;
Understanding agile software development and DevOps practices such as Infrastructure as Code, CI/CD; and,
Having hands-on software troubleshooting.
Demonstrates extensive abilities and/or a proven record of success in the following areas:
Advocate and define cloud architecture vision from a strategic perspective, including internal and external platforms, tools, and systems;
Establish that solutions created adhere to the client's technical architecture standards;
Use appropriate AWS services to design and deploy architecture and applications based and communicate to internal team;
Implement enterprise-wide scalable and high-availability operations on AWS;
Make informed decisions about customers' infrastructure and understanding the impact of design decisions;
Implement enterprise-wide scalable and high-availability operations on one or more cloud providers: AWS, Azure, or GCP;
Collaborate with analysts and designers in the development and initiation of new cloud programs and applications;
Oversee the quality assurance of program logic, data processing, and error resolution;
Lead the definition and development of cloud reference architecture and management systems;
Train, manage and provide guidance to software development staff;
Mentor Cloud Engineers;
Speak publicly, in front of large groups of people, about: AWS, Azure, or GCP; and,
Work both independently and in a team-oriented, collaborative environment.