US Tech CDO Enterprise Data Architect – Senior Manager – PwC

  • Computer & IT
  • Fulltime
  • 1 year ago
  • Buffalo

Job Information

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    No. of Openings 1 opening
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    Job Experience : 2-5 years

Job Description

Specialty/Competency: IFS – Information Technology (IT)

Industry/Sector: Not Applicable

Time Type: Full time

Travel Requirements: Not Specified

A career in Products and Technology is an opportunity to bring PwC’s strategy to life by driving products and technology into everything we deliver. Our clients expect us to bring the right people and the right technology to solve their biggest problems; Products and Technology is here to help PwC meet that challenge and accelerate the growth of our business. We have skilled technologists, data scientists, product managers and business strategists who are using technology to accelerate change.

Our team is responsible for the entire vision of a technical system to solve a specific purpose. We are comprised of individuals with a focus in Business, Information, Application / Solution and Infrastructure Architecture.

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 Manager, 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:
• Take action to ensure everyone has a voice, inviting opinion from all.
• Establish the root causes of issues and tackle them, rather than just the symptoms.
• Initiate open and honest coaching conversations at all levels.
• Move easily between big picture thinking and managing relevant detail.
• Anticipate stakeholder needs, and develop and discuss potential solutions, even before the stakeholder realises they are required.
• Develop specialised expertise in one or more areas.
• Advise stakeholders on relevant technical issues for their business area.
• Navigate the complexities of global teams and engagements.
• Build trust with teams and stakeholders through open and honest conversation.
• Uphold the firm’s code of ethics and business conduct.
Job Requirements and Preferences :

Basic Qualifications :

Minimum Degree Required :

Bachelor Degree

Additional Educational Requirements :

Minimum degree: Bachelor’s degree or in lieu of a degree, demonstrating, in addition to the minimum years of experience required for the role, three years of specialized training and/or progressively responsible work experience in technology for each missing year of college.

Minimum Years of Experience :

6 year(s)

Preferred Qualifications :

Degree Preferred :

Master of Arts

Preferred Fields of Study :

Computer and Information Science, Data Processing/Analytics/Science

Certification(s) Preferred :

TOGAF Certification

Preferred Knowledge/Skills :

Demonstrates intimate-level abilities and/or a proven record of success managing efforts with identifying and addressing client needs:
• Understanding architectural design and data platform delivery in technologies that include, but are not limited to cloud, ETL, data storage, data modeling, APIs/microservices, automation, continuous integration/continuous deployment;
• Showcasing work experience as a Data Architect, Data Analyst or similar role;
• Providing data architecture guidance around complex efforts within established Software Development Lifecycles and methodologies including agile, scrum, iterative and waterfall, and also using blended resources;
• Showcasing technical understanding that spans multiple platforms and portfolio of applications with demonstrated knowledge of the business strategic priorities in order to resolve complex problems;
• Understanding Master Data Management design principles;
• Utilizing IT business processes and frameworks including, but not limited to, Identity Access Management (IdAM), Enterprise Application Integration, Data Warehousing, Business Intelligence, Reporting, Mobility, Master Data Management, and Search;
• Understanding of database structure principles;
• Assessing and analyzing system requirements;
• Understanding Data Integration Tools (SSIS, Informatica, API Management, Enterprise Service Bus (preferably Kafka), and Rules Engine (preferably BizTalk);
• Implementing Query analysis and performance optimization;
• Demonstrating data mining and segmentation techniques;
• Exhibiting knowledge in both SQL and Big Data technologies;
• Working at the Enterprise level developing business data solutions;
• Understanding Data Federation/Virtualization technologies, such as PowerBI, Tableau, D3.js, and implementing Cloud based solutions;
• Showcasing analytical skills and a problem-solving attitude;
• Demonstrating virtual leadership and motivational skills;
• Engaging with business stakeholders across PwC territories to understand territory data strategies, approaches and requirements;
• Recommending and participating in activities related to the design, development and maintenance of the Enterprise Data Architecture;
• Developing strategies and design patterns to solve complex technical and data challenges;
• Leading data architecture review sessions and providing recommendation to the team on architecture work;
• Establishing guidelines around application data architecture design;
• Training, coaching, and supervising staff and increasing staff knowledge/skills to support future growth, to include technical acumen;
• Developing internal relationships and PwC brand;
• Leveraging business acumen to interpret and translate goals into technical specifications, while delivering thought-leadership of specific technologies, and driving technology change; and,
• Leveraging business knowledge and interpersonal skills to build, maintain, and influence relationships with senior leaders throughout the business and IT.
At PwC, our work model includes three ways of working: virtual, in-person, and flex (a hybrid of in-person and virtual). Visit the following link to learn more:

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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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