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PwC PwC Technology - DevOps Leader in Birmingham, Alabama

Line of Service: Internal Firm Services

Specialty/Competency: IFS - Information Technology (IT)

Industry/Sector: Not Applicable

Time Type: Full time

Government Clearance Required: No

Available for Work Sponsorship: No

Travel Requirements: Up to 20%

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 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 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:

  • Support team to disrupt, improve and evolve ways of working when necessary.

  • Arrange and sponsor appropriate assignments and experiences to help people realise their potential and support their long-term aspirations.

  • Identify gaps in the market and spot opportunities to create value propositions.

  • Look for opportunities to scale efficiencies and new ways of working across multiple projects and environments.

  • Create an environment where people and technology thrive together to accomplish more than they could apart.

  • I promote and encourage others to value difference when working in diverse teams.

  • Drive and take ownership for developing connections that help deliver what is best for our people and stakeholders.

  • Influence and facilitate the creation of long-term relationships which add value to the firm.

  • Uphold the firm's code of ethics and business conduct.

This role will be responsible for the architect and design of CI/CD development framework and organization. Seeking a leader to build collaboration and transparency across software development and IT operations pipelines - leading to greater visibility for technology and business teams.

Job Requirements and Preferences :

Basic Qualifications :

Minimum Degree Required :

High School Diploma

Minimum Years of Experience :

8 year(s) of progressive roles leading IT architecture and engineering designs and domains.

Preferred Qualifications :

Degree Preferred :

Bachelor Degree

Preferred Fields of Study :

Information Technology, Computer Systems Analysis, Management Information Systems, Computer Engineering, Computer Programming

Certification(s) Preferred :

ISC2 CCSP Certified Cloud Security Professional, ITIL Certification(s), or CCNA/P

Preferred Knowledge/Skills :

Demonstrates thought leader-level abilities as a team leader with a proven record of success directing efforts including:

  • Using tools such as Azure DevOps/VSTS, validate requirements, deploy, and troubleshoot deployments of code and technologies in stage and production environments;

  • Demonstrating leadership, influencing and communication skills, as well as the ability to drive continuous performance improvements with the stakeholders, vendors and technology subject matter specialists;

  • Establishing a stable, reliable secure and high performing data platform;

  • Designing, building, maintaining and controlling stage and production Infrastructure As Code (IaC) pipelines;

  • Troubleshooting complex incidents in stage and production environments;

  • Establishing proactive monitoring and alerting capabilities exist for all components of the platform;

  • Establishing system health and capacity is reviewed and enhanced as needed;

  • Documenting SOPs, and performing knowledge transfer to others;

  • Leading knowledge management initiatives across a global DevOps team;

  • Possessing experience with Hadoop administration;

  • Demonstrating fluency in at least two development languages such as Java, Perl, PHP or Python;

  • Managing Azure, AWS, GCP or distributed VMware environments;

  • Demonstrating knowledge of one container technology such as Docker, and at least two database technologies such as. MySQL, MS-SQL, or Postgresql;

  • Possessing knowledge of design and implementation with code management tooling such as Github / Gitlab as well as CI/CD pipeline tooling and deployments;

  • Possessing experience with Linux and Windows administration; and,

  • Demonstrating experience in configuration management across a multi-platform estate such as Ansible, Puppet or Salt.

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.

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