Cloud Architect Manager - Managed Services Solution Architect

PWC   •  

Mc Lean, VA

Industry: Accounting, Finance & Insurance


8 - 10 years

Posted 39 days ago

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A career in our Cloud and Network Architecture practice, within Cloud Computing and Networking services, will provide you with the opportunity to focus on the joint business relationship between PwC and Google, HP, Microsoft, Oracle, SAP, and other cloud based platforms that bring new and innovative services to some of the largest companies. We help our clients adopt the cloud to transform Information Technology, scale and streamline operations and create new cloud based businesses through our strong alliances. You'll be at the forefront of helping organisations around the globe adopt innovative technology solutions that optimise business processes or enable scalable technology. Our team helps organisations transform their networkarchitecture and infrastructure to fundamentally change the role of Information Technology from an custodial asset to an orchestrator of business services. As part of the team, you'll focus on the architecture of data centres, including the design and implementation of networkarchitecture and information storage to optimise innovation and programme delivery for our clients.

As a Manager, you'll work as part of a team of problem solvers with extensive consulting and industry experience, helping our clients solve their complex business issues from strategy to execution. Specific responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Proactively assist in the management of a portfolio of clients, while reporting to Senior Managers and above
  • Be involved in the financial management of clients
  • Be actively involved in business development activities to help identify and research opportunities on new/existing clients
  • Contribute to the development of your own and team's technical acumen
  • Develop strategies to solve complex technical challenges
  • Assist in the management and delivering of large projects
  • Train, coach, and supervise staff
  • Keep up to date with local and national business and economic issues
  • Continue to develop internal relationships and your PwC brand

Additional Responsibilities :

The Solution Architect job focuses on designing, maturing, and productizing our go to market offerings in the Cloud Managed Services tower, specifically our Managed Service Provider offering. A major component of the role is ideating with the client on bringing on-prem solutions to the cloud in a managed capacity. The role has lighter involvement in the pursuit/sales/execution/delivery of the solution package level decisions and analysis of their impact on the overall business goals/outcomes.

Job Requirements and Preferences :

Basic Qualifications :

Minimum Degree Required :
Bachelor Degree

Minimum Years of Experience :
8 year(s) of working experience in one or multiple IT areas including but not limited to: IT Infrastructure, Hybrid Cloud environments, public cloud infrastructure, engineering and/or software architecture design and DevOps.

Preferred Qualifications :

Preferred Knowledge/Skills :
Demonstrates extensive abilities and/or a proven record of success managing efforts with identifying and addressing client needs including:

  • Analyzing the technology services at PwC to create a solution package on public cloud offerings;
  • Tying the CMS business strategy (revenues) to the solution packages and pricing;
  • Creating a solution prototype;
  • Controlling solution development;
  • Maturing the solution into a full product with predictable pricing and a proposed delivery model;
  • Supporting project management- establishing the solution architecture has been delivered properly- owning the sustainability and profitability of the product; and,
  • Enhancing the user experience and impacting the business in a positive manner utilizing technology.

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.

Job ID: 60701WD