Senior Associate – Azure Engineer

at PwC
Published November 24, 2022
Location Columbia, SC
Category All  
Job Type Full-Time  


Specialty/Competency: Microsoft

Industry/Sector: Not Applicable

Time Type: Full time

Travel Requirements: Up to 60%

A career in Cloud Architecture will provide you with the opportunity to bring our clients a competitive advantage through delivering architecture solutions, governance and alignment during the delivery process and ensure alignment to the overall project objectives and technology strategy.

As part of our Cloud Architecture team, you'll focus on the architecture of data centers, including the design and implementation of network architecture and information storage to optimize innovation and program delivery for our 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 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 Associate, 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:

  • Use feedback and reflection to develop self awareness, personal strengths and address development areas.

  • Delegate to others to provide stretch opportunities and coach to help deliver results.

  • Develop new ideas and propose innovative solutions to problems.

  • Use a broad range of tools and techniques to extract insights from from current trends in business area.

  • Review your work and that of others for quality, accuracy and relevance.

  • Share relevant thought leadership.

  • Use straightforward communication, in a structured way, when influencing others.

  • Able to read situations and modify behavior to build quality, diverse relationships.

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

Minimum Degree Required :

Bachelor Degree

Minimum Years of Experience :

5 year(s)

Preferred Qualifications :

Certification(s) Preferred :

Microsoft Certified: Azure Fundamentals

Microsoft Certified: Azure Administrator

Preferred Knowledge/Skills :

Demonstrates a thorough level of abilities with, and/or a proven record of success as both an individual contributor and team member, identifying and addressing client needs:

  • Developing Cloud based solutions (Azure preferred) as an engineer or solution architect;

  • Designing resilient and scalable Azure-based architectures, and validating that they adhere to customer technical requirements and leading practices;

  • Deploying the required Azure resources with infrastructure as code / automation (e.g., Terraform, ARM, PowerShell);

  • Rolling out cloud automation solutions for managing and maintaining the deployed environments;

  • Consulting and / or client facing experience desired;

  • Understanding of Cloud foundational components, with hands-on experience (Azure preferred) in several of the following areas: Azure Cloud IaaS & PaaS services, Identity and access management, Software-defined networking, security, governance, and compliance , Cloud automation and provisioning tools / techniques , Azure native disaster recovery & resilience capabilities, Cloud Optimization and FinOps;

  • Migrating on-premises workloads to the cloud, and / or designing cloud-native application architectures as an engineer or solution architect; and,

  • Preparing architecture and operational documentation, including design diagrams and runbooks

  • Possessing working experience in implementing Azure Virtual Desktop / Windows 365, SAP on Azure, multi-cloud or hybrid-cloud deployments, cloud native application development and containers (e.g. Docker, Kubernetes) or Site Reliability Engineering.

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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