Sr. Microsoft Azure DevOps Architect

at PwC
Published September 21, 2022
Location Philadelphia, PA
Category All  
Job Type Full-Time  

Description

**Specialty/Competency:** Platform Engineering & Architecture

**Industry/Sector:** TMT X-Sector

**Time Type:** Full time

**Travel Requirements:** Up to 20%

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 network architecture 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 network architecture and information storage to optimise innovation and programme 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 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 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:

+ Encourage everyone to have a voice and invite opinion from all, including quieter members of the team.

+ Deal effectively with ambiguous and unstructured problems and situations.

+ Initiate open and candid 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.

+ Contribute technical knowledge in area of specialism.

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

+ Navigate the complexities of cross-border and/or diverse teams and engagements.

+ Initiate and lead open conversations with teams, clients and stakeholders to build trust.

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

**Job Requirements and Preferences** :

**Basic Qualifications** :

**Minimum Degree Required** :

Bachelor Degree

**Minimum Years of Experience** :

7 year(s)

**Required Knowledge and Skills** :

Demonstrates intimate abilities and/or a proven record of success managing efforts with identifying and addressing client needs in the following areas:

+ Leading large-scale initiatives emphasizing the strategy, design, development and delivery of high performing Azure DevOps projects related to IT Architecture, Engineering, Operations, Security and Digital adoption;

+ Applying DevOps strategies, designs, implementations, and tools capabilities/functionalities, establishing best practices, documentation and innovative continued improvements;

+ Leveraging knowledge related to Cloud Management Platforms, Virtualization Strategies, Automation and Orchestration Strategies, Public Cloud Platforms, Cloud Capacity/Performance Optimization, and Application Migrations to a Cloud Platform;

+ Working with the corporate Security teams (Cybersecurity, InfoSec, Compliance) to implement and standardize these disciplines into a full CI/CD pipeline (e.g. SAST, DAST), assessing key security vulnerabilities and integrations tools such as (Fortify Web inspect, Sonar, Qualys, SaltStack, App scan, etc.); and,

+ Utilizing objected-oriented analysis and design across a variety of platforms, Agile/Lean development, application design, software development, testing environment, continuous integration and build lifecycles of development artifacts.

**Preferred Qualifications** :

**Certification(s) Preferred** :

AZ-300/AZ 303 Microsoft Azure Architect Technologies, AZ-301/AZ 304 Microsoft Azure Architect Design, AZ 400 Designing and Implementing Microsoft DevOps Solutions

**Preferred Knowledge/Skills** :

Demonstrates intimate abilities and/or a proven record of success managing efforts with identifying and addressing client needs in the following areas:

+ Utilizing New Relic, Dynatrace or similar Application Performance Monitoring frameworks (APM);

+ Designing/developing API's (RESTful); .Net,/C#, Java and utilizing Docker, Kubernetes;

+ Applying core principles in CI/CD progression and maturity using Azure DevOps, Bamboo, or Jenkins (preferably Azure DevOps);

+ Developing scripts to perform various tasks within the delivery pipeline; manage these scripts within a source-controlled environment using GIT (e.g. Pull Requests, Branches etc.);

+ Working with micro-service development and principals;

+ Application of PCI and PII Compliance;

+ Conducting Static Code Analysis (i.e. Sonar) and integrations within the build lifecycle; and,

+ Experience with Source Control (Git preferred) and source control tools (bitbucket, SourceTree).

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: https://pwc.to/ways-we-work.

PwC does not intend to hire experienced or entry level job seekers who will need, now or in the future, PwC sponsorship through the H-1B lottery, except as set forth within the following policy: https://pwc.to/H-1B-Lottery-Policy.

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.

For positions in Colorado, visit the following link for information related to Colorado's Equal Pay for Equal Work Act: https://pwc.to/coloradoadvisoryseniormanager.

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