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Senior Technical Solutions Architect

Toronto, ON
Full Time
2 days ago
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.

Meaningful work you'll be part of

As a Senior Technical Solutions Architect , you'll work as part of a team of problem solvers, helping to solve complex business issues from strategy to execution. Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

• Create technical definition around customer objectives in complex situations, develop solution strategies, motivate and mobilize resources, and deliver results
• Architect and/or transition significant infrastructure solutions
• Design and deliver distributed applications, fault tolerance and recovery, low latency application designsas a technical solutions architect
• Work with internal teams, client technical teams, client executives, and partners to manage and deliver successful solutions during implementation stage
• Work as a trusted technical advisor to clients and project members to solve complex technical challenges, and establish credibility & build trusting relationships with key Business & client stakeholders
• Demonstrate experience with estimation methodology and cost levers involved in infrastructure managed services solutioning across different technical domains such as server, storage, network, end user support, service desk, cloud platforms, etc.
• Understand infrastructure managed services activities across different technical domains such as IaaS, PaaS, servers, storage, network, end user support, service desk, security, others
• Design applications or services within the organization
• Actively support the implementation, and execution of the processes for the definition, maintenance, and compliance management of the Enterprise Architecture
• Demonstrates experience in/with project management, communication, and stakeholder management skills with the ability to work well with a cross-functional and geographically dispersed team and customer base, broad architecture skills, covering application, infrastructure, data and integration, systems design, with the ability to architect or explain complex systems interactions, scalable enterprise solutions, monitoring tools & KPIs, a n d hyperscalers based cloud native solution
• Shape and deliver digital products to meet and exceed the expectations of our clients and our own quality criteria
• Be actively involved in planned or unplanned business development activities to help identify and research opportunities on new/existing clients
• Continue to develop internal relationships and developing your PwC brand
• Continue to grow personal skills in alignment with the Company and Managed Services s trategy

Experiences and skills you'll use to solve

• Bachelors or Masters degree in Computer Science or Engineering
• Azure/Google Cloud Platform or Amazon Web Services certifications - Solutions Architect preferred
• Microsoft Development Certifications preferred
• Experience working extensively in large scale system solution implementations with hands-on experience
• Strong experience with Azure Cloud Platform and Services
• Cloud-ready architectures utilizing infrastructure and platform cloud services for Azure, AWS, GCP
• Service-oriented, event-driven and microservices architectures
• Containerization, and experience in using Docker and/or Kubernetes
• Web /Mobile architecture Angular / React stacks
• Persistence such as RDBMS/NoSQL (MS SQL, Mongo DB) data stores and appropriate use cases
• Rapid-prototyping workflows and development tools
• DevOps such as CD/CI, virtualization, automation, continuous integration
• Experience with software development tools and defect tracking systems like JIRA, Azure DevOps
• Experience with automation testing tools ( Selenium, JMeter, SoapUI, Postman)
• Working with high level UX principles such as user stories, persona building, prototype/prototype development approaches and information architecture and customer/product research methodologies
• Experience with Agile methodologies
• Extensive hands-on experience with Azure Cloud, Azure Functions and Logic Apps, Azure Integration Services, LINQ, MS SQL Server, .NET, .NET Core, MVC, Entity Framework, Angular, GitHub, Azure DevOps, Bootstrap, JQuery , Google Apps Script
• Experience with GCP, AWS, RPA, Microsoft Fabri c, Azure Databricks , Asana, Data Analytics Tools (Alteryx, Tableau, Power BI), BizTalk, Big Data / Analytics / AI tools is nice to have .

• A demonstrated commitment to valuing differences and working alongside and/or coaching diverse people and perspectives

Why you'll love PwC

We're inspiring and empowering our people to change the world. Powered by the latest technology, you'll be a part of amazing teams helping public and private clients build trust and deliver sustained outcomes. This meaningful work, and our continuous development environment, will take your career to the next level. We reward your impact, and support your wellbeing, through a competitive compensation package, inclusive benefits and flexibility programs that will help you thrive in work and life. Learn more about us at .

Your Application to PwC

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The most connected firm through activity based working

PwC Canada is committed to cultivating an inclusive, hybrid work environment - one that is collaborative, supportive and productive. We work in-person and virtually, as is best suited for our clients, teams and people . We want you to be intentional with your work, how you do it and where it's done. PwC offices are hubs of connectivity and learning. We strongly encourage our people to prioritise in-person work, whether it's in the office or at a client site. This means we expect you to be in-person (either with clients or in the office) at least half of your time. We know that hybrid work is all about balance, and capturing the benefits of in-person work is essential to your growth at the firm. Exact expectations for your team can be discussed with your interviewer.

At PwC Canada, our most valuable asset is our people and we grow stronger as we learn from one another. We're committed to creating an equitable and inclusive community of solvers where everyone feels that they truly belong. We understand that experience comes in many forms and building trust in society and solving important problems is only possible if we reflect the mosaic of the society we live in.
We're committed to providing accommodations throughout the application, interview, and employment process. If you require an accommodation to be at your best, please let us know during the application process.
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