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PwC is the leading global professional services firm and acclaimed as one of the world’s leading employers and provider of technology transformational services. We offer diverse and rewarding experiences for our people through the variety of clients we engage with and innovative projects we deliver; the calibre of our teams; and the exceptional training and career development opportunities we provide.
PwC is working with a broad spectrum of clients who are increasingly responding to the challenges and opportunities of operating in the digital age, underpinned by a Cloud-first agenda. PwC provides independent advice and extensive capability to help our clients deal with the impact of digital disruption on traditional ways of doing business. We help our clients with assessment and identification of transformational opportunities, road mapping, design, and execution, supported by our Strategy, Operations and Technology teams alongside the appropriate delivery partner ecosystems.
Working with our clients’ leadership teams, our enterprise solution architect will lead the architectural design and solution components of highly complex, often business critical multi-application environments to enable and unlock new value streams within the client’s technology base. They will have a wealth of experience of hands on delivery of multi-year technology delivery programmes at global, multinational clients or worked at tier 1 technology firms to implement their solutions to clients. They have led large, multi-disciplinary teams which may include partner teams, across the full life-cycle of a project, practising agile delivery methods and utilising ‘new’ technology such as AI, IoT, etc. They are able to provide diagnostic leadership on current architectures and be the technical and solution lead in senior client discussions in both proposal and delivery phases.
They set themselves apart in being able to develop solutions for both emerging and often cloud based technologies and client legacy systems in a way that delivers value to the client and enables the client to move to an agile technology estate. They will work with partners to make appropriate software and vendor choices to support this plan and apply several best of breed technologies to create an overall solution. Ultimately working with clients to grow revenue, remove complexity, scale globally, reduce costs and set our clients for success in the digital age.
The enterprise solution architect will have a proven track record in helping global brands transform their organisations driven by business case, taking lead roles in developing solution and technical architectures. Furthermore, the ideal candidate will
Have extensive examples of leading the development of solution architectures of large technology enabled business transformations encompassing the wide range of multi-disciplinary skills required to deliver change through emerging technologies;
Be a trusted adviser, with a track record of advising senior executives and company boards on executing value led technical transformation within leading organisations;
Have 10+ years’ experience as a technical/solution architect - with a successful track record of designing and delivering complex projects including emerging technologies underpinned by cloud components, in one or more industries The candidate will have experience in all of the following areas
Emerging Technology Architecting solutions using emerging technologies such as AI, RPA, Drones, Robotics, Blockchain, etc.
Digital Architectures Architecting end to end digital solutions for business and operational teams leveraging DevOps capabilities
Industry recognised front and back office applications Broad understanding of SAP, Oracle, Salesforce, Workday, etc. and functional knowledge
Transformational Enterprise Architectures Integration/middleware solutions, Open API’s, Microservices/Containerisation, etc.
Enterprise cloud vendors Migration to cloud using either Microsoft Azure, Amazon Web Services, Google Cloud Platform or any other large cloud providers
They will have market presence, having a personal significant track record of delivering impactful results across a large network of clients;
An inspiring team leader, able to rapidly establish and lead high-performing, multi-disciplinary teams, drawn from across PwC, our clients’ staff and third party organisations;
Be accomplished in building effective relationships with third-party delivery organisations through the process of sourcing selecting, and managing the technical engagement with vendors/software providers;
A confident and impactful communicator, both written and verbal, able to clearly explain solution design to non-technical audiences, and technical design to technical audiences