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Google Cloud Solutions Architect - Director

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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 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 Director, 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:

  • Support team to disrupt, improve and evolve ways of working when necessary.
  • Arrange and sponsor appropriate assignments and experiences to help people realise their potential and support their long-term aspirations.
  • Identify gaps in the market and spot opportunities to create value propositions.
  • Look for opportunities to scale efficiencies and new ways of working across multiple projects and environments.
  • Create an environment where people and technology thrive together to accomplish more than they could apart.
  • I promote and encourage others to value difference when working in diverse teams.
  • Drive and take ownership for developing connections that help deliver what is best for our people and stakeholders.
  • Influence and facilitate the creation of long-term relationships which add value to the firm.
  • Uphold the firm's code of ethics and business conduct.


Basic Qualifications:
Minimum Degree Required:
Bachelor Degree
Minimum Years of Experience:
10 year(s)
Preferred Qualifications:
Certification(s) Preferred:
Google Certified Cloud Architect, Google Certified Data Engineer, AWS Certified Solutions Architect, Azure Solutions Architect
Preferred Knowledge/Skills:
Demonstrates thought leader-level abilities with, and/or a proven record of success and specialization in directing efforts in the following areas:

  • Working on cloud platform and solutions in infrastructure, Applications or Data technologies (GCP, AWS & Azure);
  • Designing and developing large scale data solutions using GCP services like DataProc, Dataflow, Cloud Bigtable, BigQuery, Cloud SQL, Pub/Sub, Cloud Data Fusion, Cloud Composer, Cloud Functions, Cloud storage, Compute Engine, Looker and Cloud IAM;
  • Serving as a practice and team leader including enabling teams to generate a vision; establishing direction and motivating members; creating an atmosphere of trust; leveraging diverse views; coaching staff, encouraging improvement and innovation; and, leading by example, while working collaboratively as a member of a team and executing independently;
  • Demonstrating proven 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 with a clear understanding of how an IT organization capitalizes upon technology to enable the business;
  • Working knowledge and skills in cloud container services (e.g. GKE, EKS, AKS), storage services (e.g. EBS), and database services (e.g. RDS); digital or infrastructure deployments that includes managing projects related to highly virtualized solutions, digital convergence, outsourcing or systems integrations, network engineering, and cybersecurity;
  • Defining cloud adoption strategy and transformation roadmap for large scale enterprise clients;
  • Designing, architecting, implementing, and managing cloud infrastructure on leading Cloud platforms Google Cloud Platform, AWS and Azure;
  • Defining cloud operating model and managing cloud operations leveraging SRE;
  • Utilizing experience with event driven architecture and serverless technologies like Cloud functions, Cloud Run, AWS Lambda, Azure functions, etc;
  • Demonstrating proven knowledge in data management with an understanding of analytics and reporting;
  • Leveraging experience in database management, migration, and transformation to cloud native DBs like Cloud SQL, Spanner, AWS Aurora, AWS RDS, etc.;
  • Understanding of emerging technologies and latest cloud providers (GCP, Azure & AWS) services & solutions; and,
  • Using an analytical and data driven approach to drive a thorough understanding of fast changing business.


Learn more about how we work: https://pwc.to/how-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.
Applications will be accepted until the position is filled or the posting is removed, unless otherwise set forth on the following webpage. Please visit this link for information about anticipated application deadlines: https://pwc.to/us-application-deadlines
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We offer a comprehensive, flexible and competitive benefits program. It provides access to programs that can be tailored to meet the personal health and financial well-being needs of our partners, staff and their families. It also provides resources and programs to help staff pursue their professional goals and support their personal and family needs.

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Partners with nonprofits
Open door policy
Team based strategic planning
Open office floor plan
Employee resource groups
Employee-led culture committees
Hybrid work model
Flexible work schedule
Remote work program
Diversity
Documented equal pay policy
Dedicated diversity and inclusion staff
Mandated unconscious bias training
Diversity manifesto
Diversity employee resource groups
Hiring practices that promote diversity
Diversity recruitment program
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability insurance
Dental insurance
Vision insurance
Health insurance
Life insurance
Pet insurance
Wellness programs
Team workouts
Mental health benefits
Transgender health care benefits
Financial & Retirement
401(K)
401(K) matching
Performance bonus
Charitable contribution matching
Pay transparency
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Childcare benefits
Generous parental leave
Family medical leave
Adoption Assistance
Restricted work hours
Return-to-work program post parental leave
Fertility benefits
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid volunteer time
Sabbatical
Paid holidays
Paid sick days
Flexible time off
Floating holidays
Bereavement leave benefits
Hardship benefits
Company-wide vacation
Office Perks
Commuter benefits
Company-sponsored outings
Free snacks and drinks
Some meals provided
Company-sponsored happy hours
Recreational clubs
Meditation space
Mother's room
Professional Development Benefits
Job training & conferences
Tuition reimbursement
Lunch and learns
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Continuing education stipend
Continuing education available during work hours
Online course subscriptions available
Customized development tracks
Paid industry certifications
Personal development training

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