PwC Cloud Computing & Networking Senior Associate in Houston, Texas

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.

Responsibilities

As a Senior Associate, you’ll work as part of a team of problem solvers with extensive consulting and industry experience, helping our clients solve their complex business issues from strategy to execution. Specific responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Proactively assist in the management of several clients, while reporting to Managers and above

  • Train and lead staff

  • Establish effective working relationships directly with clients

  • Contribute to the development of your own and team’s technical acumen

  • Keep up to date with local and national business and economic issues

  • Be actively involved in business development activities to help identify and research opportunities on new/existing clients

  • Continue to develop internal relationships and your PwC brand

Preferred Knowledge/Skills :

Demonstrates thorough knowledge and/or a proven record of success in roles performing the requirements definition, which includes but is not limited to, the following areas:

  • Management of IaaS workloads, including provisioning, monitoring, patching and administration;

  • DevOps engineering concepts to enabled automated configuration management and hyperscaling;

  • Application Performance Monitoring (APM);

  • Container/Docker Management;

  • Cloud based network connectivity, Software Defined Networking (SDN), firewall and load balancers;

  • Identity Management, including federation, standards such as SAML and LDAP as well as proprietary solutions such as Active Directory;

  • Scripting environments to enable custom routines and input to DevOps models;

  • Workload and data migration from on premise workloads;

  • Integration of data from multiple sources cloud on premise to a cloud environment;

  • Identification and integration of data from a variety of sources;

  • Dashboard and report development to analyze data in a big data environment;

  • Enterprise security data source utilization including log data security event data produced by security monitoring systems firewalls intrusion detection systems etc; - Databases such as RDBMS and NoSQL e g document graph and columnar databases including the design development analyses and system integration customization;

  • REST services and security models in REST; and,

  • Solution architecture guidance to clients as part of a project team.

Demonstrates thorough abilities and/or a proven record of success in the following areas:

  • Utilizing system architect design capabilities, including the ability to prepare collateral for effective communication of ideas and client ready deliverables;

  • Building maintaining and utilizing networks of client relationships and community involvement;

  • Preparing and or coordinating complex written and verbal deliverables for consulting engagements;

  • Managing a team project and interaction with clients;

  • Managing client relations for projects and engagements;

  • Understanding industry trends that align with a client's needs and preparing proposing and selling cyber analytics consulting engagements; and,

  • Identifying and resolving issues related to business and system requirements analysis and adding value in architecture design and development discussions.

Demonstrates thorough abilities and/or a proven record of success in the following technical areas:

  • Programming scripting languages Java, Python, Cloud solution architecture or development Google Cloud Platform GCP, Amazon Web Services AWS, Microsoft Azure, or other cloud environments;

  • Data Streaming and Big Data Analytics Apache Spark Hadoop MapReduce Google BigQuery Amazon RedShift;

  • Technology experience including Elastic Search Kibana Tableau, Javascript Visualization Frameworks D3Js Graph Databases Gremlin Messaging Kafka RabbitMQ; and,

  • Agile software development model utilization.

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.

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.