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US Technology - Technical Lead/DevOps Engineer (Remote)

Company: PwC
Location: Kansas City
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

Specialty/Competency: IFS - Information Technology (IT)Industry/Sector: Not ApplicableTime Type: Full timeTravel Requirements: Up to 20%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 all software engineering activities to ensure that business objectives are met. This includes the creation, development, design, and improvement of products, software, applications, and services. These roles are responsible for the development of computer programming systems and applications including the design, coding, testing and deployment of products and solutions to meet business obligations.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 an authentic and inclusive leader, at all grades/levels and in all lines of service. 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:

  • Take action to ensure everyone has a voice, inviting opinion from all.
  • Establish the root causes of issues and tackle them, rather than just the symptoms.
  • Initiate open and honest 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.
  • Develop specialised expertise in one or more areas.
  • Advise stakeholders on relevant technical issues for their business area.
  • Navigate the complexities of global teams and engagements.
  • Build trust with teams and stakeholders through open and honest conversation.
  • Uphold the firm's code of ethics and business conduct.The DevOps Engineer (Senior Manager) is responsible for operations of multiple complex stage and production data lake environments. While they do not do development work on the platforms, they perform code release deployments and technology upgrades to these environments and will be required to troubleshoot and monitor issues that require knowledge of development languages, COTS applications, and infrastructure (cloud and on prem).Job Requirements and Preferences :Basic Qualifications :Minimum Degree Required :High School DiplomaMinimum Years of Experience :6 year(s)Preferred Qualifications :Preferred Knowledge/Skills :Demonstrates intimate abilities and/or a proven record of success as a team leader:
    • Utilizing tools like Azure DevOps/VSTS, validating requirements, deploying, and troubleshooting deployments of code and technologies in stage and production environments;
    • Demonstrating communication skills and the ability to drive continuous performance improvements with the stakeholders, vendors and technology subject matter specialists;
    • Establishing a stable, reliable secure and high performing data platform;
    • Building, maintaining and controlling stage and production environments;
    • Troubleshooting incidents in stage and production environments;
    • Being proactive in monitoring and ensuring alerting capabilities exist for all components of the platform;
    • Establishing system health and capacity is reviewed and enhanced as needed;
    • Documenting Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), and performing knowledge transfer to others;
    • Demonstrating fluency in at least one development language such as Java, Perl, PHP or Python);
    • Leading and driving to completion, management initiatives across a DevOps team;
    • Managing Azure / AWS / GCP or distributed VMware environments;
    • Demonstrating knowledge of at least one container technology such as Docker and Kubernetes and one database technology such as MySQL, MS-SQL, or Postgresql;
    • Working with code management tooling such as Github or Gitlab;
    • Possessing knowledge of CI/CD pipeline tooling and deployments;
    • Demonstrating Linux and Windows administration experience;
    • Understanding of SRE concepts and practices and experience implementing them in enterprise environments to stable, reliable, secure and high performing data platform;
    • Leveraging business and domain acumen to interpret and translate architecture plans to business plans;
    • Supervising and establishing delivery of project initiatives;
    • Collaborating with other Architects and Developers to provide technical design guidance to align with strategy and applicable technical standards;
    • Working independently to evaluate and make strategic decisions that will address specific technology design needs;
    • Researching and evaluating emerging technologies and novel approaches in order to make recommendations to enhance business processes and/or create a competitive advantage;
    • Providing design guidance that follows the enterprise architecture vision and adheres to applicable application technology guidelines;
    • Displaying initiative and an ability to lead others;
    • Providing coaching and technical mentoring;
    • Learning rapidly and continuously taking advantage of new technologies, concepts and business models; and,
    • Demonstrating a history of staying current in emerging technology trends.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/coloradoproductstechseniormanager.For positions in New York City, visit the following link for pay range information: https://pwc.to/payrange-a-productstechseniormanager#LI-Remote

Keywords: PwC, Kansas City , US Technology - Technical Lead/DevOps Engineer (Remote), Engineering , Kansas City, Kansas

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