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Enterprise Solution Architect - D&TT - Senior Manager

Employer
PWC 1
Location
London, UK
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
26 Dec 2020

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Sector
Technology & New Media
Contract Type
Permanent
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Job Details

A career in our Technology Consulting practice, within General Consulting services, will provide you with the opportunity to help clients seize essential advantages by working alongside business leaders to solve their toughest problems and capture their greatest opportunities. We work with some of the world's largest and most complex companies to understand their unique business issues and opportunities in an ever changing environment. We help create sustainable change by stimulating innovation, unlocking data possibilities, navigating risk and regulatory complexity, optimising deals, and aligning costs with business strategy to create a competitive advantage.

As a member of the team, you'll work with clients to define their vision and plan how to get there. We deliver the technological solutions organisations need to compete and grow and build a lasting legacy of improvement and performance, partnering with best in class technologies and solution sets. In joining, you'll help our clients understand and evolve the way they align Information Technology with their business strategy, create integrated end to end solutions, and use enterprise applications to solve complex business problems.
Responsibilities

As a Senior Manager, 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 a portfolio of clients, while reporting to Directors and above
  • Be involved in the financial management of clients
  • Be actively involved in business development activities to help identify and research opportunities on new/existing clients
  • Develop project strategies to solve complex technical challenges for our clients
  • Manage and deliver large projects by developing the project team, assessing engagement risks throughout, driving conclusions, and reviewing / challenging the output produced by the team
  • Shape and deliver projects to meet and exceed the expectations of our clients and our own quality criteria
  • Train, coach, and supervise team members
  • Continue to develop internal relationships and developing your PwC brand

About the role

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 systems integration programmes for tier 1 technology firms at blue chip international 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 IoT. They are able to provide diagnostic leadership on current architectures and to be the technical and solution lead in senior client discussions in both proposal and delivery phases.

They set themselves apart in being able to solution together both emerging 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 base. 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.





Requirements

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 solution and technical architecture. Furthermore, the ideal candidate will:
  • Have extensive examples of leading the solution architecture of large business case driven technical 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: AI, RPA, Drones, Robotics, Blockchain,
    • Industry recognised standard applications: SAP, Oracle, Salesforce, Workday
    • Transformational Enterprise Architectures: Integration, API's, Containers etc.
    • Enterprise cloud vendors: Microsoft Azure, Amazon Web Services, Google Cloud Platform


  • 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 an 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;

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