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Oracle Architect - Senior Manager

Employer
PWC 1
Location
UK
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
24 Jun 2022

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Sector
Technology & New Media
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
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A career in Information Security, within Internal Firm Services, will provide you with the opportunity to develop and support our internal security technologies and services across the entire global and local PwC network. You'll focus on being the forefront of designing, developing, and implementing information technology including hardware, software, and networks that enhance security of internal information and protect our firm's intellectual assets. Our Information Security Technology and Operations function identifies technology trends and opportunities to build, integrate, and operate technologies throughout the PwC environment. The goal of this team is to lead the development and operations of global enterprise solutions, platforms and technologies that enable PwC professionals to work more efficiently and more securely while delivering the highest level of service to clients.
Demonstrates intimate abilities and/or a proven record of success as a team leader in project management roles overseeing the delivery of technology solutions using tradition and agile methods for both onshore and offshore providers including the following areas:

  • Utilizing project management tools such as HP PPM, MS Project, and Excel. to monitor budget, actuals, ETC, EAC and related variances;
  • Producing technology solution delivery for large projects/programs through a complete agile development lifecycle (backlog prioritization, sprint planning, tracking burn-down/velocity, etc.);
  • Administering vendor management (onshore and offshore) including contractual stipulations and obligations established in Service Level Agreements and risk management/escalation;
  • Developing cloud-based implementations and upgrades;
  • Providing Continuous Integration and DevOps;
  • Pursuing collaborative approach with team and vendor resources of a project throughout the System Development Life Cycle (SDLC);
  • Applying project management and agile knowledge to identify, escalate, and remove team impediments that jeopardize sprint goals;
  • Influencing project team members to identify and address project issues, including leadership and interdependent teams, and to promote self-directed teams by enabling open, transparent and clear communications;
  • Teaching and coaching application development teams to adopt continuous delivery practices and other lean/agile modeling techniques;
  • Creating and maintaining sprint schedules based on information from the vendor and PwC task information. Incorporates updates and changes to the integrated project plan and prepares reports and presentations for executive levels;
  • Leading large software development and IT infrastructure projects or groups of smaller projects and working in large program environments;
  • Working collaboratively with team and vendor project resources on projects of a complex or mission critical nature;
  • Managing sponsor/customer expectations, and interacting with sponsor on a regular basis as it relates to software and IT infrastructure implementations;
  • Overseeing all SOW deliverables and reporting project costs and forecasts on a regularly scheduled basis to project leadership and making recommendations to improve project effectiveness;
  • Supervising internal and external project resources considering quality/acceptance of SOW deliverables internally and externally;
  • Collaboratively managing Sponsor/customer expectations and interacting with sponsor on a regular basis as it relates to software and IT infrastructure implementations;
  • Applying knowledge of the Firm to the Project Management activities to comply with Firm policies and standards;
  • Promoting the use of collaboration tools like Hangouts Meet, Web-ex, Google suite and team databases; and,
  • Enhancing communications between teams using personal exchanges, teleconferences and video conferences.


Demonstrates intimate abilities and/or a proven record of success as a team leader:

  • Displaying knowledge of Oracle Cloud ERP; modules implemented are: General Ledger, Payables, Receivables, Cash Management, Expenses, Purchasing, Self-Service Procurement, Tax, Oracle Time and Labor, Project Costing, Project Billing, Project Foundation;
  • Understanding of EM/FI and its place in the BOS ecosystem;
  • Possessing understanding in firm economics and engagement management;
  • Utilizing knowledge of other Oracle products such as Oracle Analytics Cloud, Oracle Mobile Hub;
  • Applying understanding of API capabilities of the SaaS ERP application; and,
  • Maintaining understanding of OTBI reporting a plus.


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