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Cloud Architect Manager

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Job Category:   Technology Consulting
Line of Service:   Advisory
Location(s):   DC-Washington|FL-Tampa|GA-Atlanta|IL-Chicago|MA-Boston|MD-Annapolis Junction|NJ-Jersey City|NY-New York|PA-Philadelphia|TX-Dallas|TX-Fort Worth|VA-Falls Church
Travel Requirements:   61-80%
Level:   Manager
Job ID:   106333BR
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Job Description
PricewaterhouseCoopers' Managed Services solutions are a strong option for organizations seeking to manage their operational costs better and achieve performance goals that will help sustain long-term growth.

We can offer an end-to-end solution that includes defining business processes and requirements, application development, functional support, cybersecurity orchestration and ongoing operations and service desk support. With our optional hosting services, we also provide integrated databases, operating systems, hardware and network management solutions. Our solutions can help achieve a faster return on investment, lower operating costs, reduce risk, address talent shortages and improve a client's business focus.

PricewaterhouseCoopers' Managed Services solutions are flexible and customized to address a company's specific objectives. They are also designed for fast, accurate and successful implementation.

Our industry specific technology consultants help clients solve business challenges leveraging the latest industry applications.

This high performing team combines deep industry and technical expertise with the ability to manage large scale, complex, multi-year programs from strategy through execution to drive value for our clients.

Position/Program Requirements
Minimum Year(s) of Experience: 5

Minimum Degree Required: High School Diploma or GED

Degree Preferred: Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Business Analytics, Information Systems, Information Technology, Engineering, or related sciences

Certification(s) Preferred: Amazon Web Services
- AWS, Azure Solutions Architect, Google Certified Professional
- Cloud Architect, Oracle Cloud, ITIL

Knowledge Preferred:

Demonstrates extensive knowledge and/or a proven record of success

in roles performing 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.

Skills Preferred:

Demonstrates extensive 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 extensive 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.

- Focuses on Cloud providers, platform, infrastructure, tools, standards, service catalog
- Strong understanding and experience with the implementation and administration of virtualized environments (built with VMWare technologies).
- Strong understanding of Storage Technologies to include SAN, NAS and DAS. Experience with administration of multiple arrays.
- Ability to design, architect and implement all components of the SDDC framework.
- Experience with Public cloud platforms to include AWS and/or Azure.
- Experience with the administration of resources deployed in a Public Cloud.
- Experience with migrating from an on-prem environment to a public cloud.
- Experience with Active Directory implementation and administration.
- Strong understanding of SDN technologies for both on-prem and Public cloud environments.
- Understanding of the principles of Change Management and emphasis on establishing standards.

Candidate should have strong operational experience pertaining to infrastructure related items on-prem as well as in the Public cloud. Based on use cases candidate should be able recommend where workloads should be deployed between public and private. Based on the environment, should be able to recommend the required toolset to ensure operational efficiency. Should be able to coordinate with peers to arrive upon the required solution as well as to lead and motivate a team of systems engineers.

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