Solution Architect
PwC
Wellington
2d ago

Senior Manager

Job Description & Summary

Kia ora

People are what make us the leading professional services firm in New Zealand, and we are a firm full of energy, challenge, innovation and opportunities.

We pride ourselves on the vision and expertise we provide for our clients, which include New Zealand’s most successful privately owned businesses as well as the world’s top-tier companies.

If you want to build relationships that create value, then read on

What you’ll be doing

As a Solution Architect within the Data and Integration team, you will play a key role in helping our clients analyse problems and craft creative integrated solutions.

You will design solutions that are fit for purpose, integrated, scalable, secure and aligned with best practices. Your in-depth knowledge of cloud data and integration combined with strong interpersonal skills will enable you to operate on both a strategic and technical leadership level.

You will support integration, data engineering and business teams throughout the implementation process and act as a trusted technology advisor on client engagements.

Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities

Collaborate with our clients to understand business needs and problems and develop fit-for-purpose solution architectures and designs.

Work with Business Analysts, Domain Architects and Security teams to develop solution architectures that are aligned with client outcomes, integration and security requirements

Work with industry partners to ensure solution architectures and designs are aligned with industry and technology best practices

Ratify solution architectures and designs with relevant architectural governance bodies and senior leaders to gain endorsement on technology choices and fit

Interact with client stakeholders and system integrators / vendors across multiple levels to establish and maintain strong working relationships

Operate as a trusted technology advisor for clients with a commercial awareness to grow engagements

Support engineering and business teams throughout the implementation process

Contribute towards growing and enhancing the technology skills within the practice through facilitation of knowledge sharing and training sessions

Desired skills & experience

  • At least 3 to 5 years experience as a Solutions Architect with expertise in architecting, designing and the implementation of large scale integrated solutions. You will have;
  • Experience introducing new business application capabilities (e.g. solutions from SAP, Oracle, Salesforce, Microsoft etc.

    into a production environment

    Understanding of architectural patterns / frameworks (certification preferable), example; Service Oriented Architectures

    The ability to produce architectural models and diagrams

    Understanding of design patterns

    Sound knowledge of the use of :

    Microsoft Azure and Mulesoft for integrating solutions

    Enterprise Integration patterns

    Event Stream Processing

    Public Cloud Platform as a Service’ Integration Offerings

  • Experience in deployment architectures and models
  • Experience engaging with various stakeholders (up to executive level)
  • Excellent communication, presentation, written and decision making skills
  • The ability to build good working relationships with internal teams, client stakeholders and industry partners
  • Why we think that PwC is a great place to work

  • We love it here and are convinced you will as well! Besides the opportunity to work on a wide range of interesting and high profile clients, we also ensure you are provided with a range of benefits and support systems in order to ensure your PwC Experience is of the highest calibre.
  • Just a few examples include :

  • Highly supportive environment of sharing and collaboration, both within the digital practice and the wider firm environment;
  • Career development, coaching, and support you can expect in depth involvement and investment in your career from Managers through to Partners, including a clearly outlined career pathway;
  • Excellent benefits provided to all staff including discounted health insurance, discounts on gym memberships, paid volunteer leave, and the opportunity to purchase additional holidays!
  • What next?

    If this sounds like you, we would love to hear from you. Send us your application via the Apply now’ link.

    Please note due to border restrictions applicants outside of New Zealand who require visa sponsorship cannot be considered for this role

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