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Platform Architect - ABBYY Pwc
Dallas, TX

PwC (PricewaterhouseCoopers) is a global provider of auditing, accounting, and assurance services for organizations and individuals.

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Job Description

A career in Information Technology, within Internal Firm Services, will provide you with the opportunity to support our core business functions by deploying applications that enable our people to work more efficiently and deliver the highest levels of service to our clients. You'll focus on managing the design and implementation of technology infrastructure within PwC, developing and enhancing both client and internal facing applications within PwC, and providing technology tools that help create a competitive advantage for the Firm to drive strategic business growth. Our System Architecture team helps build customisable specific system solutions that enhance PwC's system capabilities to appropriately serve all client needs. As part of the team, you'll use enterprise architecture across application areas to build delivery models that map PwC capabilities to business needs outlined by clients.


As a Director, 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 lead the practise by setting strategy, drive the development of new business in the market, and provide technical advice across disciplines
* Building strong networks within the firm to spot and capitalise on opportunities to get involved in projects that others are leading across a number of different business units and sectors
* Identifying and discussing key issues with our clients to identify potential opportunities
* Responsibility for a majority of day to day client communications
* Responsibility to shape and deliver various projects that exceed the expectations of our clients and our own assignment quality criteria
* 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
* Responsibility for management of engagement financials
* Helping to grow and develop our team through hands on training and coaching

The Platform Infrastructure Operations Team is responsible for serving as a strategic business partners across IT and other functional units as well as the lines of service. The primary focus of this team is to identify trends in performance of qualitative and quantitative data related to IT Operations and propose innovative solutions/services to IT leadership and business stakeholders.

Job Requirements and Preferences:

Basic Qualifications:

Minimum Degree Required:

High School Diploma

Minimum Years of Experience:

8 year(s) of progressive roles leading IT archictecture and engineering designs and domains.

Preferred Qualifications:

Degree Preferred:

Bachelor Degree

Preferred Fields of Study:

Information Technology, Computer Systems Analysis, Management Information Systems, Computer Engineering, Computer Programming

Preferred Knowledge/Skills:

Demonstrates thought leader-level abilities with, and/or a proven record of success directing efforts in IT design recommendations, including the following areas:

* Working in product lifecycle, oversee product performance, influence vendor product roadmaps on behest of PwC needs;
* Providing support for vendor technical escalations and ongoing operational relationship management and publish and establish technical industry leading practice documentation;
* Leading internal and external audits;
* Managing platforms to adhere to solutions architecture standards, defining infrastructure standards and responsible to delivery support to provide guidance to project teams including responsible for setup, configuration, maintenance, testing new releases;
* Managing capacity plan and business continuity processes;
* Collaborating with global teams to combine management and oversight of all local instances under single platform management team;
* Onboarding products and providing product knowledge support including product documentation analytics & reporting;
* Understanding version support adherence and roadmap planning;
* Establishing product education to various support teams (L1-L4 support);
* Managing licenses to include allocating licenses, tracking, provisioning for invoices and maintaining usage reports;
* Supporting end-user for help desk to resolve issues and global support for technical installation packages and coordination of technical activities;
* Designing and architecture of ABBYY applications to translate requirements into architecture needs: Multiple front-end frameworks and libraries (Angular, React, Vue etc);
* Understanding relational and document database knowledge and microservice architecture with distributed processing patterns;
* Evaluating and making strategic decisions that will address specific technology design needs and issues within their technology area;
* Collaborating across territories, functions and disciplines to influence sphere of technology in use of innovation and incorporate into architectural design including leading and participating in application solutions including;
* Planning and architectural design, development, resolution of technical issues, and application rationalization;
* Providing technical design guidance to align with strategy and applicable technical standards;
* Working within and leading efforts in Software Development Lifecycles and methodologies including agile, scrum, iterative and waterfall to support the success of the larger IT organization;
* Building relationships and learning rapidly to achieve objectives across the Firm including taking advantage of new technologies, concepts and business models, demonstrating a history of staying current in emerging technology trends;
* Leveraging business knowledge and interpersonal abilities to build, maintain, and influence relationships with senior leaders in IT and stakeholders; and,
* Advising and influencing leaders on trends that could potentially affect the success of a function or business area.

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.

About Pwc

PwC (PricewaterhouseCoopers) is a global provider of auditing, accounting, and assurance services for organizations and individuals.

10001 employees

300 madison avenue

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