Cloud Solution/Application Architect Manager - Consumer Markets

  • Company: PwC
  • Location: Atlanta, Georgia
  • Posted: May 07, 2018
  • Reference ID: 101700BR
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Job Description
Our clients are focused on improving business performance, responding quickly and effectively to crisis situations, and extracting value from transactions. Our growing Consumer Markets industry team provides strategy, management, technology and risk consulting services to help a diverse set of clients around the world anticipate and address their most complex business challenges. This industry vertical team includes​ Consumer Products, Retail, Travel andTransportation clients.​

Our Application Technology consultants provide an end to end solution offering including Application Development and Integration, Application Architecture, custom IoT and mobile solutions, User Experience, Quality Management and Testing, Business Process Management and helping clients determine the best applications for their business needs and integrate new and existing applications into their business including Mobility integration. This high performing team works with various types of technologies and software framework such as

Java, .Net, iOS, HTML5, ESBs, advises on the software development life-cycle, and helps architect and develop specific applications for clients. Additionally, they assist with integration of new applications and quality management and testing.

Position/Program Requirements
Minimum Year(s) of Experience: 7

Minimum Degree Required: Bachelor's degree

Knowledge Preferred:
Demonstrates proven extensive knowledge and end-user interaction to understand and document business and functional requirements for complex projects, managing technical teams across the full software development life cycle, including the following areas: -Leading Applications Strategy and Integration engagements in a consulting services organization emphasizing Enterprise Architecture, Business Process Transformation and IT Systems Implementation, emphasizing the understanding of common issues facing clients in consumer and retail technology; -Providing thought leadership when applying methodologies, managing architectural project elements, and setting technical direction and training teams in using consulting techniques; -Leading teams to envision and prioritize requirements, creating application implementation road maps and providing technology and architecture recommendations; -Managing and providing oversight of all technical issues for the assigned work streams and/or projects, performing technical reviews of all work products during various workstreams and projects; and, -Interacting with stakeholders and business colleagues to analyze and define business requirements and related project reporting, developing methodologies to create and enhance applications and tools.

Skills Preferred:
Demonstrates proven extensive abilities and success managing technical teams across the full software development life cycle, including the following areas: -Identifying and addressing client needs: building solid relationships with clients; developing an awareness of Firm services; communicating with the client in an organized and knowledgeable manner; delivering clear requests for information; demonstrating flexibility in prioritizing and completing tasks; -Performing as a team member, understanding personal and team roles; contributing to a positive working environment by building solid relationships with team members; proactively seeking and providing guidance, clarification and, feedback to less experienced staff; -Managing engagements: staying educated on current trends in Retail eCommerce and contributing to project planning, engagement administration, budget management, and completion of engagement workstreams. -Collaborating with business development teams that write and present proposals to prospective clients. Supporting practice management for a specific operation or process; -Leveraging skills in Content management (Adobe CQ, OpenText ECM, Oracle WebCenter or similar), Order management (IBM Sterling Order Management, Manhattan Order Lifecycle Management or similar), Product information management (hybris, Heiler, Stibo or similar), Digital asset management (Adobe CQ, OpentText Media Management, Oracle WebCenter or similar); -Utilizing BPM tools, BI / Reporting tools and Document management solutions, TIBCO Product Suite, Storage Systems, Back-end experience with Oracle/DB2 and/or NoSQL environment; -Implementing multiple B2B and B2C Portals / Websites, as well as development of Full life cycle J2EE projects; -Implementing SOA Architecture custom solutions with Spring/Hibernate framework and emerging Web 2.0 frameworks; -Acting as a key technical trusted advisor to Business Solutions leadership, understanding and contributing to product visioning, feasibility and architectural approach definition; -Leading Architecture workshops and drawing consensus among multiple architecture stakeholders; -Leveraging Architecture experience on E-Commerce transformation projects to Optimize Cross Channel processes including streamlining ways of working and improving capabilities across content management, payment, pricing & promotions and fulfilment; -Leading multiple e-commerce and multichannel/Omnichannel initiatives, including digital development, user experience, organizational change and technology

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