IT Strategist Senior Associate - Consumer Markets

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 includesâ€' Consumer Products, Retail, Travel andTransportation clients.â€'

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: 3

Minimum Degree Required: Bachelor's degree

Knowledge Preferred:

Demonstrates proven thorough knowledge and/or success with completing and managing components of private, public or hybrid cloud environment-related Business Systems Integrations solutions, which includes the following: - Leveraging thorough knowledge of the following areas to create and deliver cloud computing solutions to meet PwC's and the client's objectives: Enterprise Architecture, Integration Strategy and Roadmap, Service Oriented Architecture, Vendor Selection, Business Process Management, Systems Architecture and AnyShore Delivery; - Assisting with the delivery cloud based application architectures and development, integration, distributed data management, and application testing - Understanding hardware virtualization (servers, storage, and networks), grid computing, internet security protocols and standards, application, integration , and data architecture - Participating in and/or leading several project management workstreams and teams, including large development projects with off-shore, vendor, and/or client resources components that emphasize evangelizing cloud computing at both the business and technology levels - Building on existing investments in virtualization, service oriented architecture, and web solutions, while leveraging mature concepts, architectures, and technologies largely borrowed from the mainframe; - Collaborating with other technical and non-technical team members, clients, and vendors in technology neutral language to define, build, and deliver solutions; and, - Progressing in professional IT roles of increasing responsibility from Developer to Architect and Team Lead to Program and/or Project Manager across multiple technology implementation systems.

Skills Preferred:

Demonstrates thorough abilities and/or a proven record of success with utilizing the following technologies to provide architecture cloud computing and virtualization-based solutions that include, but are not limited to the following: - Backend languages: Java, C, C++ - Side-server scripting language: PHP, Python, Ruby - Amazon EC2, Amazon S3, Microsoft Azure, Google Apps, Rackspace Cloud, Eucalyptus and similar technology set Utilizing thorough creative problem-solving abilities and a consistent consultancy mindset while working on, as well as proven intimate knowledge of researching problems and/or issues and developing and offering effective solutions for, clients' initiatives related to Business Systems Integrations solutions and Cloud Application Transformation. Proven thorough abilities to write, communicate, facilitate, and present cogently to and/or for all levels of industry audiences, clients and internal staff and management, which includes whitepapers, studies and client briefings Additional Information This role is being open because there was an error in the SA req we had open. Closing that one to open this one and extend an offer Line of Service Advisory Industry All Other Sectors State & City IL-Chicago Travel Requirements 81-100% Position Type Full Time Auto req ID 108570BR Categories Technology Consulting

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