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Technical Lead

Company: PwC
Location: Cedar Hill
Posted on: November 17, 2021

Job Description:

A career in Products and Technology would provide you the opportunity to be part of an organization that is building a leading tech experience that solves big challenges for our firm and our clients. Our products and tech-driven solutions are how we move faster, cut through complexity and fuel growth. We start with the problem and solve it with experience and tech know-how. Our skilled technologists, data scientists, product managers and business strategists are passionate about using technology to accelerate change.Our external facing team leads the planning and design of the overall technical vision of our products and accelerators. They focus on understanding requirements from a business perspective to be validated through testing. This allows our team to deliver custom developed and packaged applications for our clients.To really stand out and make us fit for the future in a constantly changing world, each and every one of us at PwC needs to be a purpose-led and values-driven leader at every level. To help us achieve this we have the PwC Professional; our global leadership development framework. It gives us a single set of expectations across our lines, geographies and career paths, and provides transparency on the skills we need as individuals to be successful and progress in our careers, now and in the future.As a Manager, you'll work as part of a team of problem solvers, helping to solve complex business issues from strategy to execution. PwC Professional skills and responsibilities for this management level include but are not limited to:

  • Develop new skills outside of comfort zone.
  • Act to resolve issues which prevent the team working effectively.
  • Coach others, recognise their strengths, and encourage them to take ownership of their personal development.
  • Analyse complex ideas or proposals and build a range of meaningful recommendations.
  • Use multiple sources of information including broader stakeholder views to develop solutions and recommendations.
  • Address sub-standard work or work that does not meet firm's/client's expectations.
  • Use data and insights to inform conclusions and support decision-making.
  • Develop a point of view on key global trends, and how they impact clients.
  • Manage a variety of viewpoints to build consensus and create positive outcomes for all parties.
  • Simplify complex messages, highlighting and summarising key points.
  • Uphold the firm's code of ethics and business conduct.PwC Digital Tech Leads are responsible for establishing the technical vision with Solution Architects and managing developers (both onshore/offshore) to turn the vision into reality with an on-time and quality implementation. Tech Leads are expected to have full stack development experience utilizing agile development techniques/methodologies, and are responsible for working with multiple disciplines within the software development lifecycle (UI/UX, Product, Management, QA Testing & DevOps).Job Requirements and Preferences:Basic Qualifications:Minimum Degree Required:
    Bachelor of ArtsAdditional Educational Requirements:In lieu of a Bachelor Degree, 12 years of professional experience involving technology-focused process improvements, transformations, and/or system implementations.Minimum Years of Experience:
    5 year(s)Preferred Qualifications:Degree Preferred:
    Master DegreePreferred Fields of Study:
    Engineering, Computer and Information SciencePreferred Knowledge/Skills:Demonstrates extensive abilities and/or a proven record of success through:
    • Communicating unified technical vision for software products and breaking down vision into tangible tasks for developers;
    • Demonstrating technical expertise across full technology stack;
    • Managing performance of offshore and onshore developers through effective task breakdown, management, prioritization, and alignment of work;
    • Scaling team productivity by decomposing user stories and features into individual units of work;
    • Contributing directly with written code and providing code reviews to ensure adherence to solution design;
    • Participating in the cost estimation process by recommending the skills and numbers of developers required, and performing effort estimation given product requirements;
    • Coordinating with product-related teams to build, test, and deploy software products;
    • Identifying technical risks and proactively addressing issues that may impact service levels or schedules;
    • Understanding and applying agile software development techniques/methodologies;
    • Providing recommendations on technical solutions including design, build/buy decisions, open-source tooling; and,
    • Collaborating with Product Management and other Tech Leads to define the design, development, and support toolsets and processes, to improve the overall efficacy of product teams.Demonstrates extensive abilities and/or a proven record of success in modern software engineering approaches, technologies, and tools with the following:
      • Cloud-ready architectures utilizing infrastructure and platform cloud services for Azure, AWS, or GCP;
      • Microservices architectures;
      • Big Data / Analytics / AI tools;
      • DevOps - virtualization, automation, continuous integration;
      • Mobile/Web architecture stacks;
      • Polyglot Persistence - RDBMS/NoSQL (SQLServer, Postgres, MongoDB, Couchbase) data stores and appropriate use cases;
      • Core: Java, .NET, Python, NodeJS;
      • Languages: HTML/CSS, Javascript/NodeJS;
      • Frameworks/Libraries: Angular, React, D3;
      • Databases: noSQL (mongo, neo4j, firebase), relational (mySQL, postgres);
      • Configuration Management: Chef, Puppet, Ansible, Terraform;
      • Messaging: Kafka, RabbitMQ, Redis, GraphQL; and,
      • Containers: Docker, Kubernetes.Demonstrates extensive abilities and/or a proven record of success by:
        • Communicating with business and technical stakeholders to achieve product engineering objectives;
        • Leading across all aspects of a technology solution - integration, data, services, front-end, back-end, network, deployment, scaling, security, performance, development, etc.;
        • Managing rapid-prototyping efforts with new and emerging technologies;
        • Designing successful technical/integration architectures for large-scale platforms with a mix of 3rd party vendor, open-source, custom software;
        • Contributing and managing incubators/innovation lab environments; and,
        • Leveraging project management skills like planning, tracking, issue and risk management, team organization, and activity prioritization.
          For positions in Colorado, visit the following link for information related to Colorado's Equal Pay for Equal Work Act: .
          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.
          PwC does not intend to hire experienced or entry level job seekers who will need, now or in the future, PwC sponsorship through the H-1B lottery, except as set forth within the following policy:

          For positions based in San Francisco, consideration of qualified candidates with arrest and conviction records will be in a manner consistent with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. 263906
          Please note that, at this time, to be in-person at a PwC office, client location or PwC-sponsored events, you must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.


Keywords: PwC, Cedar Hill , Technical Lead, IT / Software / Systems , Cedar Hill, Texas

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