Technical Lead / Solution Architect at PwC’s Experience Center

Bedrijf
PwC
Locatie
Amsterdam
Opleidingsniveau
WO
Arbeidsvoorwaarden
Marktconform

Line of Service

Advisory

Industry/Sector

Not Applicable

Specialism

Experience

Management Level

Senior Manager

Job Description & Summary

Welcome to PwC’s Experience Center

As part of an international community of creators, makers and innovators you drive the business of PwC’s digital services from our Experience Center. In cross-functional teams, you design and build innovative solutions for our clients to thrive in the ‘experience age’. 

Many of our clients face significant challenges - expectations of their customers and employees change faster than they can adapt. At the same time, new market entrants cause significant disruption, and steal market share away. To tackle these challenges, our clients require a partner that can help them innovate and accelerate the implementation of solutions that have an immediate and differentiating impact on the experience provided to their customer or employees.

The Experience Center is part of a multinational European team, closely collaborating with colleagues across offices in Amsterdam, Brussels, Paris, Frankfurt, Berlin and Stockholm to name a few. 

For more information about the Experience Center take a look on the following page.

 

What can you expect to work on?
As our technical lead you work across multiple projects with cross-functional agile teams. Those teams work closely with our clients and focus on the creation of new digital products or services that excite our clients’ customers, and their employees. In our approach we are user-led, and we use technology and digital to enable the creation of delightful experiences for users. You work alongside digital strategists, service designers, UX and UI designers, product managers, and you closely work together with other front-end and backend developers. You lead the process of solution design and the creation of the technical architecture. You will assess technical dependencies and help translate the solution into a work plan. You can lead and coach the frontend, the backend, and DevOps team to deliver the solution through rapid iterations (agile sprints). You will leverage new and emerging technologies, and you bring a creative and innovative mind so we can optimise the interactions with, and experiences for users. 

To be successful in this role you will need the majority of the following skills:

  • You are an expert across common programming languages, such as Python, .NET or Java, with hands-on experience but also training up specialist development teams; 

  • You also know your way around front-end technologies (HTML, CSS and JavaScript);

  • You can support and lead Application Administrators and DevOps teams, to ensure an effective working environment is created for development teams; 

  • You know how to use Git repositories acros development teams, and you have experience with CI/CD, Docker and Kubernetes;

  • Experience with digital identity and security aspects of digital development; 

  • As a solution designer, you can contribute to the ideation process, and lead the technical design by translating requirements into technical solutions;

  • Analyse and understand technical dependencies through technical workshops;

  • Secure new work and projects from clients.

 

Who are you?

To have a differentiating impact on our clients’ customers and their employees, you will be user-centric in your thinking and approach. You are passionate about designing new digital products, that are scalable, and of high quality, to help our clients be successful, and make a positive impact in the lives of its users. 

We would love to hear from you if you meet most of the following characteristics and experiences:

  • You have successfully completed relevant bachelor or master level education (such as Computer Science) and at least 12+ years experience in software development. 

  • You have a extensive experience in solution design and have led digital development teams;

  • You know how to work on a project starting from the ground up, from idea to MVP, to scalable solutions with a large use base;

  • You like to work across the front-end and back-end development, as well as DevOps aspects of solution creation, you love to coach and support specialists to grow the team;

  • You know how to effectively work in cross-functional, agile teams, you are certified or at least highly experienced with agile software development;

  • You are an effective communicator, across the team, with colleagues, and with the client. You can explain complex technical challenges in simple ways, for others to understand what needs to happen;  

  • You have successfully worked together with x-functional teams to understand client needs, translate those into a scope, and turn that into new projects;

  • You are a team player, are open-minded, and are highly engaged and passionate about your work. You love to learn and try-out new technologies;

  • You have a proactive, goal-oriented, reliable and self-structured way of working.

 What is included in our offer?

  • Many training and courses that contribute to your personal and professional development;

  • An appropriate salary and extensive employment benefits. These benefits include a 'well-being budget'. This is a personal yearly budget of €1000,- that you can spend on your health, e.g., mindfulness, sports, lifestyle coaching, a second screen for your home office and noise cancelling headphones; 

  • Monthly home internet allowance; 

  • A lease car (electric), or a mobility allowance (your choice);

  • A laptop (Mac) and an iPhone;

  • 32 holiday days per year; 

  • Informal and interesting (virtual) events with colleagues and our international experience innovation and digital communities. 


Apply now!

Are you interested in this vacancy and do you meet the requirements? Apply directly by clicking the button. Please include your resume, portfolio and cover letter. In addition, be aware that performing an assessment can be part of the application procedure. If you have any questions about the vacancy, please contact our Recruiter Roman Yaqut, roman.yaqut@pwc.com

Please note: direct applications only, no recruiters.

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Bedrijf: PwC

Locatie: Amsterdam

Opleidingsniveau: WO

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