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PwC Cloud Data & Analytics Director (Financial Services - Asset & Wealth Management) in Detroit, Michigan

Specialty/Competency: Data, Analytics & AI

Industry/Sector: Not Applicable

Time Type: Full time

Travel Requirements: Up to 80%

A career within Data and Analytics services will provide you with the opportunity to help organisations uncover enterprise insights and drive business results using smarter data analytics. We focus on a collection of organisational technology capabilities, including business intelligence, data management, and data assurance that help our clients drive innovation, growth, and change within their organisations in order to keep up with the changing nature of customers and technology. We make impactful decisions by mixing mind and machine to leverage data, understand and navigate risk, and help our clients gain a competitive edge.

You’ll focus on aligning client data strategies to their business strategy. You will assist clients in choosing a platform, defining their data needs and migrating them to a modern cloud data environment using cloud providers such as Azure, Google Cloud Platform, Amazon Web Services, Snowflake, Databricks or Teradata.

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 Director, 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:

  • Support team to disrupt, improve and evolve ways of working when necessary.

  • Arrange and sponsor appropriate assignments and experiences to help people realise their potential and support their long-term aspirations.

  • Identify gaps in the market and spot opportunities to create value propositions.

  • Look for opportunities to scale efficiencies and new ways of working across multiple projects and environments.

  • Create an environment where people and technology thrive together to accomplish more than they could apart.

  • I promote and encourage others to value difference when working in diverse teams.

  • Drive and take ownership for developing connections that help deliver what is best for our people and stakeholders.

  • Influence and facilitate the creation of long-term relationships which add value to the firm.

  • Uphold the firm's code of ethics and business conduct.

Basic Qualifications :

Minimum Degree Required :

Bachelor Degree

Minimum Years of Experience :

12 year(s)

Certification(s) Required :

AWS/Azure/GCP Cloud Architect

Preferred Qualifications :

Preferred Fields of Study :

Computer and Information Science, Engineering, Engineering and Business, Analytics, Statistics, Mathematics

Preferred Knowledge/Skills :

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

  • Working experience within Wealth Management, Asset Management or Asset Servicing sector(s);

  • Demonstrating experience working with wealth management enterprises on diverse sets of strategic and operational issues;

  • Building solutions for front, middle and back office processes across retail/ intermediary / private banking wealth operations and critical services, including digital transformation, process optimization, operating model design;

  • Working with major wealth & brokerage platforms such as Broadridge, Refinitiv; custodians - Pershing, National Financial; and/or investment platforms - FNZ, Temenos, Envestnet or similar;

  • Demonstrating experience with or advanced understanding with modern cloud data warehouse and engineering for one or more of the following cloud providers - Azure (Synapse, Dynamo, Cosmos, Azure ML, Power BI), AWS (Redshift, Sagemaker), GCP (BigQuery, Vertex, Cognitive Services), Snowflake, Tableau;

  • Leading multiple engagements to design and develop modern data warehouse solutions using data modeling techniques such as file based, normalized or denormalized, star schemas, schema on read, Vault data model, and graphs for mixed workloads, such as OLTP, OLAP, streaming using any formats (structured, semi-structured, unstructured);

  • Providing thought leadership and proven experience developing file and object-based storage solutions, such as Azure ADLS 2.0 or AWS S3, creating analytics and insights solutions using Redshift, Azure SQL Pools, Snowflake, PySpark dataframes and/or equivalent technologies;

  • Designing and developing advanced analytics solutions, AI/ML models, and operationalizing based on ML Ops process;

  • Architecting and designing data implementation patterns and engineered solutions using native cloud capabilities that span data ingestion & integration (ingress and egress), data storage (raw & cleansed), data prep & processing, master & reference data management, data virtualization & semantic layer, data consumption & visualization;

  • Understanding of cloud data solutions in the context of business applications, cost optimization, client’s strategic needs and future growth goals as it relates to becoming a ‘data driven’ organization;

  • Guiding the application of leading practices in supporting high availability, scalable, process and storage intensive solutions architectures to data integration/migration, analytics and insights, AI and ML requirements;

  • Guiding and reviewing detailed functional and technical specification documentation related to cloud data warehouse solution;

  • Understanding or knowledge in SQL, report generation using visualization tools such as Tableau/Power BI, programming using Python/Spark; and,

  • Leading data warehouse team and leads in creation of cloud data warehouse plans, roadmap, success metrics, and assessment of client’s enterprise (on-premise and on-cloud) data systems.

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

  • Demonstrating prior Big 4 or proven consulting experience in strategy through execution projects is a plus;

  • Leading and working with large Cloud Data Platform, Cloud Data migration or Enterprise Information Management programs;

  • Creating robust relationships with business stakeholders and ability to act as a trusted advisor to client leaders;

  • Providing a proven collaboration and teaming approach;

  • Demonstrating critical thinking and problem solving methods and skills;

  • Using appropriate facilitation techniques to gain agreement or move others to action;

  • Supporting and leading the development of digital accelerators and repeatable solutions;

  • Supporting business development efforts by participating in proposal development, sales pursuits, and client presentations; and,

  • Leading business development efforts by participating in proposal development, sales pursuits, and client presentations.

Learn more about how we work: https://pwc.to/how-we-work

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: https://pwc.to/H-1B-Lottery-Policy.

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