Data Engineer - Senior Manager - Consulting

  • PwC
  • Dec 01, 2021
Full time Engineering

Job Description

A career in our Technology Consulting practice, within General Consulting services, will provide you with the opportunity to help clients seize essential advantages by working alongside business leaders to solve their toughest problems and capture their greatest opportunities. We work with some of the world's largest and most complex companies to understand their unique business issues and opportunities in an ever changing environment. We help create sustainable change by stimulating innovation, unlocking data possibilities, navigating risk and regulatory complexity, optimising deals, and aligning costs with business strategy to create a competitive advantage.As a member of the team, you'll work with clients to define their vision and plan how to get there. We deliver the technological solutions organisations need to compete and grow and build a lasting legacy of improvement and performance, partnering with best in class technologies and solution sets. In joining, you'll help our clients understand and evolve the way they align Information Technology with their business strategy, create integrated end to end solutions, and use enterprise applications to solve complex business problems. PwC is one of the world's leading professional services organisations and a trusted adviser to some of the largest organisations around the world, spanning the public, private, and financial sectors. The increasing availability and use of data requires all of these organisations to adapt quickly or face irrelevance. As part of our data strategy we are transforming and expanding our D&A team and are looking for keen, innovative, driven data engineer to join us as part of this exciting opportunity
PwC's Data & Analytics is a well established team of data strategists, architects, scientists, and engineers who help client teams harness the power of information to drive insight, optimise business performance and commercialise data opportunities.


In Consulting we deliver practical, far-sighted advice that gets straight to the heart of clients' business issues and delivers amazing results by helping our clients improve the way they operate, reduce costs, manage risks, leverage talent or fundamentally change the way they do business, the work you do will be all about helping organisations of all shapes and sizes work smarter and grow faster. You could find yourself working with household names in a diverse range of industries - everyone from big-name broadcasters and high-street banks to multinational telecoms operators and energy companies

The skills we look for in future employees

All our people need to demonstrate the skills and behaviours that support us in delivering our business strategy. This is important to the work we do for our business, and our clients. These skills and behaviours make up our global leadership framework, 'The PwC Professional' and are made up of five core attributes; whole leadership, technical capabilities, business acumen, global acumen and relationships.
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We work in a changing world which offers great opportunities for people with diverse backgrounds and experiences. We seek to attract and employ the best people from the widest talent pool, as well as those who reflect the diverse nature of our society. And we aim to encourage a culture where people can be themselves and be valued for their strengths. Creating value through diversity is what makes us strong as a business and as an organisation with an increasingly agile workforce, we're open to flexible working arrangements where appropriate.

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As a Senior Manager at PwC, you will solve important problems, intelligently applying Data Engineer solutions to reshape our client's businesses. You'll help embed data and analytics in our Consulting approach and drive change through digital transformation.
Through leading teams of data specialists and building trusted relationships with business stakeholders, you'll create compelling business strategies advising the most senior members of Fortune 500 organisations. You'll add value to our clients through identifying and delivering benefits which are sustainable. You lead small teams or large transformational programmes, working closely with some of the top minds in their field and supporting the development of other analytics specialists learning their craft.

Key responsibilities
  • Taking a lead role in designing and scoping interesting data programmes to address complex client problems from strategy to execution.
  • A senior manager will lead multiple workstreams or projects with multi-disciplinary teams of data specialists, strategists, experience consultants and technology gurus. Inspiring them to deliver great client outcomes through complex strategy-led and technology-led transformation programmes;
  • Building and maintaining deep and long-lasting relationships with senior stakeholders
  • Develop new business and revenue streams through embedding advanced data and analytics use cases in wider business transformation propositions, supporting market development activities;
  • Contribute to internal innovation for data and digital assets: visioning and leading new, creative ideas and concepts through to fruition for PwC to reuse and commercialise in the market.
  • Intellectual curiosity - keeping up to date with the fast pace of change of data methodologies and technologies
  • Being a "data influencer" - leading on data thought leadership with colleagues across the firm, bringing an awareness of the latest techniques and technologies;
  • Caring passionately about the progression of the team working with and reporting to you: developing their technical competence and shaping their career paths;
  • Overseeing and being accountable for the performance of new and existing projects, programmes, contributing to sales activities, staffing, quality, risk and commercial management

As an experienced data engineer you will have a proven track record of designing and delivering data management solutions in complex client environments. You will be responsible for working with client stakeholders to understand their current data landscapes, identify areas for improvement and make recommendations and proposals to deliver improved client data management.

You will be able to demonstrate the ability to manage large, cross functional project teams and inspire others to solve problems, under pressure, end-to-end with data.

Essential requirements for this role:
  • Educated to degree level BSc/MSc/PHD in - for example - Computer Science, Mathematics, Engineering or other STEM.
  • A strong team player with empathy, humility and dedication to joint success and shared development;
  • Candidates must have demonstrable practical project experience (professional, academic or personal), able to demonstrate the following skills:
    • Full lifecycle experience of scoping, managing and delivering D&A architectures and solutions including data warehouses, Big Data, MDM and DQM/ data profiling- leading teams of data engineers, data visualisation developers,and data architects to create data solutions which drive value;
    • Strong commercial awareness through a deep understanding of business issues in specific sector, wider market trends and how efficient data integration and management can be used to develop sustainable value for the business;
    • Able to clearly and confidently articulate the return on investment and benefits data solutions can bring to client stakeholders;
    • Experience leading the transition from the strategic phase of data integration and management projects into delivery, including overall programme/project management of the delivery of data roadmaps, helping clients move from concept to reality;
    • A track record of delivering quality engagements for clients whilst establishing and growing productive partnerships with internal or external clients;
Technical skills required:
  • Very strong knowledge of one or more domains (e.g. Data Governance, Metadata Management, Data Quality, Document and Content Management, Master Data Management, Data Security..);
  • Hands on experience in data governance technologies (such as Informatica)
  • Practical knowledge of core data ETL and visualisation skills- for example using tools such as SQL and NoSQL databases, ETL tools (e.g. Snaplogic, Alteryx) & PowerBI/Tableau/Qlik
Subject matter expertise:

Proven experience in applying Data Management tools and techniques in at least one of the following areas:
  • Data warehousing, including managing data in hybrid environments
  • Open Data Integration using APIs to share and exchange data
  • Microsoft Azure data capabilities such as Synapse
"Nice to have" skills for this role:
  • Accreditation in cloud platforms (Azure, AWS, GCP);
  • Experience in Agile delivery and Agile techniques, such as Scrum and Kanban;
  • Experience working with clients to develop Enterprise-wide data and Integration strategies for business transformation, such as the adoption of data management practices, or the shift to cloud native 3rd party solutions
In Consulting we deliver practical, far-sighted advice that gets straight to the heart of clients' business issues and delivers amazing results by helping our clients improve the way they operate, reduce costs, manage risks, leverage talent or fundamentally change the way they do business..... click apply for full job details