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Cloud Engineer

Company: PwC
Location: Rochester
Posted on: June 8, 2021

Job Description:

PwC's Cloud Computing and Networking practice helps our clients transform their business through innovative technology solutions and effective IT Service Management. Part of that journey includes helping our clients enable innovation, reinventing their customer experience, and exploring new markets. You will be immersed in a variety of different projects, groups, and locations while getting inspired through your community to grow as an individual as well as a team. Our diverse client service teams encourages out-of-the-box thinking, problem solving, great team mentality and a curiosity for understanding the latest in technology.

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 an Associate, 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:

  • Invite and give in the moment feedback in a constructive manner.
  • Share and collaborate effectively with others.
  • Identify and make suggestions for improvements when problems and/or opportunities arise.
  • Handle, manipulate and analyse data and information responsibly.
  • Follow risk management and compliance procedures.
  • Keep up-to-date with developments in area of specialism.
  • Communicate confidently in a clear, concise and articulate manner - verbally and in the materials I produce.
  • Build and maintain an internal and external network.
  • Seek opportunities to learn about how PwC works as a global network of firms.
  • Uphold the firm's code of ethics and business conduct.

Additional Responsibilities:

PwC's Cloud Engineering and Security Hub enables us to supercharge business transformation, powered by the cloud. The Hub combines deep cloud talent and business, industry, and technical expertise to deliver cloud-powered business outcomes. Our full-stack cloud engineering capabilities enhance our Cloud Transformation solutions, helping clients unlock the full potential of their IT strategy from App Migration & Modernization, Native Cloud development, through data transformation and beyond.

Custom Orgs:

Global LoS:


Global Network:

Technology Consulting

Global Competency Network:

Cloud Computing & Networking


Cloud Engineering and Security Hub


Not Applicable

Programme Type:

Contract Type - Not Applicable

Job Requirements and Preferences:

Basic Qualifications:

Minimum Degree Required:

Bachelor Degree

Minimum Years of Experience:

1 year(s)

Preferred Qualifications:

Preferred Fields of Study:

Artificial Intelligence and Robotics, Business Application Programming, Computer Applications, Computer and Information Science, Computer Systems Analysis, Computer Programming, Computer Engineering, Data Processing/Analytics/Science, Information Technology, Industrial and Operations Engineering, Engineering, Engineering and Business, Industrial Engineering, Systems Engineering, Web Design

Certification(s) Preferred:

One or more Developer certifications from AWS, Azure, or GCP

Preferred Knowledge/Skills:

Demonstrates some abilities and/or a proven record of success as a team member with:

  • Using appropriate AWS services to design and deploy architecture and applications based on given customer and/or Solutions Architect's requirements;
  • Implementing enterprise-wide scalable and high-availability operations on AWS;
  • Applying DevOps concepts including IAC using Terraform or CloudFormation, configuration management using Chef, and Ansible, CI/CD using Jenkins, CodeDeploy, etc;
  • Making informed decisions about customers' infrastructure and understanding the impact of design decisions;
  • Understanding compliant environments including PCI, HIPAA, etc;
  • Understanding core AWS security and auditing capabilities;
  • Understanding AWS security controls, network boundary controls, and related toolsets;
  • Having AWS Associate-level (Architect and/or DevOps) Certification or equivalent AWS experience;
  • Understanding of the various IT infrastructures and application stacks;
  • Using Configuration Management and Configuration Orchestration tools, such as Ansible, Terraform, Chef, etc.;
  • Working on multiple projects simultaneously and adhere to project timelines;
  • Understanding DevOps Concepts like IaC, CI/CD, blue-green deployments, etc;
  • Implementing and following agile methodology; and,
  • Working within customer requirements and advising customers on best practices while upholding customer service standards.

Demonstrates some abilities and/or a proven record of success as a team member:

  • Performing migrations to AWS leveraging tools like CloudEndure and AWS Database Migration Service;
  • Working with one or more of the following: Apache, nginx, Tomcat, IIS, and varnish;
  • Managing various database engines, such as MySQL, PostgreSQL, and MSSQL;
  • Working with third-party cost optimization tools (CloudHealth, CloudCheckr, etc);
  • Building and deploying AWS infrastructure using Terraform or CloudFormation and develop scripts for future reuse;
  • Leveraging tools like Terraform and Jenkins to incrementally automate, modernize, and improve customers' environments;
  • Developing CI/CD pipelines for various application stacks, including LAMP, Java, and Node.js;
  • Implementing centralized logging solutions such as SumoLogic and CloudWatch Logs;
  • Working with one or more scripting languages (e.g. Bash, Powershell, Ruby, Python, Node.js, etc);
  • Working with containerization using Docker or Kubernetes, preferably on AWS;
  • Improving the security posture of our customers by performing various assessments and analyses using tools like CloudCheckr and AlertLogic; and,
  • Identifying areas for cost savings through Auto Scaling, right-sizing, and elimination of waste within the customer's AWS environments.

Keywords: PwC, Rochester , Cloud Engineer, Other , Rochester, New York

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