Job description and summary
The technology consulting team is working on shaping the digital and IT market in the GCC. Work with private and public sector clients to help them improve the overall value provided to their clients and employees by crafting digital strategies and assisting them with implementation. We help customers unleash the potential of digital technology by increasing customer engagement, providing their employees with powerful tools, and helping them improve and digitize their operations.
We are a growing team and we are looking for dynamic, flexible and proactive consultants who work hard and have a passion for positively shaping cyber security in the GCC over the coming years. We have a strong portfolio of significant transformational opportunities with our clients that will provide exciting opportunities for all of our employees to rise and play important and rewarding roles in an environment driven by entrepreneurship and innovation.
Work under the supervision of senior managers of cloud, data center and leadership within a technology consulting practice.
Evaluate and design cloud software from start to finish including developing strategy, architecture, operations, governance, solutions, budget and roadmap based on leading practices.
– Develop RFPs, evaluate various technologies and conduct vendor evaluation and selection.
Oversee the implementation of cloud solutions on client premises and be able to work closely with cloud vendors and system integrators.
Communicate effectively (orally and in writing) with both IT staff, line managers and user communities.
– Coordination, facilitation and presentation of offers.
Supporting business development activities by developing technical and financial proposals and taking a proactive role in selling.
Work with colleagues across all Middle East offices on client engagements and internal initiatives as well as with international teams.
Conduct research on emerging cloud technologies and disseminate knowledge to technology advisors and clients when required.
Assist in the development of new service offerings for the technology business unit in the areas of cloud computing.
While working in the technology team, you will increase your understanding of key themes in the market and in the region.
Work collaboratively with other technology experts to shape the future of our customers and bring about positive change.
You will have access to the latest training and development tools and the support of PwC’s broader network.
Years of Experience: 4 years of more experience in cloud computing, previous experience in software development or data center architecture type role.
Education: BA / BA. in Computer Engineering or a related field.
Experience in banking, telecommunications and/or government sectors is an added advantage.
Master’s degree, preferably in Computer Engineering or a related field.
Advanced certification in cloud architecture is required (eg Azure Solution Architect Expert, AWS Solution Architect Professional, or Google Cloud Certified Cloud Architect).
Certification in Cloud DevOps (eg Microsoft Certified DevOps Engineer Expert, AWS Certified DevOps Engineer Professional, or Google Certified Professional Cloud DevOps Engineer) is required.
– Certification in cloud security (eg CCSK or CCSP) is an added advantage
Certification in Cyber Security (eg, CISSP, CISM, SANS) is an added advantage.
Only candidates with previous Big 4 experience with the above certifications will be considered.
Must have previous experience with migration for complex environments with more than 500 Vms. Experience in refactoring in-house developed applications is desirable.
Strong understanding of emerging cloud technologies and standards.
Solid knowledge of cloud infrastructure, networking, security best practices, automation technologies, and DevOps operating models
Experienced working in a SCRUM / Agile approach to cloud-native application development
Directed achievement with the ability to be flexible and adaptable on a daily basis.
Excellent organizational skills, with ability to prioritize workload with flexibility and ability to handle well under pressure and meet tight deadlines.
Excellent problem solving skills with a structured thinking process.
Strong relationships and relationships with clients in Saudi Arabia and the UAE is an added advantage.
– Strong organizational and time management skills.
Ability to learn new concepts and conduct technical research.
Proven IT skills in Microsoft Office and G-suite applications.
Language Skills: Excellent communication skills (verbal and written) in English (Arabic is an added advantage).
The ability and willingness to travel within the Middle East is a must.
up to 40%
Available to sponsor a work visa?
Government permit required?
At PwC Middle East, we set an ambitious goal and strive to live it every day: solving important problems and building trust in the community.
We are a community of analysts who come together in unexpected ways to build trust and create sustainable results. We solve important problems, and support each other as we grow, develop and build satisfying careers.
PricewaterhouseCoopers provides industry-focused services to public and private clients through assurance, audit, transaction, advisory, tax and legal. We rely on our development legacy that brings together the collective expertise of more than 7,000 people in our region with offices in 12 countries to solve for tomorrow.
We strive to deliver consistently innovative work that builds trust and delivers sustainable results. We are proud of the strength that comes from all of our different backgrounds and experiences and value the uniqueness of everyone. We thrive on uncertainty, operate with integrity and benefit from the diverse perspectives of our teams.
If you are looking for a place that nurtures your ambition to make a difference, that matches your curiosity with continuous learning opportunities and reimagine ways of working to enable you to live a more balanced life, then you are the PwCer of the future.