Who we are
PwC’s Operate is delivering managed services to clients across the UK and Europe. We are growing our capabilities by providing industry specialised training and empowering our colleagues with modern and effective tools. Our client firms appreciate our professionalism, our people's skills and the technology enabled solutions we use to deliver efficient engagements.
We continue to invest in our offering and our people by offering the opportunity to take the solid base of skills you’ve developed and improve them by working on complex problems with the right training and systems to support your growth, knowledge and career progression.
Who we are looking for
PwC Operate is growing its internal technology team to support the implementation of innovative technical solutions to the staff delivering work to the PwC global and client firms.
This is a new role in a new team that has been tasked with improving both the technology infrastructure on existing engagements and developing a set of future tooling and software. We’re happy when our colleagues have the data and systems they need to work at their most effectively and get the most satisfaction from their roles.
Leveraging broad industry technology trends alongside developing a deep understanding of the problems and inefficiencies we encounter we learn, research, discover, recommend and implement changes to process, tools and systems to help our teams deliver more successful projects while constantly iterating on what our best practice looks like.
Initially we’re seeking passionate technology generalists with a solid base set of skills around data, business processes, management reporting and a desire to learn and improve.
It would be beneficial to have some practical hands on coding and scripting experience as well as sector experience within Financial Services or a comparable regulated vertical. Curiosity is essential with some knowledge and interest in the areas where technology is changing for example AI and intelligent systems, blockchain and conversational interfaces. A good understanding of what current best practice in delivering technology projects is and how we may leverage things like cloud, DevOps, API’s and agile and testing.
The role is based in Belfast and initially travel requirements are expected to be minimal
About the role
We support our internal clients with a range of services such as:
Designing and developing dashboards, visualisations and metrics to improve understanding of business processes, identify potential weaknesses and provide operational resilience
Assessing processes and current systems to find ways of maximising the value provided by our colleagues.
Designing automated and data-driven controls to manage and protect data assets
Data Discovery, Data Flow mapping, Data and Process Analysis
Validating and testing data and systems
Sharing our knowledge and ideas to make people aware of what is possible
Strong logical reasoning, attention to detail and problem-solving skills.
A formal qualification in technology/maths/engineering (degree level) or equivalent demonstrable industry experience (min 1-2 years)
Technically minded, with knowledge of PC functions (e.g. hardware components, networks) and software skills (e.g. various operating systems).
Communication - the ability to break down and explain technical concepts
Business Analysis skills and the ability to engage confidently to accurately determine and document the issues and needs.
Data Visualisation - understanding and applying different and appropriate visualizations to make date easier to understand.
Productivity software including Google Apps for work or Microsoft Office
Personal Development focused with a learning mentality
Interested and inspired by the benefits technology can deliver
Risk aware and always conscious of data protection and security.
Relational Database skills with specific experience in at least one tool in a production setting.
Any Financial Services or comparable sector experience
Any background in delivering R&D projects where outcomes have been uncertain
Any graphic / design skills especially around human centred design, design thinking and rapid prototyping using tools like sketch and invision.
Designing engaging presentations