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Innovation Engineer Associate - Summer/Fall 2021


Innovation Engineer Associate - Summer/Fall 2021

Job Category Innovation Level Associate Job Type Regular Time Type Full-time Available for Work Sponsorship Yes Travel Requirements Up to 40% Start Year 2021 Job ID 154248WD Location(s) FL-Tampa
The Innovation Team is at the core of innovation and emerging technology development, discovery, deployment and support activity. Our team is leading the effort to digitally enable our business. Our mission is to develop disruptive & innovative technologies and products that drive the evolution of how we deliver our services now and in the future. The key technology domains we are currently focused on include business process automation, data curation, industrialized analytics, machine learning & AI and scalable delivery platform. A career with Innovation Services will provide you with the opportunity to help our clients' redesign, redefine, and redeploy their assurance and/or tax departments to be a strategic asset across the enterprise. You'll focus on assisting clients as they incorporate increased automation, machine learning, data & analytics, Open Source technologies into their processes to deliver better quality output and contribute more strategically to organisational decision making.

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.

Assurance Innovation is developing capabilities leveraging the latest in Open Source technologies to automate and accelerate our client engagements across PwC. You would focus on incorporating the latest in machine learning, Big Data, NoSQL, cutting edge development languages, and advanced data processing techniques.

Job Requirements and Preferences

Basic Qualifications:

Minimum Degree Required:
Bachelor Degree

Required Fields of Study:
Computer and Information Science, Information Technology, Management Information Systems, Management Information Systems & Accounting, Computer and Information Science & Accounting, Computer Applications, Computer Engineering, Computer Programming, Computer Systems Analysis, Computer Systems Analysis & Accounting, Computer Engineering & Accounting, Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Business Application Programming

Minimum Years of Experience:
0 year(s)

Preferred Qualifications:

Preferred Knowledge/Skills

Demonstrates some abilities and/or a proven record of success in the following areas:

  • Demonstrating ability to apply moderately complex mathematical or statistical methodologies;
  • Demonstrating ability to problem solving skills and the ability to prioritize and handle multiple tasks;
  • Demonstrating experience working with large data sets and deriving insights from data using various BI and data analytics tools;
  • Possessing an analytical mind with attention to detail and accuracy;
  • Demonstrating verbal and written communication skills with the ability to present technical and non-technical information to various audiences;
  • Demonstrating ability to interact with various levels of client and firm management in both written and verbal form; and,
  • Demonstrating ability to visualize and communicate analytical results.

As an associate, you will work with one of the following Assurance Innovation business units based on academic background and interests:

Data Science:

  • Designing and building analytical procedures;
  • Performing unit and system testing to validate the output of the analytic procedures against expected results;
  • Generating reporting output of relational databases and SQL - including: NoSQL database models, XML and other database models;
  • Understanding development languages, such as Python, Java or equivalent and applying analytical methods to large datasets leveraging one of those languages;
  • Utilizing ETL tools and techniques such as Talend to map transformation and flow of data from a source to a target system; and,
  • Working with development, data analytics, and programming/scripting, utilizing Python, Java, C++, Scala, SQL, etc.

Data Engineering:

  • Building data pipeline with relational and columnar database engines; and,
  • Working with large data sets and derive insights from data using various BI and data analytics tools.

Software Engineering:

  • Utilizing Full System Development Life Cycle (SDLC), Java, or Scala into projects to include object oriented design, continuous integration and standard development environment tooling such as Jenkins, Git, Jira, Confluence, Splunk, Databases and Representational State Transfer (REST) services, Web application architecture and technologies, and Linux OS; and,
  • Conducting pattern matching, regex creation and approaches to decomposing unstructured text, problem solving and learning new tools and technologies quickly and developing test plans, test cases and code automated test scripts which can be integrated with Continuous Integration (CI) processes.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment at PwC without regard to race; creed; color; religion; national origin; sex; age; disability; sexual orientation; gender identity or expression; genetic predisposition or carrier status; veteran, marital, or citizenship status; or any other status protected by law. PwC is proud to be an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer.

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