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Manager Network Architect

Company Name:
PwC
Line of Service:
Advisory
Industry:
Products & Services
State & City:
WA-Seattle
VA-McLean
TX-Dallas
PA-Philadelphia
NY-New York
NJ-Florham Park
MA-Boston
IL-Chicago
GA-Atlanta
DC-Washington
CA-San Jose
CA-San Francisco
CA-Los Angeles
Travel Requirements:
81-100%
Position Type:
Full Time
Auto req ID:
51873BR-7
PwC/LoS Overview:
Are you interested in the opportunity to work for an industry-leading firm that services clients that include the Fortune 500, and will give you the experience and exposure you need to build your career and personal brand? If you are, then PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP ( ) is the firm for you. PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP (PwC US) helps clients meet the challenges and opportunities of the US marketplace in the areas of assurance, tax, and advisory. We offer the advantage of being part of a global network of firms combined with detailed knowledge of local, state and US national issues. More than 180,000 people in over 158 countries across the PwC network are committed to deliver quality in assurance, tax and advisory services. People across the PwC network share knowledge, experience and solutions to develop fresh perspectives and deliver practical advice. At PwC US, you will be part of a learning culture, where teamwork and collaboration are encouraged, excellence is rewarded, and diversity is respected and valued. We offer a flexible career progression model that allows for a variety of challenging opportunities throughout your career. We provide unparalleled coaching, mentoring, and career development programs; global opportunities; and state of the art technology-driven methodologies to help you provide quality service to our clients. From strategy through execution, PwC Advisory helps clients build their next competitive advantage. As the world's second largest global consulting provider, we combine the breadth of knowledge of over 35,000 global professionals with deep industry knowledge to deliver custom solutions for our clients. A long history of working with many of the world's largest and most complex companies means we really understand the unique business challenges our clients face better than most consultancies.
Job Description:
Across industries, our clients are focused on improving business performance, responding quickly and effectively to crisis situations, and extracting value from transactions. Our growing Products & Services Industries practice provides management, technology and risk consulting services to help a diverse set of clients around the world anticipate and address their most complex business challenges. Products & Services Industries includes multiple sectors: Automotive, Energy & Mining, Entertainment, Media & Communications, Industrial Products / Manufacturing, Private Equity, Retail & Consumer, Technology, and Utilities. Other sectors supported by our team include Healthcare, Financial Services and Public Sector. Our IT Infrastructure consultants help clients optimize their technology infrastructure. This high performing team advises clients on all elements of their information technology infrastructure from data center solutions to IT service management. They also address areas such as networking, convergence, connectivity and collaboration, and disaster recovery.
Position/Program Requirements:
Knowledge Preferred: Demonstrates extensive knowledge of architecture, systems design, and management and implementation, especially as it relates to core infrastructure benefitting organizations through targeted deployments, including the following: - Design solutions for large complex environments in one or more of the following areas: Data networks, VoIP networks, Network security - Management of large network and/or voice transformation projects involving common technologies (Cisco, Avaya, Juniper, Alcatel, ShoreTel) - Networking, Telecommunications, Data Centers, Cloud, Enterprise Security, eCommerce, Call Centers and Voice/Video solutions with a clear understanding of how an IT organization capitalizes upon technology to help to enable our clients‚EUR(TM) businesses - Networking (LAN, WAN, MAN, Optical), Data Center (network, compute, storage), Enterprise Security, IP Telephony & IP Video/Telepresence, IT policy/processes/ standards, IT organizational structure, IT job descriptions, and competencies - Change management, enabling technology, and program delivery, including leveraging network management (NetQoS, Smarts, HP Openview, etc.), security tools, unified messaging and collaboration tools Obtained certifications in the following are preferred: Technical certifications: CCNA, CCDA, CCNP, CCDP or equivalent Graduate degree preferred. Skills Preferred: Demonstrates proven extensive abilities with managing areas and providing solutions in the following areas related to developing networking infrastructure solutions: ¬ -TCP/IP based converged networks ¬ -Data center LAN designs for traditional, virtual and cloud environments ¬ -Advanced network technologies e.g. network virtualization, development of network performance enhancement solutions ¬ -Routing protocols (BGP, OSPF and EIGRP) ¬ -Various transport technologies e.g. MPLS, ATM, SONET, DWDM, Ethernet, SIP etc. ¬ -Development of network performance enhancement solutions ¬ -Network architectural design and hands-on configuration exposition with major networking, storage, compute and security vendors with a level of exposure to project management and software development Demonstrates extensive abilities with identifying and addressing client needs that include actively participating in client discussions and meetings, communicating a broad range of Firm services, developing and sustaining deep client relationships using networking, negotiation and persuasion skills to identify and sell potential new service opportunities; preparing and presenting complex written and verbal materials; and defining resource requirements, project workflow, budgets, billing and collection. Demonstrates extensive abilities as a team leader that includes leading teams to generate a vision; establish direction and motivate members; create an atmosphere of trust, leverage diverse views; coach staff; encourage improvement and innovation; create a positive environment by monitoring workloads of the team while meeting client expectations and respecting the work-life quality of team members; provide candid, meaningful feedback in a timely manner; and keep leadership informed of progress and issues Minimum Years of Experience Necessary: 7 Years in Technology (Consulting, Value Added Reseller (VAR), Fortune 500 IT Department or IT Service Management Tool Vendor) Minimum Degree(s) and Certification(s) Required: Bachelor of Science or Bachelor of Arts Additional Requirements Demonstrates willingness and ability to conduct business travel 80-100% in the role

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