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Data Center Technologies Experienced Associate

Company Name:
PwC
Line of Service:
Advisory
Industry:
TICE
State & City:
WA-Seattle
VA-McLean
TX-Dallas
PA-Philadelphia
NY-New York
NJ-Florham Park
MA-Boston
IL-Chicago
GA-Atlanta
CA-San Jose
CA-San Francisco
CA-Los Angeles
Travel Requirements:
81-100%
Position Type:
Full Time
Auto req ID:
55111BR-6
PwC/LoS Overview:
Are you interested in the opportunity to work for an industry-leading company that services Fortune 500 companies, and will give you the experience and exposure you need to build your career? If you are, then PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP ( ) is the firm for you. PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP (PwC US) is well placed to help clients meet the challenges and opportunities of the US marketplace in the areas of assurance, tax, and advisory. We offer the perspective of being part of a global network of firms combined with detailed knowledge of local, state and US national issues. More than 163,000 people in 151 countries across our 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. At PwC, you will find Advisory professionals with unparalleled financial and accounting expertise, knowledge of business processes, industry insight and technology, and customer relationship skills. Our Advisory professionals help companies anticipate, create and manage change. In short, we help companies to : (1) respond to crises, (2) improve business processes, and (3) transform their business. Note that across all of these solutions, we embed sustainability into our approach. This also includes helping clients to sustain prior changes that may have been undertaken to address a crisis. Members of our Advisory practice provide a valuable service to our clients and strive to differentiate PwC by executing the following: We put our clients first: Each client situation is unique, and we tailor our approach to every relationship and engagement; We view the world from a client's perspective: From the initial client meeting onward, we listen first, and then assemble a hand-picked team from across the firm; We create lasting value for our clients: We bring together the precision, structure, and deep analytical capabilities of audit and tax and the creative mindset and problem-solving skills of consulting; and We focus on action, impact, and value: We don't just assess and recommend; we also help our clients implement with agility and flexibility.
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 Technology, Information, Communications & Entertainment Media (TICE) 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. TICE includes multiple sectors: Entertainment, Media & Communications, Private Equity, and Technology. 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:
Minimum Years of Experience: 2 Minimum Degree Required: Bachelor's degree in Computer Sciences or related field Degree(s) Preferred: Advanced degree Knowledge Preferred: Demonstrates some knowledge in, and/or a proven record of success in a role as an individual contributor on, project engagements related to the design, configuration & deployment of Next Generation Converged Data Center Infrastructure, Unified Fabrics, Virtualization, Orchestration, Security, Cloud and Data Center solutions and implementations. Demonstrates some knowledge and/or a proven record of success in a role identifying and addressing client needs including the following: participating in client discussions and meetings; assisting in managing engagements including preparing concise, accurate documents and implementing cross data center technologies (network, compute, storage, security, application services). Demonstrates some knowledge with, and/or a proven record of success in a role, assisting team members conducting project engagements including meeting client expectations and respecting the work-life quality of team members, keeping team members and leadership informed of progress and project related issues. Demonstrates some knowledge with, and/or a proven record of success in a role as a contributor on projects related to: Data Center Converged Infrastructure , Servers, Virtualization, Storage, Networking, Unified Fabrics, Security Orchestration and Application Layer Solutions with a clear understanding of how an IT organization deploys technology. Demonstrates a some understanding of, and/or a proven record of success in a role, leveraging IT strategy, roadmaps, architecture, engineering, operations, policy/processes/ best common practices, innovation and program delivery. Skills Preferred: Demonstrates some proven abilities as an individual contributor on projects related to IT Strategy and Transformation emphasizing next generation data centers including: architecture, design and implementation with major networking, storage, compute and security vendors (HP, Cisco, IBM, Dell, Brocade, Juniper, EMC, BMC, Microsoft, Citrix, Intel, Symantec, etc.) and a level of exposure to project management, ITIL/ITSM and engagement analysis. Experience assisting project teams sustaining client relationships, preparing and presenting written and verbal materials, and assisting in preparing requirements, project workflow, budgets and reporting. Demonstrates some proven abilities to assist clients with establishing a technology direction/implementation while inspiring team members to create a positive atmosphere that encourages improvement and innovation.

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