PwC IT Infrastructure Manager in San Jose, California

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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 and Media industry team provides strategy, 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 serves clients in the following industries: Entertainment, Media and Communications, Technology and Private Equity.

Our IT Infrastructure consultants help clients optimize their technology infrastructure by transforming the way their infrastructure delivers capabilities and services to meet the business's strategic goals. This high performing team advises clients on all elements of their information technology infrastructure from data center technologies and cloud to IT service management. They also address areas such as infrastructure architecture, networking and end-user services, and disaster recovery.

Position/Program Requirements

Minimum Year(s) of Experience: 7

Minimum Degree Required: Bachelor's degree in Computer Sciences or related field

Knowledge Preferred:

Demonstrates extensive knowledge and specialization of, as well as a proven record of success with, leading efforts emphasizing the strategy, design and development of Platform-as-a-Service and Infrastructure-as-a-Service cloud platforms that extend to private and public cloud deployment models, which includes the following areas:

  • Leading client-facing business development, engagement delivery, practice development and thought leadership; especially, identifying and addressing client needs communicating a broad range of Firm services, managing engagements, including preparing concise, accurate documents and balancing project economics management with the occurrence of unanticipated issues.

  • Managing, IT strategy, architecture, engineering, operations, policy, processes, standards, organizational design, governance, change management, enabling technology and program delivery.

  • Leading and building large teams, creating a positive work environment by developing new opportunities, successful delivery of engagements, monitoring of organizational health, and the driving of thought leadership.

  • Managing, leveraging Cloud Management Platforms, Virtualization Strategies, Automation and Orchestration Strategies, Public Cloud Platforms, Cloud Capacity/Performance Optimization, and Application Migrations to a Cloud Platform with a clear understanding of how an IT organization capitalizes upon technology to enable the business.

Skills Preferred:

Demonstrates extensive-level abilities and/or a proven record of success with managing projects related to IT strategy, architecture, operations and transformation of building an enterprise cloud, elastic scaling, and automated application deployment, which includes the following areas:

  • Architectural design and implementation of major cloud management (e.g. BMC, HP, CA, VMare, etc.),

  • Service catalog, virtualization, automation, and orchestration (e.g. Chef, Puppet) and public cloud vendors (e.g. AWS, Rackspace, etc)

  • Vendors, project management, ITIL/ITSM, and

  • Engagement analysis.

To manage these areas successfully, this also involves the following demonstrated extensive skills:

  • Identifying and addressing client needs including 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.

  • As a practice and team leader, enabling teams to generate a vision, establish direction and motivate members, create an atmosphere of trust, leverage diverse views, coach staff, and encourage improvement and innovation, and leading by example, while working collaboratively as a member of a team and executing independently.

  • Creating a solutions-based practice, growing an organization, developing approaches/methodologies, building a thought leadership platform, leading engagements and providing consistent communications to clients and leadership teams

  • Building and designing applications across multiple stacks (includes programming languages like JEE, .NET, Ruby, PHP,).

  • Understanding of building and designing n-tier application architectures.

  • Architecting and driving teams to analyse and develop modules on Enterprise applications (SAP, Oracle ERP, SFDC, etc).

  • Architecting, designing, building integration platforms like EAI, ESB and SOA stack ,deploying public or private cloud environments, and analyzing application workloads and migration of application to target cloud environments.

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.