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PwC Cloud Computing and Networking - Senior Manager in Chicago, Illinois

Specialty/Competency: Cloud Computing & Networking

Industry/Sector: TMT X-Sector

Time Type: Full time

Travel Requirements: Up to 80%

A career in our Cloud and Network Architecture practice, within Cloud Computing and Networking services, will provide you with the opportunity to focus on the joint business relationship between PwC and Google, HP, Microsoft, Oracle, SAP, and other cloud based platforms that bring new and innovative services to some of the largest companies. We help our clients adopt the cloud to transform Information Technology, scale and streamline operations and create new cloud based businesses through our strong alliances. You’ll be at the forefront of helping organisations around the globe adopt innovative technology solutions that optimise business processes or enable scalable technology.

Our team helps organisations transform their network architecture and infrastructure to fundamentally change the role of Information Technology from an custodial asset to an orchestrator of business services. As part of the team, you’ll focus on the architecture of data centres, including the design and implementation of network architecture and information storage to optimise innovation and programme delivery for our clients.

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 a Senior Manager, 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:

  • Encourage everyone to have a voice and invite opinion from all, including quieter members of the team.

  • Deal effectively with ambiguous and unstructured problems and situations.

  • Initiate open and candid coaching conversations at all levels.

  • Move easily between big picture thinking and managing relevant detail.

  • Anticipate stakeholder needs, and develop and discuss potential solutions, even before the stakeholder realises they are required.

  • Contribute technical knowledge in area of specialism.

  • Contribute to an environment where people and technology thrive together to accomplish more than they could apart.

  • Navigate the complexities of cross-border and/or diverse teams and engagements.

  • Initiate and lead open conversations with teams, clients and stakeholders to build trust.

  • Uphold the firm's code of ethics and business conduct.

Basic Qualifications :

Minimum Degree Required :

Bachelor Degree

Additional Educational Requirements :

An ideal candidate will have a passion for discussing how effective these technologies can be in helping businesses become more efficient and resilient. Skilled in applying these strategies in transformative projects; staying on top of new trends and vendors, and are always looking to grow your skills. This person will consistently connect what's happening in your industry with developments in emerging technologies.

Minimum Years of Experience :

7 year(s)

Preferred Qualifications :

Preferred Fields of Study :

Computer and Information Science, Computer Engineering, Computer Management, Management Information Systems, Information Technology, Business Analytics

Certification(s) Preferred :

Certification from a leading cloud or service management provider

Preferred Knowledge/Skills :

Demonstrates intimate-level abilities and/or a proven record of success managing efforts with identifying and addressing client needs including the following areas:

  • Working knowledge with Cloud platforms and the technologies that make them work. (AWS, Azure, Google Cloud Platform); and,

  • Working knowledge with IT Service Management and how it is implemented across different operating models. (ITIL, ServiceNow).

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

  • Bringing together the right perspectives, identify roadblocks, and integrate feedback from clients and team members;

  • Managing delivery from project scoping to conclusion, while consistently keeping the client’s goals in mind;

  • Developing and growing team members;

  • Communicating at an executive level;

  • Beginning to leverage your professional network to seek new business opportunities;

  • Approaching new projects with an open mind;

  • Believing empathy for coworkers and customers is key to your success;

  • Valuing learning from mistakes and ask for help when needed;

  • Persevering through challenges;

  • Believing in the value created by diverse teams and can adapt to a variety of working styles; and,

  • Creating thought leadership and sales materials to help grow the PwC Community and build new client relationship.

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

  • Cloud Platforms (Amazon Web Services (AWS), Azure, GCP);

  • Cloud Strategy, Design, Architecture and Migration ;

  • DevOps, Automation CI/CI;

  • AI, Machine Learning, IoT ;

  • ServiceNow, ITIL, SACM;

  • COBIT, Remedy, Service Catalogue, CMDB ; and,

  • Incident, Problem and Change Management.

For positions in Colorado, visit the following link for information related to Colorado's Equal Pay for Equal Work Act: https://pwc.to/coloradoadvisoryseniormanager .

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.

PwC does not intend to hire experienced or entry level job seekers who will need, now or in the future, PwC sponsorship through the H-1B lottery, except as set forth within the following policy: https://pwc.to/H-1B-Lottery-Policy

For positions based in San Francisco, consideration of qualified candidates with arrest and conviction records will be in a manner consistent with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.

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Please note that, at this time, to be in-person at a PwC office, client location or PwC-sponsored events, you must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.

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