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PwC VDI Build Leader in San Antonio, Texas

Specialty/Competency: IFS - Internal Firm Services - Other

Industry/Sector: Not Applicable

Time Type: Full time

Travel Requirements: Up to 20%

A career in Information Technology, within Internal Firm Services, will provide you with the opportunity to support our core business functions by deploying applications that enable our people to work more efficiently and deliver the highest levels of service to our clients. You’ll focus on managing the design and implementation of technology infrastructure within PwC, developing and enhancing both client and internal facing applications within PwC, and providing technology tools that help create a competitive advantage for the Firm to drive strategic business growth.

Our System Architecture team helps build customisable specific system solutions that enhance PwC’s system capabilities to appropriately serve all client needs. As part of the team, you’ll use enterprise architecture across application areas to build delivery models that map PwC capabilities to business needs outlined by 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.

The Global Desktop team sits within PwC Technology and is responsible for strategy, design, build and technical direction of the standard Windows desktop and MAC environments across the global PwC network. The candidate must be a technical specialist in Windows and associated technologies such as Active Directory and SCCM/Workspace ONE. The team is currently based in London, but are looking to hire in the US and globally.

Job Requirements and Preferences :

Basic Qualifications :

Minimum Degree Required :

High School Diploma

Minimum Years of Experience :

4 year(s) 4 year(s) with Windows Desktop engineering experience.

Preferred Qualifications :

Degree Preferred :

Bachelor Degree

Preferred Fields of Study :

Information Technology

Preferred Knowledge/Skills :

Demonstrates extensive abilities and/or a proven record of success as a team leader in making IT design recommendations including the following areas:

  • Having experience in creating Windows 10 customizations and images;

  • Writing and using windows PowerShell scripting to automate tasks;

  • Leveraging experience in administration of devices using VMWare Workspace ONE (desirable);

  • Leading Delivery and Management of Group Policies in Active Directory;

  • Working in a team where their role has been to inspire others to deliver great solutions;

  • Coaching and giving technical direction to others;

  • Creating clear written documents;

  • Managing and organizing your time without having to be micromanaged;

  • Exhibiting a proven track record of resolving problems and designing/analyzing technical solutions;

  • Designing solutions to technical problems and adding business value, rather than just administrating technology;

  • Understanding architectural design and application delivery;

  • Understanding robust analytical thinking skills with the ability to identify, debug and resolve technical issues;

  • Building trusting and influential relationships and engaging with vendors and third parties as appropriate;

  • Collaborating with other Architects to provide technical design guidance to align with strategy and technical standards;

  • Working independently to evaluate and make strategic decisions that will address specific technology design needs;

  • Participating in the development of thought leadership to influence their sphere of technology in the use of innovation to advance business capabilities;

  • Researching and evaluating emerging technologies and novel approaches to make recommendations to enhance business processes and/or create a competitive advantage;

  • Participating in application solutions including assisting with planning and architectural design, development, resolution of technical issues and application rationalization;

  • Innovating around new application ideas to deploy to all staff;

  • Keeping up to date with industry trends to recommend 3rd party applications for PwC employee to leverage;

  • Working closely with communication team to advertise and socialize the benefit of new technologies;

  • Working with Senior Leadership steering group to get applications approved for deployment; Displaying initiative and an ability to lead others;

  • Learning rapidly and continuously taking advantage of new technologies, concepts and business models;

  • Demonstrating a history of staying current in emerging technology trends;

  • Designing and architect complex solutions that provide optimal business value;

  • Working collaboratively to provide design guidance for specific projects that adheres to applicable application technology roadmaps and standards;

  • Understanding and mitigating the impact of technical design to security, performance and data privacy;

  • Communicating effectively at different levels within and outside the organization, leadership/management, business stakeholders, and vendors; and,

  • Providing thought leadership on application rationalization opportunities.

At PwC, our work model includes three ways of working: virtual, in-person, and flex (a hybrid of in-person and virtual). Visit the following link to learn more:

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:

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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