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Advisory Financial Services Digital Technology Manager, Cloud

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Job Category:   Digital|Technology Consulting
Line of Service:   Advisory
State & City:   NY-New York
Travel Requirements:   81-100%
Position Type:   Manager
Req ID:   91734BR
PwC/LOS Overview
PwC is a network of firms committed to delivering quality in assurance, tax and advisory services.

We help resolve complex issues for our clients and identify opportunities. Learn more about us at www.pwc.com/us.

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Are you ready to build a career in a rapidly changing world? Developing as a PwC Professional means that you will be ready
- to create and capture opportunities to advance your career and fulfill your potential. To learn more, visit us at www.pwc.com/careers.

PwC Advisory helps our clients with their most challenging imperatives from strategy through execution. We combine the breadth of knowledge of over 48,000 global professionals with deep industry knowledge to deliver custom solutions for our clients. We work with the world's largest and most complex companies and understand the unique business issues and opportunities our clients face.

Job Description
The Financial Services industry is operating in a challenging environment due to global economic pressure, increasing regulatory demands and capital requirements, and significant operational and technology changes. Our growing Financial Services Advisory team provides strategy, management, technology and risk consulting services to help major financial institutions around the world respond to their most complex business challenges. The Financial Services Advisory practice is composed of three industry sectors: Asset Management, Banking and Capital Markets, and Insurance.

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.

Our high performing Digital Cloud team helps our clients focus on recognizing business drivers and goals for digital and cloud adoption, leveraging our experience to design and implement flexible and forward-thinking solutions to assist them through complex digital and cloud transformations.

Our services include developing strategy and roadmaps that aide our clients with the pivot to an agile service-based organization that is nimble and responsive, performing readiness assessments, designing targeting operating models for a digital and cloud ready organization, developing target state architectures, fit-for-purpose cloud vendor evaluations, transitions and migrations to the cloud, and cloud operations.

Position/Program Requirements
Minimum Year(s) of Experience: 8


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


Certification(s) Preferred: AWS Certified Solutions Architect
Azure Solutions Architect
Certified OpenStack Administrator
Google Certified Professional
- Cloud Architect


Knowledge Preferred:

Demonstrates extensive knowledge and/or a proven record of success emphasizing the following areas:

- Leading large-scale initiatives emphasizing the strategy, design and development of Platform-as-a-Service, Infrastructure-as-a-Service, Software-as-a-Service cloud platforms that extend to private and public cloud deployment models;

- Leading efforts and leveraging knowledge related to 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;

- Managing transformational projects related to IT Architecture, Engineering, Operations, Security and Digital adoption;

- Applying DevOps strategies, designs, implementations, and tools capabilities/functionalities;

- Leading and collaborating with middle and senior management on client-facing business development, engagement delivery, practice development and thought leadership engagements; and,

- Developing and maintaining of client relationships, and the management of multiple and simultaneous, complex work streams or engagements.


Skills Preferred:

Demonstrates extensive abilities and/or a proven record of success emphasizing the following areas:

- Designing dynamic large-scale cloud environments with a background in implementing a variety of digital platforms and a perspective on the various cloud offerings in the marketplace;

- Having certified training in cloud container services (e.g. ECS), storage services (e.g. EBS), and database services (e.g. RDS);

- Leading digital or infrastructure deployments that includes managing projects related to highly virtualized solutions, digital convergence, outsourcing or systems integrations, network engineering, and cybersecurity;

- Implementing major infrastructure management platforms (e.g. BMC, HP, CA, VMWare, etc.), automation, and orchestration (e.g. Chef, Puppet) and public cloud vendors (e.g. AWS, Rackspace, Google Cloud Platform, Azure and Office 365 etc.);

- 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;

- Leading a team and creating a positive environment by monitoring workloads of the team while meeting client expectations and respecting the work-life quality of team members, providing candid, meaningful feedback in a timely manner and keeping leadership informed of progress and issues; and,

- Contributing to the development of thought leadership materials and support the practice with the goal to be recognized in the Information Technology industry as a continued leader in the digital and cloud community



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