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Network Architect

Dallas, TX 75202
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We help resolve complex issues for our clients and identify opportunities. Learn more about us at www.pwc.com/us.

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- 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
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: 4

Additional years of experience verbiage: years in Technology (Consulting, Value Added Reseller (VAR), Fortune 500 IT Department or IT Service Management Tool Vendor)

Minimum Degree Required: Bachelor's degree

Degree(s) Preferred: Master's degree

Certification(s) Preferred: Project Management Professional, CMMi, ITIL v 3.0, PMBOK, ISO, CCNA, CCDA, CCNP, CCDP or equivalent

Knowledge Preferred:
Demonstrates thorough knowledge of architecture, systems design, management and implementation as it relates to core infrastructure benefitting organizations through targeted deployments, including the following:

- Designing solutions for large complex environments in one or more of the following areas: Data Networks, VoIP Networks, Network security;
- Contributing to large network and voice transformation projects involving common technologies (Cisco, Avaya, Juniper, Alcatel, ShoreTel;
- Networking, Telecommunications, Data Center, Cloud, Enterprise Security, eCommerce, Call Centers and Voice/Video solutions with a clear understanding of how an IT organization capitalizes upon technology to help enable our clients' businesses;
- Networking (LAN, WAN, MAN, Optical), Data Center (network, compute, storage), Enterprise Security, IP Telephony & IP Video/Telepresence, IT policy/processes/ standards, IT organizational structure, IT job descriptions, and competencies;
- Change management, enabling technology and program delivery including leveraging network management (NetQoS, Smarts, HP Open view, etc.), security tools, unified messaging and collaboration tools.

Skills Preferred:
Demonstrates proven thorough abilities with managing areas and providing solutions in the following areas related to developing networking infrastructure solutions:

- TCP/IP based converged networks
- Data Center LAN designs for traditional, virtual and cloud environments
- Advanced network technologies e.g. network virtualization, development of network performance enhancement solutions
- Routing protocols (BGP, OSPF and EIGRP)
- Various transport technologies e.g. MPLS, ATM, SONET, DWDM, Ethernet, SIP etc.
- Development of network performance enhancement solutions
- Network architectural design and hands-on configuration exposition with major networking, storage, compute and security vendors with a level of exposure to project management and software development.
Demonstrates thorough abilities as a team leader that includes the following: create a positive environment by monitoring workloads of the team while meeting client expectations and respecting the work-life quality of team members; provide candid, meaningful feedback in a timely manner; and keep leadership informed of progress and issues.
Demonstrates thorough abilities to identify and address client needs, actively participating in client discussions and meetings, 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.
Demonstrates proven thorough abilities to develop and sustain meaningful client relationships, using networking, negotiation and persuasion skills to identify and assist in selling potential new service opportunities, preparing and presenting complex written and verbal materials, defining resource requirements, project workflow, budgets, billing and collection

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