Public Sector - Cultural Anthropologist - Manager

  • Company: PwC
  • Location: Washington, District of Columbia
  • Posted: November 06, 2017
  • Reference ID: 102123BR
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Job Description
In today's changing environment, the public sector is seeing an increase in physical and cyber threats, financial and performance reporting requirements, diversity in the workforce, and the impact of rapidly changing technologies. PricewaterhouseCoopers Public Sector LLP provides management consulting, technology consulting and risk consulting services to help federal and international government agencies anticipate and address these and other complex challenges.

PwC Public Sector LLP is one of four organizations to receive the 2014 Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award. The Baldrige Award is the nation’s highest Presidential honor for performance excellence, recognizing U.S. organizations for superior quality and world-class results across six categories defined by Baldrige including Leadership, Strategic Planning, Customer Focus, Measurement, Analysis and Knowledge Management, Workforce Focus, and Operations Focus. For more information on our journey to performance excellence, please visit or view our winner profile on the NIST website.

Professionals in PwC Public Sector LLP may be subject to a government security investigation and may need to meet related eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

Our Managed Services practitioners help clients support complex, mission critical applications to ensure major back office applications perform at their maximum and application users perform their job functions with optimum efficiency. Our focus on AMS (Applications Managed Services) helps us tailor our solution and direct our support resources to focus in high impact services to our clients such as architecture, L2-3 Help Desk services, advanced monitoring, compliance and governance, security optimization, and data center oversight and coordination.

Position/Program Requirements
Basic Qualifications: Demonstrated a proven extensive success as a team and thought leader 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.

Minimum Years of Experience: 7

Minimum Degree Required: Bachelor's degree

Degree(s) Preferred: Master's degree

Knowledge Preferred:
Demonstrates an extensive understanding of how IT organizations design, architect and upgrade large complex infrastructures, as well as leverage both proven and innovative technology approaches to solve challenging business problems.

Demonstrates extensive knowledge and a proven record of success leading and collaborating with middle and senior management on client-facing business development, engagement delivery, practice development and thought leadership engagements, including the following:
- Development, assessment and implementation of Information Technology (IT) solutions that parallel project management, process improvement, technology deployment, and other business advisory initiatives;

- Accomplishment of extensive sales and business development including the activities to develop and maintain client relationships and developing intellectual capital.

Skills Preferred:
Demonstrates a proven record of success and extensive knowledge managing IT Infrastructure engagements and project teams specializing in the design and implementation of Data Center processes, organizational structures, functions and technology within the following areas:

- Large corporate IT operations, major IT programs, systems integration and technical architecture at enterprise and inter-enterprise levels;

- Design of large data centers and/or infrastructures for global organizations;
-Management and/or oversight of large scale data center migration programs;

- Computing, storage and application platform and/or 1) database architectures for greenfield data centers, and/or 2) database operational processes and tools (e.g. Storage Resource Management).

Delivering engagements within allocated timeframes according to agreed client contracts, including the development of solutions that encourages stakeholder buy-in Managing effectiveness of relationship with clients and engagement team members Supporting the meeting of sales targets and participation in a number of business development / proposal efforts Providing quality of technical capabilities and solutions, as well as maintaining technical credibility with clients.
WAN, LAN, FC, FCoE, Load-balancers

This role supports client work contractually requiring US Citizenship and an active Secret Security Clearance.

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