Advisory IT Hosting Systems UNIX Engineer
PwC - Dallas, TX

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Line of Service: IFS
Industry: Information Technology
State & City: WA-Seattle
NY-New York
NJ-Florham Park
CA-San Jose
CA-San Francisco
CA-Los Angeles
Travel Requirements: 0-20%
Position Type: Full Time
Auto req ID: 36955BR-10

PwC/LoS Overview:
Are you interested in the opportunity to work for an industry-leading company that services Fortune 500 companies, and will give you the experience and exposure you need to build your career? If you are, then PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP ( is the firm for you. PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP (PwC US) is well placed to help clients meet the challenges and opportunities of the US marketplace in the areas of assurance, tax, and advisory. We offer the perspective of being part of a global network of firms combined with detailed knowledge of local, state and US national issues. More than 169,000 people in over 158 countries across the PwC network are committed to deliver quality in assurance, tax and advisory services. People across the PwC network share knowledge, experience and solutions to develop fresh perspectives and deliver practical advice.

At PwC US, you will be part of a learning culture, where teamwork and collaboration are encouraged, excellence is rewarded, and diversity is respected and valued. We offer a flexible career progression model that allows for a variety of challenging opportunities throughout your career. We provide unparalleled coaching, mentoring, and career development programs; global opportunities; and state of the art technology-driven methodologies to help you provide quality service to our clients.

Job Description:
US IT supports and develops internal systems and applications for use by PWC staff in all areas of the Firm.

Advisory Hosting Services provides production, development, and implementation environments for client engagements both domestically and in internationally. Advisory Hosting Services allows for flexible, rapidly deployed environments that are monitored and supported 24x7. The environment allows for usage of non US IT standard technologies and platforms available to internal and external users. Advisory Hosting Services also manages technology and strategic direction for US Advisory owned Solution Delivery Centers.

The Unix team for Advisory Hosting Services supports 500+ servers running Solaris and Linux flavored operating systems in 24x7 data centers.

Position/Program Requirements:Knowledge Preferred:
Thorough level of knowledge and a proven record of success as a UNIX systems administrator within a professional business services environment that focuses on several of the following areas: hosting services industry, software development methodologies, infrastructure operations, service management principles, Solaris, Linux (multiple flavors like Red Hat, SuSe, Oracle Linux), Apache, Oracle VM, VMware, EMC SAN, and Symantec NetBackup. Install software, apply patches, manage file systems, monitor performance, and troubleshoot alerts from commercial monitoring tools.

Thorough expertise with creative problem-solving abilities and consultancy mindset while working on, as well as proven extensive knowledge of, troubleshooting problems and/or issues, and developing and offering effective solutions for, business issues related to IT hosting services.

Thorough knowledge of industry and Firm IT services and extensive experience in the field of information technology, including a thorough understanding of the business functions and architecture deployed globally.

Skills Preferred:
Ability to translate business demands into prioritized initiatives to fill business requirements across services and/or project.

Ability to manage client requirements, project workflow, and preparing or coordinating complex written and verbal materials related to technical problem solving.

Proven track record of success and extensive ability to understand the expertise required to manage enterprise-wide UNIX services.

Recognition as an industry expert who maintains an extensive network in the IT and hosting services space and has a demonstrated proven record of leveraging that network to support new opportunities.

Minimum Years of Experience Necessary:

Minimum Degree(s) and Certification(s) Required:
Undergraduate Degree (e.g., BA, BS)Â or 5 years of IT experience

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