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EY Cybersecurity Digital Infrastructure Network - Sr. Manager - Consulting - Location OPEN in Des Moines, Iowa

At EY, you’ll have the chance to build a career as unique as you are, with the global scale, support, inclusive culture and technology to become the best version of you. And we’re counting on your unique voice and perspective to help EY become even better, too. Join us and build an exceptional experience for yourself, and a better working world for all.

EY Digital Infrastructure

Looking to join a great team and help build a better working world? Digital infrastructure is a national priority, an important focus for our growth strategy and creating significant career opportunities.

At EY, we are developing market-leading and cutting-edge capabilities to serve prominent clients who own, invest in, develop, manage, and transform infrastructure. We are connecting our teams across types of clients, infrastructure sectors and service offerings so we can bring clients our full strength and better insights. Today, our work spans every type of essential infrastructure, including digital, transportation, energy, environmental and civic/social with a commitment to sustainability.

We need experienced leaders who can collaborate across disciplines, develop new solutions and be trusted advisors to our most significant clients. If the idea of being part of a broader infrastructure community excites you and you have a passion for solving complex challenges to help move the world forward, come join our team!

The opportunity

Our Digital Infrastructure network group, within the Technology Consulting and Cyber practice is rapidly growing, including with a focus on design and launch.

Our Technology professionals support clients on their most critical infrastructure projects, including helping organizations design next generation networks, architect state of the service offerings, and enhance system resilience for our clients' mission critical systems. Increasingly we support clients making transformative investments. We are looking for professionals who can independently manage diverse teams to successfully deliver complex, strategic projects, guide clients through transformational journeys, and collaborate well with colleagues of all ranks.

Your key responsibilities

As a "Senior Manager" in Technology Consulting, we expect you to have a strong technical foundation to deliver digital infrastructure projects combined with experience in selling technical solutions through professional services and consulting engagements to address complex problems. Your key responsibilities will include:

  • Technical knowledge - Providing subject matter expertise in at least one of the following focus areas with enough hands-on work experience to be able to deploy and guide multiple consulting teams concurrently on clients’ engagements, and preferably the diverse knowledge needed to be able to handle larger engagements that span multiple disciplines related to:

  • Technical network design, deployment, validation, and operations of ISP or carrier, PMO/TMO of network or network service launch.

  • CCIE/CCNE for service providers or similar preferred (e.g. Juniper, Nokia, Ericsson), and/or

  • Network engineering, network operations, and network/service launch PMO.

  • Service Delivery Management - Effectively handle large teams executing mission critical projects. Responsibilities include managing communications with senior client leaders and delivering services as per contractual agreements. You will also be responsible for continuous improvement of our service delivery templates and work products in your area of expertise by engaging the practice team to review and enhance work products from various engagements.

  • Client Relationship Management - Maintain relationships with key sponsors and executives within client organizations and effectively leverage EY leadership and account teams to integrate other EY service lines to improve value of services delivered to the client.

  • New business development – Lead key pursuits and work with account teams to expand business in existing accounts.

  • Practice Development - Provide thought leadership in developing white papers and point-of-views in areas of expertise.

Skills and attributes for success

  • Demonstrate in-depth technical capabilities and professional knowledge across the network architecture and engineering function

  • Demonstrate ability to quickly learn new processes and uncover new offerings that may assist current customer base.

  • Provide mentoring and motivate diverse client engagement teams by delivering constructive on-the-job coaching to team members, while fostering an innovative and inclusive team-oriented work environment.

  • Drive high-quality work within expected timeframes and on budget. Monitor progress, manage risk and ensure clients are kept informed about progress and expected outcomes.

  • Build relationships with client personnel and deliver quality client services. Strive to assist our clients to uncover additional areas of opportunity to reduce cost or improve results.

  • Understand EY and its service lines and actively assess what the firm can deliver to serve clients.

To qualify for the role you must have

  • A bachelor’s degree or master’s degree, preferably in engineering / technology and business.

  • About 10 or more years of experience in one or more of the following:

  • Technical network design, deployment, validation, and operations of ISP or carrier, PMO/TMO of network or network service launch,

  • CCIE/CCNE, CompTIA Network+ for service providers or similar preferred (e.g. Juniper, Nokia, Ericsson).

  • Network engineering, network operations, and network/service launch PMO.

  • Must be eligible to obtain a security clearance

  • We would expect for you to be available to travel outside of your assigned office location as necessary to meet client needs.

  • In-depth technical capabilities and professional knowledge across the network architecture and engineering function, including legacy IP network architectures and the associated systems (DNS, DHCP, etc) and protocols (IPv4/v6, ARP, TCP/UDP, BGP, SCTP, etc.)

  • Experience with Cloud networking and associated connectivity for IP, vlan, vxlan, and associated virtualization technologies smartNIC, DPU/GPU, etc.

  • Experience architecting and deploying software-defined networks and virtualized network functions in a carrier-grade network (SD-WAN, SDN, cloud-router, and/or NFV-based S/Gi-LAN/N6 interface in 4G/5G mobile networks.

Ideally, you’ll have

  • Deep knowledge in network engineering, network construction, network service activation/provisioning, network rating/billing, and/or network service assurance

  • Approximately 2-3 years of recent consulting experience at a large / Big Four consulting firm, organizations such as Samsung/Nokia/Ericsson, and/or experience in working in a capacity of chief architect or other technical /leader role to build or implement technical infrastructure.

  • Refined executive presentation skills focused on driving business outcomes

  • Experience and demonstratable results in professional services sales including developing and presenting large proposals, writing SOWs for client contracts and having a strong understanding of revenue generation, margin management, and resource levelling for professional services engagements.

  • Experience in dealing with client issues and solving them by drawing up solution scenarios that are supported with cost estimates, timelines, and action plans to resolve the situation.

  • Experience in speaking roles at prominent public forums or holding roles within standards organizations such as IEEE, ETSI, 3GPP, TM Forum, etc.

What we look for

  • The ability to develop relationships with key business, technical and other client stakeholders

  • Demonstrated success in owning and managing highly complex, transformational program delivery in areas such as network construction, 3G/4G/5G launch, datacenter consolidation, disaster recovery, cloud migrations, network transformation, etc.

  • Strong technical expertise and the diverse knowledge across environments to enable management and rapid execution of complex engagements involving resources across multiple groups.

  • The ability to engage a cross section of competencies to bring the best solutions to our clients

  • An inclusive mindset that consistently seeks to empower others and harness the value of diverse teams

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What we offer

We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefits package where you’ll be rewarded based on your performance and recognized for the value you bring to the business. The salary range for this job in most geographic locations in the US is $160,900 to $367,700. The salary range for New York City Metro Area, Washington State and California (excluding Sacramento) is $193,100 to $417,900. Individual salaries within those ranges are determined through a wide variety of factors including but not limited to education, experience, knowledge, skills and geography. In addition, our Total Rewards package includes medical and dental coverage, pension and 401(k) plans, and a wide range of paid time off options. Under our flexible vacation policy, you’ll decide how much vacation time you need based on your own personal circumstances. You’ll also be granted time off for designated EY Paid Holidays, Winter/Summer breaks, Personal/Family Care, and other leaves of absence when needed to support your physical, financial, and emotional well-being.

  • Continuous learning: You’ll develop the mindset and skills to navigate whatever comes next.

  • Success as defined by you: We’ll provide the tools and flexibility, so you can make a meaningful impact, your way.

  • Transformative leadership: We’ll give you the insights, coaching and confidence to be the leader the world needs.

  • Diverse and inclusive culture: You’ll be embraced for who you are and empowered to use your voice to help others find theirs.

If you can demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible.

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