at&t Consulting – Practice Director, Network Consulting – Immediate opportunity – Midwest location preferred

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AT&T Consulting Solutions

 

Practice Director, Network Consulting

 

General Qualifications

A seasoned and strategic thought leader with extensive experience in large scale, global, enterprise network technologies, vendors, platforms and solutions.  Ability to lead a Consulting practice consisting of primarily presales and delivery of the AT&T Consulting Network Consulting Services portfolio.   Must be able to communicate, deliver and present at the CxO level.

 

Role Overview

  • Sales Support – Support AT&T Consulting direct sales opportunities for the Network Consulting portfolio, including Network strategy, assessments, deployment and optimization engagements.  Lead sales opportunities. Lead client presentations. Support executive sales interactions
  • Proposal Development – Develop resourcing model, timelines and costs of engagements.   Develop Statement of Work (SOW) and RFI/RFP development.  Present proposals to customers.
  • Service Development – Lead the development of new AT&T Consulting network services in alignment with market need, incremental delivery readiness, and AT&T product house imperatives (SDN is an example).  Develop and optimize these and other AT&T Consulting offerings over time.   Work in close partnerships with other Consulting practice areas including to incorporate bundled services.  (Network readiness as a part of a UC strategy is an example)
  • Sales and Delivery Enablement – Service launching and field communications/training.  Development of offer briefings to sales teams.  Development of practice training curriculum and training sources.  Quarterly practice calls and leading technology work groups.
  • Develop & Manage 3rd Party Relationships – Identification and vetting of partners to augment internal staff.  Negotiation of pricing structure with partner.  Opportunity coordination with third party, proposal development.  
  • Partner with Complex Solutions and “Day II” teams across AT&T in support of large deal pursuits where Consulting is a key component and “bundle”.  Partner with Life Cycle services and define interface points to ensure a smooth transition from Consulting discovery / assessment into operational transition for managed services opportunities.
  • Knowledge Management – Support development of standardized templates and Knowledge Management artifacts to improve field self-sufficiency.  Develop and improve tools and templates for consistent pricing / costing on complex bids.  Develop transition and transformation frameworks to enhance standardized approaches for complex and custom deals.
  • Billing – Support engagement management activities and billing on projectsp.

 

Technical and Business Acumen

  • Hands-on experience in Network transformation in a large scale production environment, specifically around IP transport technologies and architecture.
  • Experience with technology budgeting and financial impact analysis


Consulting and Other Skills

  • 15+ years industry experience Strategic IT Consulting experience
  • Outstanding written and presentation skills.  Experience with Board-level interaction and facilitation of diverse groups and stakeholders.  
  • Ability to travel up to 50%
  • Outstanding interpersonal skills and responsiveness supporting sales and field management and building best practices for field adoption
  • Proven ability to grow Consulting and Influenced revenues
  • Ability to effectively cross-sell multiple practice areas

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Location: San Francisco

The Company:  Our client is the leading non-profit focused on upgrading the Internet access in every public school classroom in America. We believe that digital learning has the potential to provide all students equal access to educational opportunity and that every school requires high-speed broadband to make that opportunity a reality.
The Role:
The District Network Consultant is at the heart of our mission: your technical expertise is what will make it possible to upgrade the technology infrastructure of school districts so that all students can take advantage of the promise of digital learning. You will work directly with technology leaders within states and districts as well as with a range of service providers and OEMs to help define Internet, WAN, LAN and wireless network designs for schools. You will support school districts across the country as they plan, procure and implement upgrades. Working within a consulting…

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Network Consultant

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Location: San Francisco

 

The Company:  Our client is the leading non-profit focused on upgrading the Internet access in every public school classroom in America. We believe that digital learning has the potential to provide all students equal access to educational opportunity and that every school requires high-speed broadband to make that opportunity a reality.
The Role:
The District Network Consultant is at the heart of our mission: your technical expertise is what will make it possible to upgrade the technology infrastructure of school districts so that all students can take advantage of the promise of digital learning. You will work directly with technology leaders within states and districts as well as with a range of service providers and OEMs to help define Internet, WAN, LAN and wireless network designs for schools. You will support school districts across the country as they plan, procure and implement upgrades. Working within a consulting team, your expertise in network engineering will ensure school districts upgrade to the best possible technologies, in the best possible way. You’ll be joining a team with many projects and programs under development, providing significant opportunity for growth, specialization, and project ownership. We’re looking for someone who’s excited about pursuing our ambitious non-profit mission while working at an innovative, fast-moving, small tech startup pace.

YOU HAVE:

    • Minimum of 5 years hands-on experience implementing and managing WAN, LAN, and WLAN networks
    • Understanding of high level network architecture and design with an emphasis on multi-site networks and Internet Knowledge of communications hardware such as routers, switches,      firewalls and Access Points
    • Knowledge of the communications hardware manufacturer and vendor landscape
    •  At least CCNA level knowledge of OSPF, HSRP/VRRP, VLAN’s, STP and other routing/switching protocols and concepts
    •  Experience with network security, monitoring, maintenance, and troubleshooting
    •  Ability to explain and document networking concepts and trade-offs to a wide variety of technical and non-technical audiences
    •  If you come from a consulting background, you look forward to a fast paced workplace without the pressure to hit a billable hours target.
    •  You enjoy working without the pressure of being on call and without the stress of keeping a large production network running

BONUS QUALIFICATIONS:

    •  Experience working in a IT/network consulting role
    •  Experience in telecommunications (fixed or wireless)
    •  Experience in fiber network planning, procurement, and implementation.
    •  Experience with networking in an education, nonprofit, or local government context.
To apply, please send a resume to dan@roznosinc.com detailing your interest and experience. Our Client is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Technical Principal Consultant – LA/Orange County –

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PRACTICE: Advanced Infrastructure

JOB DESCRIPTION

 As a member of a team of advanced infrastructure consultants and senior consultants,

you will use your in-depth knowledge of networking to design and implement solutions for

our clients.

 Responsible for consulting project activities from client identification through final

invoicing.

 Fulfills billable consulting service projects.

 Acts as the subject matter expert within a specific discipline.

 Typically leads an engagement team, consisting of other Consultants and/or Sr.

Consultant, or may be the sole consulting resource on a project.

 Technical responsibilities include problem identification, system architecture definition,

hardware/software specification and/or design, implementation, testing, client training,

and deployment.

 Typically viewed as a mentor or coach.

 Creates recommendation and implements new methods, techniques and /or procedures.

QUALIFICATIONS

At AT&T Consulting, you will be working with the best in the industry. Here is what you should

bring to the table:

 5+ years experience in the planning, design and implementation of complex networks as

part of a large enterprise network team, or within the professional services or network

integration environments.

 Planning, design and integration of secure network technology.

 A can-do attitude and a serious desire to have an impact on your company and the

industry.

TECHNICAL SKILLS

 Thorough understanding of internetworking technologies and how technologies are

deployed in complex, global networks. IPv4 and IPv6 experience.

 WAN Expertise – Transport and Access Planning, Design and Deployment Experience

 LAN Expertise – Planning, Design and Deployment Experience

 IP Routing – Planning, Design & Deployment Experience

 DC Expertise – DC Core Network Planning, Design and Deployment Experience

o Experience in analysis and selection of transport and access technologies

including; MPLS, Private Line, Hybrid WAN, Internet Complex, Ethernet, Internet

VPN, Sonet/SDH & DWDM, and wireless.

o MPLS Integration including MPLS equipment & transport selection, QoS, MPLS

IP Routing and MPLS migration planning/transition

o Experience in equipment selection, sizing and detailed engineered design

o Data center expertise including core, distribution and segmentation

o Wireless equipment selection, sizing and detailed engineered design

o Layer 2 vs Layer 3 segmentation

o Virtualization using path segmentation (GRE, VRF-Lite, L3VPN’s, L2VPN’s)

o IP Routing Protocols – OSPF, BGP, M-BGP, EIGRP capabilities and

corresponding configurations.

o IP Addressing – NAT, DNS/DHCP, Address Summarization as it impacts IP

addressing and IP routing.

o Experience in analysis, design, engineering and deployment of DC core networks

built on legacy architectures and fabric enabled architectures.

o Experience with Load Balancing, DNS/DHCP, NAT, WANx and Proxies

o Experience with separation and segmentation technologies (VLAN, VRF)

o Experience with network virtualization technologies

o Experience with Cisco ACI SDN technologies

 Network Equipment – Strong knowledge of features, functionality and configurations for

Cisco Systems, Nortel, Juniper, Extreme Networks, etc.

REQUIRED SKILLS

 Bachelors degree

 Industry Certifications CCIE or proven equivalent experience

 Very strong leadership, documentation, project management skills.

 Ability to lead, coordinate, complex networking engagements in very large environments.

 Ability to travel for engagement requirements.

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Senior Staff Auditor-Financial Services Chicago, Oak Brook, South Bend, Indianapolis, Louisville, Franklin, TN, Sacramento, Costa Mesa, Sherman Oaks

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Eight openings Nationwide!!

This client is one of the largest public accounting and consulting firms in the United States. Under its core purpose of “Building Value with Values®,” they use their deep industry expertise to provide audit services to public and private entities while also helping their clients reach their goals with tax, advisory, risk and performance services. With more than 3,000 personnel, They have offices coast to coast. They are recognized by many organizations as one of the country’s best places to work. They serve clients worldwide and are part of one of the largest global accounting networks in the world, consisting of more than 150 independent accounting and advisory services firms in more than 100 countries around the world.

Job Summary

As part of the audit team, the Senior Staff Auditor will be responsible for:

  • Running client engagements from start to finish. This includes all aspects of financial statement preparation, internal staffing of engagements, project scheduling and budgeting, planning of the engagement and related administrative functions
  • Supervising, training, and mentoring staff and interns on audit process and assess performance of staff for engagement reviews; performing in-charge role
  • Maintain a good working relationship with clients to enhance customer satisfaction and work with client management and staff at all levels to perform audit services
  • Work with audit team to identify and resolve client issues discovered during audit process.
  • Research and analyze financial statements and audit issues utilizing electronic databases, and employ audit software to review and compile financial information.
  • Pro-actively interact with key client management to gather information, resolve audit-related problems, and make recommendations for business and process improvements

 

Qualifications

This opportunity is open for candidates interested in Full-time or seasonal work arrangement options.

  • 3 plus year of experience in external audits (public accounting experience).
  • Experience in Financial Institutions or financial services external audit of both public and private companies preferred
  • SEC experience preferred
  • Experience with engagement management, audit and review skills and staff supervision are required
  • Candidate will need to be able to multi task as planning, executing and wrapping up various engagements may have to be performed concurrently.
  • Ability to perform research on technical matters prior to submitting for manager review is essential.
  • Exceptional client service and communication skills with a demonstrated ability to develop and maintain outstanding client relationships.
  • Strong computer skills including proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and audit preparation software.
  • Candidate must meet 150 hour requirement for CPA eligibility; CPA license preferred
  •  Ability to work additional hours as needed and travel to various client sites.

 

Interested parties please send your resume to dan@roznosinc.com

State and Local Tax Senior Manager – San Francisco and Miami

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Actively recruiting for this in San Francisco and Miami

This client is one of the largest public accounting and consulting firms in the United States. Under its core purpose of “Building Value with Values®,” They use their deep industry expertise to provide audit services to public and private entities while also helping their clients reach their goals with tax, advisory, risk and performance services. With more than 3,000 personnel, They have offices coast to coast and are recognized by many organizations as one of the country’s best places to work. They serve clients worldwide and are part of one of the largest global accounting networks in the world, consisting of more than 150 independent accounting and advisory services firms in more than 100 countries around the world.

 

Position Summary:

The position will be responsible to lead, plan, and oversee all aspects of the State and Local Tax practice in the Miami and San Francisco offices, respectively, in one of the nations 10 largest public accounting firms.

This role requires:

  • The oversight of multiple client service teams and the proven ability to plan, direct, and execute tax projects and compliance efforts across a variety of industries, including Manufacturing & Distribution, Retail, Technology, etc.
  • Proven ability to economically and efficiently manage a wide range of projects, to include billing and accounts receivable responsibilities.
  • Function as a community business leader through continuous networking activities at both professional and community based events.
  • Ensure that quality tax standards are being practiced in the course of providing client service.
  • Work within budgetary and time constraints while providing high-level client satisfaction.
  • Confirm that all necessary financial statement disclosures and related deliverables are prepared accurately and in collaboration with the assurance practice.
  • Demonstrated ability to proactively  work with clients to continuously anticipate and resolve business issues.
    Develop and promote new ideas and business solutions that result in successful attraction of new clients as well as extended services to existing clients.
  • Develop managers and staff and serve as a role model, providing coaching, mentoring, and training to staff members.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Strong focus on increased development of appropriate tax clientele in the
    Miami market
  • Leadership of client service teams and multiple projects in a fast-paced and
    interactive team environment with the goal of meeting and exceeding client
    expectations.
  • Mentoring and development of tax staff and managers
  • Active participation in campus as well as experienced hire recruiting process
  • Collaboration with the assurance practice on all financial statement state tax
    reporting issues
  • Maintaining excellent relations with staff and clients
  • Remaining aware of new developments and the firms standards and policies

Candidates for the State and Local Tax Senior Manager/Director role should have
experience or be capable of performing in the following areas:

  • Have or be able to quickly build an active network of business contacts and
    referral sources in the Miami market.
  • Actively participate with the development, communication and execution of an
    integrated growth strategy involving all business units operating within the
    Miami market.
  • Build a dedicated and motivated team of tax professionals to accomplish the
    vision and strategy and to position Crowe as a leader to these market segments.
  • Assume responsibility for tax sales and marketing efforts in the Miami
    market.
  • Integrate and leverage firm wide thought leadership efforts in developing the
    market for tax services.
  • Develop new client relationships and be capable of managing all aspects of
    an engagement.
  • Work effectively within a team oriented environment.

 

Qualifications Include:

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting and/or finance
  • 10+ years of experience in public accounting with a Big 4 firm, a national CPA
    firm, a large regional accounting firm, or a mid-size firm with a strong
    commercial services client base
  • CPA required
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Leadership and team building experience
  • Strategic and organizational planning experience
  • Sales and marketing experience, with proven business development skills
  • Ability to work within budgetary and time constraints

Interested parties please send your resume to dan@roznosinc.com

Federal Tax Senior Manager – Fort Lauderdale, Miami, New York, Louisville

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Actively recruiting for this in Fort Lauderdale, Miami, New York, Louisville

This client is one of the largest public accounting and consulting firms in the United States. Under its core purpose of “Building Value with Values®,” They use their deep industry expertise to provide audit services to public and private entities while also helping their clients reach their goals with tax, advisory, risk and performance services. With more than 3,000 personnel, They have offices coast to coast and are recognized by many organizations as one of the country’s best places to work. They serve clients worldwide and are part of one of the largest global accounting networks in the world, consisting of more than 150 independent accounting and advisory services firms in more than 100 countries around the world.

Job Summary

  • This role is requires the oversight of multiple client service teams and the proven ability to plan, direct, execute and complete tax projects and compliance efforts across a variety of industries.
  • Will economically and efficiently manage projects including billing and accounts receivable responsibilities.
  • Conduct review of federal and state income tax returns for corporate, S corp., partnership and individual clients.
  • Develop and maintain strong client relationships
  • Provide innovative tax planning strategies and compliance expertise to clients; perform research and prepare/review technical tax memorandum.
  • Understand and manage firm risk on tax services performed
  • A senior manager is a critical member of the local tax office team, providing thought leadership to the partner group while actively developing and mentoring staff and managers.
  • Manage, develop, and mentor staff/managers on projects and assess performance through formal periodic reviews and informal feedback.
  • Work closely with partners, managers and staff to integrate efficient standard operating procedures and practice development skills using a team approach to client service.
  • Perform other job-related responsibilities as necessary.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, MST is a plus

  • At least 8+ years experience in public accounting; strong preference for Big 4 or large regional firm experience.

  • CPA required

  • Advanced technical and tax accounting skills in the areas of: corporate, partnership, and individual taxation with a consulting mindset

  • Proven leadership skills in managing client service teams and multiple projects in a fast-paced and interactive team environment to meet and exceed client expectations.

  • Ability to mentor and develop tax staff and managers

  • Exceptional client service and communication skills with a proven ability to develop and maintain outstanding client relationships

  • Ability to identify value-added opportunities and work in a team environment to develop business

  • Personal drive to develop self/others and provide leadership insight to the local tax team

Interested parties please send your resume to dan@roznosinc.com

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