Infra Configuration Consultant

PNC Financial Services

Pittsburgh, PA; Ashburn, VA; Sandston, VA Apr 14
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At PNC, our people are our greatest differentiator and competitive advantage in the markets we serve. We are all united in delivering the best experience for our customers. As a Infrastructure Configuration Consultant within PNC's Data Center Planning organization, you can sit anywhere in PNC’s footprint. You will work within a team and report into the Data Center, Enterprise Infrastructure Manager. Hours 10PM-6AM Monday-Friday. As a Data Center Facilities Engineer and a member of PNC's Data Center Facilities Planning group within the Technology Infrastructure / Data Center and Cloud Products organization, you will be instrumental in helping to maintain PNC’s reputation for technology excellence and world class data center operations. Your area provides design, build, implementation and operations support in the following areas: mainframe hardware planning and installation, data center infrastructure planning and design, structured copper and fiber cabling systems design & implementation and technology infrastructure hardware installation support. As a key contributor, you will represent the Data Center Facilities team and provide data center facilities engineering and consulting to technology projects involving the build out of data center and/or technology infrastructure within PNC’s enterprise data centers. Your knowledge of data center facilities planning, experience in working within dynamic project teams and skill in coordinating and managing multiple tasks and activities with others will drive the success of PNC’s technology strategies and goals. You will also perform a variety of tasks related to, but not limited to, security access, coordinating system implementation, testing and troubleshooting support, coordinating and managing mainframe hardware and data center infrastructure maintenance activities and maintain internal systems for monitoring and housing Data Center Infrastructure Management (DCIM) information. Your strong attention to detail skills will come into play as you assist in tracking relevant data center capacity metrics and provide regular reporting so we can increases capacity as necessary to fulfill business needs. PNC is committed to integrity, teamwork and customer focus through every aspect of our daily work and performance. All of which you will practice as you interact with peers, service partners and leadership within the technology organization. Job Description
  • Manages the requirements for planning, organizing, and implementing enterprise-wide technology infrastructure and configuration management functions.
  • Leads the planning, development, implementation and evaluation of major configuration changes from acquisition to termination.
  • Oversees the effective implementation and use of the configuration management process, methodology, tools, procedures, and audit activities.
  • Develops and publishes metrics to qualify and quantify configuration success; ensures that configuration practices are in compliance with standards.
  • Ensures the accuracy and validity of the configuration database for content on assets, major infrastructure and platform components, system documentation and service components.
PNC Employees take pride in our reputation and to continue building upon that we expect our employees to be:
  • Customer Focused - Knowledgeable of the values and practices that align customer needs and satisfaction as primary considerations in all business decisions and able to leverage that information in creating customized customer solutions.
  • Managing Risk - Assessing and effectively managing all of the risks associated with their business objectives and activities to ensure they adhere to and support PNC's Enterprise Risk Management Framework.

Competencies

Configuration Management – Knowledge of and ability to manage the process, tools and techniques for managing hardware, software, communications, facilities and personnel that provide the organization's IT services. ITIL (Information Technology Infrastructure Library) – Knowledge of and ability to apply ITIL processes and standards for managing the IT infrastructure. IT Quality Assurance – Knowledge of and the ability to utilize a variety of specific technical tools and testing methods to ensure the quality of IT production. Performance Measurement and Tuning – Knowledge of and the ability to monitor, measure, and optimize individual and combined utilization of hardware, software and telecommunications components. Software Change Request Management – Knowledge of, and experience with, managing product change requests from customers, prospective customers, vendors, and internal staff. Software Product Installation and Support – Knowledge of, and experience in, helping customers install, integrate, and operationalize software products or systems. System and Technology Integration – Knowledge of the features and facilities of systems, and the ability to integrate and communicate among applications, databases and technology platforms. Systems Software Infrastructure – Knowledge of software technology, and the ability to plan global, regional and local software architecture and infrastructure components.

Work Experience

Roles at this level typically require a university / college degree, with 3+ years of relevant / direct industry experience. Certifications are often desired. In lieu of a degree, a comparable combination of education and experience (including military service) may be considered.

Education

Bachelors Additional Job Description Benefits
PNC offers employees a comprehensive range of benefits to help meet your needs now and in the future. Depending on your eligibility, options for full-time employees include medical/prescription drug coverage (with a Health Savings Account feature); dental and vision options; employee and spouse/child life insurance; short- and long-term disability protection; maternity and parental leave; paid holidays, vacation days and occasional absence time; 401(k), pension and stock purchase plans; dependent care reimbursement account; back-up child/elder care; adoption assistance; educational assistance and a robust wellness program with financial incentives. To learn more about these and other programs, including benefits for part-time employees, visit pncbenefits.com > New to PNC.
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What types of opportunities exist for technologies at PNC? Our Technology & Innovation line of business focuses on achieving a strategic advantage for PNC by partnering with business areas to develop innovative products and services. Enterprise functions span security, including disciplines such as cybersecurity and fraud management, technology risk management, strategic services and infrastructure services. Our enterprise innovation function empowers a culture of innovation, employing design thinking practices, innovation incubators, API ecosystems and intelligent automation to deliver a differentiated customer experience. What is Pittsburgh, PNC’s headquarters city, like? Pittsburgh has become an incredible hub for technology and innovation. Being in the heart of the city, we are surrounded by world-class research universities and startups. The energy of the city, combined with the entrepreneurial spirit of its residents, make Pittsburgh a great place to live and work. What are PNC’s tech goals? Our customers increasingly prefer to use online, mobile and ATM channels to complete their financial transactions. To meet their expectations, we invest in new ideas and evolving technology. By driving innovation at a faster pace, we believe that we may fundamentally change the way banking is done. Tell us about PNC’s values. We have seven core values: customer focus, diversity and inclusion, integrity, performance, quality of life, respect and teamwork. No one value is more important than another; rather, they — together — represent who we are. Our values are critical to our success, and that of our employees, customers and the communities we serve. What kinds of skills and qualities do you look for in job candidates? We look for people with a solid, well-rounded understanding of technology. Not just what languages and frameworks do, but how they’re different and which one is more aligned to resolve a customer’s needs. We want to see that candidates understand how to assess quality and understand the logic behind what technology does and why that is important. In terms of soft skills, we look for people who are excited to do a deep dive into technology, to truly understand the ins and outs of what they do. We want people who communicate clearly and work well with a team. It’s also important that people are open to trying new things, embracing the lessons learned from what doesn’t work, and adapting to new plans quickly and with enthusiasm.