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Grid Mod AMI Deployment Cutover Consultant, Senior Associate

Company: PwC
Location: Houston
Posted on: November 19, 2023

Job Description:

Specialty/Competency: Functional & Industry Technologies
Industry/Sector: Not Applicable
Time Type: Full time
Travel Requirements: Up to 80%

A career within Functional and Industry Technologies services will provide you with the opportunity to build secure and new digital experiences for customers, employees, and suppliers. We focus on improving apps or developing new apps for traditional and mobile devices as well as conducting usability testing to find ways to improve our clients' user experience. Our team helps clients transform their business through enabling technologies across marketing, finance and operations in the functional areas such as Maximo and PowerPlant.

To really stand out and make us fit for the future in a constantly changing world, each and every one of us at PwC needs to be a purpose-led and values-driven leader at every level. To help us achieve this we have the PwC Professional; our global leadership development framework. It gives us a single set of expectations across our lines, geographies and career paths, and provides transparency on the skills we need as individuals to be successful and progress in our careers, now and in the future.

As a Senior Associate, you'll work as part of a team of problem solvers, helping to solve complex business issues from strategy to execution. PwC Professional skills and responsibilities for this management level include but are not limited to:

  • Use feedback and reflection to develop self awareness, personal strengths and address development areas.
  • Delegate to others to provide stretch opportunities, coaching them to deliver results.
  • Demonstrate critical thinking and the ability to bring order to unstructured problems.
  • Use a broad range of tools and techniques to extract insights from current industry or sector trends.
  • Review your work and that of others for quality, accuracy and relevance.
  • Know how and when to use tools available for a given situation and can explain the reasons for this choice.
  • Seek and embrace opportunities which give exposure to different situations, environments and perspectives.
  • Use straightforward communication, in a structured way, when influencing and connecting with others.
  • Able to read situations and modify behavior to build quality relationships.
  • Uphold the firm's code of ethics and business conduct.

    Basic Qualifications :

    Minimum Degree Required :

    Bachelor Degree

    Minimum Years of Experience :

    5 years

    Preferred Qualifications :

    Preferred Degree Required :
    Master Degree

    Preferred Fields of Study:

    Computer and Information Science, Computer Engineering, Business Administration/Management

    Preferred Certifications:


    Preferred Knowledge/Skills :

    Demonstrates thorough level of abilities and/or a proven record of success as a team leader:
    • Leveraging experience working in the Utility Industry;
    • Managing the deployment of the solution into production for End-to-End implementation for AMI (includes meter, network/Head End System, and MDMS as well as covering integrations with non-AMI systems such as OMS, GIS, and CC&B);
    • Developing cutover strategy and creation of a cutover plan for cutover activities for systems including HES and MDMS;
    • Leading cutover/deployment activities for AMI (HES/MDMS) as part of a broader Grid Mod implementation efforts (such as EAM/FSM, GIS, OMS/ADMS, Customer Platform, etc);
    • Coordinating dress rehearsal activities and the actual cutover (project will include multiple dress rehearsals to demonstrate maturity of the solution at the end of test cycles);
    • Implementing cloud-based or on-premise AMI HES and MDMS systems for vendors including Landis+Gyr, Itron, and Siemens (experience with cloud-based L+G HES/MDMS preferred); and,
    • Collaborating with off-shore IT delivery teams and resources to meet the demands of operational functions and client needs.

      Demonstrates thorough level of abilities and/or a proven record of success as a team leader who takes ownership and delivers on small to medium sized tasks with short turnaround time and minimal guidance, including the following areas:
      • Assisting project leadership in the coordination of activities across teams to achieve goals;
      • Coordinating the gathering of business requirements, leveraging thorough know-how of architectural design components and being able to read and interpret a design document;
      • Communicating complex concepts cohesively and quickly to clients, business partners and teammates;
      • Leveraging creative thinking skills, especially with helping to develop and proposed strategies that lead to clients' and/or business' processes and team improvements;
      • Building client relationships, being able to multitask (including client and internal work) while maintaining a consistent track record of producing work that is highly accurate, detail-oriented, and reflects well on the business;
      • Utilizing appropriate methods to resolve complex design issues- making decisions with the ability to investigate and weigh alternatives, and prove a case for the recommended courses of action to provides the greatest benefit to the client and/or the business;
      • Leveraging problem-solving skills, emphasizing the diagnosing of root causes and developing workable solutions; and,
      • Using problem-solving skills, applying industry-standard lifecycle management theories and processes while on client engagements.

        Learn more about how we work: https://pwc.to/how-we-work

        PwC does not intend to hire experienced or entry level job seekers who will need, now or in the future, PwC sponsorship through the H-1B lottery, except as set forth within the following policy: https://pwc.to/H-1B-Lottery-Policy.

        All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment at PwC without regard to race; creed; color; religion; national origin; sex; age; disability; sexual orientation; gender identity or expression; genetic predisposition or carrier status; veteran, marital, or citizenship status; or any other status protected by law. PwC is proud to be an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer.

        For positions based in San Francisco, consideration of qualified candidates with arrest and conviction records will be in a manner consistent with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.

        For positions in California, Colorado, Hawaii, Nevada, New York State, or Washington State, or for opportunities that will report to a supervisor, office or other work site in New York State, please visit the following link for pay range information: https://pwc.to/payrange-v1-advisoryseniorassociate


Keywords: PwC, Houston , Grid Mod AMI Deployment Cutover Consultant, Senior Associate, Professions , Houston, Texas

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