Full Job Description
Technology has always been at the heart of what we do and deliver at EY. We need technology to keep an organization the size of ours working efficiently. We have 300,000 people in more than 140 countries, all of whom rely on secure technology to be able to do their job every single day. Everything from the laptops we use, to the ability to work remotely on our mobile devices and connecting our people and our clients, to enabling hundreds of internal tools and external solutions delivered to our clients. Technology solutions are integrated in the client services we deliver and is key to us being more innovative as an organization.
EY Technology supports our technology needs through three business units:
Client Technology (CT) - focuses on developing new technology services for our clients. It enables EY to identify new technology-based opportunities faster, and pursue those opportunities more rapidly.
Enterprise Technology (ET) – ET supports our Core Business Services functions and will deliver fit-for-purpose technology infrastructure at the most affordable possible cost for quality services. ET will also support our internal technology needs by focusing on a better user experience.
Information Security (Info Sec) - Info Sec prevents, detects, responds and mitigates cyber-risk, protecting EY and client data, and our information management systems.
EY wavespaces are at the forefront of EY’s Digital Strategy and because of this EY has been identified as the Industry Leader in Digital Transformation. There are currently 25 flagship wavespaces and approximately 25 satellite wavespaces and the number of locations is growing. The wavespaces are a crucial vehicle for EY business to engage with existing and connect to future clients. They are highly-connected, forming a powerful network for the EY business to connect sessions and teams. wavespace helps our clients to respond to disruptive forces and new digital challenges.
The wavespace Support Specialist will act as a dedicated on-site support wavespace specialist and technical first point of contact for meetings and events held in their respective geographic area. In this role, they should be able to deliver quality client service, be equipped with appropriate knowledge and be well-versed technically of EY’s technology landscape. The wavespace Support Specialist will also need to maintain ongoing relationships with Regional and Team Leads as well as the Global Event Enablement team, ensuring open communication and feedback. In addition, they’ll need the ability to build ongoing relationship with other EY Technology teams and Service Line functions to provide relevant services and opportunities.
Your key responsibilities
Assists with local on-site and off-site support for firm sponsored wavespace functions/meetings, including a deep understanding and knowledge of network infrastructure, lab/wavespace internal networks and the EY network.
Assist with the deployment of hardware and software to end users (including the installation, configuration and testing of more complex firm hardware)
Assist with provisioning and de-provisioning processing, including setting up of hardware/software for the wavespace support team
Assists with (or coordinates) the repair of end user hardware and/or lab hardware and the reinstallation of software as necessary to resolve end user incidents as well as wavespace specific technologies (e.g. MS Surface Hubs, iPads, Digital Signal Processors, Microphone systems, wireless presentation systems, etc.) including the maintenance of these technologies
Support of technology applications including MURAL, Miro, Zeetings, Mentimenter, Co Create, and others etc.
Additional applications – Bluejeans, Skype, Webex, Teams
AV components – Screens; Projectors; Audio/Visual matrix; Digital Signal processors; Cameras etc.
Additional AV Components – Raritan(KVM), Box computers, NVX Endpoints, ChromeSticks, Analogway, 360 Cameras
Support AV software – Ventuz, Light Key (Astera Lights, Titan Lights), AppSpace, Crestron, QSYS, Gitbash, Solstice, OSC Designer, analogway
Support Lab specific hardware - Samsung Flip; MS HoloLens / Oculus Rift; 3D Printer; Digital fabrication machines
Additional Hardware – Oculus Go, Surface Studio, Drones
Operating System Support – Apple MacOSX (Both EY loadset and consumer) at an Intermediate Level
Knowledge in utilizing NAS capabilities and secure storage
Understand and interpret specialized network configurations (IE-enablement of AirCast for IOS devices on network)
Maintain on-site servers for event use (Value Creation Tool) – Windows Kiosk mode and Kiosk mode on iPads
Communicate with vendors on issues and assistance (LiveWire, TAD, Crestron, etc)
Able to analyze network issues and report appropriately to have addressed quickly (IE – cisco proprietary)
Track and resolves all related Incidents and Service Requests in Ticket Management System; identify sources and trends of technical problems to prevent future occurrences
Under minimal supervision, provides after-hours service for escalated issues from the Service Desk, Team Lead or wavespace stakeholder
Maintain a thorough understanding of the EY Technology organization and service offerings in order to identify how best to address end user technology needs and incidents
Understand the Firm’s business and organization sufficiently to anticipate and resolve end user technology issues that affect productivity of Firm personnel
Skills and attributes for success
Analytical/Decision Making Responsibilities:
Strong analytical skills are required to address end-user incidents escalated from a customer in the wavespace session or capability to anticipate and resolve an issue.
Decision making responsibilities are generally limited to addressing a single end-user issue; need to be able to prioritize incidents being worked on and communicate those priorities to end users as necessary.
Knowledge and Skills Requirements:
Excellent communication, interpersonal, organizational, and time management skills.
Excellent customer service attitude.
Ability to work effectively with all levels of end users and IT personnel.
Ability to communicate in English.
Deep understanding of all wavespace technologies include IT and AV
The wavespace Support Specialist will report to the Americas EY Technology wavespace Support Lead. In addition, there may be resources that will be shared among the functional group with numerous on-site staff that will indirectly be managed and motivated through matrix management.
To qualify for the role you must have
Bachelor's degree in computer related field or equivalent work experience
Approximately 3-5 years of experience in end user technology support
Event support and live event management
Knowledge of AV industry standards highly recommended
Experience with cloud technology e.g. MS Azure is beneficial
Certified Technology Specialist (CTS) or similar industry certifications desirable
What working at EY offers
We offer a competitive remuneration package where you’ll be rewarded for your individual and team performance. Our comprehensive Total Rewards package includes support for flexible working and career development, and with FlexEY you can select benefits that suit your needs, covering holidays, health and well-being, insurance, savings and a wide range of discounts, offers and promotions. Plus, we offer:
Support, coaching and feedback from some of the most engaging colleagues around
Opportunities to develop new skills and progress your career
The freedom and flexibility to handle your role in a way that’s right for you
EY is committed to being an inclusive employer and we are happy to consider flexible working arrangements. We strive to achieve the right balance for our people, enabling us to deliver excellent client service whilst allowing you to build your career without sacrificing your personal priorities. While our client-facing professionals can be required to travel regularly, and at times be based at client sites, our flexible working arrangements can help you to achieve a lifestyle balance.
As a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services, we’re using the finance products, expertise and systems we’ve developed to build a better working world. That starts with a culture that believes in giving you the training, opportunities and creative freedom to make things better. Whenever you join, however long you stay, the exceptional EY experience lasts a lifetime.
If you can confidently demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible.
Join us in building a better working world.
EY provides equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other legally protected basis, in accordance with applicable law.