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SMU Tax GMS Tech Intern Summer 2019-Houston

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Line of Service:   Tax
Job Type:   Full Time
Travel Requirements:   0-20%
Office Locations:   Houston, various US cities
Req ID:   102931BR
Position Type:   Intern
PwC/LOS Overview
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The PwC network is a global market leader in tax services.

We assist businesses, individuals, and organizations with tax strategy, planning, and compliance, while also delivering a wide range of business advisory services.

With over 32,000 tax professionals, this means that the PwC network can support our clients both locally and globally.

We have experience working with an expansive and diverse client-base, which comprises all types of businesses-multinationals, local companies, privately-owned organizations, entrepreneurs, family businesses, trusts, partnerships, and private individuals.

Job Description
The Global Mobility Services (GMS) Technology Group is a leader in providing value added solutions to complex business problems. Our practice automates client's business processes through implementation of propriety expatriate software, and helps in process redesign and systems integration with enterprise HR/Payroll solutions such as PeopleSoft, SAP and HR Access.

As a member of the GMS Technology team, you will play an important role in the development lifecycle of our various expatriate management solutions.

You will be responsible for contributing to projects that span both the client implementation and product teams.

As a technical team member, you will work closely with both onshore and offshore development resources and be responsible for the following:

- Managing application deployments
- Coordinating with development resources onshore/offshore
- Technical documentation and review
- Implement secure development processes
- Participate in peer code and architecture reviews

Position/Program Requirements
Minimum Year(s) of Experience: 0

Minimum Academic Requirements: Pursuing a Bachelor's degree in Management Information Systems or Computer Sciences.

Preferred cumulative GPA: 3.3
Preferred Major GPA: 3.3

Eligible students should be in the 3rd year of a 4 yr degree program or in the 4th year of a 5yr program. Client service interns typically join us during the winter/spring or summer prior to their intended graduation year.

Job Duties:

Demonstrates some knowledge and/or a proven record of success in the following areas:

- Monitoring and diagnosing of technical issues with production systems in PwC's Global Mobility Services Technology practice;

- Participating in all phases of basic systems implementation projects with some direct supervision, injecting technical expertise;

- Working effectively in a team environment, understanding personal and team roles, contributing to a positive working environment by building solid relationships with team members, and proactively seeking guidance, clarification and feedback;

- Building solid relationships with clients, developing an awareness of Firm services, approaching clients in an organized and knowledgeable manner, delivering clear requests for information, and demonstrating flexibility in prioritizing and completing tasks.

Job Requirements:

Demonstrates some abilities and/or a proven record of success in the following areas:

- Understanding of advanced programming concepts and object oriented design patterns, emphasizing data structures and algorithms and leveraging the following technologies and concepts:
- MS SQL Server 2008 or 2012
- .NET Framework
- ASP .NET and/or ASP .NET MVC
- Visual Basic .NET
- Database Design, C#.Net, MS SQL
- Visual Studio .NET
- MS Teamsystem
- Software Development Lifecycle, Agile Methodologies (Scrum, etc.); and,

- Interacting with various levels of client and firm management through both written and verbal communications, emphasizing a client-service orientation to leverage creative problem-solving skills, executing various deliverables simultaneously as both a team member and individual contributor, and researching and delivering results of pertinent client, industry, and technical matters.

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