PwC Tax Technology & Development Technology Owner in Dallas, Texas

A career in our Innovation Development practice, within Innovation services, will provide you with the opportunity to help our clients’ tax departments redesign, redefine, and redeploy tax to be a strategic asset across the enterprise. You’ll focus on assisting clients incorporate increased automation in the tax reporting process, increase analytic capabilities through data integration, and create solid internal controls that will enable the Tax function to deliver better quality output and contribute more strategically to organisational decision making.

Our team helps our clients create a guided path to innovation by developing the right methods that generate insight based ideas, and to select, produce and commercialise the most valuable and viable results. You’ll focus on software driven innovation strategy, software technology diligence, operating model design, software product planning and management, and software architecture and cloud strategy.

Responsibilities

As a Director, you’ll work as part of a team of problem solvers with extensive consulting and industry experience, helping our clients solve their complex business issues from strategy to execution. Specific responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Proactively lead the practise by setting strategy, drive the development of new business in the market, and provide technical advice across disciplines

  • Building strong networks within the firm to spot and capitalise on opportunities to get involved in projects that others are leading across a number of different business units and sectors

  • Identifying and discussing key issues with our clients to identify potential opportunities

  • Responsibility for a majority of day to day client communications

  • Responsibility to shape and deliver various projects that exceed the expectations of our clients and our own assignment quality criteria

  • Manage and deliver large projects by developing the project team, assessing engagement risks throughout, driving conclusions, and reviewing / challenging the output produced by the team

  • Responsibility for management of engagement financials

  • Helping to grow and develop our team through hands on training and coaching

Job Requirements and Preferences :

Basic Qualifications :

Minimum Degree Required :

Bachelor Degree

Minimum Years of Experience :

8 year(s) of experience with at least 6 years of .NET development experience and at least 5 years of SQL experience

Preferred Qualifications :

Degree Preferred :

Master Degree

Preferred Fields of Study :

Management Information Systems, Computer and Information Science

Certification(s) Preferred :

Certification(s) Required: CPA, Admission to the Bar OR one of the following: Enrolled Agent, PhD - Computer Science/Information Science or STEM Equivalent, Professional Certification in Project Management (PMP), Six Sigma Black Belt/Lean Black Belt/Master Black Belt, Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE), Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer (MCSD), Certified Software Quality Analyst (CSQA), Certified Software Tester (CSTE), UX Certificate - Nielson Norman Group, Certified Analytics Professional (CAP) or equivalent institutional Data Science Program, Certified Secure Software Lifecycle Professional (CSSLP), and/or Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP).

Preferred Knowledge/Skills :

Demonstrates thought leader level knowledge and/or a proven record of success in the following areas:

  • Utilizing established development tools, guidelines, and conventions to create software solutions using technologies such as; ASP, .NET, SQL Server, HTML, CSS, Java, C#, JQuery, and Entity Framework;

  • Thorough knowledge of Object Orientated Programming and Principles and the agile programming methodology;

  • Utilizing Microsoft Application Life Cycle Management using Visual Studio Team Foundation Server 2015-2017; and,

  • Thorough knowledge of the software development life-cycle.

Demonstrates thought leader level abilities and/or a proven record of success assisting on client engagements or enterprise-wide projects and working in a fast paced, agile environment, including the following areas:

  • Utilizing NET MVC and Entity Framework Development and Design, Microsoft SQL Development Design and reviewing of the enterprise scale applications;

  • Utilizing Microsoft TFS experience working in highly structured branched environment merging code from one branch to another;

  • Working in an Agile process, planning work daily, resolving development blockers, and escalating issues appropriately;

  • Helping teams scope development work items and managing time and quality targets within a sprint;

  • Leading scrum meetings, retrospective meetings, prioritizing and assigning work items and monitoring the progress;

  • Reviewing designs and code deliverables to establish adherence to development standards and providing feedback/coaching to developers on areas for improvement;

  • Working with vendor frameworks such as DevExpress or Kendo; and,

  • Providing leadership across a team comprised of staff and vendor resources.

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.

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.