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PwC Test Strategy Senior Manager in Tampa, Florida

A career in Information Technology, within Internal Firm Services, will provide you with the opportunity to support our core business functions by deploying applications that enable our people to work more efficiently and deliver the highest levels of service to our clients. You’ll focus on managing the design and implementation of technology infrastructure within PwC, developing and enhancing both client and internal facing applications within PwC, and providing technology tools that help create a competitive advantage for the Firm to drive strategic business growth.

Our Information Technology Quality team manages Information Technology operational processes, including configurations, change management, and incident management and provides oversight to third party suppliers that deliver services for Information Technology operations.

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 an authentic and inclusive leader, at all grades/levels and in all lines of service. 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 Manager, 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:

  • Take action to ensure everyone has a voice, inviting opinion from all.

  • Establish the root causes of issues and tackle them, rather than just the symptoms.

  • Initiate open and honest coaching conversations at all levels.

  • Move easily between big picture thinking and managing relevant detail.

  • Anticipate stakeholder needs, and develop and discuss potential solutions, even before the stakeholder realises they are required.

  • Develop specialised expertise in one or more areas.

  • Advise stakeholders on relevant technical issues for their business area.

  • Navigate the complexities of global teams and engagements.

  • Build trust with teams and stakeholders through open and honest conversation.

  • Uphold the firm's code of ethics and business conduct.

Job Requirements and Preferences :

Basic Qualifications :

Minimum Degree Required :

High School Diploma

Minimum Years of Experience :

6 year(s) of progressive roles managing IT quality assurance and control within software/systems development processes.

Preferred Qualifications :

Degree Preferred :

Bachelor Degree

Preferred Fields of Study :

Information Technology, Computer Systems Analysis, Management Information Systems

Certification(s) Preferred :

Foundations Certification

Preferred Knowledge/Skills :

Demonstrates intimate abilities and/or a proven record of success as a team leader in test methodologies and integration of business applications to achieve an efficient testing effort that delivers a quality system to its customers including the following areas:

-Understanding requirements from a business perspective to be validated through testing and assessing them in the context of an Agile/Scrum delivery model;

-Understanding of the SDLC activities expected to deliver custom developed and packaged applications; and

-Understanding Testing Automation Frameworks and how they are applied to increase speed and accuracy of testing efforts to enable continuous deployment of IT applications.

Demonstrates intimate abilities and/or a proven record of success as a team leader in Quality Assurance for large project testing efforts including the following areas:

-Manages overall testing effort including project testing strategy and testing plans;

-Contributes to thought leadership on testing tools, test automation, methodology, performance testing and practices to support quality assurance in a continuous delivery model;

-Uses deep specialistise of test methodologies, combined with knowledge of business applications to improve quality of delivery and business value;

-Manages the quality and acceptance of vendor testing deliverables on large and complex software development, infrastructure, SaaS and/or Cloud solutions;

-Designs test cases, execution of test plans, analyzing test case results, and reporting of test case results to achieve quality assurance and business value objectives;

-Develops and guides the documentation of test plans and test cases so that the requirements and test cases are unambiguous, aligned, consistent and not in contradiction with each other;

-Works collaboratively within a delivery team at all levels including stakeholder management, with considerate ability to take ownership of tasks and complete them with minimal direct supervision; and

-Develops deep business and application domain knowledge for an assigned business portfolio to aid in critically evaluating the balance of both business needs and user requests.

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.

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