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PwC US Tech Test Manager in Birmingham, Alabama

Specialty/Competency: IFS - Information Technology (IT)

Industry/Sector: Not Applicable

Time Type: Full time

Travel Requirements: Up to 20%

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 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 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:

  • Develop new skills outside of comfort zone.

  • Act to resolve issues which prevent the team working effectively.

  • Coach others, recognise their strengths, and encourage them to take ownership of their personal development.

  • Analyse complex ideas or proposals and build a range of meaningful recommendations.

  • Use multiple sources of information including broader stakeholder views to develop solutions and recommendations.

  • Address sub-standard work or work that does not meet firm's/client's expectations.

  • Use data and insights to inform conclusions and support decision-making.

  • Develop a point of view on key global trends, and how they impact clients.

  • Manage a variety of viewpoints to build consensus and create positive outcomes for all parties.

  • Simplify complex messages, highlighting and summarising key points.

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

Additional Responsibilities :

Position provides overall governance and management of end to end testing requirements, ownership of creating and updating the Test Strategy for all project improvements, and coordinates with key stakeholders to ensure adherence with best practices when performing all testing phases. This position will work with their team(s) to build a test asset that will provide multiple benefits in the future, reduced costs, consistent high quality and reduced leakage of incidents to production post go live.

Custom Orgs :

Global LoS :

Internal Firm Services

Global Network :

Internal Firm Services

Global Competency Network :

IFS - Information Technology (IT)

Job Requirements and Preferences :

Basic Qualifications :

Minimum Degree Required :

High School Diploma

Required Fields of Study :

Computer and Information Science, Management Information Systems, Information Technology

Minimum Years of Experience :

5 year(s)

Preferred Qualifications :

Preferred Knowledge/Skills :

Demonstrates extensive 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:

  • Demonstrating experience in leading and driving automation strategy for large scale applications. Ability to assess automation needs, develop an automation strategy, then work with the team on delivery of that strategy;

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

  • Estimating testing resource needs and overall testing strategy needed based on application architecture, scope, and scale, and goals;

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

  • Possessing experience with manual testing, automated testing, mobile testing, non-functional testing (such as performance, load, usability, security, stress, and scalability), and continuous testing (CI/CD, DevOps);

  • Utilizing proven verbal and written communication skills;

  • Utilizing proven presentation skills using GSuite tools and effective delivery;

  • Demonstrating experience using Azure DevOps (formerly VSTS) a plus;

  • Working in a fast-paced environment with ambitious deadlines;

  • Managing multiple priorities and have good situational awareness (i.e. understanding sense of urgency when required); and,

  • Managing multiple teams (onshore, offshore, and/or nearshore) and projects of various size and scale.

At PwC, our work model includes three ways of working: virtual, in-person, and flex (a hybrid of in-person and virtual). Visit the following link to learn more: https://pwc.to/ways-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 Colorado, visit the following link for information related to Colorado's Equal Pay for Equal Work Act: https://pwc.to/coloradoifsmanager.

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