PwC Solution Analyst Product Owner, Senior Associate in Chicago, Illinois
Specialty/Competency: Data and Analytics Technologies
Industry/Sector: HI X-Sector
Time Type: Full time
Travel Requirements: Up to 40%
A career within Application and Emerging Technology services, will provide you with a unique opportunity to help our clients identify and prioritise emerging technologies that can help solve their business problems. We help clients design approaches to integrate new technologies, skills, and processes so they can get the most out of their technology investment and drive business results and innovation.
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 Senior Associate, 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:
Use feedback and reflection to develop self awareness, personal strengths and address development areas.
Delegate to others to provide stretch opportunities, coaching them to deliver results.
Demonstrate critical thinking and the ability to bring order to unstructured problems.
Use a broad range of tools and techniques to extract insights from current industry or sector trends.
Review your work and that of others for quality, accuracy and relevance.
Know how and when to use tools available for a given situation and can explain the reasons for this choice.
Seek and embrace opportunities which give exposure to different situations, environments and perspectives.
Use straightforward communication, in a structured way, when influencing and connecting with others.
Able to read situations and modify behavior to build quality relationships.
Uphold the firm's code of ethics and business conduct.
Provide demonstrations to clients throughout the entire project life-cycle;
Provide technical leadership on project related tasks leveraging PwC tools, templates & methodologies and establishing delivery dates are met;
Contribute to PwC’s Agile/SDLC practice by developing reusable product extensions and by writing knowledge articles based on project experience; and,
Coach team members on Agile industry leading practices.
Job Requirements and Preferences :
Basic Qualifications :
Minimum Degree Required :
Minimum Years of Experience :
Required Knowledge and Skills :
Demonstrates thorough knowledge and abilities in the Application and Emerging Technology field including but not limited to:
Demonstrates 3 years experience - Agile (Scrum, Kanban, Extreme Programming, etc.) in addition to using Agile Tools (e.g. JIRA, VersionOne);
Helps prioritize workload and determine trade-offs of scope and budget;
Supports project management by helping to establish that projects are delivered within scope, on time, on budget, and with requirements met;
Maintains project documentation including: databases, configurations, tool data, key artifacts, and project schedules, plans, and reports;
Directs and coordinate project work, develops and maintains project budgets, and develops and distributes status reports;
Demonstrates experience in design, development, and implementation of Agile transformation strategy;
Demonstrates experience in the use of scaling methods such as SAFe, LESS, or industry equivalents;
Demonstrates project management experience;
Demonstrates leadership and problem-solving skills; and,
Demonstrates communication and presentation skills.
Preferred Qualifications :
Preferred Knowledge/Skills :
Demonstrates thorough abilities and/or a proven record of success in current technology applications and project management skills including but not limited to:
Prior software consulting experience, ideally in Agile/SDLC;
Project Management skills (Risk Management, Scope Management, Change Control, etc.); and,
Certifications such as Certified Scrum Master (CSM), Certified Scrum Product Owner (CSPO), Certified Scrum Practitioner (CSP), Certified SAFE Agilist, Certified or Professional Scrum Trainer (CST, PST), or Project Management Professional Certification (PMP).
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.
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