PwC Technical Product Manager - Cloud Provisioning (Remote) in Columbia, South Carolina
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 Development team helps develop and supports internal information technology systems and applications for use by all staff levels. You’ll help our team develop programmes and applications that cater to PwC’s strategic technology needs using your knowledge of technical domains of application.
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 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:
Encourage everyone to have a voice and invite opinion from all, including quieter members of the team.
Deal effectively with ambiguous and unstructured problems and situations.
Initiate open and candid 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.
Contribute technical knowledge in area of specialism.
Contribute to an environment where people and technology thrive together to accomplish more than they could apart.
Navigate the complexities of cross-border and/or diverse teams and engagements.
Initiate and lead open conversations with teams, clients and stakeholders to build trust.
Uphold the firm's code of ethics and business conduct.
A career in PwC Technology will provide you with the opportunity to support our business by building solutions that enable our people to work more efficiently, innovate, and deliver services to our clients. As a Product Manager, you will work closely with a team of multi-disciplined problem solvers, gather and prioritize product and customer requirements, apply strategic thinking in driving the vision and prioritisation of features, and work with engineering teams to deliver winning products.
Job Requirements and Preferences :
Basic Qualifications :
Minimum Degree Required :
High School Diploma
Minimum Years of Experience :
6 year(s) in Product Management.
Preferred Qualifications :
Degree Preferred :
Preferred Fields of Study :
Information Technology, Computer Systems Analysis, Management Information Systems
Preferred Knowledge/Skills :
Within PwC Technology’s CTO pillar, the senior Product Manager serves as the primary liaison between PwC stakeholders and functional/technical teams for their respective product(s), responsible for delivery of products against the product vision, business requirements, and customer’s needs.
The applicant should have 6+ years of technical product management experience such as creating strategic product roadmaps and working with cross-functional teams. The applicant should demonstrate technical expertise in cloud infrastructure related areas to drive product vision, obtain stakeholder and customer buy-in, and facilitate design discussions with engineering and architecture teams. Specific to cloud infrastructure, the applicant should have an understanding of enterprise cloud infrastructure providers (e.g. Azure, AWS, GCP) and their services, related enabling technologies such as containers (e.g. Docker, Kubernetes) and APIs, and microservices architecture.
Key success factors for this role include the ability to independently work with and manage expectations of senior-level stakeholders, focus on strategic thinking and business alignment, plan roadmaps and sequence features to deliver incremental value in collaboration with the product teams. As such, the applicant should demonstrate extensive abilities and/or a proven record of success as a leader in the following areas:
Engaging with customers to understand challenges to define product requirements;
Establishing, iterating, and executing on the product vision and product roadmap based on stakeholder and customer feedback;
Evangelising the product vision, design principles, and industry leading practises to stakeholders and product delivery teams;
Translating product roadmaps into well-defined product requirements that are concise, measurable, and flexible enough to meet customer needs;
Defining epics and features aligned to the product’s vision to be decomposed by product owners and product delivery teams;
De-conflicting requirements and dependencies across product workstreams to inform roadmaps;
Collaborating with Product Owners on roadmap prioritisation and applying critical thinking and decision making on potential conflicting priorities;
Maintaining alignment with product development teams to more effectively handle customer inquiries and requests;
Validating delivered features meet customer needs and business requirements;
Coaching small multidisciplinary product teams and collaborating with designers, business users, and developers to innovate and drive product development;
Conducting market research to understanding evolving trends and opportunities to automate, simplify, and enhance the existing platform;
Being an influential voice on behalf of the customer, constantly thinking about their needs and the reflection of those needs in the products we deliver and refine;
Engaging in thoughtful, articulate, and persuasive verbal and written communication; and,
Applying analytics and reporting tools to articulate metrics, insights, and opportunities.
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/coloradoifsseniormanager.