PwC US IT Scrum Master (Fixed Term - 24 months) in Tampa, Florida

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Job Description

Exciting opportunities await you as a member of PwC's US IT team. Our team of technology professionals provides internal technology services and solutions that transform and achieve PwC's mission of becoming the leading technology-enabled professional services network. We enable PwC to achieve its goals by driving innovation, enhancing digital capabilities and integrating technologies to create competitive business advantages for PwC and our clients.

Within US IT, we have exciting opportunities at all experience levels in our domains to deliver world-class IT solutions across a diverse range of portfolios and business areas.

Project Managers within a delivery team collaborate with internal business leaders to develop and deliver technology solutions utilizing internal and external IT resources. They provide project management oversight for resourcing, scope, estimates, schedule, development, quality assurance, risk management, financial management, and coordinating interdependencies. They manage the collaboration with various project resources and vendors to ensure the appropriate methodology is followed, deliverable quality is high, and customer satisfaction is achieved.

Our Project Managers are passionate about solving business problems using technology, working with multiple teams concurrently, and taking pride in their end-to-end ownership.

Position/Program Requirements

Basic Qualifications:

Demonstrated thorough knowledge and abilities of overseeing the delivery of technology solutions using onshore and offshore providers for a minimum of two years.

Minimum Year(s) of Experience: 4

Minimum Degree Required: High School Diploma or GED

Certification(s) Required: Project Management Professional (PMP) or Certified Scrum Master (CSM)

Degree Preferred: Bachelor's degree in IT related concentration

Knowledge Preferred:

Demonstrates extensive knowledge and/or a proven record of success in project management roles including the use of traditional or agile methodologies to deliver Technology solutions with experience in the following areas:

-Project Management tools such as HP PPM, MS TFS, Rally, MS Project, etc.

-Project Financial Management using tools such as HPP PPM, Excel, etc. to monitor Budget, Actuals, ETC, EAC and related variances;

-Technology solution delivery for small-to-medium projects/programs through the complete software or system development lifecycle (analysis, design, construction, testing and implementation and warranty.); and,

-Vendor management (onshore and offshore) including contractual stipulations and obligations established in Service Level Agreements and risk management/escalation.

Skills Preferred:

Demonstrates extensive abilities and/or a proven record of success in delivering technology projects with expertise including but not limited to:

-Managing small-to-medium software development or infrastructure projects and working in large program environments;

-Collaboratively working with all team and vendor project resources on small-to-medium size projects;

-Managing all SOW deliverables and reporting project costs and forecasts on a regularly scheduled basis to project leadership and making recommendations to improve project

effectiveness;

-Managing internal and external project resources considering quality/acceptance of SOW deliverables internally and externally;

-Collaboratively managing Sponsor/customer expectations and interacting with sponsor on a regular basis as it relates to software and IT infrastructure implementations;

-Creating and maintaining integrated project plans based on information from the vendor and PwC task information.

Incorporates updates and changes to the integrated project plan and prepares reports and presentations for executive levels;

-Applying knowledge of the Firm to the Project Management activities to comply with Firm policies and standards;

-Applying project management and agile knowledge to identify, escalate, and remove team impediments that jeopardize success; and,

-Influencing project team members to identify and address project issues, including leadership and interdependent teams, and to promote self-directed teams.

Position is a full time equivalent staff for a 24-month period.

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.