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PwC Products & Tech - PwC Labs Project Management Associate S/F 2023 in Washington, District Of Columbia

Time Type: Full-time

Travel Requirements: Up to 20%

A career in Products and Technology is an opportunity to bring PwC's strategy to life by driving products and technology into everything we deliver. Our clients expect us to bring the right people and the right technology to solve their biggest problems; Products and Technology is here to help PwC meet that challenge and accelerate the growth of our business. We have skilled technologists, data scientists, product managers and business strategists who are using technology to accelerate change.

Our team are the general managers of commercial and internal products. They sit at the intersection of the business, user experience, and the technology that solve our customer and end-user problems. They design, develop and manage activities for a specific product or group of products from product definition and planning through production, release, and end of life. Product Management’s involvement lasts throughout all stages of a product’s lifecycle including modifications, upgrades, maintenance of the product or product line. For commercial products, it also includes commercialization, Go To Market planning, sales, and other key business support activities.

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 an 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:

  • Invite and give in the moment feedback in a constructive manner.

  • Share and collaborate effectively with others.

  • Identify and make suggestions for improvements when problems and/or opportunities arise.

  • Handle, manipulate and analyse data and information responsibly.

  • Follow risk management and compliance procedures.

  • Keep up-to-date with developments in area of specialism.

  • Communicate confidently in a clear, concise and articulate manner - verbally and in the materials I produce.

  • Build and maintain an internal and external network.

  • Seek opportunities to learn about how PwC works as a global network of firms.

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

Job Requirements and Preferences :

Basic Qualifications :

Minimum Degree Required :

Bachelor Degree

Minimum Years of Experience :

0 year(s)

Preferred Qualifications :

Preferred Fields of Study :

Accounting, Accounting & Technology, Business Administration/Management, Economics, Data Processing/Analytics/Science, Analytics, Business Analytics, Computer and Information Science, Computer and Information Science & Accounting, Computer Engineering & Accounting, Computer Management, Computer Systems Analysis, Computer Systems Analysis & Accounting, Information Technology, Information Technology & Accounting, Management Information Systems, Management Information Systems & Accounting, Management of Technology, Mathematics, Technical Writing

Additional Educational Preferences :

Preferred Cumulative GPA: 3.0

Preferred Major GPA: 3.0

Client service associate positions are entry-level roles and job seekers have completed or are in the process of completing their final academic year of educational requirements.

Preferred Knowledge/Skills :

Demonstrates some abilities and/or a proven record of success in the following areas:

  • Project management approaches (e.g., agile) & tools (e.g., Aha!, Jira, Confluence);

  • Analytics tools (e.g., Alteryx, R, Jupyter Notebooks);

  • Big data tools (e.g., Hadoop, Spark, Kafka);

  • Visualization tools (e.g., Tableau, Zoomdata, PowerBI);

  • Automation tools (e.g. UIPath, Automation Anywhere);

  • Data integration tools (e.g., Snaplogic, Informatica, Apache NiFi);

  • UX / UI design;

  • Data modeling; and,

  • Relevant technology areas such as robotics process automation (RPA). Demonstrates some abilities and/or a proven record of success in the following areas:

  • Project management approaches (e.g., agile) & tools (e.g., Aha!, Jira, Confluence);

  • Analytics tools (e.g., Alteryx, R, Jupyter Notebooks);

  • Big data tools (e.g., Hadoop, Spark, Kafka);

  • Visualization tools (e.g., Tableau, Zoomdata, PowerBI);

  • Automation tools (e.g. UIPath, Automation Anywhere);

  • Data integration tools (e.g., Snaplogic, Informatica, Apache NiFi);

  • UX / UI design;

  • Data modeling; and,

  • Relevant technology areas such as robotics process automation (RPA).

  • Communicating, verbally and written, with both business and technical stakeholders to achieve project objectives;

  • Working in an environment that leverages project management skills, including planning and tracking, issue and risk management, multitasking, team organization and activity prioritization;

  • Researching and recommending technology that will reduce product risk, increase project transparency and further drive innovation across technical teams;

  • Solving business and technical problems using innovative and well-planned approaches;

  • Writing with the ability to produce clear and concise documentation;

  • Working within a structured and methodical approach, combined with an inquiring mind;

  • Having an understanding of, and a willingness to adhere to, formal change control procedures and disciplines;

  • Having an aptitude for problem solving, with the ability to take a logical route to the source of an error;

  • Driving and using creative problem solving skills, emphasizing the ability to deliver workable solutions/designs under tight timeframes;

  • Exhibiting a work modality that is open to new ideas and possessing a strong passion for learning and understanding new and emerging technologies, techniques, tools, etc.;

  • Collaborating and contributing as a team member by understanding personal and team roles, contributing to a positive working environment by building solid relationships with team members and proactively seeking guidance, clarification and feedback; and,

  • Innovating through new and existing technologies, along with helping to support the experimentation of digitizing solutions.

We seek professionals with a thorough interest in managing digital solutions on a large scale. To be successful in an innovative and strategic practice such as PwC Labs, a combination of technical and professional skills are needed.

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/coloradoproductstechassociate .

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