NIS QA Platform Testing & Automation SME

Pwc Washington , DC 20319

Posted 2 months ago

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 System Architecture team helps build customisable specific system solutions that enhance PwC's system capabilities to appropriately serve all client needs. As part of the team, you'll use enterprise architecture across application areas to build delivery models that map PwC capabilities to business needs outlined by clients.

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.

Job Requirements and Preferences:

Basic Qualifications:

Minimum Degree Required:

High School Diploma

Minimum Years of Experience:

4 year(s)

Preferred Qualifications:

Degree Preferred:

Bachelor Degree

Preferred Fields of Study:

Information Technology, Computer Systems Analysis, Management Information Systems, Computer Applications, Computer Engineering, Computer Programming

Preferred Knowledge/Skills:

Demonstrates extensive knowledge and/or a proven record of success in the following areas:

  • Possessing knowledge of testing methodologies and integration of IT infrastructure and business applications to achieve an efficient testing effort that delivers a quality system to its customers including:

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

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

  • Understanding Testing Automation Frameworks and how they are applied to increase speed and accuracy of testing efforts to enable continuous deployment of IT infrastructure and applications;

  • Managing overall testing effort including project testing strategy and testing plans;

  • Contributing to thought leadership on testing tools, test automation, methodology, performance testing, and practices to support quality assurance in a continuous delivery model;

  • Using deep specialization of test methodologies, combined with knowledge of IT infrastructure and business applications to improve quality of delivery and business value;

  • Managing the quality and acceptance of vendor testing deliverables on large and complex software development, infrastructure, SaaS, and/or Cloud (such as Azure) solutions;

  • Designing test cases, execution of test plans, and analyzing and reporting of test case results to achieve quality assurance and business value objectives;

  • Developing and guiding the documentation of test plans and test cases so that the requirements and test cases are unambiguous, aligned, consistent, and not in contradiction with each other;

  • Working collaboratively within a delivery team at all levels including stakeholder management, with considerate ability to take ownership of tasks and complete them with minimal direct supervision; and,

  • Developing deep business and application domain knowledge for an assigned business portfolio to aid in critically evaluating the balance of both business needs and user requests.

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.

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