Software Quality Lead - Digital Lab (Pwc Labs)

Pwc Birmingham , AL 35202

Posted 2 months ago

PwC Labs is focused on standardizing, automating, delivering tools and processes and exploring emerging technologies that drive efficiency and enable our people to reimagine the possible. Process improvement, transformation, effective use of innovative technology and data & analytics, and leveraging alternative delivery solutions are key areas of focus to drive additional value for our firm. The Digital Lab establishes and maintains a platform where PwC professionals "find, build and share" automations in an interactive community. These contributions automate solutions and drive additional value to our firm. The platform helps to drive strategic transformation and provides insights for increasing adoption of cutting-edge technologies. The Digital Lab provides access to how new innovations are being built and leveraged across the firm.

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 an authentic and inclusive leader, at all grades/levels and in all lines of service. 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:

  • Take action to ensure everyone has a voice, inviting opinion from all.

  • Establish the root causes of issues and tackle them, rather than just the symptoms.

  • Initiate open and honest 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.

  • Develop specialised expertise in one or more areas.

  • Advise stakeholders on relevant technical issues for their business area.

  • Navigate the complexities of global teams and engagements.

  • Build trust with teams and stakeholders through open and honest conversation.

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

Job Requirements and Preferences:

Basic Qualifications:

Minimum Degree Required:

Bachelor Degree


Additional Educational

Requirements:

In lieu of a Bachelor Degree, 12 years of professional experience involving technology-focused process improvements, transformations, and/or system implementations

Minimum Years of Experience:
6 year(s)

Preferred Qualifications:

Degree Preferred:

Master Degree

Preferred Fields of Study:

Business Analytics, Computer and Information Science, Computer Engineering & Accounting, Management Information Systems

Preferred Knowledge/Skills:

Demonstrates extensive abilities and/or a proven record of success as a team leader in test methodologies and integration of business applications to achieve an efficient testing effort that delivers a quality system to its customers including the following areas:

  • Demonstrating experience with manual testing, automated testing, mobile testing, non-functional testing (such as performance, load, usability, security, stress, and scalability), and continuous testing (CI/CD, DevOps);

  • 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;

  • Demonstrating thorough verbal and written communication skills;

  • Using Jira or Azure DevOps (formerly VSTS);

  • Demonstrating thorough presentation skills using GSuite tools and effective delivery;

  • Being able to work in a fast-paced environment with ambitious deadlines;

  • Managing multiple priorities and have good situational awareness (i.e. understanding sense of urgency when required); and,

  • Demonstrating ability to manage multiple teams (onshore, offshore, and/or nearshore).

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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