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US Technology - Product Management Senior Manager

Company: PwC
Location: Toledo
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

Specialty/Competency: IFS - Information Technology (IT)Industry/Sector: Not ApplicableTime Type: Full timeTravel 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 Managements involvement lasts throughout all stages of a products 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 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.Business Analysts apply analytical skills working with business and product owners to develop requirements and user stories stemming from product roadmaps. Analysts add value to the delivery team by working with the business and product owner to create clarity around business objectives through the development of and refinement of user stories. Our Business Analysts solve business problems working with delivery teams using Agile and scrum methodologies.Job Requirements and Preferences :Basic Qualifications :Minimum Degree Required :High School DiplomaMinimum Years of Experience :6 year(s) of progressive roles managing IT system/software development and project management processesPreferred Qualifications :Degree Preferred :Bachelor DegreePreferred Fields of Study :Information Technology, Computer Systems Analysis, Management Information SystemsCertification(s) Preferred :IIBAPreferred Knowledge/Skills :Demonstrates intimate knowledge of, and/or proven record of success in, roles as a Business Analyst working on software development projects, preferably for a global network of professional services firms, including the following areas:
    • Understanding of requirements from the business or stakeholders perspective and translating the requirements into the appropriate deliverables in an Agile/Scrum delivery model;
    • Leading User Acceptance Testing;
    • Collaborating and leading stakeholders through all phases of User Acceptance Testing, including review of User Acceptance Test cases for completeness;
    • Understanding of the SDLC activities expected to deliver custom developed and packaged applications and Agile Requirements Methods; and,
    • Understanding of all phases of applications systems analysis and the SDLC development methodology and Business Process Modeling. Demonstrates intimate ability, and/or proven record of success, in roles considering the business implications of applying technology to the current business environment and preparing requirements from which applications can be developed including in the following areas:
    • Understanding of requirements from the business or stakeholders perspective and translating the requirements into the appropriate deliverables in an Agile/Scrum delivery model;
    • Leading User Acceptance Testing;
    • Collaborating and leading stakeholders through all phases of User Acceptance Testing, including review of User Acceptance Test cases for completeness;
    • Understanding of the SDLC activities expected to deliver custom developed and packaged applications and Agile Requirements Methods; and,
    • Understanding of all phases of applications systems analysis and the SDLC development methodology and Business Process Modeling.
    • Analyzing business and user needs, establishing clear business value objectives, documenting requirements, and revising existing system logic or business process difficulties to select, build or modify large, complex or mission critical information systems to achieve business value;
    • Working with other Business Analysts to understand total testing scope to establish that the requested equals delivered functionality;
    • Setting up testing suite test cases and assignment of testers;
    • Using Azure DevOps for reporting and metrics;
    • Performing Senior Business Analyst responsibilities working on large and complex software development, infrastructure, SaaS and/or Cloud solutions;
    • Applying analytical skills to evaluate and document accurate business requirements and present these requirements in a manner that is concise, measurable and flexible enough to meet project and stakeholder needs;
    • Managing the quality and acceptance of vendor analysis and testing of SOW deliverables in a project setting;
    • Developing and guiding the documentation of requirements 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 and/ or LoS to aid in critically evaluating the balance of both business needs and user requests.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 in California, Colorado, New York City, Washington State, and Westchester County (NY), please visit the following link for pay range information: https://pwc.to/payrange-v1-productstechseniormanager

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