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PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC)

3.9 | New York City, NY | Accounting | 5001 to 10000 Employees
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Posted 8 months ago on Sept. 26, 2019

Quality Assurance Portfolio Lead (Manager)

Full-time in Tampa, FL
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PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) is an accounting company headquartered in the New York City, NY area with 5001 to 10000 employees. PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) has a 3.9-star InHerSight Score, based on 6,060 ratings from 407 employees. 53 employees have left comments about their experience working for the company on InHerSight.

A career in our Innovation Development practice, within Innovation services, will provide you with the opportunity to help our clients’ tax departments redesign, redefine, and redeploy tax to be a strategic asset across the enterprise. You’ll focus on assisting clients incorporate increased automation in the tax reporting process, increase analytic capabilities through data integration, and create solid internal controls that will enable the Tax function to deliver better quality output and contribute more strategically to organisational decision making. Our team helps our clients create a guided path to innovation by developing the right methods that generate insight based ideas, and to select, produce and commercialise the most valuable and viable results. You’ll focus on software driven innovation strategy, software technology diligence, operating model design, software product planning and management, and software architecture and cloud strategy.


As a Manager, you’ll work as part of a team of problem solvers with extensive consulting and industry experience, helping our clients solve their complex business issues from strategy to execution. Specific responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Proactively assist in the management of a portfolio of clients, while reporting to Senior Managers and above
  • Be involved in the financial management of clients
  • Be actively involved in business development activities to help identify and research opportunities on new/existing clients
  • Contribute to the development of your own and team’s technical acumen
  • Develop strategies to solve complex technical challenges
  • Assist in the management and delivering of large projects
  • Train, coach, and supervise staff
  • Keep up to date with local and national business and economic issues
  • Continue to develop internal relationships and your PwC brand

As a QA Portfolio Lead, you’ll be responsible for testing management, strategy development, execution, and data analysis of a portfolio of Assurance applications, including:

  • Assessing, designing and implementing test plans for both functional and user testing across multiple functional areas;
  • Leading strategic decision-making down to the project planning levels; and,
  • Developing project plans, tracking progress and managing testing teams to establish compliance with budget and all quality goals.

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: software quality assurance and experience leading teams onshore and offshore.

Minimum Years of Experience: 
5 year(s) of experience in software quality assurance including 3 years leading multiple quality assurance teams both onshore and offshore.

Preferred Qualifications: 

Certification(s) Preferred: 
International Software Testing Qualifications Board (ISTQB), Project Management Professional (PMP), PMI certification and Certified Scrum Master

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

  • Managing onshore and offshore resources in the execution of manual and automated tests; 
  • Testing in an Agile development environment; 
  • Utilizing Azure DevOps for test plan management and execution;
  • Understanding of manual and automated testing strategies, including API testing;
  • Managing multiple projects;
  • Communicating in an organized, knowledgeable manner in written and verbal formats: presenting to product owners and senior team members, delivering clear requests for information and communicating potential conflicts;
  • Establishing and establishing compliance with all processes and procedures throughout the testing lifecycle;
  • Generating a vision, as a team leader, establishing direction, and motivating team members;
  • Understanding personal and team roles;
  • Contributing to a positive working environment by building solid relationships with team members;
  • Seeking guidance, clarification and feedback; providing guidance, clarification and feedback to less experienced staff proactively;
  • Preparing periodic reporting on quality metrics and analyzing data to identify trends and provide recommendations to leadership;
  • Managing projects around assessments, design and implementation, leveraging leading practice application and end-to-end integration testing and recommending action plans;
  • Providing testing recommendations, org. designs and other process recommendations;
  • Managing project teams or workstreams;
  • Staying educated on current trends and assisting in the development of knowledge capital;
  • Contributing to project planning, engagement and budget management, and workstream completion;
  • Demonstrating proven extensive abilities with creative thinking, problem solving skills, and individual initiative; and,
  • Identifying and addressing project needs while displaying abilities to contribute to business vision development and manage implementation efforts with complex project management capabilities.

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.
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