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PwC Testing Senior Manager- Healthcare in Washington, District Of Columbia

Line of Service: Advisory

Specialty/Competency: Application & Emerging Technology

Industry/Sector: HI X-Sector

Time Type: Full time

Government Clearance Required: No

Available for Work Sponsorship: Yes

Travel Requirements: Up to 60%

A career in our Quality Management and Testing practice, within Application and Emerging Technology services, will provide you with a unique opportunity to help our clients identify and prioritise emerging technologies that can help solve their business problems. We help clients design approaches to integrate new technologies, skills, and processes so they can get the most out of their technology investment and drive business results and innovation. Our team helps organisations with enterprise wide quality management and testing of Information Technology solutions to improve quality, reduce compliance challenges, and lower delivery risk. As part of our team, you’ll help with testing management, strategy development, execution, and data analysis to enhance our clients enterprise technology.

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 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:

  • Encourage everyone to have a voice and invite opinion from all, including quieter members of the team.

  • Deal effectively with ambiguous and unstructured problems and situations.

  • Initiate open and candid 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.

  • Contribute technical knowledge in area of specialism.

  • Contribute to an environment where people and technology thrive together to accomplish more than they could apart.

  • Navigate the complexities of cross-border and/or diverse teams and engagements.

  • Initiate and lead open conversations with teams, clients and stakeholders to build trust.

  • 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 :

7 year(s)

Preferred Qualifications :

Preferred Knowledge/Skills :

Demonstrates proven intimate knowledge of leading Quality Assurance and Testing (QA/QT)-based engagements, including:

  • Assessing and appraising the maturity of existing test organizations against the full lifecycle of a defined Testing Methodology, identifying and implementing recommendations to lead clients to a higher level of maturity and improve efficiencies, Managing Test Delivery engagements, including Development Integration Testing (Component/Feature Testing), System Integration Testing (SIT), User Acceptance Testing (UAT) and Production Acceptance Testing (PAT);

  • Managing engagements around assessments, design and implementation, leveraging leading practice application and integration testing;

  • Evaluating end-to-end integrated systems and recommending action plans;

  • Providing testing recommendations, org. designs and other process recommendations;

  • Developing and maintaining high-level design plans for logical and technical IT systems architecture;

  • Leading strategic decision-making down to the project planning levels;

  • Developing and executing strategic business plans, requirements, and processes across industries;

  • Managing technical and business teams evaluating technologies and methods for implementing high-level architectural plans; and

  • Providing architectural consulting advice, direction and assistance to Systems Analysts, Systems Engineers and other Systems Architects.

Demonstrates proven intimate abilities with leading QA/QT engagements providing clients with a program, methodology, tools and templates to capture and classify their application portfolios, analyze functional redundancies, assess performance considerations and calculate total cost of ownership, which includes:

  • Testing tools certification, SDLC methodology certification (ITIL etc.), Project Management (PMP) Certification, Functional and/or System Test experience; development and review of Test Plans and Scripts, Quality Center and other Testing tools and/or Testing tool certifications;

  • Identification and addressing of client needs: building solid relationships with clients; developing an awareness of Firm services; communicating with the client in an organized and knowledgeable manner; delivering clear requests for information; demonstrating flexibility in prioritizing and completing tasks; and communicating potential conflicts to a supervisor.

Proven intimate abilities with creative thinking and problem solving skills, individual initiative and the following:

  • As a team leader, generating a vision, establishing direction, and motivating team members; understanding personal and team roles; contributing to a positive working environment by building solid relationships with team members; proactively seeking guidance, clarification and feedback; providing guidance, clarification and feedback to less experienced staff;

  • Communicating in an organized, knowledgeable manner in written and verbal formats: presenting to senior executives, delivering clear requests for information and communicating potential conflicts;

  • Conducting quantitative and qualitative analyses of large and complex data;

  • Managing engagement 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;

  • Identifying and addressing client needs while displaying abilities to contribute to business vision development and manage implementation efforts with complex project management capabilities;

  • Supporting practice management for a specific operation or process;

  • Collaborating with business development teams on proposals.

Proven intimate technical skills in MS Office and Lotus Notes.

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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