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Prototype Engineer - Mega Bets (PwC Labs)

PwC
Tampa, FL 33607

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 PwC Labs MegaBets team plays an important role in designing and delivering the next generation of transformative tech solutions that will supercharge the way our people work and drive tremendous value for PwC and our clients. Technology, innovation and data science professionals apply cutting-edge analytics and artificial intelligence technologies to address key business challenges and opportunities.


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 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:

  • Pursue opportunities to develop existing and new skills outside of comfort zone.
  • Act to resolve issues which prevent effective team working, even during times of change and uncertainty.
  • Coach others and encourage them to take ownership of their 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.
  • Develop a perspective on key global trends, including globalisation, and how they impact the firm and our clients.
  • Manage a variety of viewpoints to build consensus and create positive outcomes for all parties.
  • Focus on building trusted relationships.
  • Uphold the firm's code of ethics and business conduct.

As a Prototype Engineer, you will work closely with a team of multi-disciplined problem solvers with extensive technology, product and industry experience, developing functional concept prototypes that are designed to address complex business challenges. As part of a collaborative team, you will participate on new product development teams from product concept through launch.

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:
5 year(s)

Preferred Qualifications:

Degree Preferred:
Master Degree

Preferred Fields of Study:
Computer and Information Science, Management Information Systems, Engineering

Preferred Knowledge/Skills:

Demonstrates extensive abilities and/or a proven record of success as a team leader by:

  • Developing new product/solution concepts based on identified customer needs;
  • Reviewing requirements with product/business owners and provide prototyping recommendations;
  • Creating functional prototypes of new products/solutions for user testing and presentation to stakeholders;
  • Documenting the prototype development process to establish smooth transition to product engineering teams;
  • Establishing adherence to existing style-guides and SDKs in the development of prototypes;
  • Presenting completed prototypes to product and business stakeholders; and,
  • Providing technical guidance and mentorship to junior resources.

Demonstrates extensive knowledge and/or a proven record of success managing the development and utilization of technology, emphasizing the following areas:

  • Possessing proven analytical, time management and organizational skills;
  • Focusing on the customer in prototype development process;
  • Demonstrating proven problem-solving skills;
  • Demonstrating proven conceptual development and the proficient use of various design processes at a consistent high-level of quality and speed;
  • Producing visual and functional prototypes with agile approaches;
  • Possessing knowledge and experience with New Product Development (NPD);
  • Demonstrating executive presentation skills at meetings and event conferences to create awareness of product strategy and generate excitement for future business opportunities;
  • Demonstrating flexibility by working to define requirements while simultaneously designing for those requirements;
  • Managing projects by defining and achieving project outcomes and meeting project key performance metric targets;
  • Working in multidisciplinary teams to help build products that are beneficial to professional service staff and customers; and,
  • Establishing a successful collaboration model with business leadership teams and functional leadership teams.

Demonstrates extensive level abilities in the following areas:

  • Learning new technologies quickly and without formal training;
  • Communicating ideas to business and technical people;
  • Utilizing proven written, verbal, and interpersonal skills with aptitude to understand and solve problems;
  • Managing multiple tasks and assigned projects;
  • Building relationships and influencing decisions;
  • Collaborating effectively with teams spanning multiple disciplines and geographies; and,
  • Working independently with minimal supervision.

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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Posted: 2020-02-06 Expires: 2020-03-08

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