6 days old

QA Lead

New York, NY 10036

A career in our Quality Assurance practice, within New Business Ventures, will provide you with the opportunity to invest in new business models that leverage our knowledge and build solutions for the growing digital market. New Business Ventures identifies, develops, and commercialises technology-enabled solutions that deliver PwC value, knowledge, and experience to our clients. Each new solution focuses on data-driven platforms or other intellectual property based solutions that leverage emerging technologies and new business models. Through the process of building new solutions, we foster a culture of innovation within PwC, extend brand relevance in the market, and generate new revenue. Our team is responsible for designing and developing testing solutions for our technology products.

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.

The Quality Team Assurance team is responsible for designing and driving implementation of end to end test automation strategies and frameworks needed to test all the dimensions of a cloud based SaaS platform, including functional correctness, performance, scale and security.

Job Requirements and Preferences:

Basic Qualifications:

Minimum Degree Required:
Bachelor Degree

Required Fields of Study:
Engineering, Computer and Information Science

Additional Educational Requirements:

Other fields of study may be considered

Minimum Years of Experience:
4 year(s)

Required Knowledge and Skills:

Demonstrates extensive-level abilities, and/or a proven record of success in roles designing and implementing automation testing strategies and frameworks for SaaS based solutions and services which includes, but is not limited to automation tools and frameworks such as Protractor, Cucumber, Selenium, TestNG, JMeter, SonarQube, and Veracode, etc.

Preferred Qualifications:

Degree Preferred:
Master Degree

Preferred Knowledge/Skills:

Demonstrates extensive-level abilities, and/or a proven record of success in roles designing and implementing automation testing strategies and frameworks for SaaS based solutions and services which includes, but is not limited to, the following aspects of quality assurance:

  • Core Java and Javascript/NodeJS;
  • Linux environments including Ubuntu, Debian,etc.;
  • Docker, Kubernetes and cloud environments such as GCP, Azure, AWS;
  • Big Data, Hadoop stack;
  • QA Automation process and testing methodology;
  • Continuous integration development and deployment using Jenkins; and,
  • REST/GraphQL and API Testing.

Demonstrates extensive-level abilities, and/or a proven record of success managing efforts in the following areas:

  • Collaborating with product and support teams in order to identify automation needs, create test strategies, test plans, and design and build automation solutions;
  • Performing automation of Acceptance, API, Functional, Integration, System, Regression, Performance, Security and E2E testing;
  • Creating and automating reusable business-level tests that are easy to maintain, even when underlying features change;
  • Working with product teams to understand new features, triaging and troubleshooting major product issues, prioritizing defects, identifying solutions, and determining root causes;
  • Implementing testing status reports with detailed QA metrics and driving improved automation test coverage across product releases;
  • Evaluating tool usage and making recommendations on usage and selection;
  • Designing and developing test tools that allow teams to scale out to support new features;
  • Providing technical direction and support to team members in multiple geographic locations on automation frameworks and all aspects of automation testing to establish industry standards and industry leading practices are followed;
  • Working across other product teams to improve efficiency and effectiveness of automation;
  • Utilizing automation tools and methodologies to improve individual team effectiveness and increase efficiencies in the QA process;
  • Establishing test environments management and test data management strategies and implementing them for different testing activities;
  • Working in an agile development environment; and,
  • Demonstrating clear communication when writing, speaking and/or presenting to team, business and technology personnel

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.


Posted: 2020-02-19 Expires: 2020-03-21

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