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Quality Assurance, Lead Performance Architect (Senior Manager)

PwC
Tampa, FL 33607

A career in our Innovation Development practice, within Innovation services, will provide you with the opportunity to help our clients' redesign, redefine, and redeploy their assurance and/or tax departments to be a strategic asset across the enterprise. You'll focus on assisting clients as they incorporate increased automation, machine learning, data & analytics, Open Source technologies into their processes 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. Youll focus on software driven innovation strategy, software technology diligence, operating model design, software product planning and management, and software architecture and cloud strategy.


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.

Job Requirements and Preferences:

Basic Qualifications:

Minimum Degree Required:
Bachelor Degree

Required Fields of Study:
Engineering

Additional Educational Requirements:
In lieu of a Bachelor Degree, 12 years of professional experience involving: software development quality assurance.

Minimum Years of Experience:
7 year(s) of relevant job experience including 6+ years of performance testing experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

Degree Preferred:
Master Degree

Preferred Knowledge/Skills:
Demonstrates intimate abilities and/or a proven record of success as a team leader in the following areas:

  • Preparing test tools to develop scripts, monitor application, database, machine level performance, analyze performance metrics, troubleshoot errors, failures, bottlenecks, and prepare performance test dashboards and reports;
  • Interpreting web application function over HTTP protocol;
  • Building the performance benchmarking of Web and Mobile Enterprise wide applications with minimum guidance;
  • Testing of Performance Monitoring of WEB and Mobile Based Applications;
  • Demonstrating experience of RESTful web services and APIs and understanding of Performance Testing for web based API;
  • Working experience of performance test tools like JMeter, WebTest, BlazeMeter, Performance Center or others;
  • Working experience of SQL experience and an ability to write intermediate to complex SQL code;
  • Working experience of Azure, AWS, Google Cloud or other cloud services;
  • Using and interpreting results from performance monitoring tools (e.g. New Relic APM, App Dynamics, Compuware APM (Dynatrace);
  • Understanding of Windows and UNIX environments;
  • Understanding of Relational Databases & SQL Query tools;
  • Understanding about Automation Tools (Selenium, Katalon, Cucumber, Ready API, RestAssured);
  • Engineering skills and deep understanding of the technologies. Net, SQL Server, RESR API;
  • Preparing and coordinating complex written and verbal materials; and,
  • Developing and sustaining Collaborative skills. Demonstrates intimate abilities and/or a proven record of success as a team leader in the following areas:
  • Preparing test tools to develop scripts, monitor application, database, machine level performance, analyze performance metrics, troubleshoot errors, failures, bottlenecks, and prepare performance test dashboards and reports;
  • Interpreting web application function over HTTP protocol;
  • Building the performance benchmarking of Web and Mobile Enterprise wide applications with minimum guidance;
  • Testing of Performance Monitoring of WEB and Mobile Based Applications;
  • Demonstrating experience of RESTful web services and APIs and understanding of Performance Testing for web based API;
  • Working experience of performance test tools like JMeter, WebTest, BlazeMeter, Performance Center or others;
  • Working experience of SQL experience and an ability to write intermediate to complex SQL code;
  • Working experience of Azure, AWS, Google Cloud or other cloud services;
  • Using and interpreting results from performance monitoring tools (e.g. New Relic APM, App Dynamics, Compuware APM (Dynatrace);
  • Understanding of Windows and UNIX environments;
  • Understanding of Relational Databases & SQL Query tools;
  • Understanding about Automation Tools (Selenium, Katalon, Cucumber, Ready API, RestAssured);
  • Engineering skills and deep understanding of the technologies. Net, SQL Server, RESR API;
  • Preparing and coordinating complex written and verbal materials; and,
  • Developing and sustaining Collaborative skills.
  • Measuring, analyzing, and optimizing the performance and scalability of web and desktop applications;
  • Having testing experience on BlazeMeter, JMeter, will consider other enterprise performance tool experience;
  • Having scripting skills;
  • Understanding and ability to diagnose performance bottlenecks at different levels of Application and help the engineering teams;
  • Utilizing testing systems in cloud, on-prem and hybrid environments;
  • Understanding of web application and browser concepts (HTTP, connections, cookies, caching, streaming, etc.);
  • Analyzing performance requirements, translate into detailed test cases, and create test scripts;
  • Handling test data in various formats (JSON, XML, CSV, etc.) and understanding data storage, encoding, encryption, data transformation, and related concepts;
  • Developing load models, design, develop, execute Performance test cases and scripts that cover a wide variety of scenarios such as smoke, functional, regression, endurance, and performance testing through analysis of product specifications and software requirements, as well as mentor/train the customer teams on the same;
  • Understanding on how to parameterize scripts for load, spike, stress, and soak tests;
  • Working experience with APM tools and able to explain what metrics they provide and what they mean;
  • Answering questions and provide direction to less-experienced staff;
  • Coaching staff including providing timely meaningful written and verbal feedback; and,
  • Performing creative and persistent problem solving.

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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