PwC Lean Coach--Americas IT (Fixed Term--24 months) in Tampa, Florida
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Exciting opportunities await you as a member of PwC's US IT team. Our team of technology professionals provides internal technology services and solutions that transform and achieve PwC's mission of becoming the leading technology-enabled professional services network. We enable PwC to achieve its goals by driving innovation, enhancing digital capabilities and integrating technologies to create competitive business advantages for PwC and our clients.
Within US IT, we have exciting opportunities at all experience levels in our domains to deliver world-class IT solutions across a diverse range of portfolios and business areas.
Scrum Masters within a delivery team collaborate with internal business leaders to develop and deliver technology solutions utilizing internal and external IT capabilities. They provide project management activities including project scope, project estimates, timing, project risks, and interdependencies, as well as, collaboration with the various project resources and vendors to facilitate Agile adoption and principles throughout the project.
Our Scrum Masters are passionate about solving business problems using Agile and scrum methodologies, working with multiple teams concurrently, and taking pride in their end-to-end ownership.
Demonstrated extensive knowledge and abilities of overseeing the delivery of technology solutions using agile methods and both onshore and offshore providers for a minimum of 3 years.
Minimum Year(s) of Experience: 6
Minimum Degree Required: High School Diploma or GED
Degree Preferred: Bachelor's degree in an IT related field.
Certification(s) Preferred: Certified Scrum Master (CSM)
Demonstrates intimate knowledge and/or a proven record of success in project management roles using the following:
Traditional or agile methodologies to deliver Technology solutions;
Project Management tools such as HP PPM, MS TFS, Rally, MS Project, etc.;
Project Financial Management using tools such as HPP PPM, Excel, etc. to monitor Budget, Actuals, ETC, EAC, and related variances;
Technology solution delivery for large projects/programs through a complete agile development lifecycle (backlog prioritization, sprint planning, tracking burn-down/velocity, etc.);
Vendor management (onshore and offshore) including contractual stipulations and obligations established in Service Level Agreements and risk management/escalation;
Cloud-based implementations and upgrades; and,
Continuous Integration and DevOps.
Demonstrates intimate abilities and/or a proven record of success in delivering technology projects including but not limited to:
Applying project management and agile knowledge to identify, escalate, and remove team impediments that jeopardize sprint goals;
Influencing project team members to identify and address project issues, including leadership and interdependent teams, and to promote self-directed teams;
Teaching and coaching application development teams to adopt continuous delivery practices and other lean/agile modeling techniques;
Creating and maintaining sprint schedules based on information from the vendor and PwC task information; incorporating updates and changes to the integrated project plan and preparing reports and presentations for executive levels;
Managing large software development and IT infrastructure projects and working in large program environments;
Collaboratively working with all team and vendor project resources on projects of a complex or mission critical nature;
Collaboratively managing Sponsor/customer expectations, and interacting with sponsor on a regular basis as it relates to software and IT infrastructure implementations;
Managing all SOW deliverables and reporting project costs and forecasts on a regularly scheduled basis to project leadership and making recommendations to improve project effectiveness;
Managing internal and external project resources considering quality/acceptance of SOW deliverables internally and externally; and ,
Applying knowledge of the Firm to the Project Management activities to comply with Firm policies and standards.
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