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Job location: New York, NY

Line of Service: Advisory
Industry: Products & Services
State & City: VA-McLean
TX-Houston
TX-Dallas
PA-Philadelphia
NY-New York
NJ-Florham Park
MA-Boston
IL-Chicago
GA-Atlanta
CA-San Jose
CA-San Francisco
CA-Los Angeles
Travel Requirements: 81-100%
Position Type: Full Time
Auto req ID: 42154BR-7

PwC/LoS Overview:
Are you interested in the opportunity to work for an industry-leading firm that services Fortune 500 companies, and will give you the experience and exposure you need to build your career? If you are, then PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP (www.pwc.com/us) is the firm for you. PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP (PwC US) is well placed to help clients meet the challenges and opportunities of the US marketplace in the areas of assurance, tax, and advisory. We offer the perspective of being part of a global network of firms combined with detailed knowledge of local, state and US national issues. More than 169,000 people in over 158 countries across the PwC network are committed to deliver quality in assurance, tax and advisory services. People across the PwC network share knowledge, experience and solutions to develop fresh perspectives and deliver practical advice.

At PwC US, you will be part of a learning culture, where teamwork and collaboration are encouraged, excellence is rewarded, and diversity is respected and valued. We offer a flexible career progression model that allows for a variety of challenging opportunities throughout your career. We provide unparalleled coaching, mentoring, and career development programs; global opportunities; and state of the art technology-driven methodologies to help you provide quality service to our clients.

From strategy through execution, PwC Advisory helps clients build their next competitive advantage. As the world’s second largest global consulting provider, we combine the breadth of knowledge of over 35,000 global professionals with deep industry knowledge to deliver custom solutions for our clients. A long history of working with many of the world’s largest and most complex companies means we really understand the unique business challenges our clients face better than most consultancies.

Job Description:
Across industries, our clients are focused on improving business performance, responding quickly and effectively to crisis situations, and extracting value from transactions. Our growing Products & Services Industries practice provides management, technology and risk consulting services to help a diverse set of clients around the world anticipate and address their most complex business challenges. Products & Services Industries includes multiple sectors: Automotive, Energy, Entertainment, Media & Communications, Industrial Products, Private Equity, Retail & Consumer, Technology, and Utilities.

Our Emerging Technology consultants help our clients understand, prioritize and apply new information technologies to solve their most challenging business problems. Emerging Technology consultants develop awareness of new market innovations, evaluate technologies in the context of business priorities, lead technology architecture strategies and designs, participate in technology innovation activities and help our clients develop a portfolio of technologies to meet their current and future needs.

Position/Program Requirements:
Knowledge Preferred:
Demonstrates thorough level of knowledge across multiple IT application platforms and delivery methodologies, emphasizing proven success with defining and implementing business motivation and use case/actor models, and business capability roadmaps, as well as a proven track record gathering and defining business and functional requirements.

Demonstrates a proven thorough knowledge and success in a supervisory role within a professional services firm or large enterprise providing the following:
-Defining business problems and outlining possible solutions
-Outlining business strategies, related tactics, and objectives for measurement
-Gathering, defining, and organizing business and functional requirements including acceptance criteria for use by developers to implement a capability
-Resolving promptly issues and business questions
-Parsing high level functional requirements into an executable story backlog
-Aiding in the estimation and planning process
-Assisting in prioritization of tasks and planning iterations
-Providing system functionality delivery on business capabilities
-Reporting statuses
-Facilitating workshops

Demonstrates a proven success record of completing projects involving the delivery of mobile and web applications, including supporting off-shore application delivery

Completed Agile certification and/or an obtained Graduate degree

Skills Preferred:
Demonstrates proven thorough abilities related to internet and mobile app architecture technologies that include:
-Eliciting requirements and scope using client interviews, shadowing, document review, surveys and other techniques
-Parsing out client requirements into manageable work units
-Translating client requirements into standard UML diagrams and/or Agile stories
-Documenting vision and scope, including monitoring changes throughout project lifecycles
-Collaborating with the user experience and design team to perform traceability of solution to design and business requirements
-Creating screen mock-ups to help clients visualize requirements
-Estimating the level of effort required for projects, features and individual stories work items
-Prioritizing client work based on value, risk and dependencies
-Creating test scenarios, test plans and execution of test cases using various test scenarios to deliver quality results to clients
-Delivering solutions that meets quality standards and being receptive to feedback and direction from others
-Envisioning solutions-related issues and conflicts, collaborating with functional or business teams and developers to deliver solutions that meet business requirements
-Adapting to the client’s environment, development and quality standards

Demonstrates proven thorough levels of ability and success as both an individual contributor and team member to identify and address client needs: actively participating in client discussions and facilitating meetings; communicating a broad range of Firm services; utilizing effective written and verbal business communication skills when interacting with team members and/or clients; and, managing engagements, including preparing concise, accurate documents and maintaining project economics while maintaining flexibility for unanticipated issues.

Demonstrates proven thorough abilities and success as a team leader: creating a positive environment by monitoring workloads of the team while meeting client expectations and respecting the work-life quality of team members; providing candid, meaningful feedback in a timely manner; keeping leadership informed of progress and issues; answering questions and providing coaching to junior team members on consulting and Business Analyst skills, tools, and techniques.

Minimum Years of Experience Necessary: 3 years of experience with SDLC (Waterfall or Agile or Hybrid)

Minimum Degree(s) and Certification(s) Required:
Bachelors Degree

Additional Information:
This role focuses on the Business Analyst skill sets as listed above.

Job ID: 42154BR-7

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