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Test Automation Specialist

Job Location: Quebec - Montreal

Regional Description: Canada

Job Number: 00523418


- Job description

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Join Accenture’s growing testing delivery team as we expand our presence in the Montreal market.  You will work hand in hand with Accenture's global network of 22,000+ dedicated testing professionals while you play a central role in developing innovative business solutions that will help clients improve operational efficiency and transform their business functions into a world class organization.  Our team supports our clients with capabilities in the following areas:

  • Agile Testing
  • Testing Automation
  • Performance Testing
  • Testing in a Continuous Delivery
  • Enterprise Test Data Management
  • Enterprise Test Environment Management
  • Virtual Test Team Management
  • Mobile Testing, and Mobile Testing Automation

Ideal individuals would have:

  • Experience in the various industries (Banking and Financial Services, Resources, Logistics, Telecommunication)
  • A desire for a long-term career oriented in testing, in which they are passionate
  • Deep testing skill and visionary strategy 
  • Strong desire to learn client's business, and how testing can ensure their applications meet their business needs
  • Either deep technical expertise and testing exposure or Test management, test strategy
  • Desire to help clients accelerate project delivery

Job Description

Test Automation professionals
 provide specialized expertise in test automation using commercially available functional test tools. Apply Accenture´s recommended test automation framework and best practices.

The Test Automation specialist will be responsible to plan, design, develop, maintain and execute all automated tests scripts. They will apply technical expertise to deliver dedicated automation services to all projects while ensuring adherence to timelines as well as relevant standards and practices. The Automation Specialist is also responsible to aide in the development, establishment and enforcement of Quality Assurance standards and best practices.


A professional at this position level within Accenture has the following responsibilities:

  • Lead the transformation of testing into a continuous and efficient end to end quality development function using quality processes, tools, and methodologies significantly improving control, accuracy and integrity.
  • Evolve more predictive and intelligent testing approaches based on automation and innovative testing products and solutions
  • Participating in the analysis to assess automation feasibility
  • Automation requirements gathering and analysis
  • Planning, defining, executing, and analyzing automation related testing strategies and solutions through business, functional and technical expertise
  • Designing and implementing testing framework, building function libraries, and object repositories
  • Analyzing test results and defect reporting
  • Assisting in utilizing efficient and effective processes, standards and test metrics in to order continuously improve the test automation service.
  • Strong preference for bilingual candidates (French and English), but English speakers are welcome to apply as well.
  • Possess a minimum of 8-10 years of IT experience
  • 3+ years’ experience in script development and maintenance with HP UFT
  • 3+ years’ experience in open source tools, for example Selenium, RobotFramework and Cucumber
  • 3+ years’ experience designing, developing, and automating unattended API test frameworks
  • Strong experience with mobile testing, and mobile testing automation
  • Strong experience with various functional test automation methodologies such as hybrid, keyword, data-driven, component data-driven, message data driven
  • Experience in software development with languages such as VB Script, C#, Java, C/C++, Perl, Python, Ruby, Groovy, Gherkin, Jython
  • Experience with version control tools, for example Git, TFS and SVN
  • Proficiency with SQL and an understanding of relational and NoSQL databases
  • Experience with continuous integration (CI), using Jenkins or similar
  • Experience with ALM OTA (Open Test Architecture)
  • Strong analytical skills, creativity and detail-oriented
  • Experience with Windows and Unix Operating Systems
  • Excellent debugging and troubleshooting skills
  • Demonstrated skills in the following testing toolsets – HP Suite ALM, BPT, UFT, LoadRunner, MQ Messaging
  • Experience with automation test strategy, automation testing framework, planning, execution and analysis of detailed test plans
  • Ability to facilitate and educate others on automation in QA
  • Bachelor degree in Computer Science or equivalent
  • Excellent written & verbal communication & interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated leadership in professional setting; either military or civilian
  • Demonstrated teamwork and collaboration in a professional setting; either military or civilian

Accenture does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other basis covered by local law. Accenture is committed to providing employment opportunities to current or former members of the armed forces.


We are committed to employment equity. We encourage all people, including women, visible minorities, persons with disabilities and persons of aboriginal descent to apply.

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