Role: Automation Architect / Systems Development Engineer in Test (SDET)
Location: London, Manchester
Travel: Must be willing to be based at and travel to client sites throughout the UK
Job Reference: 00581852
Specialist: Up to £58,500+
Senior Analyst: Up to £45,250+
Specialist: Up to £51,480+
Senior Analyst: Up to £39,820+
Join Accenture and help transform leading organizations and communities around the world. The sheer scale of our capabilities and client engagements and the way we collaborate, operate and deliver value provides an unparalleled opportunity to grow and advance.
Accenture Technology powers our clients to achieve high performance. We combine business and industry insights with innovative technology to drive growth for your business. We extend our technology and business capabilities through a powerful alliance ecosystem of market leaders and innovators to provide our clients the best specialized skills and tailored solutions.
Accenture Technology is about powering the future with technology. We are at the heart of shaping and driving technology disruption and digital transformation for our clients. We set the direction for Technology, developing the deep specialization to serve all businesses and industries. Our mission is to identify and incubate the next generation of Accenture services around disruptive technologies in anticipation of future demand from pioneering clients.
You will be joining the Accenture UK/I Test Practice which supports multiple industries and a broad range of services from strategic test consulting advice through to test delivery across all test disciplines. Test and Quality Assurance are some of the highest growth areas within the IT service market, and are critical capabilities for delivering business change to support our clients. Our Test Practice is at the forefront of driving new IT delivery methods such as agile and dev ops, and collaborates with many advanced technology vendors to utilise the latest tooling, AI and automation capabilities.
You would be joining a high performing team and play a pivotal role in the continued success of our testing services. You will work with test professional who passionate for testing leveraging new technologies to ensure testing is faster, more efficient while ensuring coverage and quality. The sheer variety of work we do, and the experience it offers, provide an unbeatable platform from which to build a career.
Quality engineering professionals utilize Accenture delivery assets to plan and implement quality initiatives to ensure solution quality throughout delivery. As an Automation Engineer, you will define and implement quality engineering strategies that support rapid application development with world-class levels of quality.
You will focus on all layers of the application stack with a quality engineering mindset, applying your knowledge of technical architecture and sound engineering practices to drive adoption of different quality activities at the appropriate layers of the application, and within the appropriate phases of the software development lifecycle. Sample focus areas include code quality, coverage analysis, unit test automation, services layer test automation, functional/UI automation, service virtualization, continuous integration/continuous delivery, test-driven development and behavioral-driven development.
What responsibilities will you have?
As an Automation Architect/SDET, you will:
- Implement automation tools, define and develop frameworks and design and deliver industry leading test automation solutions for our clients
- Support DevOps implementations through delivery of CI aligned test automation
- Support test automation assessments
- Conduct tool analysis, make recommendation, and selection
- Identify and analyze suitable opportunities within projects for test automation
- Utilize efficient and effective processes and standards in order to continuously improve quality
- Manage work efforts
- Lead development of automation at all layers of the application stack
- Working with development teams to help architect applications to support effective test automation