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Automation Tester

Job Location: Manchester

Regional Description: United Kingdom

Job Number: 00624297


- Job description

Role:  Automation Tester

Location: Knutsford

Travel: Possibility for travel to client sites throughout the UK

Job Type: Permanent

Reference: 00624297


We have roles available across the following Accenture career levels depending on skills and experience:


Analyst: From £25,520 to £30,800 + (Depending on experience)

Senior Analyst: From £30,800 to £39,820 + (Depending on experience)

Specialist or Lead: From £36,080 to £51,480 + (Depending on experience)




Join Accenture and help transform leading organisations 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 with best in class established and emerging technologies. We are able to extend our technology and business capabilities by working closely with market leaders and innovators to provide our clients with the best specialised skills and tailored solutions.


With Accenture Technology you will deliver everything from point solutions for a single business function to large, long term outsourcing services, to complex systems integration installations spanning multiple businesses and functions.


We are focused on aligning IT with business priorities, enabling a digital Accenture and driving down the cost of IT, while working to provide all our employees with the capabilities to run a high-performing business!


What responsibilities will you have?


As an experienced Automation Tester, you’ll be responsible for leading teams to test cutting edge technical solutions for a major Financial Services client based in the North West. The responsibilities would typically include


• Selecting or Identifying Areas/Test cases for Automation

• Designing & Implementing Test Automation Strategy

• Creating Automation Test Plan and getting approvals

• Choose selenium tools and Configuring Selenium Test Environment (Ex: Eclipse IDE, Java, Selenium webdriver and testng etc…)

• Involvement in Selenium Environment Setup…

• Automation Framework Design and Implementation

• Creating, Organizing, and managing Test Automation Resources

• Creating, Enhancing, debugging and Running Test Cases

• Organizing, monitoring defect management process

• Handling changes and conducting Regression Testing

• Finding solutions for Object Identification issues and error handling issues

• Co-coordinating Test team members and Development team in order to resolve the issues

• Interacting with client-side people to solve issues and update status

What skills & experience are we looking for?

  • Strong knowledge of functional testing / regression / SIT, plus testing tools & testing concepts
  • Experienced within Payments Domain with knowledge of SWIFT, XML message format
  • Requirements gathering & Analysis and other STLC phases
  • Must have hands on experience in Automation (Java/Selenium), plus knowledge of Gherkin/ Cucumber
  • Well versed with BDD / TDD delivery models.
  • Experience of working on IBM Mainframes and proficient in TWS, JCL, CICS, IMS, MQ, DB2
  • Strong in SQL/PL-SQL & database (SQL /Oracle / DB2)
  • Well versed with test management tool i.e. Quality Center/JIRA
  • Must have a good working knowledge of UNIX and /or Linux
  • Good knowledge around test / defect management tools i.e. JIRA, Agile Central, ALM

What’s in it for you?


All of our Technology professionals receive comprehensive training covering business acumen, technical and professional skills development. You'll also have opportunities to hone your functional skills and expertise in an area of specialisation. We offer a variety of formal and informal training programs at every level to help you acquire and build specialised skills faster. Learning takes place both on the job and through formal training conducted online, in the classroom, or in collaboration with others. The sheer variety of work we do, and the experience it offers, provide an unbeatable platform from which to build a career.


On top of this, we have an extensive benefits package which includes 25 days’ vacation per year, gym subsidies, private medical insurance and 3 extra days leave per year for charitable work of your choice!


Any offer of employment is subject to BPSS clearance


What are the next steps?


If this sounds like the ideal role, career and company for you, click below to apply.


If relocation is required in applying to this position, the appointment to the role would be considered an employee driven transfer meaning that the employee will be personally responsible for covering all relocation costs and any costs associated with dependents.


About Accenture


Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services and solutions in strategy, consulting, digital, technology and operations. Combining unmatched experience and specialised skills across more than 40 industries and all business functions—underpinned by the world’s largest delivery network—Accenture works at the intersection of business and technology to help clients improve their performance and create sustainable value for their stakeholders. Accenture drives innovation to improve the way the world works and lives. Visit us at


Accenture is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of society and does not discriminate on grounds of race, religion or belief, ethnic or national origin, disability, age, citizenship, marital, domestic or civil partnership status, sexual orientation, or gender identity or any other basis as protected by applicable law.


Closing Date for Applications 31/01/2019

Accenture reserves the right to close the role prior to this date should a suitable applicant be found.

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