Skip to main content Skip to Footer

Job Listing

Test Automation Engineers (Security Clearance Eligible)

Job Location: Location Negotiable

Job Number: 00635094


- Job description

Role: Test Automation Engineers (Security Clearance Eligible)

Location: Newcastle upon Tyne

Travel: Possibility for travel to client sites throughout the UK 


Career Levels: we have roles available across a range of Accenture career levels including Analyst, Senior Analyst, Specialist and Associate Manager/Manager Levels


Salary: £25,000 to £67,760+ (depending on skills and experience) 

Job Type: Permanent




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.


We are focused on aligning IT with business priorities, enabling a digital Accenture and driving down the cost of IT, while working to provide more than 373,000 employees with the capabilities to run a high-performing business!


What responsibilities will you have?

  • 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
  • Utilize efficient and effective processes and standards in order to continuously improve quality
  • Working with development teams to help architect applications to support effective test automation

Additionally, as an Automation Specialist, you will:

  • Conduct tool analysis, make recommendation, and selection
  • Identify and analyze suitable opportunities within projects for test automation
  • Manage work efforts
  • Lead development of automation at all layers of the application stack

What skills & experience are we looking for?

Skilled in Test Automation including planning, script development & maintenance in an Agile/Waterfall environment
Basic Qualifications:
    • Good experience in actual hands-on Test Automation including planning, script development & maintenance
    • Experience working in software development with experience of both Agile and Waterfall environments
    • Demonstrated experience in two or more of the following testing toolsets/frameworks:
      • Selenium WebDriver, Appium, Protractor, Selenium Grid/SauceLabs, Applitools
      • HP UFT, Rational Test Workbench, Borland Silk Test, MS Visual Studio
      • CA Application Test, Rational Integration Tester, Parasoft SOATest; SmartBear Ready!API
      • TDD: using jUnit, TestNG, other
      • BDD: using Cucumber/Gherkin, Geb/Spock, other.
      • SoapUI, SoapUI Pro, Postman, other
    • Demonstrated experience in two or more of the following:
      • Java / J2EE
      • Groovy, Python, Ruby
      • JavaScript
      • XML, JSON
      • C#, VB.NET, VBscript
    • Demonstrated experience with Continuous Integration, including two or more of the following build/deploy/version control tools:
      • Jenkins, Hudson, Bamboo, Maven, other
      • Git, Mercurial, Subversion, Stash, other
      • uBuild/uDeploy, UrbanCode, other
      • Grunt, Gradle, Gulp
      • MS TFS
    • Ability to travel

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 specialization. We offer a variety of formal and informal training programs at every level to help you acquire and build specialized 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!
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.
Any offer of employment is subject to satisfactory BPSS and SC security clearance which requires 5 years continuous UK address history at the point of application.
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 specialized 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 31/08/2019

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


NTC Tech


Find a job

Start your search here: Enter job title, skill, experience level or city

Stay in touch

Join the Accenture Talent Connection, follow our Careers blog, or sign up for job alerts.