Job Description

Role: Test Automation Specialist
Location: London, Manchester
Travel: Must be willing to be based at and travel to client sites throughout the UK.
Salary:
 
London 
Senior Analyst: Up to £45,250+
Specialist: Up to £58,500+
 
Manchester
Senior Analyst: Up to £39,820+
Specialist: Up to £51,480+
Introduction:
 
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
 
· 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

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Qualifications

What skills & experience are we looking for?
 
· Demonstrated understanding of application architectures
 
· Demonstrated experience using TDD or BDD
 
· Demonstrated experience with virtualization using CA Service Virtualization, HP Service Virtualisation, Rational Integration Server, Parasoft Virtualize or SmartBear Ready!API
· Demonstrated experience with Nexus, Artifactory, NPM, Bower or similar
 
· Demonstrated experience with Chef, Puppet, or Ansible
 
· Ability to help foster a team-oriented environment
 
· Ability to interact with internal management team and external client contacts using strong leadership and communication skills
 
· Proven ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment
 
· Desire to work in an information systems environment
 
· Excellent communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills
 
 
Due to the nature of recent work, valid Security Clearance is highly preferred.
 
 
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.
 
 
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 www.accenture.com.
 
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
 
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.
 

All employment decisions shall be made without regard to age, race, creed, colour, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, disability status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, citizenship status or any other basis as protected applicable law.

Job candidates will not be obligated to disclose sealed or expunged records of conviction or arrest as part of the hiring process.

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