Job Description

Role: Automation Test Engineer
Location: Manchester
Travel: Up to 100% flexibility
 
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)
 
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.
  
What responsibilities will you have?
 
As a software tester, you will work as part of a larger project team. Following either agile or waterfall principles, you will successfully collaborate with multiple stakeholders and colleagues across multiple specialisms which could include;
  • Demonstrate knowledge and practical experience of test tools and industry standard best practice
  • Identify issues and risks relating to workload, escalate these appropriately and provide suggested mitigating actions
  • Prepare input test data and expected results
  • Review own test conditions, test scripts / user stories, input test data, and expected results for all test phases
  • Develop test automation frameworks and test models 
What skills & experience are we looking for?
  • Proven track record of testing software developments in a structured environment.
  • Experience of defect lifecycle and ability to provide advice on tests to put in place after fixes are made.
  • Ability to work in a continually changing environment, adapting to changing requirements and priorities at short notice.
  • Excellent understanding of test levels (from functional tests to UAT)
  • Sound technical skills; understanding of high-level system architecture components such as application servers, databases and web services.
  • Experience in one or more test frameworks and scripting functional tests.
  • Good team player with excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Experience working on user stories and defining clear acceptance criteria.
  • Good understanding and practical experience of SQL preferably in an Oracle environment

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Qualifications

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!
 
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 or any other basis as protected by applicable law.
 
Any offer of employment is subject to satisfactory BPSS clearance.
 
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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