Job Description

Role: Automation Test Engineer

Location: Leeds

Now is the time to become a digital disrupter. The opportunity is here in Leeds — what’s stopping you?

Join Accenture in Leeds and work with Channel 4 on the UK’s leading digital video product.


What we do…

Though we offer a wide range of services to the market, a core part of what we do is build exciting, modern, digital products. We have partnered successfully with Channel 4 over the past two years to build their All4 product & are excited to be helping them with their growth in Leeds

We are passionate about agile engineering & the media industry. Despite being a large global brand with 482,000+ employees, we strive to cultivate thriving local environments & ensure we focus on the individual

What we’re looking for…

  • Candidates passionate about building and running consumer-facing digital products to join our All4 engineering team in Leeds
  • QA professionals who are motivated by delivering a fantastic experience to nationwide consumers
  • Ability to work in a continually changing environment, adapting to new requirements of prioritisation and required coverage at short notice
  • Understanding of testing automation best practices and experience implementing as part of continuous improvement
  • Well-rounded technologists that appreciate and understand the key facets of the different roles making up an agile team


Key Skills and Responsibilities...

  • Strong understanding of Continuous Integration utilising a range of relevant tooling
  • Experience working in an agile development team using BDD and TDD approaches
  • Engineers with experience architecting, building and maintaining automation test suites
  • Wide-ranging experience using of a variety of automation test tools and frameworks (e.g Selenium, Cucumber, Appium, SoapUI)
  • Proficiency writing Java-based test scripts in an extensible manner A pragmatic approach to quality assurance; with the ability to balance coverage with risk
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to clearly articulate ‘risk vs. reward’ and make recommendations & justifications for the level of testing required

What’s in it for you…

  • Work with a team of passionate & highly-motivated modern engineers, with a strong development culture nurtured on previous client engagements
  • Work with exciting household brands like Channel 4, developing & shaping their products
  • Help shape Accenture in the local region & its growth story in Leeds
  • Access to a comprehensive L&D platform which supports a wide range of internal & external training courses
  • 25 days plus Bank Holidays & 3 days for charitable work of your choice, Private Healthcare and Gym Subsidies.
  • Discounts with brands such as Amazon, Selfridges, Topshop and M&S

You’ll want to work with us if…

You want to work for a global company that has unmatched experience and specialized skills across 40 industries

We provide a broad variety of services and solutions in strategy, consulting, digital, technology and operations. We work at the intersection of business and technology to help clients improve their performance and create sustainable value for their partners. We drive innovation to improve the way the world works and lives. Visit us at

You want comprehensive, continuous training for your specialist area, as well as for professional skills development

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

You want to be part of a 'Truly Human' environment

We provide an extensive network of over 1,300 trained mental health allies and prioritise mental health at the top of our UKI Inclusion & Diversity Agenda. We are committed to raising awareness and educating our people about our LGBT community while supporting our LGBT employees worldwide. 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

Other important details…

·         Closing Date: 31/03/2020

·         Other: Offers of employment subject to satisfactory BPSS clearance

·         This specific role is Leeds based however, should you move on to an alternative project, you would be required to be 100% mobile

·         Career Levels: We have roles available across a range of Accenture career levels including Analyst, Senior Analyst and Specialist / Team Lead

·         Salary: £25,000 to £ 45,000+ (depending on skills and experience)



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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