Job Description

Role: QA Tester (Automated and Manual)
Location: Newcastle Upon Tyne
Travel: Possibility for travel to client sites throughout the UK
We have roles available across the following Accenture career levels depending on skills and experience.
Salary: 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 £73,700+ (depending on skills and experience) 
You’ll want to work with us if…..
You want to work for a global company that has unmatched experience and specialised skills across 40 industries
Accenture provides 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. Accenture drives innovation to improve the way the world works and lives. Visit us at
You want to 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.
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 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.
You want some phenomenal benefits
We have an extensive benefits package which includes 25 days’ vacation per year, gym subsidies, discounts across major brands, private medical insurance and 3 extra days leave per year for charitable work of your choice!
You want to be part of a 'Truly Human' environment
Accenture provides an extensive network of over 1,300 trained mental health allies and prioritises mental health at the top of our UKI Inclusion & Diversity Agenda. We are committed to raising awareness and educating Accenture 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
Your Mission…
You will work as part of project teams, utilising agile and/or waterfall principles, successfully collaborating with various stakeholders across specialisms including; 
  • Demonstrate experience of test tooling and technologies, employing industry standard best practices.
  • Identify issues and risks, escalating and provide mitigating actions.
  • Prepare test steps, test data and expected results and peer review.
  • Develop test automation frameworks and test models to be used on said frameworks.
  • Practised in Automation Tooling: Selenium, Java, Cucumber, Maven or Rest-assured.
  • Demonstrate a knowledge in MS Project and scheduling.


We’d like to work with you if you have….
  • A proven track record of testing software developments in a structured environment.
  • A complete understanding of the Defect Management lifecycle.
  • Experience in Defect Tooling: JIRA, Bugzilla or HP ALM.
  • Ability to working in a changing environment, adapting to changing requirements and priorities at short notice.
  • Technical skills; understanding of system architecture components such as application servers, databases and web services.
  • Experience in one or more test frameworks and scripting tests.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Not required, but it would be awesome if...
  • Experience in managing teams and/or across multiple projects.
  • Experience in Defect Tooling: JIRA, Bugzilla or HP ALM.
  • Experienced in Test Mgnt Tooling: Mirco Focus, ALM, Adaptavist or Rational.
  • Qualified in API Test Tooling: Postman, SOAP UI, Ready API or JMeter.
  • Skilled in Performance Tooling: JMeter, Neo Load, Rational Perf Tester, Workload Scheduler or Grafana.
  • Conversant in Analytics Tooling: Splunk, Google Analytics, Grafana or Kibana.

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.

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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