Job Description

Automation Manager/ Associate Manager
Location: London
Salary: 57,000 – 71,000 pa + Benefits
 
Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services in strategy and consulting, interactive, technology and operations, with digital capabilities across all of these services. With our thought leadership and culture of innovation, we apply industry expertise, diverse skill sets and next-generation technology to each business challenge.
 
We believe in inclusion and diversity and supporting the whole person. Our core values comprise of Stewardship, Best People, Client Value Creation, One Global Network, Respect for the Individual and Integrity. Year after year, Accenture is recognized worldwide not just for business performance but for inclusion and diversity too.
 
“Across the globe, one thing is universally true of the people of Accenture: We care deeply about what we do and the impact we have with our clients and with the communities in which we work and live. It is personal to all of us.” – Julie Sweet, Accenture CEO
 
As a team:
 
You will be joining the Accenture UK/I Quality Engineering Practice which supports multiple industries and a broad range of services from strategic quality engineering consulting advice through to quality engineering delivery across all test disciplines.  Quality Engineering and Assurance are some of the highest growth areas within the IT service market, and are critical capabilities for delivering business change to support our clients. 
 
You'll learn, grow and advance in an innovative culture that thrives on shared success, diverse ways of thinking and enables boundaryless opportunities that can drive your career in new and exciting ways
 
If you’re looking for a challenging career working in a vibrant environment with access to training and a global network of experts, this could be the role for you. As part of our global team, you'll be working with cutting-edge technologies and will have the opportunity to develop a wide range of new skills on the job. 
 
In our team you will learn:
 
Quality engineering professionals utilise Accenture delivery assets to plan and implement quality initiatives to ensure solution quality throughout delivery.
 
As an Automation Manager/ Associate Manager, you will:
  • Lead client test transformation programmes, conducting initial discovery workshops and assessments through to defining and implementing transformation plans for people, process and technologies.
  • Develop new industry leading automation capabilities and introduce those best practices and innovation to our clients.
  • Contribute to origination, sales campaigns and asset development.
  • Coach and mentor more junior members of the team
  • Collaborate with Accenture’s Global network of Test Automation experts, Accenture’s industry and technology groups, and Accenture’s software vendor alliance partners.
 


Qualifications

We are looking for experience in the following skills:
  • Experience in designing test automation and innovation strategies for large scale or complex programmes.
  • Large scale test automation delivery capabilities with experience in directly managing distributed test teams, building client relationships and delivering successful outcomes.
  • Shaping and delivering test transformation programmes with measurable benefits.
  • Commercial experience in operating managed service type contracts.
  • Extensive demonstrable experience of multi-tier test automation and test industrialisation methodologies, tools and frameworks, for both agile & waterfall test delivery, such as:

·         Acceptance test driven development / Behaviour driven development

·         Scripted test automation (e.g. Selenium/Appium, HPLeanFT/UFT)

·         Next-generation scriptless test automation (e.g. Worksoft / Tricentis)

·         API test automation (e.g. ReadyAPI, Postman)

·         Service virtualisation and data management strategies

·         Capability building and people management skills with a proven ability to lead and develop junior resources.

 
What’s in it for you
 
At Accenture in addition to a competitive basic salary, you will also have an extensive benefits package which includes 30 days’ vacation per year, gym subsidy, private medical insurance and 3 extra days leave per year for charitable work of your choice!
 
Flexibility and mobility are required to deliver this role as there will be requirements to spend time onsite with our clients and partners to enable delivery of the first-class services we are known for.
 
About Accenture
Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services in strategy and consulting, interactive, technology and operations, with digital capabilities across all of these services. We combine unmatched experience and specialized capabilities across more than 40 industries — powered by the world’s largest network of Advanced Technology and Intelligent Operations centers. With 509,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries, Accenture brings continuous innovation to help clients improve their performance and create lasting value across their enterprises. 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.
 
Closing Date for Applications 31/08/2021
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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