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Accenture Flex- QA Automation Tester - Chicago, IL

Job Location: IL - Chicago

Regional Description: Midwest

Job Number: 00577073


- Job description

Accenture Flex offers you the flexibility of fixed duration project-based work powered by Accenture, a leading global professional services company. Accenture is consistently recognized on FORTUNE’s 100 Best Companies to Work For and DiversityInc’s Top 50 Companies for Diversity lists. 
As an Accenture Flex employee, you will apply your skills and experience to help drive business transformation for leading organizations and communities. In addition to delivering innovative solutions for Accenture’s clients, you will work with a highly skilled, diverse network of people across Accenture businesses who are using the latest emerging technologies to address today’s biggest business challenges. You will receive competitive rewards and access to benefits programs and world-class learning resources.

Job Description:

As a Test Automation Analyst, you will work closely with project managers, business analysts, developers, testers, and product owners to ensure that all testing activities occur in a timely fashion and to the level of quality demanded by the business. Ability to work in a “hand-on” team environment, where creative solutions for automated test strategy are essential to meet project objectives.
Basic Qualifications:
  • Minimum 5 + years' of Quality Assurance Test Automation experience with development background
  • Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent work experience or specialized training) in Information Technology (IT), Computer Science (CS) Software Engineering, or related discipline.
Additional Required Skills:
  • Good knowledge of Software Development Life Cycle and Quality Assurance concepts, metrics, SDLC methodologies and documentation standards.
  • Hands-on experience of a least one object oriented programming language (Java, C#)
  • Ability to mine data, backend validation, and perform data quality analysis via SQL
  • Knowledge of relational databases such as MS SQL
  • Understanding of test automation, API’s or Web Services. Exposure in either FitNesse or Cucumber. Any GUI test automation experience in Selenium or QTP is desirable.
  • Ability to interact with developers and understand technical design.
  • Ability to provide detailed analysis of test progress and results

Preferred Skills:

  • Agile transformation experience
  • Well -versed with test management tools - HP ALM, JIRA...
Professional Skill Requirements:
  • Enthusiastic, willing and resourceful attitude
  • Ability to work in a business critical and high-pressure environment.
  • A proactive and positive approach to problem solving, taking ownership of issues, and having determination to follow things through
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and attention to details.
  • Ability to multi-task effectively and product high quality work with limited supervision.
Applicants for employment in the US must have work authorization that does not now or in the future require sponsorship of a visa for employment authorization in the United States and with Accenture. 
Candidates who are currently employed by a client of Accenture or an affiliated Accenture business may not be eligible for consideration.
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