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Federal - Tester ++

Job Location: DC, DC - Washington

Regional Description: Southeast

Job Number: 00609270


- Job description

Organization: Accenture Federal Services

Location:  Metro Washington, DC

Accenture Federal Services, a wholly owned subsidiary of Accenture LLP, is a U.S. company with offices in Arlington, Virginia. Accenture's federal business has served every cabinet-level department and 30 of the largest federal organizations. Accenture Federal Services transforms bold ideas into breakthrough outcomes for clients at defense, intelligence, public safety, civilian and military health organizations.

We believe that great outcomes are everything. It’s what drives us to turn bold ideas into breakthrough solutions. By combining digital technologies with what works across the world’s leading businesses, we use agile approaches to help clients solve their toughest problems fast—the first time. So you can deliver what matters most.

Count on us to help you embrace new ways of working, building for change and put customers at the core. A wholly owned subsidiary of Accenture, we bring over 30 years of experience serving the federal government, including every cabinet-level department. Our 7,200 dedicated colleagues and change makers work with our clients at the heart of the nation’s priorities in defense, intel, public safety, health and civilian to help you make a difference for the people you employ, serve and protect.


Key Responsibilities: 


• Define, document and obtain approval for Test Strategy and Approach, including objectives, overall phasing and testing methodology and standards

• Work with the application and technical architecture teams to plan one or more of the following: assembly, product, performance, user acceptance, and technical architecture tests

• Determine all testing environment requirements and tools

• Review the development process to ensure that defect tracking (identification, fixing, re-testing and migration of defects) is properly addressed. If not, define the defect tracking process and incorporate it into the overall development process

• Manage testers’ work throughout test plan development and test execution to ensure that testing is on time and within budget.

• Allocate test resources to application tests in a multi-test environment

• Ensure that all testing results are easily accessible

Basic Qualifications: 

  • 2 years of experience working in the software development life cycle
  • 2 years of client/customer interaction experience
  • 1 years Software Quality Assurance/Testing (application, product, system, regression testing)
  • 1 year experience with automated testing tools
  • US Citizen 

Preferred skills:

  • Experience with Selenium
  • Experience with a test scripting tool such as Test Director or Rational
  • Demonstrated leadership in professional setting; either military or civilian
  • Demonstrated teamwork and collaboration in a professional setting; either military or civilian 


An active security clearance or the ability to obtain one may be required for this role.

Candidates who are currently employed by a client of Accenture or an affiliated Accenture business may not be eligible for consideration.

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 (i.e., H1-B visa, F-1 visa (OPT), TN visa or any other non-immigrant status).

Accenture is a Federal Contractor and an EEO and Affirmative Action Employer of Females/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.

Equal Employment Opportunity

All employment decisions shall be made without regard to age, race, creed, color, 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 by federal, state, or local law.

Job candidates will not be obligated to disclose sealed or expunged records of conviction or arrest as part of the hiring process.

Accenture is committed to providing veteran employment opportunities to our service men and women.

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