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Federal - OATS Automation Tester

Job Location: TX - San Antonio

Regional Description: Southwest

Job Number: 00664811


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Organization: Accenture Federal Services

Location: San Antonio, TX


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. 
The OATS Test Automation Engineer is responsible for strategic planning for Automation testing efforts.  The Test Automation Lead will work closely with other Test Leads and delivery teams, to ensure compliance with the test plan and methodology throughout the life cycle of the project.  The Test Lead will lead test activities as required.
Key Responsibilities: 
  • Analyze and identify suitable opportunities for test automation
  • Design automation components/modules that can be leveraged across multiple test scripts/cases
  • Develop automation components/modules using appropriate tools and programming languages
  • Develop automation components/modules using parameterized data from an external source (i.e., Excel)
  • Adhere to project standards and processes to ensure consistent and maintainable automation deliverables
  • Execute test automation script/cases, identify/log issues, and provide support during issue resolution process
  • Leverage best practices and available automation frameworks to reduce automation maintenance
  • Support design, development, and maintenance of automation frameworks which are leveraged across multiple resources
  • Support test automation solution planning and estimation
Basic Qualifications
  • 2+ years of experience with OATS automated testing tools
  • 3+ years of Quality Assurance/Testing experience (application, product, system, regression testing)
  • 3+ years of experience working in software development life cycle
  • US Citizenship required
Preferred Qualifications
  • 3+ years of experience with a programming language (i.e. Java, C#, Ruby, Python) 
  • 3+ years of client/customer interaction experience
  • HP UFT/BPT, or Selenium framework experience preferred
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 U.S. must possess work authorization which does not require now or in the future sponsorship by the employer for a visa.
Accenture is a federal contractor, 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.
US Citizenship required.

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