Job Description

Organization: Accenture Federal Services
Location: San Antonio, TX
                                      
Accenture Federal Services, a wholly owned subsidiary of Accenture LLP, is a U.S. company that helps clients transform bold ideas into breakthrough outcomes.  We serve every cabinet-level department and 30 of the largest federal organizations. Our 9,000 dedicated colleagues and change makers work with clients at the heart of the nation's priorities in defense, intelligence, public safety, civilian and health to make a difference for the people they employ, serve, and protect.  
 
The Mainframe Test Engineering Specialist is responsible for the following:
  • Supervise multiple functional and performance test teams to define test strategy, design tests, create test cases and execute tests.
  • Act as a liaison between the development and testing teams.
  • Ensure that all testing teams are adhering to the test methodology.
  • Draft reviews for team members.
  • Create\improve testing methodology as needed.
  • Report metrics and make release recommendations to leadership
The Mainframe Test Engineering Specialist has the ability and desire to work across relevant technologies. Technologies include (not exhaustive):
  • z/OS
  • SQL (DB2 preferred)
  • IBM Rational Quality Manager
  • Linux/Unix

 


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Qualifications

Basic Qualifications
  • 3+ years of experience in testing including experience with z/OS IBM mainframe and SQL
  • 1+ year of experience in a supervisory capacity
  • US Citizenship required (Dual citizens not eligible)
Preferred Qualifications
  • 1+ years of experience working in a Linux/Unix environment
  • Experience with Shell scripting highly preferred
  • Compose and execute test cases in a z/OS IBM mainframe environment and in a distributed relational database environment
  • Knowledge to read, understand, execute, troubleshoot, and modify JCL in z/OS
  • Experience increasing automated testing in a z/OS environment
  • Ability to contribute to a high-performing, motivated workgroup by applying interpersonal and collaboration skills to achieve project goals and realize value
  • Ability to contribute to the creation of an environment that facilitates high performance and motivates individuals to work collaboratively as a team
  • Ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment
  • Ability to complete task on set budgetary parameters and targets
  • Proven ability to work independently, as a team member, and as a team lead
  • Good organizational, multi-tasking, and time-management skills
 
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 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.

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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