Role: Test Automation Specialist
Location: London, Manchester
Travel: Must be willing to be based at and travel to client sites throughout the UK
Senior Analyst: Up to £45,250+
Specialist: Up to £58,500+
Accenture Technology is about powering the future with technology. We are at the heart of shaping and driving technology disruption and digital transformation for our clients. We set the direction for Technology, developing the deep specialisation to serve all businesses and industries. Our mission is to identify and incubate the next generation of Accenture services around disruptive technologies in anticipation of future demand from pioneering clients.
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. Our practice is at the forefront of driving new IT delivery methods such as agile and dev ops, and collaborates with many advanced technology vendors to utilise the latest tooling, AI and automation capabilities.
You would be joining a high performing team and play a pivotal role in the continued success of our testing services. You will work with professionals who are passionate for leveraging new technologies to ensure quality engineering is faster and more efficient while ensuring coverage and quality. The sheer variety of work we do, and the experience it offers, provide an unbeatable platform from which to build a career.
Quality engineering professionals utilise Accenture delivery assets to plan and implement quality initiatives to ensure solution quality throughout delivery. As an Automation Engineer, you will define and implement quality engineering strategies that support rapid application development with world-class levels of quality.
You will focus on all layers of the application stack with a quality engineering mindset, applying your knowledge of technical architecture and sound engineering practices to drive adoption of different quality activities at the appropriate layers of the application, and within the appropriate phases of the software development lifecycle. Sample focus areas include code quality, coverage analysis, unit test automation, services layer test automation, functional/UI automation, service virtualisation, continuous integration/continuous delivery, test-driven development and behavioral-driven development.
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Closing Date for Applications 31/08/2020
Accenture reserves the right to close the role prior to this date should a suitable applicant be found.