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Federal - Automation Test Engineering Specialist

Business and Financial Operations


Full Time


Arlington, Virginia, United States

Organization: Accenture Federal Services
Location: Washington, DC, San Antonio, TX, St. Louis, MO

We are:  
Accenture Federal Services brings together commercial innovation with the latest technology to unleash the potential for our federal clients. Operating in the nation’s Capital, we stay ahead of what’s coming next. Drawing from the power of Accenture, we deliver integrated, mobile, and interactive experiences that exceed our people’s expectations. Join us where ideas are freely exchanged, and concepts evolve into practical solutions.

You are: 

The musical conductor to our automation testing efforts. Your symphony? The project. Your audience? Our clients. “Testing 1-2-3” Your mic check responsibilities include applying business requirements, Testing knowledge and technical expertise in the implementation of test automation suites to validate software application functionality. You love performing hands on design, coding, enhancing, and testing of software applications in order to meet business process requirements. Critics and audiences are wowed by how you apply your Testing knowledge and technical expertise in the automation and quality engineering efforts of every delivery. And of course, an in-depth understanding of testing, including theory and concepts are music to your ears.

The work:

  • Analyze and identify suitable opportunities for test automation.
  • Develop automation components/modules using appropriate tools and programming languages.
  • Carry out test automation script/cases, identify/log issues, and provide support during issue resolution process.
  • Visualize, design, development, and maintenance of automation frameworks and their implementation.
  • Support test automation solution planning and estimation.
  • Integrate test automation with Continuous Integration / Continuous Delivery.

Here's what you need:

  • Minimum 2 years of professional work experience with automated testing tools (Worksoft Certify, HP UFT/BPT, Tricentis Tosca, or Selenium framework)
  • Minimum 2 years of experience working in the software development life cycle
  • Hands on experience with Quality Assurance/Testing (application, product, system, regression testing)
  • Experience with a programming language (VB, VBScript, Java, C#, Ruby, Python)
  • Experience with having worked with the maintenance of an automation framework
  • Beginner level experience coaching, mentoring, or supervising junior level resources on standard tasks

Bonus points if you have:

  • Bachelor's in Computer Science, Engineering or Technical Science
  • Previous consulting experience and understanding customer/business needs
  • 508 compliance experience
  • Experience developing test automation scripts in Selenium and/or Cucumber
  • Experience conducting automation tools analysis, selection, and recommendation
  • Experience supporting test automation assessments for multiple projects
  • Experience mobilizing and managing test automation projects (tools, resources, & processes)
  • Experience developing automation frameworks that are leveraged across multiple resources

Eligibility Requirements:

  • US Citizenship required

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