Accenture Test Automation Specialist - Chicago, IL in Chicago, Illinois
Title: Test Automation Specialist - Chicago, IL Location: USA-Midwest Job Number: 00556158
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People in our Client Delivery & Operations career track drive delivery and capability excellence through the design, development and/or delivery of a solution, service, capability or offering. They grow into delivery-focused roles, and can progress within their current role, laterally or upward.
Software Engineering professionals work across the Service Delivery Lifecycle to analyze, design, build, test, implement and/or maintain multiple system components or applications for Accenture or our clients.
The Test Automation Specialist , with a future-focused mindset, provide technical leadership and strategic direction. They transform testing into a continuous and efficient end-to-end quality engineering function through the use of quality processes, tools, and methodologies significantly improving control, accuracy and integrity . They evolve more predictive and intelligent testing approaches based on automation and innovative testing products and solutions.
Testing professionals utilize Accenture delivery assets to plan and implement testing and quality assurance initiatives to ensure solution quality before deployment.
Test Automation professionals provide specialized expertise in test automation using commercially available functional test tools. Apply Accenture´s recommended test automation framework and best practices.
A professional at this position level within Accenture has the following responsibilities:
Adapts existing methods and procedures to create possible alternative solutions to moderately complex problems.
Understands the strategic direction set by senior management as it relates to team goals.
Uses considerable judgment to determine solution and seeks guidance on complex problems .
Primary upward interaction is with direct supervisor . May interact with peers and/or management levels at a client and/or within Accenture.
Determines methods and procedures on new assignments with guidance .
Decisions often impact the team in which they reside .
Manages small teams and/or work efforts (if in an individual contributor role) at a client or within Accenture.
While driving quality in our solutions they provide deep expertise in planning, constructing and executing test scripts. They demonstrate the ability to cope with growing complexity and creativity in design by thinking outside the box to determine the best way a test can be performed. Applying both business and functional knowledge, they develop end-to-end testing strategies a through the use of quality processes and methodologies.
Minimum of 3 years of experience in Test Automation including planning, script development & maintenance
Minimum of 3 years of experience in software development in an Agile environment
Minimum of 3 years demonstrated experience in two of the following testing toolsets/frameworks:
Selenium WebDriver, Appium, Protractor, SoapUI
TDD: using jUnit, TestNG, other
BDD: using Cucumber/Gherkin, Geb/Spock,
Minimum of 3 years demonstrated experience in two of the following:
Demonstrated experience with Continuous Integration, including two of the following build/deploy/version control tools:
Jenkins, Hudson, Bamboo,
Git, Mercurial, Subversion, Bitbucket, GitHub
Grunt, Gradle, Gulp, Maven, MS TFS
Demonstrated understanding of application architectures
Demonstrated experience using TDD or BDD
Demonstrated experience with virtualization using CA Service Virtualization, Rational Integration Server, Parasoft Virtualize or SmartBear Ready!API
Demonstrated experience with Nexus, Artifactory, NPM, Bower or similar
Professional Skill Requirements
Proven success in contributing to a team-oriented environment Proven ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment Desire to work in an information systems environment Excellent leadership, communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills
This role requires 100% flexibility to travel and work onsite with clients (Typically Monday - Thursday)
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).
Candidates who are currently employed by a client of Accenture or an affiliated Accenture business may not be eligible for consideration.
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