Automation Architect / Systems Development Engineer (Specialist/Senior Analyst)

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  • Proposed Salary £41,000 To £54,000
  • Career Level Staff
  • Experience 3 Years
  • Gender Any
  • Industry Information Technology
  • Qualifications Bachelor's Degree
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Job Description

Job Description

Role: Automation Architect/Systems Development Engineer (Specialist/Senior Analyst)
Location: London, Manchester
Travel: Must be willing to be based at and travel to client sites throughout the UK

Salary: London
Senior Analyst: £35,000 to £43,000
Specialist: £41,000 to £54,000
Salary: Manchester
Senior Analyst: £30,000 to £37,800
Specialist: £36,000 to £47,500

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.

Your Role:
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.

Your Responsibilities:

  • Implement automation tools, define and develop frameworks and design and deliver industry leading test automation solutions for our clients
  • Support DevOps implementations through delivery of CI aligned test automation
  • Conduct tool analysis, make recommendations, and selection
  • Identify and analyse opportunities within projects for test automation
  • Utilize efficient and effective processes and standards in order to continuously improve quality
  • Lead development of automation at all layers of the application stack


Basic Qualifications:

  • Strong experience in Test Automation including planning, script development & maintenance
  • Strong experience working in software development with experience of both Agile and Waterfall environments
  • Demonstrated experience in two or more of the following testing toolsets/frameworks:
    Selenium WebDriver, Appium, Protractor, Selenium Grid/SauceLabs, Applitools
    HP UFT, Rational Test Workbench, Borland Silk Test, MS Visual Studio
    CA Application Test, Rational Integration Tester, Parasoft SOATest; SmartBear Ready!API
    TDD: using jUnit, TestNG, other
    BDD: using Cucumber/Gherkin, Geb/Spock, other.
    SoapUI, SoapUI Pro, Postman, other
  • Demonstrated experience in two or more of the following:
    Java / J2EE
    Groovy, Python, Ruby
    C#, VB.NET, VBscript
  • Demonstrated experience with Continuous Integration, including two or more of the following build/deploy/version control tools:
    Jenkins, Hudson, Bamboo, Maven, other
    Git, Mercurial, Subversion, Stash, other
    uBuild/uDeploy, UrbanCode, other
    Grunt, Gradle, Gulp
    MS TFS
  • Ability to travel

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