Accenture Federal - Automation Test Developer in Tallahassee, Florida

Title: Federal - Automation Test Developer Location: USA-Southeast Job Number: 00591372

Organization: Accenture Federal Services

Location: Arlington, VA

Accenture Federal Services, a wholly owned subsidiary of Accenture LLP, is a U.S. company with offices in Arlington, Virginia. Accenture's federal business has served every cabinet-level department and 30 of the largest federal organizations. Accenture Federal Services transforms bold ideas into breakthrough outcomes for clients at defense, intelligence, public safety, civilian and military health organizations.

We believe that great outcomes are everything. It’s what drives us to turn bold ideas into breakthrough solutions. By combining digital technologies with what works across the world’s leading businesses, we use agile approaches to help clients solve their toughest problems fast—the first time. So, you can deliver what matters most.

Count on us to help you embrace new ways of working, building for change and put customers at the core. A wholly owned subsidiary of Accenture, we bring over 30 years of experience serving the federal government, including every cabinet-level department. Our 7,200 dedicated colleagues and change makers work with our clients at the heart of the nation’s priorities in defense, intel, public safety, health and civilian to help you make a difference for the people you employ, serve and protect.

Job Description:

As part of a Justice and Public Safety mission modernization program, we are seeking an automation test developer. The resource will work with the development and data migraiton teams to support testing

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop, maintain and execute automation tests to ensure sufficient test coverage of a large-scale application and data migration activities.

  • Develop testing scenarios/cases to address areas such as database impacts, software scenarios, regression testing, boundary/negative testing, error or defect retests, usability; including automated scripts.

  • Develop high quality automation test engineering best practices, test strategy and principles.

  • Design test plans, scenarios, scripts, and/or procedures to determine product quality or release readiness.

  • Follow defect tracking processes; including software defect documentation, defect tracking tool, ensuring open defects are monitored and escalated as needed based on aging and priority.

  • Partner with Software Engineers, System Integrators, Data Migration Specialists, Product Owners and Business Stakeholders to deliver high performing quality customer experiences that are engaging, purposeful and powerful in their simplicity.

  • Closely monitor industry trends and progress in the automation tool space, develop proof of concepts as need to validate the potential impact to our test delivery process.

  • Participate in automation script code reviews and provide guidance on their compliance with automation best practices.

  • Gain experience using CI/CD with Hudson/Jenkins in parallel tools.

  • Interact with the product delivery team; participate in product requirement/design reviews to provide input on completeness of functional requirements, product designs, and schedules.

  • Identify interdependencies, ambiguities or omissions, and make suggestions to improve requirements and ensure usability/testability.

  • Review software documentation to ensure technical accuracy, compliance, or completeness, with focus to mitigate risks.

Qualifications:

Basic Qualifications:

  • At least 1 year of experience in functional end-to-end testing (system testing, batch and real time processing)

  • At least 1 year of experience in an automated quality testing environment

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in writing SQL statements

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.

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