18 days old

Federal - QA Specialist

Washington, DC 20004


Organization: Accenture Federal Services

Location: Washington, DC



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. Its what drives us to turn bold ideas into breakthrough solutions. By combining digital technologies with what works across the worlds leading businesses, we use agile approaches to help clients solve their toughest problems fastthe 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 nations priorities in defense, intel, public safety, health and civilian to help you make a difference for the people you employ, serve and protect.







The QA Specialist will transform software 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. This role will transform our clients from a testing environment primarily reliant on manual testing to a primarily automated test environment using Selenium. Our ideal QA Specialist will evolve more predictive and intelligent testing approaches based on automation and innovative testing products and solutions.


Our ideal QA Specialist will use multiple means available (Automated testing via Selenium, manual testing) to ensure a system executes all of the functions (processes, commands, integrations, security, etc.) included in the software requirements and other specifications.


Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:



+ Create the test/QA strategies and test approaches


+ Work with the projects architects, delivery and program managers to ensure consistency in estimating and understanding requirements


+ Define, develop and build reusable testing/QA assets. Evaluate testing/QA products and develop proofs of concepts for new, innovative solutions


+ Identify script candidates for test automation


+ Write automated test scripts using Selenium or future products


+ Execute and schedule automated test scripts


+ Monitor and analyze test automation execution results


+ Establish reusable test artifact components


+ General working knowledge on DevOps Tools such as Jenkins, Jira


+ Familiar with DevOps pipeline and Agile methodology, including Scaled Agile Framework





Basic Skills & Qualifications:



+ Must be a US Citizen


+ 1 year of Automated Testing experience


Preferred Skills & Qualifications:



+ Bachelors degree is highly desired but not required


+ Knowledge of Agile Software Development and Scaled Agile Framework


+ Experience performing in major federal agency



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.


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).


Accenture is a Federal Contractor and an EEO and Affirmative Action Employer of Females/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.


Equal Employment Opportunity

All employment decisions shall be made without regard to age, race, creed, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, disability status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, citizenship status or any other basis as protected by federal, state, or local law.


Job candidates will not be obligated to disclose sealed or expunged records of conviction or arrest as part of the hiring process.


Accenture is committed to providing veteran employment opportunities to our service men and women.

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Posted: 2019-08-02 Expires: 2019-09-11

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