Federal - Test Engineer

Organization: Accenture Federal Services

Location: Springfield, 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.

The Test Engineer is responsible for the quality assurance of applications. Daily responsibilities include the ability to analyze applications for compliance with customer requirements, documenting test scripts, test scenarios and system discrepancies, and analyzing applications for overall quality and usability. As a Test Engineer, you are the last set of eyes that ensure each product is built with quality and free of any bugs that could jeopardize client trust in the program. The Test Engineer identifies weaknesses in the application by applying their analytical prowess to exploit any potential pitfalls with usability and design. The Test Engineering position is a perfect way to broaden your technical skills by exploring and analyzing mission-essential applications first hand.

+ Basic qualifications

Basic Requirements:

  • 2 years of demonstrated professional experience in an IT, business, or similar environment

Preferred Skills:

  • Strong communication skills both written and oral
  • Strong documentation skills
  • Detail oriented
  • Desire to work in a fast paced environment Ability to think creatively and "outside the box" (develop scenarios relevant to end-user actions)
  • Ability to think analytically (develop scenarios on potential system pitfalls that affect end-user experience)
  • Familiarity with JIRA, PeopleSoft applications and agile development concepts
  • Familiarity of functional testing processes and automated testing tools

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 U.S. must possess work authorization which does not require now or in the future sponsorship by the employer for a visa.

Accenture is a federal contractor, 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.

US Citizenship Required.

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