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Technology Consulting (TESTING) – Automation Tester Senior Consultant

EY

Technology Consulting (Testing) - Automation Tester Senior Consultant New technologies and disruptive change are creating exciting opportunities: to work differently, to work better and to find ne

Technology Consulting (Testing) – Automation Tester Senior Consultant

New technologies and disruptive change are creating exciting opportunities: to work differently, to work better and to find new ways of creating value for us and the clients we serve. As part of our NextWave strategy, Test Managers will provide technical expertise, leadership and direction to support our client’s technology centric programmes. We are looking to recruit high performing individuals with a proven track record in Test Management be part of our leading and growing Technology Consulting business.

We are looking to recruit high performing individuals with a proven track record as a test automation engineer with experience in large-scale digital transformations to be part of our leading and growing Technology Consulting business.


The opportunity

By joining the Technology Consulting team, you will be helping our clients solve a whole range of challenges – from the requirement to respond to the ever-changing demands of the market, to working on large and complex transformation programmes that truly transform our clients ways of working, As part of this growing team, you will also get to help shape the innovative culture that makes EY such a great place to work.

If you have a keen interest in Technology Enabled Change, as well as intellectual curiosity and energy, then Technology Consulting could be exactly the right place for you and your next career move.


Your key responsibilities


Client Responsibilities

  • You will be responsible for contributing to the delivery of IT Projects through methodologies such as Agile Scrum/Kanban and traditional Waterfall (when required), leveraging your domain knowledge and sector experience
  • Create high-quality work products and act as a subject matter resource on one or more services, leveraging knowledge and experience to shape services to client problems
  • Understand all our service offerings and actively identify opportunities to better serve clients.
  • Maintains focus so that projects deliver on key priorities and dependencies.

Internal Responsibilities

  • Be responsible for your own self-development, and maintain an educational program to continually develop personal skills
  • Actively contribute to EY’s Quality Assurance & Testing Community of practice
  • Understand all our consulting service offerings and actively identify opportunities to better serve clients and be able to build meaningful external relationships with our clients and internal relationships across service lines.
  • Understand and follow workplace policies and procedures.


Skills and attributes for success

To do this role effectively, we are looking for people with knowledge and experience in the following areas:

To qualify for the role you must have

  • A strong academic record including a third level degree, preferably in a business or IT related discipline, from a recognised third level institution
  • QA accreditation (ISTQB Foundation, ISTQB Test Automation Engineer or a similar IT accreditation from a recognised third level institution or accreditation body)
  • Have a minimum of 3 years of experience in a full time test automation role
  • Experience in one or more of our focus industries including Power & Utilities, Financial Services, Government & Public Sector, Life Sciences, Consumer Goods, Tech and Media, Advanced Manufacturing / Industry 4.0
  • Experience of one or more technology areas including but not limited to ERP, CRM. Digital Workplace, CX, Cloud Migration and/or integrations, Data & Analytics, RPA, Emerging Tech, IoT, Blockchain
  • Experience in Agile/ DevOps and/or traditional environments
  • Develops, modifies, and executes software automation test plans.
  • Demonstrate experience of scripting skills with 1 or more languages (Java, C#, Python, JavaScript)
  • Proven experience in building and implementing test frameworks using tooling such as Selenium, Cypress, Eggplant or UFT.
  • Experience using Cucumber BDD frameworks
  • Experience in Mobile Test Automation using Appium
  • Experience in webservice / API testing
  • Develop, execute, and debug automated tests
  • Experience using version control software
  • Experience of using Test Management tools including Issue tracking tools.
  • Knowledge of Testing Standards and approaches.
  • Have structured approach to problem solving and be a self-starter with the ability to work independently managing your own workload with an attention to detail
  • Excellent communication skills – tailoring communications to suit a mix of audiences

Ideally, you’ll also have

  • ISTQB Agile Certification, Scrum Master Certification or equivalent
  • Outstanding analytical and problem-solving skills


What we look for

Highly motivated individuals with excellent problem-solving skills and the ability to prioritise shifting workloads in a rapidly changing industry. An effective communicator with a genuine passion for technology and making things happen in a dynamic organisation. If you’re ready to take on a wide range of responsibilities and are committed to seeking out new ways to make a difference, this role is for you.


What working at EY offers

We offer a competitive remuneration package where you’ll be rewarded for your individual and team performance. Our comprehensive Total Rewards package includes support for flexible working and career development, and with FlexEY you can select benefits that suit your needs, covering holidays, health and well-being, insurance, savings and a wide range of discounts, offers and promotions. Plus, we offer:

  • Support, coaching and feedback from some of the most engaging colleagues around
  • Opportunities to develop new skills and progress your career
  • The freedom and flexibility to handle your role in a way that’s right for you
  • Free enrolment in EY’s Tech MBA Programme accredited by Hult International Business School.

About EY

As a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and consulting services, we’re using the frameworks, tools, and accelerators we’ve developed to build a better working world. That starts with a culture that believes in giving you the training, opportunities and creative freedom to make things better. Whenever you join, however long you stay, the exceptional EY experience lasts a lifetime. And with a commitment to hiring and developing the most passionate people, we’ll make our ambition to be the best employer a reality!


Make your mark.

Apply now.

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