United States


Atlanta, Charlotte, Dallas, Houston, Miami, Orlando, Raleigh, Tampa, Washington DC

Area of expertise:

Software Engineering

Job Description

About the role:

As a Consultant, Quality Engineer, you will create, review and approve test plans/scripts to ensure alignment with standards and the IT strategy. You will collaborate with users a to plan user acceptance, alpha and beta tests. You will monitor that system tests are completed and documented successfully and that all problems are corrected, repeating the cycle until the application under test reaches the desired level of acceptance.

Day-to-day you will:

Participate in the assessment of the Avanade environment and stakeholder requirements, documenting results properly
Assist with designing software solutions for Avanade needs
Build solutions in-line with gathered requirements and design specifications
Deliver and maintain solutions through a complete software development lifecycle
Develop written documentation and technical requirements based on business imperatives
Assist with development and implementation of test plans; report findings, make recommendations to appropriate stakeholders
Provide the work’s technical scope, defining and driving the best solution to meet the technical performance, scalability, flexibility, operations and capability needs of your client
Oversee and manage a cross-functional development team that designs, develops, and enhances software assets that meet or exceed internal and external (client) expectations, in line with product functionality, cost and delivery schedules
Coach, mentor, and motivate team members to influence them to take positive action and accountability for their assigned work
Apply knowledge to create an environment that fosters accountability, quality, commitment, growth and innovation and support the sales process as needed
Recommend changes in development, maintenance and system standards
Own product line engineering responsibility within a business unit: Own, manage, and communicate engineering metrics; has responsibilities across geographies; manages the cost of engineering across portfolios and capabilities; articulates the quality of the software and what quality improvement measures are in place; measure of responsibility for client satisfaction of the products, and responsible for cost of implementation
Intermediate to Advanced skills in:
Understanding of QA activities in relation to systems development lifecycle
Reading business requirements, creating test cases, test script libraries, tracking bugs, and creating test frameworks
Manual test execution tasks related to test scripts/cases and defects
Programming, scripting, performance testing
Development standards and SDLC processes/methods
Third-party controls that help with the requirements gathering, documentation, system and design process 

About You:

You’re enthusiastic about testing to ensure the maintenance of high-quality software. Your background includes experience developing automated tests using C#, Java, or JavaScript as well as the use of agile tracking tools including JIRA, Team Foundation Server (TFS), or Azure DevOps (ADO).

Require Skills & Qualification:
Experience in testing both frontend and backend part of the system
Developing automated integration smoke and regression tests using modern tools including Selenium, Cypress, protractor, SoapUI, Postman.
The use of relational and NoSQL database queries and scripting to validate backend functionalities prepare and migrate test data
Experience using TFS and GIT source control systems; and test management tools including Microsoft Test Manager (MTM), Zephyr or Azure DevOps (ADO)
Client-facing responsibilities
Current Automation Testing skillset is required
Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or Computer Engineering and  3 years (post-degree, progressive) experience as a Quality Assurance Analyst

Please be aware that Avanade requires all new hires to be fully vaccinated as a condition of employment.  Avanade will consider requests for medical or religious accommodation to this vaccination requirement on an individual basis.

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About Avanade

Avanade is the leading provider of innovative digital and cloud services, business solutions and design-led experiences on the Microsoft ecosystem. Our professionals bring bold, fresh thinking combined with technology, business and industry expertise to help make a genuine human impact on our clients, their customers and their employees. We are the power behind the Accenture Microsoft Business Group, helping companies to engage customers, empower employees, optimize operations and transform products, leveraging the Microsoft platform. Avanade has 50,000 professionals in 26 countries, bringing clients our best thinking through a collaborative culture that honors diversity and reflects the communities in which we operate. Majority owned by Accenture, Avanade was founded in 2000 by Accenture LLP and Microsoft Corporation. Learn more at