Accenture Senior Manager -Testing Solution Architect in Canada

Title: Senior Manager -Testing Solution Architect Location: Canada-Canada Job Number: 00432047

Senior Manager Testing Solution Architect

Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services and solutions in strategy, consulting, digital, technology and operations. Combining unmatched experience and specialized skills across more than 40 industries and all business functions – underpinned by the world’s largest delivery network – Accenture works at the intersection of business and technology to help clients improve their performance and create sustainable value for their stakeholders. With approximately 384,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries, Accenture drives innovation to improve the way the world works and lives. Visit us at . Accenture Technology helps IT and business leaders define and execute the right technology agenda to support their business strategy that harnesses the power of technology innovation while squeezing the maximum value possible out of their legacy environments to drive high performance. We combine our end-to-end portfolio of technology services-from strategy and architecture to security and infrastructure- with a proven, outcome-oriented approach to improve the design, efficiency and effectiveness of our clients' IT capabilities and pave the way for growth Join Accenture’s growing testing team as we expand our presence in the Canadian market. You will work hand in hand with Accenture's global network of 22,000 dedicated testing professionals while you play a central role in developing innovative business solutions that will help clients improve operational efficiency and transform their business functions into a world class organization. Our growth strategy is focused around the following testing capabilities:

Quality Engineering: Testing in a Continuous Delivery Model Next Generation Test Automation Performance Engineering & Testing Digital Testing: Mobile & OMNI Channel Testing Testing Centre of Excellence

Key Skills :

Be a Quality Evangelist comfortable in talking about Accenture POV on next generation testing. Must have proven experience in proposing various ways a solution may be delivered. By combining testing thought leadership with business acumen you will provide vital, detailed information about how Accenture solutions delivers business value to our clients. Possess solid understanding of the competitive landscape and ability to clearly articulate the Accenture differentiation and value proposition. Have experience leading and delivering testing services across multiple industries (Banking and Financial Services, Resources, Logistics, Telecommunication) Have extensive exposure to next generation methodologies: Agile, BDD, ATDD. Be a conversant in the New IT trends and their relationship to testing services such as Quality Engineering, DevOps, Scriptless Test Automation & Digital Testing

Job Description Testing Solution Architect will drive new revenue by providing sales support (Testing Solutions) to account executives and client account teams across Canada. This role has the opportunity to help Accenture grow its Testing services to help meet the demand of the local market. They will be responsible for matching a client’s business roadmap with a technical vision by identifying opportunities and crafting testing focused business cases which meet those opportunities. As a testing SME; they will serve as authority on multiple pursuits and be the owners of the technical response and client facing orals. Testing Solution Architect applies thought leadership and infuses next generation testing methodology and tools into providing solutions. They are the testing evangelist in the area of Quality Engineering and Next Generation Automation & Performance. Qualifications: Responsibilities

Be the dedicated local Solution Architect from testing platform to support multiple medium to large complexity pursuits across all industries. Work closely with client account teams to understands the testing requirements in order to define broad contours of a solution blueprint. Additionally, works with offshore Solution Architects and vendors to pull the overall solution together. Own the proposal response and shapes competitive messaging to ensure solution value drivers are reflected. Provides testing subject matter expertise and oversees key contracting terms/conditions/assumptions, deal shaping and financial structuring, including pricing strategies and/or performance-based contracting elements. Actively participates in the orals as the Testing SME to ensure key messages are communicated about the solution. Become the Quality Engineering and Next Generation Automation evangelist to showcases testing capabilities during stage 0 client meeting for prospective clients. Leverage deep domain expertise in testing to assess client test maturity levels across all domains of testing to highlight areas of opportunity and demonstrate Accenture capability in helping them achieve their goals. Create and execute campaigns related to Quality Engineering and Test Automation across existing and white space accounts.

Required Skills

At least 8 years’ experience working in the IT Services industry with business and IT knowledge specializing in Testing and QA services, as well as consulting solutions. Person should be considered Subject Matter Expert. Experience in Application Testing Outsourcing and distributed delivery models. Strong oral and written communications skills and must possess experience presenting and leading meetings with senior executives including C-level suite. Proven ability to develop relationships with senior client executives and leverage those relationships. Ability and willingness to travel.

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