Functional Tester

Are you interested in software testing? Would you enjoy testing client applications to ensure they meet project requirements? If so, this role may be a good one for you. 

Here is what you will do:

  • Develop detailed test plans including document scenarios and test cases from requirements, use cases, technical and functional specifications and architecture documents
  • Participate in peer review of test plans
  • Run test protocol and determine if test passes, fails or exposes a defect
  • Record and document test results and compare to expected results
  • Detect and document software failures so that defects may be analyzed and corrected

In performing this role, you will:

  • Have a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Math, Physics or similar with some relevant work experience
  • Have an inquisitive and determined approach to your work with an attention to detail
  • Apply your intermediate Excel skills and learn to use internal Accenture applications and other web based tools to carry out daily tasks
  • Effectively communicate findings and status updates to colleagues and managers
  • Be an individual contributor, working collaboratively with the client and the Accenture team

Nice to have:

  • Industry knowledge in financial services, retail or telecom

Please note: These opportunities are for people on the autism spectrum or with similar barriers to employment.

Role Employer Location Deadline
Functional Tester Accenture Mississauga, ON  February 1st, 2018 Closed

The Recruitment Process


The first step in the recruitment process is for interested candidates to apply for the roles. This will involve completing an online questionnaire as well as submitting their resume to Specialisterne Canada. Instructions for applying are included below. Applicants will be shortlisted for participation in the next step based on a review of each online questionnaire and assessing the likelihood of fit for the roles for which we are recruiting.

Employment Discovery Workshop

The next step in the Specialisterne recruitment process is an Employment Discovery Workshop. It is a hands-on, task-based experience where you will work on specific projects in a relaxed setting. It is an opportunity to learn about our approach to hiring, and for us to get to know you – what motivates you, your interests and your skills. Every participant who attends will receive a summary profile useful with future employers.

Training Program

Candidates whose profiles are well-suited for the roles for which we are recruiting will be invited to participate in a four-week skills evaluation and training program on the employer’s site. It will include case studies, real-life projects, as well as training relevant to the roles and working environment.


Employment offers are made to the candidates with the best fit. Once accepted, the individuals will transition into their positions at the organization. Specialisterne Canada will provide support where necessary, which may include modifications to the work environment.

Those not selected can have their profiles added to our database for consideration for other more suitable job opportunities in the future.

To Apply

Please read the role descriptions carefully.

Applications should be submitted in full no later than February 1st, 2018.

If you completed a Specialisterne questionnaire in the past, please do so again, as this one has been customized for this recruitment program.

For More Information

Please direct any questions via email to  If you prefer to speak on the phone, send us an email and we will schedule a call.

For more information about Accenture, go here.

For a complete description of the process and all our roles, download this PDF.

To get more information about Specialisterne, visit our website

We look forward to hearing from you!

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