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Automation Tester IBM CIC

IBM

Introduction Are you an out-of-the-box and forward-thinker? At the IBM Client Innovation Centre, we are always looking for test specialist superstars to work on multiple exciting projects, in a frien

Introduction

Are you an out-of-the-box and forward-thinker? At the IBM Client Innovation Centre, we are always looking for test specialist superstars to work on multiple exciting projects, in a friendly and energetic working environment. If this is you, and you’re eager to learn, whether you have 1 or 20 years of experience, we’d love to hear from you!

Your Role and Responsibilities

As a Test Specialist at IBM, your analytical and technical skills will directly impact the quality of the software we create. Come work in an agile environment where you will help each iteration reach the next level. Whether the testing is manual, automated, or cognitive, you hold a key role in releasing the best deliverables to IBM’ers and our clients. In your role, you will:

  • Own and independently develop test strategy approach and solutions that support automated QA testing of all aspects of the product.
  • Follow and help define QA best practices and actively contribute to the QA practice community.
  • Contribute towards working in an agile team and helping that team meet its wider goals.
  • Work collaboratively within the team using Agile Way of Working, using such tools as Slack, WebEx and JIRA.


Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • Strong Automation Test skills required, including automated testing tools & frameworks such as Gherkin/Cucumber, Selenium, Jest, Citrus.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving abilities.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication.
  • Solid understanding of the software development lifecycle.
  • Experience of working in an agile software development environment.


Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise

  • Experience of some of the following technologies and approaches for planning and executing automated QA tasks: Gitlab CI, Docker, custom API testing, Junit, REST Assure.
  • Proficient in best practices like Behaviour Driven Development (BDD), Test Driven Development (TDD) and Continuous Performance Testing using open-source toolsets.
  • Hands-on experience with functional testing, integration testing, regression testing, mobile testing, big data testing, cross platform testing, component testing, security testing, performance testing, UI/UX testing, A/B testing.

As an equal opportunities’ employer, we welcome applications from individuals of all backgrounds. However, for you to be eligible for this role, you must have the valid right to work in the UK for at least a 2-year period prior to applying. For certain projects, all applicants must be British nationals with 5 years of unbroken residency, ideally 10 years.

Unfortunately, we do not offer visa sponsorship and have no future plans to do so.



About Business Unit

The Client Innovation Centre (CIC) is an innovative and exciting part of IBM. A fast-paced and dynamic business built to deliver high-value technical services to world renowned clients. All of our employees work in a consultancy environment on a variety of exciting projects across a range of sectors. Every project has its own unique working environment – this enables our employees to build their experience, skillset and network. Are you ready to lead in this new era of technology and solve some of the world’s most challenging problems?



Your Life @ IBM

Are you craving to learn more? Prepared to solve some of the world’s most unique challenges? And ready to shape the future for millions of people? If so, then it’s time to join us, express your individuality, unleash your curiosity and discover new possibilities.

Every IBMer, and potential ones like yourself, has a voice, carves their own path, and uses their expertise to help co-create and add to our story. Together, we have the power to make meaningful change – to alter the fabric of our clients, of society and IBM itself, to create a truly positive impact and make the world work better for everyone.

It’s time to define your career.



About IBM

IBM’s greatest invention is the IBMer. We believe that through the application of intelligence, reason and science, we can improve business, society and the human condition, bringing the power of an open hybrid cloud and AI strategy to life for our clients and partners around the world.

Restlessly reinventing since 1911, we are not only one of the largest corporate organizations in the world, we’re also one of the biggest technology and consulting employers, with many of the Fortune 50 companies relying on the IBM Cloud to run their business.

At IBM, we pride ourselves on being an early adopter of artificial intelligence, quantum computing and blockchain. Now it’s time for you to join us on our journey to being a responsible technology innovator and a force for good in the world.



Location Statement

IBM wants you to bring your whole self to work and for you this might mean the ability to work flexibly. If you are interested in a flexible working pattern, please talk to our recruitment team to find out if this is possible in the current working environment.



Being You @ IBM

IBM is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, pregnancy, disability, age, veteran status, or other characteristics. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.

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