17 days old

Test Automation Specialist

East Lansing, MI 48823
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Test Automation Specialist

Your Role and Responsibilities
IBM Global Business Services (GBS) is a team of business, strategy and technology consultants enabling enterprises to make smarter decisions and providing unparalleled client and consumer experiences in cognitive, data analytics, cloud technology and mobile app development. With global reach, outcome-focused methodologies and deep industry expertise, IBM GBS empowers clients to digitally reinvent their business and get the competitive edge in the cognitive era in over 170 countries.

As a senior Test Automation Specialist, you will design, build test scripts and deploy effective testing solutions. You will be responsible for applying automated tools to support testing of applications across all phases of the Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC). You will evaluate the functional and non-functional requirements for testability, test cases and use cases for suitability for automation. You will assist the development of the test automation strategy and focus specifically on maximizing reuse for regression purposes. You will also identify regression testing needs and create and maintain automated regression suites as required. You will customize / upgrade automation framework(s) as need be. You will support the test team by recommending tools and processes to automate other test activities, such as test management, reporting, test data generation and defect management. You will provide timely project related data as required in applicable systems and ensure timely reporting and response to stakeholders.

The IBM Client Innovation Center is an in-bound delivery model where we support our clients from our East Lansing center. However, some travel is expected and all candidates must be willing and able to travel to meet our client needs across the US. Travel is typically related to knowledge transfer and training at the client site (Monday thru Friday). You are expected to travel approximately 50% of the time. This is a traditional office position. You must live in or be willing to relocate near Lansing, Michigan. This is not a work from home position.

Health Insurance. Paid time off. Corporate Holidays. Sick leave. Family planning. Financial Guidance. Competitive 401K. Training and Learning. We continue to expand our benefits and programs, offering some of the best support, guidance and coverage for a diverse employee population.

Our goal is to be essential to the world, which starts with our people. Company wide we kicked off an internal talent strategy program called Go Organic. At our core, we are committed to believing and investing in our workforce through:
  • Skill development: helping our employees grow their foundational skills
  • Finding the dream job at IBM: navigating our company with the potential for many careers by channeling an employees strengths and career aspirations
  • Diversity of people: Diversity of thought driving collective innovation


Required Technical and Professional Expertise
  • At least 3 years of overall relevant experience.
  • Hands on experience in developing automation test scripts.
  • Experience in customizing test automation framework and design.
  • Experience with standard test methodologies such as SDLC , Agile etc.
  • Experience in scripting with languages such as Java, C# etc.
  • Experience in core JAVA, Selenium, Appium, TestNG, jUnit.
  • Experience in Mobile Testing / REST / SOAP UI / API Testing.
  • Experience in writing Database Queries, SQL, mySQL etc.
  • Experience with Agile / DevOps, Continuous Integration / Continuous Testing using tools such as Jenkins, Maven, GIT etc.
  • Understanding of the OOP concepts.
  • Understanding of BDD, TDD, Automation Tool Sets and Processes.
  • Understanding of Test Automation Strategy / Test Automation Plan.
Excellent Client Interaction and Communication skills.

Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise
  • 3 years of experience in standard test methodologies such as SDLC , Agile etc.
  • 3 years of experience in scripting with languages such as Java, C# etc.
  • 2 years of experience in core JAVA, Selenium, Appium, TestNG, jUnit.
  • 2 years of experience in Mobile Testing / REST / SOAP UI / API Testing.
  • 2 years of experience in writing Database Queries, SQL, mySQL etc.
  • 2 years of experience with Agile / DevOps, Continuous Integration / Continuous Testing using tools such as Jenkins, Maven, GIT etc.
  • Experience in Performance Testing using Load Runner or JMeter etc.
  • 5 years of Overall IT Experience.

About Business Unit
IBM Services is a team of business, strategy and technology consultants that design, build, and run foundational systems and services that is the backbone of the world's economy. IBM Services partners with the world's leading companies in over 170 countries to build smarter business by reimagining and reinventing through technology, with its outcome-focused methodologies, industry-leading portfolio and world class research and operations expertise leading to results-driven innovation and enduring excellence.

Your Life @ IBM
What matters to you when youre looking for your next career challenge?

Maybe you want to get involved in work that really changes the world. What about somewhere with incredible and diverse career and development opportunities where you can truly discover your passion? Are you looking for a culture of openness, collaboration and trust where everyone has a voice? What about all of these? If so, then IBM could be your next career challenge. Join us, not to do something better, but to attempt things you never thought possible.

Impact. Inclusion. Infinite Experiences. Do your best work ever.

About IBM
IBMs greatest invention is the IBMer. We believe that progress is made through progressive thinking, progressive leadership, progressive policy and progressive action. IBMers believe that the application of intelligence, reason and science can improve business, society and the human condition. Restlessly reinventing since 1911, we are the largest technology and consulting employer in the world, with more than 380,000 IBMers serving clients in 170 countries.

Location Statement
For additional information about location requirements, please discuss with the recruiter following submission of your application.

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, disability, age, or veteran status. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.


  • Computers Software and Hardware
Posted: 2019-10-01 Expires: 2019-10-31

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