Performance Test Engineer

Job Description
Have a passion for enabling high quality, performant software? We are seeking a Software Test Specialist to join our software Performance and Scalability team. Your role will be a combination of software testing and script development. You will contribute to the automation implementation and testing of new features and integration points in Cognos Analytics from a performance and scalability perspective

Candidates should be highly motivated, enthusiastic with demonstrated analytical and problem solving skills. Your collaboration and communication skills will be fundamental to the overall team success of the projects you work on.

Life @ IBM Ottawa:

Head down to our cafeteria where you might find that the recipe for lunch was created by IBM Watson! Get active at the onsite gym - join a yoga session or one of the fitness classes. Take a break in the games room or challenge a colleague to reach the highest score on one of the various game consoles.

This role will involve working with technology that is covered by embargo Export Regulations. If you are a Foreign National from any of the following embargoed countries (Cuba, Iran, North Korea, Sudan, and Syria) on a work permit, you are not eligible for employment in this position.


Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • Experience working with the following technologies: Java, JavaScript, JavaScript frameworks such as jQuery
  • Experience with web application development/testing tools and techniques
  • Excellent problem-solving skills
  • Familiarity with XML, JSON, REST
  • Experience with Windows and/or Linux operating systems
  • Experience with Intern testing framework

Preferred Tech and Prof Experience

  • Knowledge of the software development cycle
  • Familiarity with JMeter
  • Understanding of software engineering
  • Understanding of software testing methodologies
  • Knowledge of Agile development process

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