Test Automation Engineer

    • Tel Aviv, Israel

Software and Test Engineers at IBM are the backbone of our strategic initiatives to design, code, test, and provide industry-leading solutions that make the world run today - planes and trains take off on time, bank transactions complete in the blink of an eye and the world remains safe because of the work our engineers do.
As a Test Engineer 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 automated, manual, or cognitive, you hold a key role in releasing the best deliverables to IBM'ers and our clients.

Your Role and Responsibilities
Today's computing world is built on customer data - data is fundamental to every customer, whether it is in their datacenters attached to their private servers, or in private or public clouds. Having access to your data where you want, how you want and when you want has never been more important.
We are looking for a talented Test Automation Engineer to join our team and help us make it happen.

Who are we?
Our teams have a long history of successful innovation, including the world's first Storage Virtualization Data Storage Subsystems.
Our engineers get involved in every step of the product lifecycle from requirements gathering with sponsor users all the way through development and field support.
Currently the group is responsible for the award-winning range of Spectrum Virtualize storage software and devices, including FlashSystem V7000, V5000, V9000, V9100, and SAN Volume Controller (SVC).
For a short visual introduction of our flagship product look here.
Our products combine many cutting-edge technologies such as virtualization, real-time frameworks, advanced data reduction and data placement algorithms, clustering, Fibre Channel, iSCSI & iSER, NVMe, Flash technologies and many others.
All the above is used for a single and common goal: to deliver highly reliable storage services to many thousands of customers worldwide.

What will YOU do?

  • Develop automated tests for complex features
  • Design and plan required quality assurance tests over a variety of technologies and environments
  • Collaborate with worldwide teams in order to ensure a successful delivery and resolve any technical issues
  • Design, build and maintain test setups in accordance to 3rd party partners
  • Take part in an Agile team responsible for design, development, test and all technical related aspects of our products

How will we help YOU grow?
  • You will be exposed to state-of-the-art technology and processes that will enrich your experience
  • You will have an opportunity for diverse career paths in core development eco-system
  • We will challenge you to think outside of the box, come up with creative ideas and support your process
  • You will have the opportunity to work with talented experts in a global environment

Required Technical and Professional Expertise
  • B.Sc/MSc graduate in Computer Science, Engineering or closely related discipline
  • At least 3 years of hands on experience in automated testing complex software systems
  • Experience in developing and maintaining test suites through formal methods of test design
  • Have strong debugging and investigation skills
  • Proven experience with scripting language programming (e.g. Perl, Shell, Bash, Python, etc.)
  • Have a deep understanding of QA methodologies and practices
  • A team player and ready to collaborate with others
  • Responsible, Organized and detail oriented
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills (English, Hebrew)

Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise
  • Experience in storage concepts and technologies
  • Experience with large-scale distributed software systems
  • Knowledge in high availability, load balancing, clustering
  • Experience with the following Operating systems: Linux and distros, Windows, AIX and VMware (foundation and development)
  • Experience with C/C++/Java
  • Experience in networking (TCP/IP, FC, Ethernet, iSER, iSCSI, NVMe-OF)

About Business Unit
IBM Systems helps IT leaders think differently about their infrastructure. IBM servers and storage are no longer inanimate - they can understand, reason, and learn so our clients can innovate while avoiding IT issues. Our systems power the world's most important industries and our clients are the architects of the future. Join us to help build our leading-edge technology portfolio  designed for cognitive business and optimized for cloud computing.

Your Life @ IBM
What matters to you when you're 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
IBM's 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.

IBM researches, develops, manufactures, and markets technology products ranging from mainframe computers to cognitive solutions, always with a core drive to innovate and explore new fields.

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