Test Specialist_Automation - 18 Month Fixed Term Contract - Sydney

Job Description
Test Specialist_Automation - 18 Month Fixed Term Contract - Sydney

IBM is the largest technology and consulting employer in the world, serving clients in 170 countries. In this new era of Cognitive Business, IBM is helping to reshape industries by bringing together our expertise in Cloud, Analytics, Security, Mobile, and the Internet of Things. We are changing how we create. How we collaborate. How we analyse. How we engage. IBM is a leader in this global transformation so there is no better place to launch your career.

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. We outthink ordinary. Discover what you can do at IBM. We are hiring.

We are currently recruiting Automation Test Analyst for an 18 months fixed term contract, based in Sydney.
Role and responsibility -

  • As an agile team member, ensures the sprint objectives are completed in a timely manner, consistently achieving team commitments regardless of role.
  • Actively coaches, mentors, and provides guidance to team members.
  • Promotes the establishment of group standards and processes. Participates in the Community of Practice.
  • Has a solid understanding of the business processes and the technology platform that enables it.
  • Creates and maintains functionality of automation scripts using Selenium and other tools to increase testing productivity by providing technical solutions, utilities and process improvement initiatives
  • Promotes to testing standards within scripts and mentors other team members to follow such standards. Promotes up to date testing methodologies (such as BDD and TDD) and tools (such as Jenkins and Cucumber) to implement methodologies.
  • Collaborates with stakeholders and agile team members to achieve business results. Analyzes acceptance criteria and provides feedback to business on development projects.
  • As an agile team member performs functional testing (Java programs, Batch, Web) to ensure programs meet stated business objectives.
  • Provides support for investigating and troubleshooting production issues.
  • Works with team members and stakeholders to provide testing statuses, keeps team informed of new requests/changes in processes/procedures, including escalating testing issues and issues requiring management attention while including proposed solutions.
  • Participates in industry and other professional networks to ensure awareness of industry standards, trends and best practice in order to strengthen organizational and technical knowledge.
  • Takes on complex software testing tasks and works creatively and efficiently in troubleshooting and resolution of system issues.
Required experienced -
  • Minimum 2 years of experience in automation testing using Selenium WebDriver
  • Exposure to other test automation tools such as Rational Functional Tester (RFT), JMeter, Cucumber, Jenkins, etc.
  • Solid experience in automation framework development - BDD (Behaviour Data Driven), Hybrid, and Keyword Driven
  • Good experience with Java programming.
  • Certified SAFe Agilist/Practitioner as per Client's request.
Compensation package from $78 400 (full-time equivalent) and will be determined based on successful candidates relevant skills and experience.

If you tick these boxes, and are ready to start your next challenge with a career at IBM - click "Apply" today. To find out more, head to www.ibm.com.au/careers

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