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IBM System Software Test Specialist in Bangalore, India


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Your Role and Responsibilities

Who you are:

The position is for skilled test professionals to perform Testing integral to the IBM Power Servers running various Linux operating systems over a Hybrid cloud stack with real-world workloads. They will perform testing on the various features IBM is enabling for the Customers on different Power Servers and also on different Linux, RHEL, SLES flavours.

What you'll do:

Employees will be working closely with Development and Functional test organization in defining the test planning, scoping the valid scenarios for Line Items/Features. Employees will also work on troubleshooting and debugging customer field issues and incorporating test cases/updating existing test cases to further strengthen the test plan to maintain high product quality and customer satisfaction.

Teamwork is expected to be of the highest quality.

How we'll help you grow:

As a System Test engineer, you will be performing a variety of tests that are integral to the IBM Power Servers running various Linux operating system over a Hybrid cloud stack with real-world workloads to ensure nothing remains untested and a stable product reaches the hands of the customer.

You will perform System test and be entirely responsible for delivery of kernel components. Design & perform stress and integration testing of variety of IBM power systems running Linux OS.

  • You will work in an Agile and collaborative environment to understand requirements, design, code and test innovative applications for automation of test on large systems.

  • You will employ IBM's Design Thinking to create products that provide a great user experience along with high performance, security, quality, and stability.

  • You will technically lead a team to design and work on deliverables, continuous integration of products

  • You will create and execute test plans and test cases that are clean, well-documented, and easy to use.

  • You will lead efforts towards innovative ways of testing.

  • You will verify the design and implementation of large-scale systems that enable continuous delivery.

  • Have a good understanding of the operating system as well as hardware platform and the application workloads that are relevant in customer environments

  • Understand the functioning of an integrated system across the SW and HW stack and various interfaces and interactions that leads to the System Test

  • Have an eye for quality and ensure the product is thoroughly tested by innovatively creating scenarios to exercise the system and yet adhere to business timelines.

  • You should have good understanding of software test, development and programming languages especially oriented towards test automation, not necessarily GUI.

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • 4-8 years of Industry experience

  • Sound knowledge of operating system internals (Linux/Unix )

  • Sound knowledge of System test skills, PowerVM functionalities.

  • Proficient programming skills (C, Shell scripting, python, Ansible etc.,)

  • Knowledge of Testing Processes and Methodologies.

  • Proven debugging and problem-solving skills

  • Strong team player with good communication and interpersonal skills

  • Proven ability to work effectively in a global team environment.

Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise

  • Experience of working with RHEL and SLES distros

  • AI/ML skills

About Business UnitThe Servers & Storage Systems Assurance organization is responsible for ensuring the quality and customer satisfaction of Z, Power, and Storage hardware and software products developed by IBM. This mission includes product integration, test, early programs, field quality analysis and response and compliance to regulator requirements around the world

This job requires you to be fully COVID-19 vaccinated prior to your start date and proof of vaccination status will be required before your start date. During the Onboarding process you will be asked to confirm your vaccination status, in case you are unable to get vaccinated for any reason, you can let us know at that stage. Please let us know if you are unable to be vaccinated due to medical or religious reasons. IBM will consider such requests on a case by case basis subject to submission of required proof by the candidate before a stipulated date.

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