As a Package Consultant at IBM, get ready to tackle numerous mission-critical company directives. Our team takes on the challenge of designing, developing and re-engineering highly complex application components and integrating software packages using various tools. You will use a mix of consultative skills, business knowledge, and technical expertise to effectively integrate packaged technology into our clients' business environment and achieve business results.
Your Role and Responsibilities
The IBM Client Innovation Center Baton Rouge is expanding and has immediate opportunities for experienced forward-thinking SAP Methodology & Tools Specialist - Test Automation with a passion for growth and innovation. The success of IBM is in your hands as you transform vital business needs into innovation solutions to drive growth for our clients. Our clients are some of the world's leading companies and you will be part of challenging projects to build and support technical solutions for their needs You will have access to the latest education, tools and technology, and a limitless career path with the world's technology leader. Come to IBM and make a global impact!
As an SAP Test Automation Specialist at IBM, your functional and technical skills will directly impact our ability to accelerate project delivery. Come work in an agile environment where you will coach teams and deploy testing and automation solutions. This is a key role in our unique team of SAP method and tools specialists that help projects 'shift left' and release the best quality deliverables to IBM'ers and our clients.
Act as a test lead and automation lead to coach project teams in learning and adopting best practices and agile methodologies for testing
Conduct configuration and technical support activities for Worksoft Certify, Worksoft Execution Manager, and a test management tool, preferably Microfocus ALM or SAP Solution Manager Test Suite
Train and mentor new test automation developers in Worksoft Certify
Develop business use cases and client facing ROI presentations to help project teams select the right tool strategy for testing
Explore other toolsets to understand differences in capabilities and value propositions
Coordinate project support efforts with other subject matter experts and product vendors
The successful candidates for this position will become members of our Client Innovation Team. You will work closely across the CIC network to delight our customers with leading edge solutions with a keen focus on quality and client satisfaction. In addition to strong collaboration across the team, you will be virtually integrated into our deep learning and knowledge program as well as employee engagement across NA. All resources in our CIC network may be requested to travel depending on specific client project needs. US Travel is typically related to knowledge transfer and client relationship building at the client site, as well as subsequent travel for key milestones or project initiatives. Travel is generally no more than 50% of the time.
Required Technical and Professional Expertise
6+ years of overall experience with 2+ years of test management experience in an SAP implementation environment
3+ years of hands-on experience developing tests in Worksoft Certify for web applications like SAP Fiori
Must be able to design & implement an automation framework
Hands-on experience integrating Worksoft Certify with test management applications
Experience using Microfocus ALM or SAP Solution Manager to manage end-to-end testing activities, reporting, and defect management
Comfortable managing multiple priorities and able to build relationships with business stakeholders
Highly organized and collaborative
Experience training and managing teams
Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise
Experience with 1 other Worksoft tool: Analyze, Impact, or Orchestrator
Experience with 1 other test automation tools: Tricentis Tosca or Test Complete
Experience using a performance testing tool: LoadRunner or BlazeMeter
Experience using 1 other test management tool: Zephyr Scale, QMetry, or SAP Focused Build
Experience using an agile tool: Jira or Azure DevOps
Experience as a scrum master and an agile certification like PSM, or SAFe5.
Experience with Microsoft Project
About Business UnitIBM 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 businesses 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.
This job requires you to be fully COVID-19 vaccinated prior to your start date, where legally permissible. Proof of vaccination status will be required. If you are unable to be vaccinated due to medical, pregnancy or religious reasons, we offer accommodations in accordance with applicable law.
Your Life @ IBMAre you craving to learn more? Prepared to solve some of the world's most unique challenges? And ready to shape the future for millions of people? If so, then it's time to join us, express your individuality, unleash your curiosity and discover new possibilities.
Every IBMer, and potential ones like yourself, has a voice, carves their own path, and uses their expertise to help co-create and add to our story. Together, we have the power to make meaningful change - to alter the fabric of our clients, of society and IBM itself, to create a truly positive impact and make the world work better for everyone.
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Location StatementIBM offers a wide range of resources for eligible IBMers to thrive both inside and outside of work. In addition to a competitive benefits program consisting of medical and life insurance, retirement plans, and time off, eligible employees may also have access to:
*12 weeks of paid parental bonding leave. Family care options are also available to support eligible employees during COVID-19.
*World-class training and educational resources on our personalized, AI-driven learning platform. IBM's learning culture supports your restless attitude to grow your skills and build the depth and scale of knowledge needed to achieve your career goals.
*Well-being programs to support mental and physical health.
*Financial programs that empower you to plan, save, and manage your money (including expert financial counseling, 401(k), IBM stock discount, etc.).
*Select educational reimbursement opportunities.
*Diverse and inclusive employee resource groups where you can network and connect with IBMers across the globe.
*Giving and volunteer programs to benefit charitable organizations and local communities.
*Discounts on retail products, services, and experiences.
This position is eligible for participation in an IBM sales incentive plan. Actual incentive opportunity will be based on performance and the eligible Target Incentive, as addressed in the applicable plan, all of which is subject to change.
We consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable law.
Being You @ IBMIBM 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, pregnancy, disability, age, veteran status, or other characteristics. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.