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IBM Automation Developer in Ottawa, Ontario


Software Developers 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 software developers do. Whether you are working on projects internally or for a client, software development is critical to the success of IBM and our clients worldwide. At IBM, you will use the latest software development tools, techniques and approaches and work with leading minds in the industry to build solutions you can be proud of.

Your Role and Responsibilities

Location for this role: Fredericton, Ottawa or Markham (preferred location is Ottawa)

At IBM Security, our mission is to protect our clients from various attacks including malware, identity thief, fraud and more. IBM Security delivers an integrated system of analytics, real-time defenses and proven experts, so come make a difference & build a career.

Cybersecurity isn't just about hackers and defenses. It's about people and the way security impacts their daily lives. Protecting the world is an ambitious goal, but an important one that unites us. Our mission drives the way we design security solutions. It guides the way we serve customers and help organizations and communities reach their potential.

We are looking for an Automation Developer to join our team for IBM Cloud Pak for Security and QRadar offerings. As an Automation Developer you will design, write, debug tests that automatically test functionality. You will identify and select test cases, create test plans, investigate problems in the software as a result of testing and contribute tests to the UAT (user acceptance testing) team. You will report status on a regular basis and ensure a high level of quality for all deliverables.

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • Proficient in JavaScript (Min 1-2 years of work experience)

  • Have an interest in, understanding of, or experience with Agile development methodology

  • Familiar with RESTful APIs

  • Experience of working with Git

  • Experience using Windows and Linux operating systems

  • Self-driven, demonstrated problem solving skills and attention to detail

  • Excellent organizational and time management skills

  • Good communication skills

  • English Fluent (verbal and written)

Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise

  • Some experience in manual and automated testing

  • Experience using shell scripts, Python, Java and working with command-line interfaces an asset

  • Passion for quality and desire to learn more about QA/ best practices

  • Knowledge of tools such as Jenkins, Gradle, Git, and Docker

  • Familiar with automation technologies such as Selenium, Cypress, Geb, or similar frameworks

  • Familiar with testing methodologies

  • Ability to write clean, maintainable code

Must have the ability to work in Canada without sponsorship.

About Business UnitIBM is a leading provider of enterprise security solutions. Named by industry analysts as a leader in 12 security market segment categories, IBM Security is a multi-billion dollar business that is rapidly growing. In an industry focused on building walls, IBM Security is focused on creating an open, connected security ecosystem that leverages AI and cloud to help clients improve compliance, stop threats, and grow their business securely.

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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.

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

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.