IBM Test Engineer in South Bank, United Kingdom

Job Description

IBM's Global Business Services (GBS) is the world's largest consulting services organisation. GBS provides clients with business transformation and industry expertise, and the ability to translate that expertise into integrated, responsive, innovative solutions. GBS provides consulting services across multiple industries and covers the whole process chain from strategy consulting through to the construction, implementation and operation of technical and commercial solutions.

The Test Engineer is responsible for the overall quality and timeliness of test delivery within a test phase for a programme / release / sprint which is measured through Delivery and Service metrics and CSL’s.

This role is responsible for preparation and execution activities as defined within the Detailed Test Plan adopting the engineering disciplines and principles contained within the Squad level Strategy including Dev Ops, Agile, Continuous Deployment and Release Automation process and Tooling.

Delivering against the estimates is an equally important responsibility which includes planning activities based on preparation and execution rates per person per day, coaching and support more junior members of the team and triaging defects to ensure only valid defects are assigned to resolver groups for investigation and resolution.

Role Responsibilities:

  • Adopting engineering disciplines including test design techniques, automation, adopting of agile ways of working and utilising open source tools

  • Planning of preparation and execution activities at a phase level

  • Test preparation and supporting more junior team members in coverage techniques and production of test cases

  • Test execution and supporting more junior team members in adoption of automation and tooling

  • Conformance to Delivery and Service Level metrics and CSL’s within the Squad

  • Innovation and implementation of lessons learned, continuous process improvements like CTD, ARD, Automation, Agile, DevOps

  • Coaching and supporting more junior team members

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • Extensive experience as a Junior Test Engineer and or Test Lead

  • Experience in analytical skills / designing optimised test coverage

  • Experience in managing Junior Test Engineers / Test Analysts during preparation and execution phases

  • Effective and concise reporting with focus on Issue and dependency management

Preferred Tech and Prof Experience

  • Experience in technical testing using Open Source automation frameworks ( e.g. Selenium, Cucumber, )

  • Experience with Continuous Integration tools ( e.g. Jenkins, GIT )

EO Statement

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.