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Senior QA Tester

  • Leicester (City of Leicester)
  • IT development

Job description

In this role, you'll work in one of our IBM Consulting Client Innovation Centres (Delivery Centres), where we deliver deep technical and industry expertise to a wide range of public and private sector clients around the world. Our delivery centres offer our clients locally based skills and technical expertise to drive innovation and adoption of new technology.

A career in IBM Consulting is rooted by long-term relationships and close collaboration with clients across the globe.
You'll work with visionaries across multiple industries to improve the hybrid cloud and AI journey for the most innovative and valuable companies in the world. Your ability to accelerate impact and make meaningful change for your clients is enabled by our strategic partner ecosystem and our robust technology platforms across the IBM portfolio, including Software and Red Hat.

Curiosity and a constant quest for knowledge serve as the foundation to success in IBM Consulting. In your role, you'll be encouraged to challenge the norm, investigate ideas outside of your role, and come up with creative solutions resulting in ground-breaking impact for a wide network of clients. Our culture of evolution and empathy centres on long-term career growth and development opportunities in an environment that embraces your unique skills and experience.

We offer:
· Regular and frequent promotion and progression opportunities to ensure you can drive and develop your career with us
· Feedback and checkpoints throughout the year; no one off annual reviews here
· A multitude of training opportunities from classroom to e-learning, mentoring and coaching programs as well as the chance to gain industry recognized certifications
· Diversity & Inclusion as an essential and authentic component of our culture through our policies and process as well as our Employee Champion teams and support networks
· A culture where your ideas for growth and innovation are always welcome
· Internal recognition programs for peer-to-peer appreciation as well as from manager to employees
· Tools and policies to support your work-life balance from flexible working approaches, sabbatical programs, 1 month paid paternity leave, 16 weeks fully paid maternity leave and an innovative maternity returners scheme
· More traditional benefits, such as 25 days holiday, a gym discount scheme, online shopping discounts, an Employee Assistance Program, a group personal pension plan of an additional 5% of your base salary paid by us monthly to save for your future

Your Role and Responsibilities
As a Test Specialist at IBM, your technical skills will directly impact the quality of the software we create, and your recommendations and findings will help us make sure we're delivering the best of the best. Come work in an agile environment where you will help each iteration reach the next level. Whether the testing is manual, automated, or cognitive, you hold a key role in releasing the best deliverables to our clients and IBM alike. In your role you may be responsible for:
• Building automated tests using tools such as Selenium, Protractor, Katalon, Cucumber, etc.
• Create test data and test environments.
• Write and execute test scripts under the direction of a senior tester and test lead and identify errors and validate successes for any software solution.
• Identify, understand, and document all programming errors and operational characteristics that are inconsistent with stated requirements and design specification goals for the given program, application or set of applications.
• Do a deep-dive and present test results to clients and project teams clearly.

Required Technical and Professional Expertise
Required skills:
• Knowledge of web technologies including java, JavaScript, OpenAPI, React.
• Knowledge of test automation and associated test tooling e.g., Cucumber, Jenkins & Puppeteer.
• Knowledge of the project lifecycle in software delivery.
• Understanding of testing process, techniques, and their application.
• An aptitude for understanding the more technical elements of a system and the environments, how the systems interface and connect.
• Attention to detail.

Desired skills:
• Testing background with experience in interface/connectivity testing.
• Knowledge of ERP systems and associated business processes.
• Experience of Atlassian tools; Confluence, JIRA, XRAY
Oracle HCM and/or Oracle ERP knowledge.
• Experience of Integration testing.
• Familiarity with cloud computing concepts.
• Ability to thrive in an ever changing, technology based Consulting environment, using agile.

As an equal opportunities’ employer, we welcome applications from individuals of all backgrounds. However, for you to be eligible for this role, you must have the valid right to work in the UK for at least a 2-year period prior to applying. For certain projects, all applicants must be British nationals with 5 years of unbroken residency, ideally 10 years.

Unfortunately, we do not offer visa sponsorship and have no future plans to do so.

Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise
Preferred experience: knowledgeable on design, creation and execution of functional and/or non-functional test cases; experience with tool (or similar tools) such as: Confluence, JIRA, Selenium, Test Data Management Tools, Performance Testing Tools.

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