Senior Test Automation Engineer
Heredia, Heredia, CR
As a Test Specialist at IBM, your analytical and technical skills will directly impact the quality of the software we create. 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 IBM’ers and our clients.
Your Role and Responsibilities
The job involves working with a dynamic and independent team of engineers and other functions such asArchitecture, Product Development, Product Management and Delivery to design and develop advanced capabilities applying cutting edge technologies.You will work in a fast-paced Agile environment to deliver high quality software against aggressive schedules for very big customers. Your success will be characterized by the quality of yourcontributions, the impact you make through technical expertise and innovation and the increased satisfaction you deliver to our clients. You should be passionate about technology, a team player, and self-driven.-Develop, configure, and executeJMeter test scriptsORend to end API tests in an established Python test framework using JSON data-Create and execute Performance and System test suites in a CI/CD environment-Collect, analyze, and interpret test metrics-Analyze test results for any against discrepancies against the SLAs and open defects with supporting data-Mentor Junior engineers in proper coding practices-Review PRs for junior engineers and provide constructive feedback via GitHub comments or face to face
Required Technical and Professional Expertise
Jenkins, RESTful web services, API testing, Git, DevOps, Agile, Kanban, virtualization and containerization concepts-Knowledge of common clouds-IBM, Amazon, Google, Azure, Alibaba-Possess.
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills
- Be committed to continuous improvement (product and personal)
- Must be capable of quickly learning and adapting to new technologies in an ever-changing landscape
- 1 year of experience as a Software Development Engineer in Test or related.
- 1 year of experience must include utilizing RESTful web services, API testingwith JSONor XML
Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise
Familiarity with CI/CD, Jenkins, DevOps practices, Agile software development methodology, and any of the following technologies
Kubernetes, Helm, CloudForms, CloudFormation, Deployment Manager, Resource Manager, Prometheus, ServiceNow, VRA, Terraform
About Business Unit
At Global Technology Services (GTS), we help our clients envision the future by offering end-to-end IT and technology support services, supported by an unmatched global delivery network. It's a unique blend of bold new ideas and client-first thinking. If you can restlessly reinvent yourself and solve problems in new ways, work on both technology and business projects, and ask, "What else is possible?" GTS is the place for you!
Your Life @ IBM
What matters to you when you’re looking for your next career challenge?
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.
Impact. Inclusion. Infinite Experiences. Do your best work ever.
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Being You @ IBM
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