IBM Junior Test Specialist in BATON ROUGE, Louisiana

IBM Global Business Services (GBS) is a team of business, strategy and technology consultants enabling enterprises to make smarter decisions and providing unparalleled client and consumer experiences in cognitive, data analytics, cloud technology and mobile app development. With global reach, outcome-focused methodologies and deep industry expertise, IBM GBS empowers clients to digitally reinvent their business and get the competitive edge in the cognitive era in over 170 countries.Bottom line? We outthink ordinary. Discover what you can do at IBM.We are hiring a Junior Test Specialist to join our team to test their Microsoft CRM application. This individual will be someone who enjoys contributing to a team that is solving complex data, usability, and scalability problems. Excellent candidates will be collaborative, continually improving, and work well in a rapidly growing, vibrant workplace. Your role will be to use your technical skills and meticulous attention to detail to ensure the high quality of the products and features we deliver. This individual’s focus will be working on test strategies, test plans and facilitating the quality and test efforts for a team of highly skilled engineers and product managers. Must be a self-starter, able to complete assignments with minimal supervision. Ability to mentor and lead more junior members of the team.The IBM Client Innovation Center is an in-bound delivery model where we support our clients from our Baton Rouge center. However, some travel is expected and all candidates must be willing and able to travel to meet our client needs across the US. Travel is typically related to knowledge transfer and training at the client site (Monday thru Friday). You are expected to travel approximately 50% of the time. This is a traditional office position. You must live in, or be willing to relocate to, LOUISIANA. The work location is 100 North Street Baton Rouge, LA 70802. This is not a work from home position.BENEFITS Health Insurance. Paid time off. Corporate Holidays. Sick leave. Family planning. Financial Guidance. Competitive 401K. Training and Learning. We continue to expand our benefits and programs, offering some of the best support,guidance and coverage for a diverse employee population.CAREER GROWTH Our goal is to be essential to the world, which starts with our people. Company wide we kicked off an internal talent strategy program called Go Organic. At our core, we are committed to believing and investing in our workforce through:

  • Skill development: helping our employees grow their foundational skills

  • Finding the dream job at IBM: navigating our company with the potential for many careers by channeling an employee’s strengths and career aspirations

  • Diversity of people: Diversity of thought driving collective innovation

    In 2015, Go Organic filled approximately 50% of our open positions with internal talentthatwere promoted into the role. CORPORATE CITIZENSHIPWith an employee population of 375,000 in over 170 countries, amazingly we connect, collaborate, and care. IBMers drive a corporate culture of shared responsibility. We love grand challenges and everyday improvements for our company and for the world. We care about each other, our clients, and the communities we live, work, and play in!



  • Solid understanding of software testing concepts

  • Minimum of 2 years of software testing experience in a web hosted environment

  • Minimum of 2 years experience with testing web applications

  • Minimum of 2 years experience with CRM applications like Microsoft Dynamics 365

  • Experience with Microsoft SQL Server Management Studio and SQL queries for test scenario validation and data manipulation

  • Has worked with 3rd parties or partners in rolling out an integrated platform with two-way data synchronization

  • Ability to dissect requirements into usable test cases and test plan that covers new functionality, while keeping an eye on all other aspects that ensure full testing coverage

  • Good verbal and written communication and troubleshooting skills

  • Willingness to travel to 50%

  • English: Fluent

GIC- Baton Rouge

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