IBM Mobile/Automation Test Consultant in New York, New York

Mobile Test Automation Consultant is responsible to develop mobile test automation driven transformation of client quality and testing organization. This role is responsible for developing and executing mobile testing and test automation strategy to delivery client value.The candidate must have extensive experience in testing cross platform or digital applications using multiple automation tools. Specific experience in Mobile testing both from a leadership perspective and from hands on testing of Mobile devices using the latest tools and processes available within the market, specific to mobile functional testing and mobile automation testing. They have demonstrated leadership on medium and high complexity engagements. Responsibilities include providing mobile test management consulting to client IT and Business Executives to determine their business and technical issues related to “mobile testing”, "mobile test automation" and recommend solutions. He/she uses in-depth consulting skills and Full Life Cycle Test/Test Process Model within an Agile and Continuous Integration based development environment. Will also use qualitative methods to analyze their clients' issues, formulate hypotheses and test conclusions to determine appropriate solutions. He/she will advise the clients on testing methodology, tools and automation frameworks required to perform the recommended levels of mobile and cross device/platform testing. Engagements supported are cross-industry and include all platforms so the Mobile Test Consultant is required to have a broad range of consulting skills and knowledge. The candidate must have the ability to understand all the Test accelerators that the organization has created and be able to identify within an engagement what if any of these accelerators can be proposed to the client along with a report as to how the accelerator(s) recommended will improve quality, reduce cycle time and thus reduce the cost to the client for the levels of testing that they are currently performing. They are responsible for ensuring that the engagement delivers to the client expectations on time and within budget as well as delivering planned profit to IBM (cont). Prior big 5 consulting experience is a plus.Up to 100% travel required.Additionally this resource will be responsible for identifying organic opportunities to improve IBM footprint in the quality organization.

  • Overall Test Process Consulting At least 5 year experience

  • Solution Business Development and RFP Proposal Support At least 5 year experience

  • Executive Level Communication skills (Verbal and Written) At least 5 year experience

  • Negotiation Skills At least 3 year experience

  • Test Management, Leadership and Organization Models (including offshore teams) At least 4 year experience

  • Mobile Testing Best Practices (Resources estimation, test process model, test methods, processes, procedures, metrics, tools, and automation) At least 4year experience

  • Mobile Test Process Consulting for Agile and/or Continuous Integration/Development methodologies At least 4 year experience

  • Hands on Mobile Testing experience At least 4 year experience

  • Experience with Mobile Test Tools (e.g. Perfecto Mobile, Device Anywhere, SeeTest, EggPlant, Appium/Selenium) At least 4 year experience

  • Creation of Mobile Testing Strategy and Mobile Test Plans. At least 4 year experience

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