IBM Test Specialist - Mobile in BEDFORD, Nova Scotia

Job Description

IBM Global Business Services (GBS) helps our clients fundamentally redesign experiences to create new sources of value, digitally reinvent their operations for great efficiency and transform their entire enterprises through cognitive. We invite you to consider joining IBM's global reach, outcome-focused methodologies, domain skills and deep industry expertise that are helping transform the way we live and work.

IBM's state-of-the-art Client Innovation Centre (CIC) at opened in Nova Scotia in March 2013 and is the first of its kind in Canada. The Centre weaves together IBM’s business insights and industry-leading software portfolio and is ideally suited for any client that needs flexible access to emerging or niche skills that may not be cost effective to grow internally. In addition, our focus on our team is unparalleled as demonstrated by the following:

  • The CIC NS is one of IBM’s highest performing delivery centres worldwide – for retention, client satisfaction and utilization. Our employees are empowered to stay and grow within IBM.

  • More than 100 of our employees received promotion in 2015 alone. Structured career development programs are helping us grow our future leaders from within.

  • We are very focused on continuous skill development – staff training is our third largest annual Centre investment. Employees are immersed in a culture of learning and constant growth.

  • Investment in key partnership with universities, government and private sector groups which has resulted in IBM having a key influencing role in Nova Scotia’s ICT industry, especially in talent development.

We are currently recruiting for Mobile Test Specialists . If you are on top of your profession and possess the following key skills, we invite you to apply to our openings.

The Mobile Test Specialists will perform mobile application code and data interface testing of mobile solutions to meet quality and security standards. This can include User Interface (UI) testing, integration testing, functional testing, system testing, regression testing, compatibility, security, and performance testing using manual as well as mobile test automation methodologies for regression. The Mobile Test Specialist will advise the clients on testing methodology and tools required to perform the recommended levels of mobile testing.


  • Perform security and functional testing on iOS and Android mobile applications for smart phones and tablet devices using a variety of custom and third party mobile security testing tools.

  • Provide thought leadership for the client in application and OS security testing and demonstrate knowledge of leading edge application and security testing technologies.

  • Provide hands-on experience with agile development, design, integration, administration, testing, deployment, performance tuning, mentoring, training, and support of major mission-critical software applications.

  • Participate in the User Acceptance Test (UAT) teams, support UAT testing for change management updates to the Pricing Execution systems, and provide UAT reporting in support of overall project management.

  • Focus on cross-functional Quality Assurance UAT testing activities and the development of UAT test artifacts, UAT test documentation and reporting.

  • Implement and execute tests of assigned portion of system component

This role may involve working with technology that is covered by embargo Export Regulations. If you are a Foreign National from any of the following embargoed countries (Cuba, Iran, North Korea, Sudan, Syria) on a work permit you are not eligible for employment in this position

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

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Preferred Tech and Prof Experience


EO Statement

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