IBM Software Test Engineer in BELFAST, United Kingdom

Job Description

IBM Security Labs in Belfast, Northern Ireland are looking for a Software Test Engineer to join our Security Intelligence product development team. Our expansive product portfolio offers opportunities within technology fields and solutions such as Network Event management, Network risk topology, Network vulnerability scanning and many more. Equipped with the latest tools, technologies and architectures, you’ll enjoy the freedom to test in and transform a number of related technologies across a variety of projects. This will include testing complex new and existing features.


Required Technical and Professional Expertise

BSc, MSc, or PhD in Computer Science or related technical discipline

Some experience with Java & J2EE

Creation and execution of comprehensive product test plans, test cases and scripts

Collaboration with Customer Support team to understand/reproduce field issues

Configuring/installing Linux servers and other security devices

Cross-Platform Experience working in Linux in particular, and UNIX environments

Experience of creating and maintaining test environment and automation frameworks

Experience in the use of Automation Testing Tools with strong scripting skills: either in the use of industry leading Functional & Performance Test Automation tools such as Rational Functional Tester, Rational

Performance Tester, LoadRunner, Performance Centre, Selenium and/or, the use of custom tooling developed using Java, Python, Shell scripting etc.

Preferred Tech and Prof Experience

Experience in XML, SQL, shell and/or Perl scripting, and strong UNIX skills desirable

Experience in one or more enterprise RDBMSs such as DB2, Postgres, Oracle and MSSQL

Good understanding of automation tools & methodologies & an ability to drive new techniques and tooling

Experience within an Agile environment

Excellent troubleshooting skills and communication skills - written, verbal, presentation

English: Fluent

EO Statement

IBM is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.