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Royalty Management Systems Test Specialist (347149BR)

Equipment/Technology Specialist

Equipment and Facilities Specialist



Connecticut, United States

IntroductionAs 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 ResponsibilitiesAs 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 :IBM is seeking an enthusiastic QA Tester/ Testing Specialist to join a DevOps squad in the Finance Systems Organization which manages IBM's Royalty Management Applications. Top candidates should demonstrate the following key characteristics for success: creativity, intellectual curiosity, passion for helping others, problem solving, appreciation for professionalism and excellence in execution.Responsibilities include analyzing business needs, working with IT professionals to translate business requirements into IT solutions, and testing to validate the quality of these solutions.Testing includes:1. Work with the development team and other test engineers testing the User Interface (UI) for Royalty Management Systems HUB.2. Designing, building, testing and deploying complex testing solutions.3. Responsible for applying automated tools to support application testing.4. Writing SQL queries to meet back-end database testing goals.5. Contributing to the development of the test strategy focusing on regression.6. Document test issues and communicate back to the development team to help tackle and resolve issues to ensure quality standards and controls compliance.7. Participate in Scrum meetings with the development team, architects, analysts and Scrum master and provide up-to-date testing feedback.8. Write User Interface (UI) based automation to ensure scalable test coverage as product functionality increases.9. Collaborate with Product Owner and end users to improve the testing and User Acceptance Test (UAT) process.10. Provide expertise in development and testing support for technical solutions for the IBM Financial System organization.In addition, you will work with other analysts and assist in other areas such as: coordination of dependencies, management of test schedules, and ensuring quality standards and controls compliance.What you'll do:Develop and maintain a strong-working relationship with business and technical members of the team.Relentless focus on quality and continuous improvement.Perform root cause analysis of technical issues.Using Agile Practices and IBM Design Thinking to drive customer success is a key component of how we work. We strive to deliver holistic product experiences and tackle new and exciting challenges related to system development and integration.Successful candidates will have the following work habits/skills:Partner with the Technical Lead and the IT Architect to design a world class solutionCollaborate with multiple levels of IT and Business management and partner across multiple IT Teams and systems. Have a strong desire and ability to learn new skills and absorb professional knowledge quickly.Strong analytical, good problem-solving skillsStrong written skills to simplify testing strategy into user storiesRequires demonstrated communication and customer interfacing skillsWork effectively in an open environment where creativity and collaboration are welcome and encouragedHow we'll help you grow:Work with authorities in technical development, test, and support who will challenge you to envision new possibilities and support your ideas.Gain real-life experience with Royalty and Payment Management Systems.Provide a place where you're proud to work and where you are motivated to produce the best results possible.The team is currently working remotely but will be located in Southbury CT (post Covid). Candidates are expected to live within 50 miles of Southbury, CT. Will consider relocation for candidates with the right skills/experience.20Required Technical and Professional Expertise+ 5+ years Software Testing Experience and/or Business/Systems Analyst experience+ 5+ years experience in Agile/DevOps environment with exposure to standard test methodologies i.e. TDD (Test Driven Development), BDD (Behavior Driven Development), etc.')+ Experience with standard DevOps tools i.e. GIT, JIRA, Jenkins+ 3+ years of strong SQL experiencePreferred Technical and Professional Expertise+ Understanding and experience in UI test automation tools like Tosca, Selenium, etc.+ 3+ years experience in languages like Java, Groovy, JavaScript, etc.+ Experience with automated load testing tools i.e. JMeter, etc.+ Experience testing Data Warehouses and ETLs, and using testing tools like QualityStage, etc.+ Experience with Cloud/Microservices infrastructure and tools i.e., Docker, etc+ Investigation and continuous improvement of Cloud Infrastructure/Microservices quality+ NoneAbout Business UnitThe IBM Finance organization is responsible for driving enterprise performance and transformation. We are the financial stewards of IBM, delivering IBM's financial strategy, developing new business models, and mitigating enterprise risk. Do you have a passion for creating business value? Join our team in accounting, financial planning, pricing, business controls, tax, treasury, business development (acquisitions & divestitures), and global financing.Your Life @ IBMWhat 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.About IBMIBM's greatest invention is the IBMer. We believe that progress is made through progressive thinking, progressive leadership, progressive policy and progressive action. IBMers believe that the application of intelligence, reason and science can improve business, society and the human condition. Restlessly reinventing since 1911, we are the largest technology and consulting employer in the world, with more than 380,000 IBMers serving clients in 170 countries.Location StatementIBM will not be providing visa sponsorship for this position now or in the future. Therefore, in order to be considered for this position, you must have the ability to work without a need for current or future visa sponsorship.IBM intends this job to be performed entirely outside of Colorado.Being You @ IBMIBM 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, pregnancy, disability, age, veteran status, or other characteristics. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.