IBM Automation Test Architect in Raleigh, North Carolina

Job Description

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.

The Test Automation Architect is responsible to develop and deliver automation roadmap to drive transformation of client quality and testing organization.They are responsible for developing automation strategy for client specific testing requirements, architecting appropriate automation frameworks and applying automated tools to support application testing. This person should be a client facing thought leader, transformation agents, technically savvy and can establish themselves as trusted advisors that understand broader IT enterprise architecture. The Automation Architect will be required to assess client environment at enterprise level and provide cross platform, cross tooling automation solutions that span across delivery models (waterfall/agile). They wiill have expertise in broad range of solutions, tools, architectures. Additionally, this resource will be responsible for identifying and driving closure of organic opportunities to improve IBM footprint in the quality organization.

We bring our global industrial-strength Application Management capabilities, modernized for a cloud world, together with our world-class cloud and mobile-powered Enterprise Application and Systems Integration skills. The integration of DevOps Innovation Services and Agile practices, along with IBM Design Thinking and a world of talent, enables us to deliver continuous innovation with speed, quality, and at the cost point required to keep clients at the top of their game.


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.




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 talent that were promoted into the role.


With 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!



Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • 5+ years experience required skillset includes cross platform, cross tool, open source, solution architecture, strategy and consulting skills. These include HP QTP, Rational Tooling, Worksoft Certify, and Open Source Automation tools (Selenium, Cucumber).

  • Expertise in delivery of test automation solutions over various platforms and applications, configuration of automation tools and open source software and strong understanding on SDLC.

  • Ability to perform assessments, develop solutions, proposals and lead the strategy development and implementation.

  • Experience in multi-tier architecture, digital technologies, API, IOT, Cognitive solutions.

Preferred Tech and Prof Experience

  • 5+ years of experience in scripting languages.

  • Experience with Cloud and Mobile testing.

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.