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IBM Automation Tester (Selenium) IBM CIC in Leicester, United Kingdom


The IBM Client Innovation Centre (CIC) is an innovative and exciting part of IBM, working as IBM Global Business Services' technical delivery partner. We continually innovate for our customers, employees and shareholders. Our Technical Skills range from Application Development (Java, Front End, Full Stack, DevOps), Testing Services, Technical Support through to Microsoft. In addition to our technical expertise we can cover Delivery through Project Managers & Project Analysts, Business or Data Analysts.

Your Role and Responsibilities

As a Test Specialist at IBM, your analytical and technical skills will directly impact the quality of the software we create. Come to 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 both IBM'ers and our clients.

You will work with various projects and clients, working towards client specifications. Your role will involve but is not limited to:

  • Analysis of functional and non functional use cases to identify and prioritise test activities, whilst using appropriate techniques and tools, to design test cases, test scripts and test data that will validate each use case.

  • Use the identified tools for test planning, executions and management of defects.

  • Creation and execution of automated acceptance tests, alongside maintaining the test cases in a shared repository.

  • Collaboration with Product Owners to create and refine user stories and acceptance criteria and ensure the acceptance tests reflect the desired functionality.

  • Be an active contributor within the scrum, providing test input, supporting the scrum master and other scrum members and teams.

Please note: due to the nature of the work being with various clients and projects, we do require your flexibility to travel across the UK up to 5 days per week (Travel Allowance and travel expenses paid)


Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • Automation Testing experience - preferably Selenium Webdriver and Cucumber

  • Proficient in programming languages (preferably Java) and SQL

  • Experience working in an agile environment

  • Experience of evaluating functional and non-functional requirements for testability and suitability for automation.

  • Experience of defining and executing test scripts working with migrated data and interface APIs

Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise

  • Previous experience in leading or managing teams.

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