Test Specialist IBM Ballarat


Ballarat, Victoria, Australia

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Job Posted: 14/05/2018

Job Category:

IT and Telecommunications / QA, Testers

Job description:
Test Specialist - Ballarat Client Innovation Centre
IBM is the largest technology and consulting employer in the world, serving clients in 170 countries. In this new era of Cognitive Business, IBM is helping to reshape industries by bringing together our expertise in Cloud, Analytics, Security, Mobile, and the Internet of Things. We are changing how we create. How we collaborate. How we analyse. How we engage. IBM is a leader in this global transformation so there is no better place to launch your career.

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. We outthink ordinary. Discover what you can do at IBM. We are hiring.

We are currently looking to expand the team in our Client Innovation Centre in Ballarat and seeking Expressions of Interest from talented Testers and Developers join us on the push to the Cognitive & Digital era!
The Test Specialist is responsible for contributing to test requirements and test cases, while identifying and resolving software defects prior to software implementation.
You will be involved in the design, build, test and support complex cloud based applications using the latest automation tools available.
Supporting IBM's Watson cognitive solutions you will receive significant training to build your skills in new technologies & delivery methodologies and you will work with global experts.
We are looking for candidates who will inspire us. People who are always prepared to challenge thinking and ask why. Team players who will thrive in a collaborative environment.
You will be degree qualified and ideally will have prior exposure Agile methodologies. 
You will demonstrate:
  • A passion for technology and business.
  • The ability to understand and assimilate different points of view.
  • A love of working with people in a team-focused environment.
  • Natural leadership skills and the ability to thrive in a collaborative culture.
  • The willingness to take ownership of challenging tasks, even beyond your initial scope of responsibility.
  • The flexibility to travel to client locations
  • Experience in Test Automation beneficial but not mandatory
Applicants must hold Australian Citizenship.
As this role is based in Ballarat, Victoria, relocation support will be considered for interstate applicants who are interested in moving to Ballarat to join our team.